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The Art of Solitude

Stephen Batchelor

In a time of social distancing and isolation, a meditation on the beauty of solitude from renowned Buddhist writer Stephen Batchelor “Whatever a soul is, the author goes a long way toward soothing it. A very...

January 11, 2022, Paper, $15.00

Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles

The Power of the Reader's Mind over a Universe of Death

Harold Bloom

“The great poems, plays, novels, stories teach us how to go on living. . . . Your own mistakes, accidents, failures at otherness beat you down. Rise up at dawn and read something that matters as soon as you can.” So...

October 12, 2021, Paper, $22.00

That One Should Disdain Hardships

The Teachings of a Roman Stoic

Musonius Rufus; Translated by Cora E. Lutz; Introduction by Gretchen Reydams-Schils

Perennial wisdom from one of history’s most important but lesser-known Stoic teachers  “He knew that all a philosopher could do was respond well—bravely, boldly, patiently—to what life threw at us. That...

October 26, 2021, Paper, $14.00

Safe Enough Spaces

A Pragmatist's Approach to Inclusion, Free Speech, and Political Correctness on College Campuses

Michael S. Roth; With a New Preface

From the president of Wesleyan University, a compassionate and provocative manifesto on the crises confronting higher education In this bracing book, Michael S. Roth stakes out a pragmatist path through...

November 16, 2021, Paper, $15.00

Nudge

Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

An updated and refreshed edition of the groundbreaking book that shows how people can be nudged toward decisions that will improve their lives"A fully revised version of the 2008 bestseller about making decisions...

September 14, 2021, Hardcover, $28.00

Lucian Freud

The Copper Paintings

Martin Gayford, David Scherf

Brings together, for the first time, Lucian Freud's oil on copper paintings, including his lost portrait of Francis Bacon and two works that have never been reproduced before In the early 1950s, Lucian Freud...

October 26, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

The Book of Mormon

The Earliest Text
Second Edition

Edited by Royal Skousen; Translated by Joseph Smith

First published in 1830, the Book of Mormon is the authoritative scripture of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Over the past thirty years, editor Royal Skousen has pored over Joseph Smith’s original manuscripts and...

May 10, 2022, Paper, $22.00

Octavio Medellin

Spirit and Form

Mark Castro

Octavio Medellín (1907–1999) was an influential figure in Texas art for over six decades, creating evocative works in a wide variety of mediums. He engaged with artistic trends on both sides of the border, befriending prominent...

March 15, 2022, Paper, $10.00

Charles Ray

Figure Ground

Kelly Baum and Brinda Kumar; With contributions by Charles Ray and Hal Foster

For Charles Ray (b. 1953), one of today’s foremost American artists, sculpture is a way of thinking that informs his work across a wide range of media—from gelatin silver prints to porcelain, fiberglass, and steel. Ray’s practice is...

February 22, 2022, PB-with Flaps, $25.00

Madame de Pompadour

Painted Pink

Edited by A. Cassandra Albinson; With contributions by A. Cassandra Albinson, Mark Ledbury, Gabriella Szalay, and Oliver Wunsch

François Boucher’s 1750 half-length portrait of Madame de Pompadour—influential court figure and mistress to King Louis XV—has been the subject of much art historical attention, particularly with regard to gender and representation....

March 29, 2022, Paper, $25.00

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