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Behind the Screen

Content Moderation in the Shadows of Social Media

Sarah T. Roberts; With a New Preface

An eye-opening look at the invisible workers who protect us from seeing humanity’s worst on today’s commercial internet   Social media on the internet can be a nightmarish place. A primary shield against...

September 28, 2021, Paper, $22.00

The Last Slave Ships

New York and the End of the Middle Passage

John Harris

This stunning behind-the-curtain look into the last years of the illegal transatlantic slave trade in the United States represents “a signal contribution to U.S. antebellum historiography.” (Library Journal, Starred...

January 11, 2022, Paper, $22.00

American Contagions

Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19

John Fabian Witt

A concise history of how American law has shaped—and been shaped by—the experience of contagion, "taking us from the smallpox outbreaks of the colonies to COVID-19. . . . The conclusion [Witt] arrives at is devastating." (Jennifer...

October 26, 2021, Paper, $13.00

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

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...

October 12, 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 12, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

Victory at Sea

Naval Power and the Transformation of the Global Order in World War II

Paul Kennedy; With Illustrations by Ian Marshall

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $37.50

Julie Manet

The Impressionist Memory

Marianne Mathieu, Dominique d’Arnoult and Claire Gooden

February 15, 2022, Hardcover, $55.00

Ben Nicholson

From the Studio

Lee Beard, Louise Campbell, Simon Martin, Edmund de Waal and Louise Weller

October 26, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

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