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George Grosz in Berlin

The Relentless Eye

Sabine Rewald; With an essay by Ian Buruma

A penetrating reevaluation of the period in which the German Expressionist George Grosz created his best-known, most searing satirical works This overdue investigation of George Grosz’s (1893–1959) most compelling...

June 28, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00

Atlas of AI

Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence

Kate Crawford

The hidden costs of artificial intelligence—from natural resources and labor to privacy, equality, and freedom"This study argues that [artificial intelligence] is neither artificial nor particularly...

August 16, 2022, Paper, $18.00

The Last Shah

America, Iran, and the Fall of the Pahlavi Dynasty

Ray Takeyh

The surprising story of Iran’s transformation from America’s ally in the Middle East into one of its staunchest adversaries"An original interpretation that puts Iranian actors where they belong: at...

February 8, 2022, Paper, $24.00

Why I Am Not a Buddhist

Evan Thompson

A provocative essay challenging the idea of Buddhist exceptionalism, from one of the world’s most widely respected philosophers and writers on Buddhism and science Buddhism has become a uniquely favored...

February 8, 2022, Paper, $18.00

A Natural History of Beer

Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall; Illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne

A celebration of beer—its science, its history, and its impact on human culture What can beer teach us about biology, history, and the natural world? From ancient Mesopotamian fermentation practices to the...

April 26, 2022, Paper, $15.00

(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love

Gender and Aspirational Labor in the Social Media Economy

Brooke Erin Duffy

An illuminating investigation into a class of enterprising women aspiring to “make it” in the social media economy but often finding only unpaid work Profound transformations in our digital society have...

March 8, 2022, Paper, $25.00

The Anatomy of Grief

How the Brain, Heart, and Body Can Heal after Loss

Dorothy P. Holinger, Ph.D.

An original, authoritative guide to the impact of grief on the brain, the heart, and the body of the bereaved"Dorothy Holinger's exploration of the contours of grief is wise, moving, thought-provoking,...

May 17, 2022, Paper, $20.00

Radical Vision

A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry

Soyica Diggs Colbert

A “loving, lavishly detailed” (New York Times) and captivating portrait of Lorraine Hansberry’s life, art, and political activism—one of O Magazine's best books of April 2021"A devoted and deeply...

February 8, 2022, Paper, $18.00

Why Writing Matters

Nicholas Delbanco

Drawing lessons from writers of all ages and writing across genres, a distinguished teacher and writer reveals the enduring importance of writing for our time In this new contribution to Yale University...

March 22, 2022, Paper, $17.00

Why the New Deal Matters

Eric Rauchway

A look at how the New Deal fundamentally changed American life, and why it remains relevant today“A must-read for those who’ve read nothing about the New Deal before, those who’ve read everything about it, and...

April 19, 2022, Paper, $16.00

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