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Franz Kafka

The Drawings

Edited by Andreas Kilcher with Pavel Schmidt; Essays by Judith Butler and Andreas Kilcher; Translated by Kurt Beals

The year 2019 brought a sensational discovery: hundreds of drawings by the writer Franz Kafka (1883–1924) were found in a private collection that for decades had been kept under lock and key. Until now, only a few of Kafka’s drawings...

June 28, 2022, Hardcover, $50.00

George Grosz in Berlin

The Relentless Eye

Sabine Rewald and Ian Buruma

This overdue investigation of George Grosz’s (1893–1959) most compelling paintings, drawings, prints, and collages offers a reassessment of the celebrated German Expressionist during his years in Berlin, the period of his greatest...

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

Raphael

Tom Henry and David Ekserdjian; With contributions by Thomas P. Campbell, Caroline Elam, Arnold Nesselrath and Matthias Wivel

Among the great figures of the Italian Renaissance, Raphael (1483–1520)  is unarguably the artist who has been most widely and consistently admired across the centuries. He had an extraordinary and perhaps unrivaled capacity...

June 21, 2022, Hardcover, $50.00

A Movement in Every Direction

A Great Migration Critical Reader

Edited by Jessica Bell Brown and Ryan N. Dennis

This thoughtful interweaving of text and imagery presents a variety of perspectives on the Great Migration (1915–70), the mass exodus and dispersion of millions of African Americans out of the South. Through archival...

June 21, 2022, PB-Flexibound, $40.00

The Idea of Italy

Photography and the British Imagination, 1840-1900

Edited by Maria Antonella Pelizzari and Scott Wilcox

This book examines the ways in which the new medium of photography influenced the British exploration, appreciation, and perception of Italy in the mid-nineteenth century. Sixteen scholarly essays address topics such as the origins of...

June 14, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

Autobiographies of an Angel

A Novel

Gabor Schein; Translated from the Hungarian by Ottilie Mulzet

Born in 1723 in a small German town, Johann Klarfeld is thirteen when his father dies. He is taken in by a kind Italian painter to live with him and his daughter in The Hague. But the daughter, beautiful and blind, has a secret....

June 14, 2022, Hardcover, $26.00

Constructing Latin America

Architecture, Politics, and Race at the Museum of Modern Art

Patricio del Real

In the interwar period and immediately following World War II, the U.S. government promoted the vision of a modern, progressive, and democratic Latin America and worked to cast the region as a partner in the fight against fascism and...

June 7, 2022, Hardcover, $65.00

The Stripping of the Altars

Traditional Religion in England, 1400-1580
New Edition

Eamon Duffy

This prize-winning account of the pre-Reformation church recreates lay people’s experience of religion, showing that late-medieval Catholicism was neither decadent nor decayed, but a strong and vigorous tradition. For this...

May 31, 2022, Paper, $15.99

Queens of the Wild

Pagan Goddesses in Christian Europe: An Investigation

In this riveting account, renowned scholar Ronald Hutton explores the history of deity-like figures in Christian Europe. Drawing on anthropology, archaeology, literature, and history, Hutton shows how hags, witches, the fairy queen,...

May 31, 2022, Hardcover, $25.00

An Economist Goes to the Game

How to Throw Away $580 Million and Other Surprising Insights from the Economics of Sports

Paul Oyer

Are ticket scalpers good for teams? Should parents push their kids to excel at sports? Why do Koreans dominate women’s golf, while Kenyans and Ethiopians dominate marathon racing? Why would Michael Jordan, the greatest player in...

May 31, 2022, Hardcover, $25.00

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