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Matisse and the Joy of Drawing

Christopher Lloyd

An internationally recognized expert in the European tradition of draughtsmanship, Christopher Lloyd offers rare insights about the technical qualities of Matisse’s drawings. This book traces the evolution of Matisse’s large and...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $45.00

A Blue New Deal

Why We Need a New Politics for the Ocean

Chris Armstrong

The ocean sustains life on our planet, from absorbing carbon to regulating temperatures, and, as we exhaust the resources to be found on land, it is becoming central to the global market. But today we are facing two urgent challenges...

April 22, 2022, Hardcover, $30.00


A Natural History of Spirits

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

In this follow-up book to A Natural History of Wine and A Natural History of Beer, authors Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall yet again use alcoholic beverages as a lens through which to gain a greater appreciation of...

April 19, 2022, Hardcover, $30.00


A Life in Nine Pieces

Laura Tunbridge

A major new biography published for the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, offering a fresh, human portrayal  “Illuminating. . . . Tunbridge’s pithy A Life in Nine Pieces is different and welcome: a...

April 19, 2022, Paper, $22.00

In The Shadow of St. Paul's Cathedral

The Churchyard that Shaped London

Margaret Willes

St. Paul’s Cathedral stands at the heart of London, an enduring symbol of the city. Less well known is the neighborhood at its base that hummed with life for over a thousand years, becoming a theater for debate and protest, knowledge...

April 19, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00


An American History

John Mack Faragher

California is the most multicultural state in the nation. As John Mack Faragher argues in this concise and lively history, that is nothing new. California's natural variety has always supported diversity, including Native peoples...

April 19, 2022, Hardcover, $27.50

The New Model Army

Agent of Revolution

Ian Gentles

The New Model Army was one of the most formidable fighting forces ever assembled. Formed in 1645, it was crucial in overthrowing the monarchy and propelling one of its most brilliant generals, Oliver Cromwell, to power during the...

April 19, 2022, Hardcover, $38.00

Empires of Eurasia

How Imperial Legacies Shape International Security

Jeffrey Mankoff

Eurasia’s major powers—China, Iran, Russia, and Turkey—increasingly intervene across their borders while seeking to pull their smaller neighbors more firmly into their respective orbits. While analysts have focused on the role of...

April 19, 2022, Hardcover, $40.00

Decision Leadership

Empowering Others to Make Better Choices

Don A. Moore and Max H. Bazerman

When we think of leaders, we often imagine lone, inspirational figures lauded for their behaviors, attributes, and personal decisions, and leadership books often reinforce that view. However, this approach ignores a leader’s mission...

April 19, 2022, Hardcover, $28.00


A New History of Self-Taught Artists

Lisa Slominski; With contributions by Michael Bonesteel, Sophia Cosmadopoulos, Tom di Maria, Jo Farb Hernandez, Cheryl Finley, Katherine Jentleson, Phillip March Jones, Sarah Lombardi, and John Maizels

When the art world has paid attention to makers from outside the cultural establishment, including so-called outsider and self-taught artists, it has generally been within limiting categories. Yet these artists, including many women,...

April 19, 2022, Hardcover, $45.00