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Globetrotter

David Albahari; Translated by Ellen Elias-Bursac

One of the most prominent writers to emerge from the former Yugoslavia addresses such universal themes as exile, disorientation, and obsession Displaced from his home more than twenty years ago as Bosnia,...

August 26, 2014, PB-with Flaps, $15.00

A Closer Look: Landscape

Erika Langmuir

Landscape is probably the most popular type of painting, but anyone who has ever been disappointed by vacation photographs knows how difficult it is to turn a view into a picture.  This book shows how artists in past...

May 8, 2018, Paper, $15.00

Bears

A Brief History

Bernd Brunner; Translated by Lori Lantz

A delightfully illustrated history of the complex relations between people and bears around the world This engaging book examines the shared history of people and bears. Hopscotching through history,...

December 2, 2008, Paper, $15.00

Wall Street

America's Dream Palace

Steve Fraser

Meet the imperious aristocrat, the wily confidence man, the Napoleonic hero, and the soulless sinner—iconic figures on the Street since the days of the Revolution Wall Street: no other place on earth is...

April 14, 2009, Paper, $15.00

Fred Astaire

Joseph Epstein

A portrait of America’s most graceful and elegant male dancer and how he came to represent the essence of style, suavity, and charm Joseph Epstein’s Fred Astaire investigates the great dancer...

October 6, 2009, Paper, $15.00

National Gallery Pocket Collection

Introduction by Leah Kharibian

The National Gallery, London, home to celebrated works by Leonardo, Titian, Rembrandt, Turner, Van Eyck, Van Gogh, and many others, contains paintings that rank among the finest in the history of Western European art....

June 23, 2009, Cloth, $15.00

La Vida Doble

A Novel

Arturo Fontaine; Translated by Megan McDowell

A tale of violence, lofty ideals, and moral ambiguity, Fontaine’s best-selling novel is now available in a superb English translation Set in the darkest years of the Pinochet dictatorship, La Vida...

April 29, 2014, PB-with Flaps, $15.00

Wu Song Kills a Tiger

Volume Five, Supplementary Reading Series for Intermediate Chinese Reader

Yung Teng Chia-yee

One of the most famous episodes from Water Margin, a traditional Chinese novel, is here retold in simple Chinese. This text is the fifth volume designed to supplement the Intermediate Chinese Reader by John DeFrancis. It is...

March 11, 1978, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Allegory

Erika Langmuir

Painters in the past and commercial artists in our own day have relied on allegory to create "message pictures." Once thought to rival literary works or political oratory in influence and prestige, such paintings, with their...

June 24, 2010, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Techniques of Painting

Jo Kirby

How do artists create different effects when painting? The medium they choose—such as oil, watercolor, or egg tempera—plays an important part. So too does the material they paint on, the pigments used, and even the type of...

February 7, 2012, Paper, $15.00

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