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Dr. Beach’s Survival Guide

What You Need to Know About Sharks, Rip Currents, & More Before Going in the Water

Stephen P. Leatherman

For every beachgoer, a book filled with surprising information about how to avoid dangers both large and small while at the beach Here, from the nation’s most renowned beach expert, is the first complete...

April 10, 2003, Paper, $9.95

Baby Ikki at the Museum

Michael Smith

Michael Smith (b. 1951) is known for his groundbreaking work in performance art as well as his immersive mixed media installations. Since 1979, the majority of his work has centered on his extraordinarily prescient and...

March 27, 2012, HC - Paper over Board, $9.95

A Guide to Philosophy in Six Hours and Fifteen Minutes

Witold Gombrowicz; Translated by Benjamin Ivry

In a small literary gem full of sardonic wit, brilliant insights, and provocative criticism Witold Gombrowicz discusses Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Sartre, and Heidegger in six "one-hour" essays—and addresses...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $9.95

Belief in God in an Age of Science

John Polkinghorne

John Polkinghorne brings unique qualifications to his exploration of the possibilities of believing in God in an age of science: he is internationally known as a theoretical physicist and as a theologian. In this thought...

February 8, 2003, Paper, $9.95

Dan Graham

The Roof Garden Commission

Introduction by Ian Alteveer; With an interview by Sheena Wagstaff

The artist Dan Graham (b. 1942) has a wide-ranging practice that encompasses writing, performance art, installation, video, photography, and architecture. Throughout his career, Graham has examined the symbiosis between...

July 8, 2014, PB with Poster Jacket, $9.95

Cornelia Parker

The Roof Garden Commission

Beatrice Galilee and Sheena Wagstaff

Turner Prize–nominated British artist Cornelia Parker (b. 1956) is well known for her large-scale, site-specific installations.  Her work has been featured in many solo exhibitions and is included in collections around the...

May 10, 2016, PB with Poster Jacket, $9.95

Huma Bhabha: We Come in Peace

The Roof Garden Commission

Shanay Jhaveri, Ed Halter, and Sheena Wagstaff

A compact volume that illuminates the work of Huma Bhabha and chronicles her piece for the 2018 Met Roof Garden commission Often described as “post apocalyptic,” the work of Pakistani sculptor Huma Bhabha ...

May 8, 2018, PB with Poster Jacket, $9.95

Alicja Kwade, ParaPivot

The Roof Garden Commission

Kelly Baum and Sheena Wagstaff

A book that documents Alicja Kwade’s 2019 Roof Garden commission at The Met—large-scale sculptures that reference celestial bodies Contemporary artist Alicja Kwade (b. 1979) has received international...

May 28, 2019, PB with Poster Jacket, $9.95

Hector Zamora: Lattice Detour

The Roof Garden Commission

Iria Candela and Paola Santoscoy

Features new analysis of Héctor Zamora’s oeuvre alongside a discussion of his topical, site-specific work created for the 2020 Roof Garden Commission at The Met The work of Mexican artist Héctor Zamora...

October 20, 2020, PB-with Flaps, $9.95

Walden

Henry D. Thoreau; Edited and with an Afterword by Jeffrey S. Cramer; Introduction by Denis Donoghue

"The most accurate and readable text of Thoreau's masterpiece."—Joel Porte, author of Consciousness and Culture: Emerson and Thoreau Reviewed This handsome, affordable paperback edition of

May 11, 2006, Paper, $9.95

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