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Almost Everyone's Guide to Science

The Universe, Life and Everything

John Gribbin

This fascinating book is a guide for the perplexed—those who are interested in science but are scared off by the technical detail. John Gribbin, an award-winning writer, now stands back from the details and offers us a broad...

August 11, 2000, Paper, $13.00

The African Shore

Rodrigo Rey Rosa; Translated by Jeffrey Gray

A riveting and highly praised novel by Guatemala’s leading writer of fiction, now in English for the first time In the vein of the writings of Paul Bowles, Paul Theroux, and V. S. Naipaul, The African...

October 22, 2013, PB-with Flaps, $13.00

Science Since Babylon

Enlarged Edition

Derek J. deSolla Price

An eye-opening work for anyone concerned with the humanistic understanding of science "Enlightening reading for the scientist and non-scientist alike."—Times Educational Supplement

September 10, 1975, Paper, $13.00

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A Bingewatcher's Notebook

Clive James

A world-renowned media and cultural critic offers an insightful analysis of serial TV drama and the modern art of the small screen Television and TV viewing are not what they once were—and that’s a good...

August 22, 2017, Paper, $13.00

Winter Mythologies and Abbots

Pierre Michon; Translated by Ann Jefferson

Michon’s exquisite short narratives transport us to the heart of the Middle Ages as witnesses to the double-edged power of belief This welcome volume brings to English-language readers two beautifully...

March 25, 2014, PB-with Flaps, $13.00

Iphigenia in Forest Hills

Anatomy of a Murder Trial

Janet Malcolm

Prizewinning journalist Janet Malcolm discovers the elements of Greek tragedy in a sensational New York City murder trial"Astringent and absorbing. . . . Iphigenia in Forest Hills casts, from its...

November 20, 2012, Paper, $13.00

Nobility of Spirit

A Forgotten Ideal

Rob Riemen; Translated by Marjolijn de Jager

An impassioned call to restore the conditions of freedom and human dignity, ideals our civilization seems to have lost In the pages of this slim, powerful book Rob Riemen argues with passion...

September 29, 2009, PB-with Flaps, $13.00

The Dregs of the Day

Máirtín Ó Cadhain; Translated from the Irish by Alan Titley

A riveting English translation the Irish classic tale of heartache, death, and loneliness by the beloved author of The Dirty Dust The final published work by the renowned Máirtín Ó Cadhain, this...

September 24, 2019, PB-with Flaps, $13.00

The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big Bang to the advent of human civilization With wonder, wit, and flair—and in...

November 14, 2017, Paper, $13.00

American Contagions

Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19

John Fabian Witt

A concise history of how American law has shaped—and been shaped by—the experience of contagion, "taking us from the smallpox outbreaks of the colonies to COVID-19. . . . The conclusion [Witt] arrives at is devastating." (Jennifer...

November 23, 2021, Paper, $13.00

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