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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 Shore

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

The Corpse Washer

Sinan Antoon; Translated from the Arabic by the author

Acclaimed and celebrated in the Arab world for its vivid portrait of Iraq, this heartbreaking novel confronts the war-torn nation’s horrifying recent history Young Jawad, born to a traditional Shi'ite family...

July 29, 2014, 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

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

Celestina

Fernando de Rojas; Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden; Edited and with an Introduction by Roberto González Echevarría

The first European novel, exquisitely translated by Margaret Sayers Peden A timeless story of love, morality, and tragedy, Fernando de Rojas’s Celestina is a classic of Spanish...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $13.95

Life in the Treetops

Adventures of a Woman in Field Biology

Margaret Lowman; Foreword by Robert D. Ballard

Forest canopies have been characterized as one of the last biotic frontiers on Earth: tree crowns have been difficult to study scientifically because access to them has been so challenging. During the past two decades,...

August 11, 2000, Paper, $13.95

Fuenteovejuna

Lope de Vega; Translated by G. J. Racz; With an Introduction by Roberto González Echevarría

Lope de Vega’s masterpiece, a classic play of the Spanish Golden Age, in a vibrant new translation Lope de Vega “single-handedly created the Spanish national theatre,” writes Roberto González Echevarría in...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $13.95

God and Philosophy

Étienne Gilson; With a new foreword by Jaroslav Pelikan

In this classic work, the eminent Catholic philosopher Étienne Gilson deals with one of the most important and perplexing metaphysical problems: the relation between our notion of God and demonstrations of his existence....

February 8, 2002, Paper, $13.95

Roman Architecture

A Visual Guide

Diana E. E. Kleiner

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January 14, 2014, e-book, $13.99

Five Days in London, May 1940

John Lukacs

The days from May 24 to May 28, 1940 altered the course of the history of this century, as the members of the British War Cabinet debated whether to negotiate with Hitler or to continue the war. The decisive importance of...

August 11, 2001, Paper, $14.00

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