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Of Human Kindness

What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Empathy

Paula Marantz Cohen

While exploring Shakespeare’s plays with her students, Paula Marantz Cohen discovered that teaching and discussing his plays unlocked a surprising sense of compassion in the classroom. In this short and illuminating book, she shows...

February 9, 2021, Hardcover, $24.00

This Is Not Normal

The Politics of Everyday Expectations

Cass R. Sunstein

This sharp and engaging collection of essays by leading governmental scholar Cass R. Sunstein examines shifting understandings of what’s normal, and how those shifts account for the feminist movement, the civil rights movement, the...

February 9, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

Bugsy Siegel

The Dark Side of the American Dream

Michael Shnayerson

In a brief life that led to a violent end, Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel (1906–1947) rose from desperate poverty to ill-gotten riches, from an early-twentieth-century family of Ukrainian Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side to a kingdom...

February 9, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

No Fixed Points

Dance in the Twentieth Century

Nancy Reynolds and Malcolm McCormick

The definitive history of twentieth-century theatrical dance, enhanced with more than 200 exceptional photographsWinner of the 2005 Congress on Research in Dance Award for Outstanding Publication in...

February 9, 2021, Paper, $35.00

The Aeneid

Vergil; Translated by Sarah Ruden; With an Introduction by Susanna Braund; Notes and Glossary by Susanna Braund and Emma Hilliard

A powerful and poignant translation of Vergil’s epic poem, newly equipped with introduction and notes This is a substantial revision of Sarah Ruden’s celebrated 2008 translation of Vergil’s Aeneid, which was...

February 9, 2021, Paper, $18.00

Dandy Style

250 Years of British Men's Fashion

Edited by Shaun Cole and Miles Lambert

The style of the dandy is elegant but bold—dedicated to the perfection of taste. This meticulously choreographed look has a vibrant history; the legacy of Beau Brummell, the original dandy of Regency England, can be traced in the...

February 9, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00


The Story of the Rose

Peter E. Kukielski with Charles Phillips; Foreword by Judith B. Tankard

Few flowers have quite the same allure or as significant a place in history as the rose. A symbol of love, power, royalty, beauty, and joy, the rose has played many roles, both literal and symbolic, in poetry, art, literature, music,...

February 16, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

No More Masterpieces

Modern Art After Artaud

Lucy Bradnock

Proposing an original reassessment of art from the 1950s to the 1970s, No More Masterpieces reveals how artistic practice in postwar America was profoundly shaped by the work of the rebellious French poet and dramatist Antonin...

February 16, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

Voices of the Lost

A Novel

Hoda Barakat; Translated from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth

Winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, this novel weaves together a series of devastating confessions about life in contemporary Arab society This profound and disturbing novel by acclaimed...

February 16, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $13.00

Catalogue of the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art

Edited by Rachel Saunders

The sophistication and variety of painting in Japan’s Edo period, as seen through a preeminent US collection Over more than four decades, Robert and Betsy Feinberg have assembled the finest private...

February 16, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00