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Creation Stories

Landscapes and the Human Imagination

Anthony Aveni

Drawing from a vast array of creation myths—Babylonian, Greek, Aztec, Maya, Inca, Chinese, Hindu, Navajo, Polynesian, African, Norse, Inuit, and more—this short, illustrated book uncovers both the similarities and differences in our...

April 20, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

The Craft of Poetry

A Primer in Verse

Lucy Newlyn

How does poetry work? What should readers notice and look out for? Poet Lucy Newlyn demystifies the principles of the form, effortlessly illustrating key approaches and terms—all through her own original verse. Each poem...

April 20, 2021, Hardcover, $25.00

Intentions in Great Power Politics

Uncertainty and the Roots of Conflict

Sebastian Rosato

Can great powers be confident that their peers have benign intentions? States that trust each other can live at peace; those that mistrust each other are doomed to compete for arms and allies and may even go to war. Sebastian Rosato...

April 20, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00

Constitutional Processes and Democratic Commitment

Donald L. Horowitz

Enhancing prospects for democracy is an important objective in the process of creating a new constitution.  Donald L. Horowitz argues that constitutional processes ought to be geared to securing commitment to democracy by those who...

April 20, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00


35 Philosophical Short Cuts

Simon Critchley

The moderator of the New York Times’ Stone column and author of numerous books on everything from Greek tragedy to David Bowie, Simon Critchley has been a strong voice in popular philosophy for over a decade. This volume brings...

April 20, 2021, Hardcover, $25.00

Artists and the Rothko Chapel

50 Years of Inspiration

Edited by Frauke V. Josenhans; With a foreword by Christopher Rothko

April 20, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $25.00

African Americans and Africa

A New History

Nemata Amelia Ibitayo Blyden

An introduction to the complex relationship between African Americans and the African continent   What is an “African American” and how does this identity relate to the African continent? Rising immigration...

April 20, 2021, Paper, $20.00

Hector Guimard

Art Nouveau to Modernism

Edited by David A. Hanks; With essays by Barry Bergdoll, Sarah D. Coffin, Isabelle Gournay, Philippe Thiebaut, and Georges Vigne

A beautifully illustrated retrospective of Art Nouveau architect and designer Hector Guimard, positioning him at the forefront of the modernist movement The aesthetic of architect Hector Guimard (1867–1942)...

April 27, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Mussolini and the Eclipse of Italian Fascism

From Dictatorship to Populism

R.J.B. Bosworth

On the tenth anniversary of his rise to power in 1932, Mussolini seemed to many the “good dictator.” He was the first totalitarian and the first fascist in modern Europe. But a year later Hitler’s entrance onto the political...

April 27, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00


David Ekserdjian and Tom Henry

Among the great figures of the Italian Renaissance, Raphael (1483–1520)  is unarguably the artist who has been most widely and consistently admired across the centuries. He had an extraordinary and perhaps unrivaled capacity...

May 4, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00