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Radical Vision

A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry

Soyica Diggs Colbert

In this first scholarly biography of Lorraine Hansberry (1930–1965), the author of A Raisin in the Sun, theater professor Soyica Colbert considers the playwright’s life at the intersection of art and politics, with the theater...

April 20, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Magnum Opus

The Cycle Plays of Eugene O’Neill

Zander Brietzke

From 1935 to 1939, Eugene O'Neill worked on a series of plays that would trace the history of an American family through several generations. He completed just two of the proposed eleven plays—A Touch of the Poet and More...

April 20, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

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

Bald

35 Philosophical Short Cuts

Simon Critchley

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

April 20, 2021, Hardcover, $25.00

Undoing Optimization

Civic Action in Smart Cities

Alison B. Powell

City life has been reconfigured by our use—and our expectations—of communication, data, and sensing technologies. This book examines the civic use, regulation, and politics of these technologies, looking at how governments, planners,...

April 13, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

Reimagining Time

A Light-Speed Tour of Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Tanya Bub and Jeffrey Bub

Most people assume that only a mathematical genius can understand Einstein’s theory of special relativity. In fact, it boils down to a single rule: the universe has a speed limit, the speed of light.   This accessible,...

April 13, 2021, Hardcover, $24.00

Islamic Thought in Africa

The Collected Works of Afa Ajura (1910-2004) and the Impact of Ajuraism on Northern Ghana

Alhaj Yusuf Salih Ajura; Translated by Zakyi Ibrahim

This is the first English translation and commentary of the collected poems of Alhaj Yusuf ?ali? Ajura (1910-2004), a Northern Ghanaian orthodox Islamic scholar, poet, and polemicist known as “Afa Ajura,” or "scholar from Ejura." The...

April 13, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $85.00

A Field Guide to the Mid-Atlantic Coast

Including the Jersey Shore, Cape May, Delaware Bay, the Delmarva Peninsula, and the Outer Banks

Patrick J. Lynch

The Outer Banks of North Carolina and the beaches of the Mid-Atlantic Coast are among the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. This book is a richly illustrated field guide that surveys the geology, environmental...

April 13, 2021, PB-Flexibound, $27.50

What Noise Against the Cane

Desiree C. Bailey; Foreword by Carl Phillips

What Noise Against the Cane is a lyric quest for belonging and freedom, weaving political resistance, Caribbean folklore, immigration and the realities of Black life in America. Desiree C. Bailey begins by reworking the epic in...

April 13, 2021, Paper, $20.00

What Noise Against the Cane

Desiree C. Bailey; Foreword by Carl Phillips

What Noise Against the Cane is a lyric quest for belonging and freedom, weaving political resistance, Caribbean folklore, immigration and the realities of Black life in America. Desiree C. Bailey begins by reworking the epic in...

April 13, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00

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