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Dark Toys

Surrealism and the Culture of Childhood

David Hopkins

We all have memories of the object-world of childhood. For many of us, playthings and images from those days continue to resonate. Rereading a swathe of modern and contemporary artistic production through the lens of its engagement...

March 23, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Revise

The Scholar-Writer’s Essential Guide to Tweaking, Editing, and Perfecting Your Manuscript

Pamela Haag

Writing and revision are two different skills. Many scholar-writers have learned something about how to write, but fewer know how to read and revise their own writing, spot editorial issues, and transform a draft from passable to...

March 23, 2021, Hardcover, $25.00

The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Volume 1

Ancient Israel, from Its Beginnings through 332 BCE

Edited by Jeffrey H. Tigay and Adele Berlin

Volume 1 of The Posen Library covers the earliest period of Jewish civilization, from the second millennium BCE through 333 BCE. Organized by genre, this book presents extensive selections from the Hebrew Bible, extrabiblical...

March 23, 2021, Hardcover, $200.00

American Covenant

National Parks, Their Promise, and Our Nation's Future

Michael A. Soukup and Gary E. Machlis

Part memoir, part critique, and paean to the value of national parks, American Covenant distills the experience and insights from two long careers in conservation. Michael A. Soukup and Gary E. Machlis show how the national...

March 23, 2021, Hardcover, $24.00

Locating Sol LeWitt

Edited by David S. Areford; With essays by David S. Areford, Lindsay Aveilhe, Erica DiBenedetto, Anna Lovatt, James H. Miller, Veronica Roberts, Kirsten Swenson, and John A. Tyson

A pioneer of minimalism and conceptual art, Sol LeWitt (1928–2007) is best known for his monumental wall drawings. LeWitt’s broad artistic practice, however, also included photography, artist’s books, sculpture, and printmaking. From...

March 23, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

Nikolai Astrup

Visions of Norway

Edited by MaryAnne Stevens; With essays by Frances Carey, Jay A. Clarke, Robert Ferguson, and MaryAnne Stevens, a chronology by Kesia E. Halvorsrud, and a prologue by Karl Ove Knausgard

Nikolai Astrup (1880–1928) was a highly individual Norwegian Modernist artist known for intensely colored  paintings and woodcuts of his native landscape. Astrup received a formal art education in Kristiania (now Oslo),...

March 23, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

John Craxton

A Life of Gifts

Ian Collins

Born into a large, musical, and bohemian family in London, the British artist John Craxton (1922–2009) has been described as a Neo-Romantic, but he called himself a “kind of Arcadian”. His early art was influenced by Blake, Palmer,...

March 23, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

The Great Mongol Shahnameh

Robert Hillenbrand

A detailed study of the Great Mongol Shahnameh, considered to be the greatest of all Persian illustrated manuscripts?The Great Mongol Shahnameh is widely considered to be the definitive version of...

March 16, 2021, Hardcover, $195.00

Women and Gender in Islam

Historical Roots of a Modern Debate

Leila Ahmed; With a Foreword by Kecia Ali

This pioneering study of the social and political lives of Muslim women has shaped a whole generation of scholarship. In it, Leila Ahmed explores the historical roots of contemporary debates, ambitiously surveying Islamic discourse on...

March 16, 2021, Paper, $20.00

The Prophet's Heir

The Life of Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Hassan Abbas

Ali ibn Abi Talib is arguably the single most important spiritual and intellectual authority in Islam after prophet Mohammad. Through his teachings and leadership as fourth caliph, Ali nourished Islam. But Muslims are divided...

March 16, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

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