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Emmanuel Van der Auwera

A Certain Amount of Clarity

Edited by Harlan Levey and Amanda Saroff; With contributions by Justine Ludwig, Caroline Dumalin, Hans de Wolf, and Ive Stevenheydens

An illustrated survey of the work of contemporary Belgian artist Emmanuel Van der Auwera The work of Brussels-based Belgian artist Emmanuel Van der Auwera (b. 1982) provides cautionary tales and tools for...

December 8, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

Cubism and the Trompe l'Oeil Tradition

Emily Braun and Elizabeth Cowling; With contributions by Claire Le Thomas and Rachel Mustalish

Delightfully original, this book establishes Cubism’s intrinsic connection to the traditional art of pictorial illusion The age-old artistic tradition of illusionistic realism known as trompe l’oeil (...

December 8, 2020, Hardcover, $50.00

When Metaphor Becomes Material

Studying the Art of Africa at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Richard B. Woodward, Ash Duhrkoop, Ndubuisi Ezeluomba, Sheila Payaqui, Ainslie Harrison, Casey Mallinckrodt, and Kathryn Brugioni Gabrielli

A groundbreaking analysis of one of the most significant collections of African art in the United States The collection of African art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is among the most comprehensive in...

December 8, 2020, Paper, $65.00

On Democracy

Robert A. Dahl; With a New Preface and Introduction by Ian Shapiro

Written by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time, this book explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy. In a new introduction to this Veritas edition, Ian Shapiro considers how Dahl would respond to the ongoing...

November 24, 2020, Paper, $20.00

The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Volume 9

Catastrophe and Rebirth, 1939–1973

Edited by Samuel D. Kassow and David G. Roskies

An exploration of global Jewish responses to the years 1939 to 1973, a time of unprecedented destruction, dislocation, agency, and creativity. Volume 9 of the Posen Library covers the years 1939 to 1973, a...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $200.00

What Obergefell v. Hodges Should Have Said

The Nation's Top Legal Experts Rewrite America's Same-Sex Marriage Decision

Edited and with an Introduction by Jack M. Balkin; Contributions by Helen M. Alvaré, Jack M. Balkin,  William N. Eskridge, Katherine Franke, Robert P. George, Sherif Girgis, John C. Harrison, Andrew Koppelman, Melissa Murray, Douglas NeJaime, Catherine Smith, Reva B. Siegel, and Jeremy Waldron


Rewriting the Supreme Court’s landmark gay rights decision Jack Balkin and an all-star cast of legal scholars, sitting as a hypothetical Supreme Court, rewrite the famous 2015 opinion in Obergefell v....

November 24, 2020, Paper, $45.00

Heinrich Heine

Writing the Revolution

George Prochnik

A thematically rich, provocative, and lyrical study of one of Germany’s most important, world famous, and imaginative writers Heinrich Heine (1797–1856) was a virtuoso German poet, satirist, and visionary...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $26.00

Migrants in the Profane

Critical Theory and the Question of Secularization

Peter E. Gordon

A beautifully written exploration of religion’s role in a secular, modern politics, by an accomplished scholar of critical theoryMigrants in the Profane takes its title from an intriguing remark by...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

Street Life in Renaissance Italy

Fabrizio Nevola

A radical new perspective on the dynamics of urban life in Renaissance Italy The cities of Renaissance Italy comprised a network of forces shaping both the urban landscape and those who inhabited it. In...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

A Question of Freedom

The Families Who Challenged Slavery from the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War

William G. Thomas III

The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history For over seventy years and five generations, the enslaved families of Prince George’s County, Maryland, filed...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00