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Emperor

A New Life of Charles V

Geoffrey Parker

Drawing on vital new evidence, a top historian dramatically reinterprets the ruler of the world’s first transatlantic empire The life of Emperor Charles V (1500–1558), ruler of Spain, Germany, the...

February 2, 2021, Paper, $23.00

The Gnostic Scriptures, Second Edition

Translated with Annotations and Introductions by Bentley Layton with Additions and Revisions by David Brakke

A collection of extra-biblical scriptures written by the gnostics, updated with three ancient texts including the recently discovered Gospel of Judas This definitive introduction to the gnostic...

January 26, 2021, Paper, $45.00

Ibsen's Kingdom

The Man and His Works

Evert Sprinchorn

A major biography of one of the most important figures in modern drama, evoked through a biographical reading of his plays Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen achieved unparalleled success in his lifetime and...

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00

Joan Mitchell

Sarah Roberts and Katy Siegel; With contributions by Paul Auster, Gisele Barreau, Eric de Chassey, Jennifer Hickey and David Reed, Eileen Myles, Richard Shiff, Joyce Pensato, Jenni Quilter, et al.

A sweeping retrospective exploring the oeuvre of an incandescent artist, revealing the ways that Mitchell expanded painting beyond Abstract Expressionism as well as the transatlantic contexts that shaped her

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

James Castle

Memory Palace

John Beardsley

A fascinating new look at an extraordinary artist whose deafness led to an acute visual awareness and near photographic memory Self-taught artist James Castle (1899–1977) is primarily known for soot and...

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

Drumming

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas

Noe Soulier

This book documents more than 20 years of performances of Drumming, a world-renowned dance piece on music by Steve Reich, through beautiful photography.?Drumming is a widely admired dance piece...

January 26, 2021, Paper, $35.00

Ray Johnson c/o

Edited by Caitlin Haskell; With contributions by Jordan Carter, Cody Chamberlain, Jennifer Cohen, Johanna Gosse, Caitlin Haskell, Miriam Kienle, Brian Leahy, Ellen Levy, Solveig Nelson, Thea Liberty Nichols, and Michael von Uchtrup

An engaging and scholarly introduction to the wide-ranging work of a pioneering 20th-century artist Ray Johnson (1927–1995) was a celebrated maker of small-scale collages whose works influenced movements...

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

The World Turned Upside Down

America, China, and the Struggle for Global Leadership

Clyde Prestowitz

An authority on Asia and globalization identifies the challenges China’s growing power poses and how it must be confronted When China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, most experts expected the...

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Calculus for Cranks

Nets Hawk Katz

A new approach to the foundations of single variable calculus, based on the introductory course taught at Caltech In mathematics, “cranks” are people who insist they understand something new about math even when the...

January 26, 2021, Paper, $30.00

The Last Shah

America, Iran, and the Fall of the Pahlavi Dynasty

Ray Takeyh

The surprising story of Iran’s transformation from America’s ally in the Middle East into one of its staunchest adversaries Offering a new view of one of America’s most important, infamously strained, and...

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

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