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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...

August 25, 2020, Hardcover, $25.00

The Battle for Syria

International Rivalry in the New Middle East
New Edition

Christopher Phillips

Updated with two new chapters, this book exposes the profound influence of the United States, Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Qatar in Syria’s bloody conflict and explores the implications of the perceived decline of...

August 18, 2020, Paper, $25.00

Marriage Equality

From Outlaws to In-Laws

William N. Eskridge Jr. and Christopher R. Riano

As a legal scholar who first argued in the early 1990s for a right to gay marriage, Bill Eskridge has been on the front lines of the debate over same-sex marriage for decades. In this book, Eskridge and his co-author,...

August 18, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

Stanley Kubrick

American Filmmaker

David Mikics

Stanley Kubrick revolutionized Hollywood with movies like Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and A Clockwork Orange, and electrified audiences with The Shining and Full Metal Jacket....

August 18, 2020, Hardcover, $26.00

Nature Shock

Getting Lost in America

Jon T. Coleman

The human species has a propensity for getting lost. The American people, inhabiting a mental landscape shaped by their attempts to plant roots and to break free, are no exception. In this engaging  book, environmental...

August 12, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

Majolica Mania

Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850–1915

Edited by Susan Weber, with Catherine Arbuthnott, Jo Briggs, Eleanor Hughes, Earl Martin, and Laura Microulis

The first comprehensive study of the most important ceramic innovation of the 19th century Colorful, wildly imaginative, and technically innovative, majolica was functional and aesthetic ceramic ware. Its...

August 11, 2020, HC - Set with Slipcase, $300.00

What Is a Complex System?

J. Ladyman and K. Wiesner

August 5, 2020, Paper, $35.00

Stories for the Years

Luigi Pirandello; Translated from the Italian by Virginia Jewiss

Regarded as one of Europe’s great modernists, Pirandello was also a master storyteller, with a remarkable ear for dialogue, a keen sense of the crushing burdens of class, gender, and social conventions, and a fine observer of...

August 5, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00


A History of Race and Disease

Arleen Marcia Tuchman

Who is considered most at risk for diabetes, and why? In this thorough, engaging book, historian Arleen Tuchman examines and critiques how these questions have been answered by both the public and medical communities for over...

August 5, 2020, Hardcover, $32.50

Substate Dictatorship

Networks, Loyalty, and Repression in the Soviet Union, 1945–1975

Yoram Gorlizki and Oleg Khlevniuk

August 5, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00