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The Illusion of Control

Why Financial Crises Happen, and What We Can (and Can’t) Do About It

Jon Danielsson

A challenge to the conventional wisdom surrounding financial risk, providing insight into why easy solutions to control the financial system are doomed to fail. Finance brings prosperity and danger. We use...

June 28, 2022, Hardcover, $30.00

Competitive Arms Control

Nixon, Kissinger, and SALT, 1969-1972

John D. Maurer

The essential history of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) during the Nixon Administration How did Richard Nixon, a president so determined to compete for strategic nuclear advantage over the Soviet Union,...

June 28, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

Franz Kafka

The Drawings

Edited by Andreas Kilcher with Pavel Schmidt; Essays by Judith Butler and Andreas Kilcher; Translated by Kurt Beals

The first book to publish the entirety of Franz Kafka’s graphic output, including more than 100 newly discovered drawings The year 2019 brought a sensational discovery: hundreds of drawings by the writer Franz Kafka...

June 28, 2022, Hardcover, $50.00

Perceptual Drift

Black Art and an Ethics of Looking

Key Jo Lee; With contributions by Christina Sharpe, Robin Coste Lewis, and Erica Moiah James

A powerful reframing of the study of Black art and the historical and contemporary status of Black livesPerceptual Drift offers a new interpretive model drawing on four key works of Black art in the Cleveland...

June 28, 2022, Hardcover, $45.00

Kimono Style

Edo Traditions to Modern Design

Monika Bincsik, Karen Van Godtsenhoven, and Arai Masanao

The untold modern history of the Japanese kimono and its dynamic relationship to Western culture Though often presented as an unchanging, traditional costume in the West, the Japanese kimono dynamically evolved from...

June 28, 2022, Paper, $35.00

George Grosz in Berlin

The Relentless Eye

Sabine Rewald; With an essay by Ian Buruma

A penetrating reevaluation of the period in which the German Expressionist George Grosz created his best-known, most searing satirical works This overdue investigation of George Grosz’s (1893–1959) most compelling...

June 28, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00

Rodin in the United States

Confronting the Modern

Edited by Antoinette Le Normand-Romain; With essays by Patrick R. Crowley, C. D. Dickerson III, Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, Laure de Margerie, Veronique Mattiussi, Elyse Nelson, and Jennifer A. Thompson; and chronology by Nora M. Rosengarten

A compelling examination of French sculptor Auguste Rodin from the perspective of his enthusiastic American audience This exhibition catalogue explores the American reception of French artist Auguste Rodin (1840...

June 28, 2022, Hardcover, $60.00

The Literary Mafia

Jews, Publishing, and Postwar American Literature

Josh Lambert

An investigation into the transformation of publishing in the United States from a field in which Jews were systematically excluded to one in which they became ubiquitous In the 1960s and 1970s, complaints about a ...

June 21, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

Raphael

Tom Henry and David Ekserdjian; With contributions by Thomas P. Campbell, Caroline Elam, Arnold Nesselrath and Matthias Wivel

A definitive overview of one of the most celebrated figures of the Italian Renaissance Among the great figures of the Italian Renaissance, Raphael (1483–1520)  is unarguably the artist who has been most...

June 21, 2022, Hardcover, $50.00

The Northern Silence

Journeys in Nordic Music and Culture

Andrew Mellor

An essential exploration of Nordic composers and musicians, and the distinctive culture that continues to shape them Once considered a musical backwater, the Nordic region is now a musical powerhouse. Conductors...

June 21, 2022, Hardcover, $30.00

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