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The Qur'an: Text and Commentary, Volume 1

Early Meccan Suras: Poetic Prophesy

Angelika Neuwirth; Translated from the German by Samuel Wilder

Angelika Neuwirth’s six-volume commentary, published originally in Germany, offers a historical and philological analysis of the form, structure, and semantic message of each of the 114 Qur’anic suras. It brings together the fruits of...

May 31, 2022, Hardcover, $40.00

An Economist Goes to the Game

How to Throw Away $580 Million and Other Surprising Insights from the Economics of Sports

Paul Oyer

Are ticket scalpers good for teams? Should parents push their kids to excel at sports? Why do Koreans dominate women’s golf, while Kenyans and Ethiopians dominate marathon racing? Why would Michael Jordan, the greatest player in...

May 31, 2022, Hardcover, $25.00

Immigration

An American History

Carl J. Bon Tempo and Hasia R. Diner

The history of the United States has been shaped by immigration. Historians Carl J. Bon Tempo and Hasia R. Diner provide a sweeping historical narrative told through the lives and words of the quite ordinary people who did nothing...

May 31, 2022, Hardcover, $40.00

Beacon to the World

A History of Lincoln Center

Joseph W. Polisi

In this comprehensive history of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, longtime Juilliard president Joseph Polisi guides us through the complex convergence of the worlds of politics, finance, and the performing arts throughout the...

May 31, 2022, Hardcover, $40.00

The Condor Trials

Transnational Repression and Human Rights in South America

Francesca Lessa

Through the voices of survivors, human rights activists, judicial actors, and experts, The Condor Trials unravels the secrets of transnational repression masterminded by South American dictators between 1969 and 1981. Under...

May 31, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

Queens of the Wild

Pagan Goddesses in Christian Europe: An Investigation

In this riveting account, renowned scholar Ronald Hutton explores the history of deity-like figures in Christian Europe. Drawing on anthropology, archaeology, literature, and history, Hutton shows how hags, witches, the fairy queen,...

May 31, 2022, Hardcover, $25.00

Scent

A Natural History of Fragrance

Elise Vernon Pearlstine; Illustrations by Lara Call Gastinger

Plants have long harnessed the chemical characteristics of aromatic compounds to shape the world around them. Frankincense resin from the genus Boswellia seals injured tissues and protects trees from invading pathogens. Jasmine...

May 24, 2022, Hardcover, $28.00

Adventurer

The Life and Times of Giacomo Casanova

Leo Damrosch

The iconic libertine Giacomo Casanova (1725–1798) was a storied adventurer through the Enlightenment’s shadowy underside. Known as a serial seducer, he was also an aspiring priest, an army officer, a fortune teller, a con man, a...

May 24, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

Courbet's Landscapes

The Origins of Modern Painting

Paul Galvez

Between 1862 and 1866 Gustave Courbet embarked on a series of sensuous landscape paintings that would later inspire the likes of Monet, Pissarro, and Cézanne. This series has long been neglected in favor of Courbet’s paintings of...

May 24, 2022, Hardcover, $50.00

Bletchley Park and D-Day

David Kenyon

The untold story of Bletchley Park's key role in the success of the Normandy campaign Since the secret of Bletchley Park was revealed in the 1970s, the work of its codebreakers has become one of the most...

May 24, 2022, Paper, $18.00

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