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George Grosz in Berlin

The Relentless Eye

Sabine Rewald and Ian Buruma

This overdue investigation of George Grosz’s (1893–1959) most compelling paintings, drawings, prints, and collages offers a reassessment of the celebrated German Expressionist during his years in Berlin, the period of his greatest...

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

The Elizabethan Mind

Helen Hackett

What is the mind? How does it relate to the body and soul? These questions were as perplexing for the Elizabethans as they are for us today—although their answers were often startlingly different. Shakespeare and his contemporaries...

June 28, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

A Movement in Every Direction

A Great Migration Critical Reader

Edited by Jessica Bell Brown and Ryan N. Dennis

This thoughtful interweaving of text and imagery presents a variety of perspectives on the Great Migration (1915–70), the mass exodus and dispersion of millions of African Americans out of the South. Through archival...

June 21, 2022, PB-Flexibound, $40.00

Autobiographies of an Angel

Gabor Schein; Translated from the Hungarian by Ottilie Mulzet

Born in 1723 in a small German town, Johann Klarfeld is thirteen when his father dies. He is taken in by a kind Italian painter to live with him and his daughter in The Hague. But the daughter, beautiful and blind, has a secret....

June 14, 2022, Hardcover, $26.00

The Idea of Italy

Photography and the British Imagination, 1840-1900

Edited by Maria Antonella Pelizzari and Scott Wilcox

This book examines the ways in which the new medium of photography influenced the British exploration, appreciation, and perception of Italy in the mid-nineteenth century. Sixteen scholarly essays address topics such as the origins of...

June 14, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

Constructing Latin America

Architecture, Politics, and Race at the Museum of Modern Art

Patricio del Real

In the interwar period and immediately following World War II, the U.S. government promoted the vision of a modern, progressive, and democratic Latin America and worked to cast the region as a partner in the fight against fascism and...

June 7, 2022, Hardcover, $65.00

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

Cezanne

Edited by Achim Borchardt-Hume, Gloria Groom, Caitlin Haskell, and Natalia Sidlina; With essays by Achim Borchardt-Hume, Gloria Groom, Caitlin Haskell, Natalia Sidlina, Mary Broadway, Francesca Casadio, Kristi Dahm, Kimberley Muir, and Giovanni Verri, reflections by Etel Adnan, Phyllida Barlow, Paul Chan, Julia Fish, Ellen Gallagher, Lubaina Himid, Kerry James Marshall, Rodney McMillian, Laura Owens, and Luc Tuymans, and additional contributions by Kathryn Kremnitzer and Michael Raymond
 

Cezanne presents a new examination of the work of Paul Cezanne (1839–1906) across media and genres, surveying his career from the varied perspectives of art historians, conservation scientists, and a roster of renowned...

May 31, 2022, Hardcover, $60.00

The Stripping of the Altars

Traditional Religion in England, 1400-1580
New Edition

Eamon Duffy

This prize-winning account of the pre-Reformation church recreates lay people’s experience of religion, showing that late-medieval Catholicism was neither decadent nor decayed, but a strong and vigorous tradition. For this...

May 31, 2022, Paper, $15.99

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

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