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Experience a Masterpiece
Leah Kharibian

This concise but innovative book focuses on a single Leonardo painting, and one of the artist’s most celebrated: The Virgin of the Rocks. The quarter-century process of its creation is described, while a technical...

January 28, 2020, Paper, $14.95

Dispatches from Planet 3

Thirty-Two (Brief) Tales on the Solar System, the Milky Way, and Beyond
Marcia Bartusiak

An award-winning science writer presents a captivating collection of cosmological essays for the armchair astronomer   The galaxy, the multiverse, and the history of astronomy are explored in this engaging...

January 28, 2020, Paper, $17.00

Why I Am Not a Buddhist

Evan Thompson

A provocative essay challenging the idea of Buddhist exceptionalism, from one of the world’s most widely respected philosophers and writers on Buddhism and science Buddhism has become a uniquely favored...

January 28, 2020, Hardcover, $26.00

Never Again

Gardens of Peace: A Landscape and Architectural History of War Cemeteries
Michel Racine; With photography by Christine Bastin and Jacques Evrard, and contributions by Marie-Madeleine Damien, Bernard Klein, Isabelle Masson-Loodts, Chantal Pradines, Simon Rietz, and Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn

A beautiful, illustrated exploration of European burial sites and memorials from the First and Second World Wars The wealth of splendid photography in this singular publication features military cemeteries...

January 28, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $40.00

Second Careers

Two Tributaries in African Art
Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi; With contributions by El Anatsui, Nnenna Okore, Zohra Opoku, Elias Sime, and Tahir Carl Karmali

An important investigation of the complicated relationship between canonical African art and the practices of contemporary African artists Recognizing the second lives of historical African artworks when...

January 21, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $25.00

Patch Atlas

Integrating Design Practices and Ecological Knowledge for Cities as Complex Systems
Victoria J. Marshall, Mary L. Cadenasso, Brian P. McGrath, and Steward T. A. Pickett

A new tool for mapping urban land cover that integrates design principles and ecological knowledge for understanding cities as complex, patchy and dynamic systems Using a new, hybrid approach to urban land...

January 21, 2020, PB-Flexibound, $45.00

Porcelain Pugs: A Passion

The T. & T. Collection
Edited by Claire Dumortier and Patrick Habets; With a foreword by Julia Weber, photography by Hughes Dubois, and contributions by A. Reyes, Ulrich Pietsch, Sarah K. Andres-Acevedo, Hans Ottomeyer, Roland Hanke, Marie-Laure de Rochebrune, and Barbara Beaucamp-Markowski

A superb collection of 18th-century porcelain pugs is showcased here alongside historical and artistic context for the beautiful objects A treasure trove for dog-lovers and porcelain enthusiasts alike, this...

January 14, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

Bestowing Beauty

Masterpieces from Persian Lands—Selections from the Hossein Afshar Collection
Edited by Aimée Froom; With essays by Walter B. Denny, Aimée Froom, Melanie Gibson, and David J. Roxburgh, and contributions by Robert Hillenbrand, Mary McWilliams, Janet O’Brien, Marianna Shreve Simpson, Eleanor Sims, Margaret Squires, and Julie Timte

A rare look into the grandeur and distinctiveness of Persian art through one of the world’s leading private collectionsBestowing Beauty showcases an assortment of stunning works from one of the world...

January 14, 2020, Hardcover, $85.00

Fernand Khnopff

Michel Draguet

A comprehensive look at an important member of the artistic vanguard of late 19th- and early 20th-century Europe In this beautifully illustrated book, Michel Draguet, an internationally recognized authority...

January 14, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

Drawing Is Everything

Founding Gifts of the Menil Drawing Institute
Edouard Kopp, John Elderfield, Richard Shiff, and Terry Winters

A celebration of the stunning collection of artworks donated in honor of the creation of The Menil Drawing Institute Featuring outstanding 20th-century drawings promised or bequeathed to the Menil...

January 14, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00