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I Live in the Slums


Can Xue; Translated from the Chinese by Karen Gernant and Chen Zeping

A major new collection of stories by one of the most exciting and creative voices in contemporary Chinese literature In Can Xue’s world the superficial is peeled away to reveal layers of depth and meaning....

May 19, 2020, Hardcover, $26.00

Flights of Passage

An Illustrated Natural History of Bird Migration

Mike Unwin and David Tipling

A visually stunning, photographically driven celebration of bird migration—one of the great marvels of the natural world The vast transcontinental journeys made every year by millions of feathered migrants...

May 19, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

About Time

Fashion and Duration

Andrew Bolton; With a contribution by Michael Cunningham

Traces fashions from 1870 to the present along a conceptual, disruptive, and nontraditional timeline of fashion history Fashion not only reflects and represents the spirit of the times, it also changes and...

May 19, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

Lie Machines

How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives

Philip N. Howard

Technology is breaking politics – what can be done about it?   Artificially intelligent “bot” accounts attack politicians and public figures on social media. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news sites to...

May 19, 2020, Hardcover, $26.00

Monet and Chicago

Gloria Groom; With an essay by Adam Gopnik

A rich and unprecedented exploration of Chicago’s embrace of Claude Monet’s modernism In 1903, the Art Institute of Chicago became the first American museum to buy a painting by Claude Monet (1840–1926),...

May 19, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $25.00

The Lions' Den

Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky

Susie Linfield

A lively intellectual history that explores how prominent midcentury public intellectuals approached Zionism and then the State of Israel itself and its conflicts with the Arab world In this lively...

May 19, 2020, Paper, $20.00

The Jews of Eighteenth-Century Jamaica

A Testamentary History of a Diaspora in Transition

Stanley Mirvis

An in-depth look at the Portuguese Jews of Jamaica and their connections to broader European and Atlantic trade networks Based on last wills and testaments composed by Jamaican Jews between 1673 and 1815,...

May 18, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

Eloquent Bodies

Movement, Expression, and the Human Figure in Gothic Sculpture

Jacqueline E. Jung

A radical reassessment of the role of movement, emotion, and the viewing experience in Gothic sculpture Gothic cathedrals in northern Europe dazzle visitors with arrays of sculpted saints, angels, and noble...

May 12, 2020, Hardcover, $75.00

A Schoolmaster's War

Harry Ree - A British Agent in the French Resistance

Edited by Jonathan Ree

The wartime adventures of the legendary SOE agent Harry Rée, told in his own words A school teacher at the start of the war, Harry Rée renounced his former pacifism with the fall of France in 1940. He was...

May 8, 2020, Hardcover, $22.00

Building a New New World

Amerikanizm in Russian Architecture

Jean-Louis Cohen

An essential exploration of how Russian ideas about the United States shaped architecture and urban design from the czarist era to the fall of the U.S.S.R. Idealized representations of America, as both an...

May 5, 2020, Paper, $40.00