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The Art of Solitude

Stephen Batchelor

When world renowned Buddhist writer Stephen Batchelor turned sixty, he took a sabbatical from his teaching and turned his attention to solitude, a practice integral to the meditative traditions he has long studied and taught....

February 18, 2020, Hardcover, $23.00

Eileen Gray, Designer and Architect

An Alternative History
Edited by Cloe Pitiot and Nina Stritzler-Levine

Eileen Gray (1878–1976) was a brilliant designer and architect who navigated numerous literary and artistic circles over the course of her life. This handsome volume chronicles Gray’s career as a designer, architect, painter,...

February 18, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

The Lessons of Tragedy

Statecraft and World Order
Hal Brands and Charles Edel

An eloquent call to draw on the lessons of the past to address current threats to international order The ancient Greeks hard-wired a tragic sensibility into their culture. By looking disaster squarely in...

February 18, 2020, Paper, $16.00


The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy
William A. Galston; With a New Preface

The Great Recession, institutional dysfunction, a growing divide between urban and rural prospects, and failed efforts to effectively address immigration have paved the way for a populist backlash that disrupts the postwar...

February 18, 2020, Paper, $18.00

Ben Hecht

Fighting Words, Moving Pictures
Adina Hoffman

A vibrant portrait of one of the most accomplished and prolific American screenwriters, by an award-winning biographer and essayistHe was, according to Pauline Kael, “the greatest American screenwriter.” Jean...

February 18, 2020, Paper, $15.00

They Were Her Property

White Women as Slave Owners in the American South
Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers

A bold and searing investigation into the role of white women in the American slave economy   Bridging women’s history, the history of the South, and African American history, this book makes a bold...

February 18, 2020, Paper, $18.00

The Misinformation Age

How False Beliefs Spread
Cailin O’Connor and James Owen Weatherall

The social dynamics of “alternative facts”: why what you believe depends on who you know Why should we care about having true beliefs? And why do demonstrably false beliefs persist and spread despite bad,...

February 18, 2020, Paper, $16.00

S.M.A.K. Highlights for a Future

The Collection
Edited by Philippe Van Cauteren; With contributions by Philippe Van Cauteren, Thibaut Verhoeven, Iris Paschalidis, and Richard Armstrong

The Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (translated as the Municipal Museum for Contemporary Art and commonly abbreviated as S.M.A.K.), located in Ghent, Belgium, has quickly established a reputation for both a superlative...

February 11, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

Learning Science

The Value of Crafting Engagement in Science Environments
Barbara Schneider, Joseph Krajcik, Jari Lavonen, and Katariina Salmela-Aro; With a Foreword by Margaret J. Geller

Countries around the world are experiencing a decline in science engagement, especially among minority groups, which ultimately can affect their pathway into STEM careers. One attempt to address this dilemma is a $3.6 million...

February 11, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $30.00

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...

February 11, 2020, Paper, $40.00