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A Child of the Century

Ben Hecht; With an Introduction by David Denby

Ben Hecht’s critically acclaimed autobiographical memoir, first published in 1954, offers incomparably pungent evocations of Chicago in the 1910s and 1920s, Hollywood in the 1930s, and New York during the Second World War and...

February 11, 2020, Paper, $25.00

A Choreographer’s Score

Fase, Rosas danst Rosas, Elena's Aria, Bartók
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Bojana Cvejic

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker is one of the most prominent choreographers in contemporary dance. Her 1982 debut with Fase immediately attracted the attention of the international dance scene; since then, De Keersmaeker...

February 4, 2020, Paper, $30.00

Calamity

The Many Lives of Calamity Jane
Karen Jones

Martha Jane Canary, popularly known as Calamity Jane, was the pistol packing rootin’ tootin’ ‘lady wildcat’ of the American West. Brave and resourceful, she held her own with the men of America’s most colourful era and became...

February 4, 2020, Hardcover, $28.00

Arabs

A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires
Tim Mackintosh-Smith

A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes that explores the role of language as a cultural touchstone This kaleidoscopic book covers almost 3,000 years of Arab history and shines a...

February 4, 2020, Paper, $18.99

First Responders

Inside the U.S. Strategy for Fighting the 2007-2009 Global Financial Crisis
Edited by Ben S. Bernanke, Timothy F. Geithner, and Henry M. Paulson, Jr., with J. Nellie Liang

In 2008, the world’s financial system stood on the brink of disaster. The United States faced an unprecedented crisis when the investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, setting off a global panic. Faced with the prospect of...

February 4, 2020, Hardcover, $37.50

The Perilous Texas Adventures of Mark Dion

Mark Dion and Margaret C. Adler

Renowned artist Mark Dion (b. 1961) has a deep passion for history and the natural world. His installations mine the materials of the past to level an institutional critique in the present. Evoking the grand expeditionary...

February 4, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

Election Meltdown

Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy
Richard L. Hasen

As the 2020 presidential campaign begins to take shape, there is widespread distrust of the fairness and accuracy of American elections. In this timely and accessible book, Richard L. Hasen uses riveting stories illustrating...

February 4, 2020, Hardcover, $27.50

Amritsar 1919

An Empire of Fear and the Making of a Massacre
Kim A. Wagner

A powerful reassessment of a seminal moment in the history of India and the British Empire—the Amritsar Massacre—to mark its 100th anniversary The Amritsar Massacre of 1919 was a seminal moment in the...

February 4, 2020, Paper, $18.00

Bill Brandt | Henry Moore

Edited by Martina Droth and Paul Messier

“The camera,” said Orson Welles, “is a medium via which messages reach us from another world.” It was the camera and the circumstances of the Second World War that first brought together Henry Moore (1898–1986) and Bill...

February 4, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

Economists

Photographs by Mariana Cook; Edited with an Introduction by Robert M. Solow

Providing illuminating profiles of ninety of the world’s most prominent economists—from Nobel Prize winners and former Federal Reserve Chairs to young scholars charting the future of the field—this stunning volume pairs full...

February 3, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

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