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How to Find a Higgs Boson—and Other Big Mysteries in the World of the Very Small

Ivo van Vulpen; Translated from the Dutch by David McKay

How did physicists combine talent and technology to discover the Higgs boson, the last piece in our inventory of the subatomic world? How did the Higgs change our understanding of the universe? And now, nearly a decade after...

February 18, 2020, Hardcover, $28.00

Vida Americana

Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, 1925–1945
Edited by Barbara Haskell; With contributions by Mark A. Castro, Dafne Cruz Porchini, Renato González Mello, Marcela Guerrero, Andrew Hemingway, Anna Indych-López, Michael K. Schuessler, Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, ShiPu Wang, and James Wechsler

The first half of the 20th century saw prolific cultural exchange between the United States and Mexico, as artists and intellectuals traversed the countries’ shared border in both directions. For U.S. artists, Mexico’s...

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


Different by Design
Sarah Schleuning; With conversations with Ini Archibong, Matt Checkowski, Misha Kahn, Steven Ladd, William Ladd, Laurie Haycock Makela, Sarah Schleuning, and Yuri Suzuki

This catalogue pioneers a new approach to the art museum exhibition, using the power of design to explore how we experience the world through our varied senses. Six international design teams have collaborated with leading...

February 18, 2020, Cloth over Board, $50.00

The Fragile Middle Class

Americans in Debt
Teresa A. Sullivan, Elizabeth Warren, and Jay Lawrence Westbrook

In this classic analysis of hard-pressed families, the authors discover that financial stability for many middle-class Americans is all too fragile. The authors consider the changing cultural and economic factors that...

February 18, 2020, Paper, $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...

February 11, 2020, Paper, $40.00

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

This book tells the story of a $3.6 million research project funded by the National Science Foundation aimed at increasing scientific literacy and addressing global concerns of declining science engagement. Studying dozens of...

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

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

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

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