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Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages

Umberto Eco; Translated by Hugh Bredin

In this authoritative, lively book, the celebrated Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco presents a learned summary of medieval aesthetic ideas. Juxtaposing theology and science, poetry and mysticism, Eco explores the...

February 8, 2002, Paper, $12.95

A Moon for the Misbegotten

Eugene O'Neill; With an Introduction by Stephen A. Black

A new, affordable paperback edition of one O’Neill’s late masterpieces Eugene O’Neill’s last completed play, A Moon for the Misbegotten is a sequel to his autobiographical Long Day’s Journey Into...

August 28, 2006, Paper, $12.95

The Iceman Cometh

Eugene O'Neill; With a Foreword by Harold Bloom

"We live and die, in the spirit, in solitude, and the true strength of Iceman is its intense dramatic exemplification of that somber reality. . . . Life, in Iceman, is what it is in Schopenhauer: illusion."...

August 28, 2006, Paper, $12.95

Jane Austen

A Brief Life

Fiona Stafford

Every devoted reader feels that, in some way, they know Jane Austen. But how can we make sense of her extraordinary achievements? At a time when most women received so little formal education and none could obtain a place at...

July 25, 2017, PB-with Flaps, $12.95

Winter Mythologies and Abbots

Pierre Michon; Translated by Ann Jefferson

Michon’s exquisite short narratives transport us to the heart of the Middle Ages as witnesses to the double-edged power of belief This welcome volume brings to English-language readers two beautifully...

March 25, 2014, PB-with Flaps, $13.00

The Origin of the World

Pierre Michon; Translated and with a New Introduction by Wyatt Mason; With an Afterword by Roger Shattuck

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October 22, 2013, PB-with Flaps, $13.00

Severina

Rodrigo Rey Rosa; Translated by Chris Andrews

A new translation of the Guatemalan author whom Roberto Bolaño called “the most rigorous writer of my generation, the most transparent…the most luminous of all.” “Right from the start I picked her for a...

February 25, 2014, PB-with Flaps, $13.00

Science Since Babylon

Enlarged Edition

Derek J. deSolla Price

Professor Price has enlarged his widely known and influential study of science and the humanities to include much new material, extraordinarily broad in its range: from ancient automata, talismans and symbols, to the...

September 10, 1975, Paper, $13.00

Almost Everyone's Guide to Science

The Universe, Life and Everything

John Gribbin

This fascinating book is a guide for the perplexed—those who are interested in science but are scared off by the technical detail. John Gribbin, an award-winning writer, now stands back from the details and offers us a broad...

August 11, 2000, Paper, $13.00

The African Shore

Rodrigo Rey Rosa; Translated by Jeffrey Gray

A riveting and highly praised novel by Guatemala’s leading writer of fiction, now in English for the first time In the vein of the writings of Paul Bowles, Paul Theroux, and V. S. Naipaul, The African...

October 22, 2013, PB-with Flaps, $13.00

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