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Churchill: Visionary. Statesman. Historian.

John Lukacs

A clear-eyed view of Winston Churchill, the workings of his historical imagination, and his successes and failures as a statesman, by the celebrated historian of World War II and best-selling author of Five...

April 10, 2004, Paper, $15.00

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

Mozart's Third Brain

Göran Sonnevi; Translation, Preface, and Notes by Rika Lesser; Foreword by Rosanna Warren

One of the great poetic masterpieces of the past century, exquisitely translated from the Swedish. Winner of the 2006 Nordic Council’s Literature Prize, Swedish writer Göran Sonnevi is...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $15.00

Oblivion or Glory

1921 and the Making of Winston Churchill

David Stafford

An engaging and original account of 1921, a pivotal year for Churchill that had a lasting impact on his political and personal legacy“Important . . . Its power lies in a vivid re-creation not only of...

January 12, 2021, Paper, $15.00

Michael Landy

Saints Alive

Colin Wiggins; With Richard Cork and Jennifer Sliwka

British artist Michael Landy (b. 1963) is known primarily as an installation artist. His work, along with others associated with the Young British Artists (YBAs), was first catapulted to the world spotlight when it was...

August 20, 2013, Paper, $15.00

June 1941

Hitler and Stalin

John Lukacs

A masterful account, culminating in the fateful days before the most decisive event of World War II: Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union This brilliant new work by the author of the best-selling...

July 28, 2007, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Pictorial Space

Nicholas Penny

For more than six centuries, European painters have been ambitious to depict objects as if they possessed volume, placing them in a space that seems equivalent to the real space of our world. This “fiction” was central to the...

September 26, 2017, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Still Life

Erika Langmuir

What is still life? We are familiar with the objects portrayed but have difficulty explaining the essence of this popular art form. Erika Langmuir examines the special fascination of still life, and what distinguishes it from...

May 3, 2011, Paper, $15.00

Rome and Rhetoric

Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

Garry Wills

A many-faceted examination of how Shakespeare brought Rome alive for his readers through a masterful manipulation of ancient rhetoric Renaissance plays and poetry in England were saturated with the...

January 29, 2013, Paper, $15.00

The Spirit of the Buddha

Martine Batchelor

In this slim, enlightening volume, internationally recognized Buddhist teacher Martine Batchelor presents the basic tenets and teachings of the Buddha through a selection of essential texts from the Pali canon, the earliest...

July 27, 2010, Paper, $15.00

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