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Dr. Beach’s Survival Guide

What You Need to Know About Sharks, Rip Currents, & More Before Going in the Water

Stephen P. Leatherman

For every beachgoer, a book filled with surprising information about how to avoid dangers both large and small while at the beach Here, from the nation’s most renowned beach expert, is the first complete...

April 10, 2003, Paper, $9.95

Cornelia Parker

The Roof Garden Commission

Beatrice Galilee and Sheena Wagstaff

Turner Prize–nominated British artist Cornelia Parker (b. 1956) is well known for her large-scale, site-specific installations.  Her work has been featured in many solo exhibitions and is included in collections around the...

May 10, 2016, PB with Poster Jacket, $9.95

Adrián Villar Rojas

The Roof Garden Commission: The Theater of Disappearance

Beatrice Galilee and Adrián Villar Rojas

Known for his ephemeral, interconnected installations and monumental sculpture, Argentinian artist Adrián Villar Rojas (b. 1980) transformed The Met Roof into an immersive banquet scene for the 2017 Roof Garden Commission. ...

April 25, 2017, PB with Poster Jacket, $9.95

Baby Ikki at the Museum

Michael Smith

Michael Smith (b. 1951) is known for his groundbreaking work in performance art as well as his immersive mixed media installations. Since 1979, the majority of his work has centered on his extraordinarily prescient and...

March 27, 2012, HC - Paper over Board, $9.95

Alicja Kwade, ParaPivot

The Roof Garden Commission

Kelly Baum and Sheena Wagstaff

A book that documents Alicja Kwade’s 2019 Roof Garden commission at The Met—large-scale sculptures that reference celestial bodies Contemporary artist Alicja Kwade (b. 1979) has received international...

May 28, 2019, PB with Poster Jacket, $9.95

The Heroic Slave

A Cultural and Critical Edition

Frederick Douglass; Edited by Robert S. Levine, John Stauffer, and John R. McKivigan

First published nearly a decade prior to the Civil War, The Heroic Slave is the only fictional work by abolitionist, orator, author, and social reformer Frederick Douglass, himself a former slave. It is inspired by the...

March 24, 2015, Paper, $9.95

What May Come

The Taller de Gráfica Popular and the Mexican Political Print

Diane Miliotes

Established in Mexico City in 1937, the Taller de Gráfica Popular (Popular Graphic Art Workshop) sought to create prints, posters, and illustrated publications that were popular and affordable, accessible and politically...

August 19, 2014, Paper, $9.95

Huma Bhabha: We Come in Peace

The Roof Garden Commission

Shanay Jhaveri, Ed Halter, and Sheena Wagstaff

A compact volume that illuminates the work of Huma Bhabha and chronicles her piece for the 2018 Met Roof Garden commission Often described as “post apocalyptic,” the work of Pakistani sculptor Huma Bhabha ...

May 8, 2018, PB with Poster Jacket, $9.95

Belief in God in an Age of Science

John Polkinghorne

John Polkinghorne brings unique qualifications to his exploration of the possibilities of believing in God in an age of science: he is internationally known as a theoretical physicist and as a theologian. In this thought...

February 8, 2003, Paper, $9.95

A Guide to Philosophy in Six Hours and Fifteen Minutes

Witold Gombrowicz; Translated by Benjamin Ivry

In a small literary gem full of sardonic wit, brilliant insights, and provocative criticism Witold Gombrowicz discusses Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Sartre, and Heidegger in six "one-hour" essays—and addresses...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $9.95

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