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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

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

The Iceman Cometh

Eugene O'Neill; With a Foreword by Harold Bloom

Eugene O’Neill was the first American playwright to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. He completed The Iceman Cometh in 1939, but he delayed production until after the war, when it enjoyed a long run of performances...

August 28, 2006, 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

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

The Ingenious Gentleman and Poet Federico García Lorca Ascends to Hell

Carlos Rojas; Translated by Edith Grossman

A modern Spanish masterpiece by one of the most extraordinary novelists of our time In Carlos Rojas’s imaginative novel, the Spanish poet Federico García Lorca, murdered by Francoist rebels in August...

April 29, 2014, 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

Nobility of Spirit

A Forgotten Ideal

Rob Riemen; Translated by Marjolijn de Jager

An impassioned call to restore the conditions of freedom and human dignity, ideals our civilization seems to have lost In the pages of this slim, powerful book Rob Riemen argues with passion...

September 29, 2009, PB-with Flaps, $13.00

The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big Bang to the advent of human civilization With wonder, wit, and flair—and in...

November 14, 2017, Paper, $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

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