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Two Lives

Gertrude and Alice

Janet Malcolm

Winner of the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography: the story of the mystifying relationship between the brilliant and affable Gertrude Stein and her brooding companion, Alice B. Toklas...

September 16, 2008, Paper, $13.00

Voices of the Lost

A Novel

Hoda Barakat; Translated from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth

Winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, this novel weaves together a series of devastating confessions about life in contemporary Arab society“Barakat isn't writing about ‘the immigrant.’...

March 2, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $13.00

The Dregs of the Day

Máirtín Ó Cadhain; Translated from the Irish by Alan Titley

A riveting English translation the Irish classic tale of heartache, death, and loneliness by the beloved author of The Dirty Dust The final published work by the renowned Máirtín Ó Cadhain, this...

September 24, 2019, PB-with Flaps, $13.00

American Contagions

Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19

John Fabian Witt

A concise history of how American law has shaped—and been shaped by—the experience of contagion, "taking us from the smallpox outbreaks of the colonies to COVID-19. . . . The conclusion [Witt] arrives at is devastating." (Jennifer...

November 23, 2021, Paper, $13.00

Fuenteovejuna

Lope de Vega; Translated by G. J. Racz; With an Introduction by Roberto González Echevarría

Lope de Vega’s masterpiece, a classic play of the Spanish Golden Age, in a vibrant new translation Lope de Vega “single-handedly created the Spanish national theatre,” writes Roberto González Echevarría in...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $13.95

Life in the Treetops

Adventures of a Woman in Field Biology

Margaret Lowman; Foreword by Robert D. Ballard

Forest canopies have been characterized as one of the last biotic frontiers on Earth: tree crowns have been difficult to study scientifically because access to them has been so challenging. During the past two decades,...

August 11, 2000, Paper, $13.95

God and Philosophy

Étienne Gilson; With a new foreword by Jaroslav Pelikan

In this classic work, the eminent Catholic philosopher Étienne Gilson deals with one of the most important and perplexing metaphysical problems: the relation between our notion of God and demonstrations of his existence....

February 8, 2002, Paper, $13.95

Celestina

Fernando de Rojas; Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden; Edited and with an Introduction by Roberto González Echevarría

The first European novel, exquisitely translated by Margaret Sayers Peden A timeless story of love, morality, and tragedy, Fernando de Rojas’s Celestina is a classic of Spanish...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $13.95

Roman Architecture

A Visual Guide

Diana E. E. Kleiner

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January 14, 2014, e-book, $13.99

The Hamburger

A History

Josh Ozersky

America has run on hamburgers for almost a century. This is the story of their sizzle and their symbolism, where they came from and how they conquered the world. What do Americans think of when they think...

May 26, 2009, Paper, $14.00

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