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The Corpse Washer

Sinan Antoon; Translated from the Arabic by the author

Acclaimed and celebrated in the Arab world for its vivid portrait of Iraq, this heartbreaking novel confronts the war-torn nation’s horrifying recent history Young Jawad, born to a traditional Shi'ite family...

July 29, 2014, 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

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...

October 26, 2021, Paper, $13.00

Interpreting Lacan

Edited by Joseph H. Smith and William Kerrigan

To assimilate a writer as allusive as Lacan is to enter into an entire culture.  However firm their grounding in Freud, readers of Lacan must learn to rethink psychoanalysis with a speculative breadth sometimes...

March 18, 1987, Cloth, $12.95

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

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

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

Jane Austen

A Brief Life

Fiona Stafford

An elegant and accessible introduction to the life and works of one of England's greatest and most popular novelists"I want to salute Fiona Stafford's brilliant [book]. . . . It tells one all one needs...

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

The Phonology and Morphology of Ulu Muar Malay

Rufus S. Hendon

July 27, 2010, Paper, $12.00

Bruce Nauman: Topological Gardens

Installation Views

Organized by Carlos Basualdo and Erica F. Battle; Text by Carlos Basualdo; Photography by Michele Lamanna

Winner of the Golden Lion for the Best National Participation at the 53rd International Art Exhibition—La Biennale di Venezia, the exhibition Bruce Nauman: Topological Gardens is celebrated in this photographic...

March 31, 2010, Paper, $12.00

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