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Leon Trotsky

A Revolutionary's Life

Joshua Rubenstein

A clear-eyed exploration of the career of Leon Trotsky, the tragic hero who “dreamed of justice and then wreaked havoc,” by a leading expert on human rights and the former Soviet Union Born Lev Davidovich...

September 24, 2013, Paper, $16.00

Desirable Body

Hubert Haddad; Translated from the French by Alyson Waters

A medical mystery/fantasy/love story that delves deeply into the nature of consciousness while raising many of the ethical and existential issues facing scientists today A contemporary Frankenstein...

August 21, 2018, PB-with Flaps, $16.00

Free Speech on Campus

Erwin Chemerinsky and Howard Gillman; With a New Preface

Can free speech coexist with an inclusive campus environment? Hardly a week goes by without another controversy over free speech on college campuses. On one side, there are increased demands to censor...

August 21, 2018, Paper, $16.00


St. Thomas More; Edited by

"It is an immense work of painstaking erudition, and will undoubtedly be the standard text for this generation."—Times Literary Supplement"Both the completeness of this volume and the care...

September 10, 1964, Paper, $16.00

Such Fine Boys

Patrick Modiano; Translated from the French by Mark Polizzotti; Foreword by J. M. G. Le Clézio

Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano’s spellbinding tale of adolescent schoolmates and the vicissitudes of fate As a boarding school student in the early 1960s, Patrick Modiano lived among the troubled teenage...

August 29, 2017, PB-with Flaps, $16.00

How to Read Literature

Terry Eagleton

A literary master’s entertaining guide to reading with deeper insight, better understanding, and greater pleasure   “Part of the fun of the book is the way in which Eagleton prompts, provokes and at times...

September 24, 2019, Paper, $16.00

Rav Kook

Mystic in a Time of Revolution

Yehudah Mirsky

The life and thought of a forceful figure in Israel’s religious and political life Rav Abraham Isaac Kook (1865–1935) was one of the most influential—and controversial—rabbis of the twentieth century. A...

September 10, 2019, Paper, $16.00

The Theory That Would Not Die

How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy

Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

A vivid account of the generations-long dispute over one of the greatest breakthroughs in the history of applied mathematics and statistics Bayes' rule appears to be a straightforward, one-line theorem:...

September 25, 2012, Paper, $16.00

Emma Goldman

Revolution as a Way of Life

Vivian Gornick

A vibrant, deeply human portrait of a woman dedicated to fierce protest against the tyranny of institutions over individuals, by the celebrated authorEmma Goldman is the story of a modern radical...

September 24, 2013, Paper, $16.00

The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs

Greil Marcus

One of our finest critics gives us an altogether original history of rock ’n’ roll Unlike all previous versions of rock ’n’ roll history, this book omits almost every iconic performer and ignores the...

September 15, 2015, PB-with Flaps, $16.00