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Compulsory Happiness

Norman Manea; Translated by Linda Coverdale

In cool, precise prose, and with an unerring sense of the absurd, the four novellas of Compulsory Happiness create a picture of everyday life in a grotesque police state, expressing terror and hope, fear and solidarity,...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $16.50

Absence of Mind

The Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of the Self

Marilynne Robinson

One of our best contemporary writers explores the tension between science and religion and reveals how our concept of mind determines how we understand and value human nature and human civilization In...

June 28, 2011, Paper, $16.50

Quantum Physics and Theology

An Unexpected Kinship

John Polkinghorne

One of today’s greatest thinkers ponders a surprising set of similarities between two important forms of the search for truth Despite the differences of their subject matter, science and theology...

February 19, 2008, Paper, $16.50

The Spirit of Zoroastrianism

Translated and edited by Prods Oktor Skjærvø

An introduction to the ideas and writings of Zoroastrianism, expertly translated, introduced, and edited by one of the world's foremost authorities on this religion Zoroastrianism is one of the world's...

February 7, 2012, Paper, $16.50

The Unknown Battle of Midway

The Destruction of the American Torpedo Squadrons

Alvin Kernan

What really happened at the famous Battle of Midway? A survivor sets the record straight."The clearest and most persuasive story of the Battle of Midway I have ever read or heard.”—Donald Kagan, Yale...

May 28, 2007, Paper, $16.50

The Computer and the Brain

Third Edition

John von Neumann; With a foreword by Ray Kurzweil

In this classic work, one of the greatest mathematicians of the twentieth century explores the analogies between computing machines and the living human brain. John von Neumann, whose many contributions to science, mathematics,...

August 28, 2012, Paper, $16.50

What Is Sport?

Roland Barthes; Translated by Richard Howard

A poetic meditation on professional sport by one of the major figures of twentieth-century French Literature and thought, published in an elegant paperback gift edition A little-known gem, the text...

October 28, 2007, Paper, $16.50

The Spirit of the Quakers

Selected and Introduced by Geoffrey Durham

An inspiring and enlightening introduction to Quakerism, the second title in the Yale University Press “The Spirit of . . .”series Who are the Quakers, what do they believe, and what do they...

November 16, 2010, Paper, $16.50

MI9

A History of the Secret Service for Escape and Evasion in World War Two

Helen Fry

A thrilling history of MI9—the WWII organization that engineered the escape of Allied forces from behind enemy lines“A fitting tribute to the hundreds of men and women who risked their lives in assisting...

November 16, 2021, Paper, $16.50

Cantonese Sounds and Tones

Parker Po-Fei Huang

March 11, 1969, Paper, $16.00

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