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The Most Good You Can Do

How Effective Altruism Is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically

Peter Singer

From the ethicist the New Yorker calls “the most influential living philosopher,” a new way of thinking about living ethically Peter Singer’s books and ideas have been disturbing our complacency ever...

July 5, 2016, Paper, $16.00

Sundays in August

Patrick Modiano; Translated from the French by Damion Searls

From beloved storyteller and Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano, a masterly and gripping crime novel set in picturesque Nice on the French Riviera Stolen jewels, black markets, hired guns, crossed lovers,...

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

Void

The Strange Physics of Nothing

James Owen Weatherall

The rising star author of The Physics of Wall Street explores why “nothing” may hold the key to the next era of theoretical physics James Owen Weatherall’s previous book, The Physics of Wall...

September 19, 2017, Paper, $16.00

Family Record

Patrick Modiano; Translated from the French by Mark Polizzotti

An enthralling reflection on the ways that family history influences identity, from the 2014 Nobel laureate for literature A mix of autobiography and lucid invention, this highly personal work offers a...

September 24, 2019, PB-with Flaps, $16.00

A Short History of Ireland, 1500-2000

John Gibney

A brisk, concise, and readable overview of Irish history from the Protestant Reformation to the dawn of the twenty-first century Five centuries of Irish history are explored in this informative and...

March 12, 2019, Paper, $16.00

Twilight of the Elites

Prosperity, the Periphery, and the Future of France

Christophe Guilluy; Translated from the French by Malcolm DeBevoise; With a New Preface

A passionate account of how the gulf between France’s metropolitan elites and its working classes are tearing the country apart   Christophe Guilluy, a French geographer, makes the case that France...

January 7, 2020, Paper, $16.00

Harvey Milk

His Lives and Death

Lillian Faderman

A lively and engaging biography of the first openly gay man elected to public office in the United States, a man fiercely committed to protecting all minorities Harvey Milk—eloquent, charismatic, and a...

September 10, 2019, Paper, $16.00

The Lessons of Tragedy

Statecraft and World Order

Hal Brands and Charles Edel

An eloquent call to draw on the lessons of the past to address current threats to international order The ancient Greeks hard-wired a tragic sensibility into their culture. By looking disaster squarely in...

February 18, 2020, Paper, $16.00

Liberty in the Things of God

The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom

Robert Louis Wilken

From one of the leading historians of Christianity comes this sweeping reassessment of religious freedom, from the church fathers to John Locke   In the ancient world Christian apologists wrote in defense...

February 23, 2021, Paper, $16.00

Mathematics for Human Flourishing

Francis Su; With Reflections by Christopher Jackson

“The ancient Greeks argued that the best life was filled with beauty, truth, justice, play and love. The mathematician Francis Su knows just where to find them.”—Kevin Hartnett, Quanta Magazine...

February 2, 2021, Paper, $16.00

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