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A Closer Look: Conservation of Paintings

David Bomford; Updated by Jill Dunkerton and Martin Wyld

A Closer Look is the new series title for the updated and refreshed National Gallery Pocket Guide range. The series has been enhanced with a stronger format, attractive design, new photography, and additional...

August 11, 2009, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Still Life

Erika Langmuir

What is still life? We are familiar with the objects portrayed but have difficulty explaining the essence of this popular art form. Erika Langmuir examines the special fascination of still life, and what distinguishes it from...

May 3, 2011, Paper, $15.00

Rimbaud the Son

Pierre Michon; Translated by Jody Gladding and Elizabeth Deshays

A radiant work of fiction that illuminates the life and art of Rimbaud in a way that no biography couldRimbaud the Son, widely celebrated upon its publication in France, investigates the life of...

October 22, 2013, Paper, $15.00

Mozart's Third Brain

Göran Sonnevi; Translation, Preface, and Notes by Rika Lesser; Foreword by Rosanna Warren

One of the great poetic masterpieces of the past century, exquisitely translated from the Swedish. Winner of the 2006 Nordic Council’s Literature Prize, Swedish writer Göran Sonnevi is...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $15.00

Renaissance Treasures from the Edmond Foulc Collection

Jack Hinton; With a contribution by Alexandra Gauthier

A celebration of the exceptional collection of Renaissance art assembled by Edmond Foulc and its purchase by the Philadelphia Museum of Art In 1930, the Philadelphia Museum of Art acquired the collection of...

October 20, 2020, PB-with Flaps, $15.00

A Closer Look: Landscape

Erika Langmuir

Landscape is probably the most popular type of painting, but anyone who has ever been disappointed by vacation photographs knows how difficult it is to turn a view into a picture.  This book shows how artists in past...

May 8, 2018, Paper, $15.00

Masters and Servants

Pierre Michon; Translated, Illustrated, and with a New Introduction by Wyatt Mason

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October 22, 2013, PB-with Flaps, $15.00

Fabulous Monsters

Dracula, Alice, Superman, and Other Literary Friends

Alberto Manguel

“In art and words, a book lover honors the characters he can’t forget.”—New York Times Book Review An original look at how literary characters can transcend their books to guide our lives, by one of the...

October 20, 2020, Paper, $15.00

La Vida Doble

A Novel

Arturo Fontaine; Translated by Megan McDowell

A tale of violence, lofty ideals, and moral ambiguity, Fontaine’s best-selling novel is now available in a superb English translation Set in the darkest years of the Pinochet dictatorship, La Vida...

April 29, 2014, PB-with Flaps, $15.00

Bears

A Brief History

Bernd Brunner; Translated by Lori Lantz

A delightfully illustrated history of the complex relations between people and bears around the world This engaging book examines the shared history of people and bears. Hopscotching through history,...

December 2, 2008, Paper, $15.00

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