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Hogarth to Turner

British Painting

Louise Govier

This book traces some key developments in British 18th- and 19th-century painting, focusing in particular on the outstanding portraits and landscapes in the National Gallery’s collection. Compare what rival portrait painters...

June 1, 2010, Paper, $15.00

Yitzhak Rabin

Soldier, Leader, Statesman

Itamar Rabinovich

An insider’s perspective on the life and influence of Israel’s first native-born prime minister, his bold peace initiatives, and his tragic assassination More than two decades have passed since prime...

March 6, 2018, Paper, $15.00

Brutus

The Noble Conspirator

Kathryn Tempest

A compelling new portrait of Marcus Brutus delves behind the ancient evidence to set aside the myths that surround the ancient world’s most famous assassin Conspirator and assassin, philosopher and...

October 28, 2019, Paper, $15.00

June 1941

Hitler and Stalin

John Lukacs

A masterful account, culminating in the fateful days before the most decisive event of World War II: Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union This brilliant new work by the author of the best-selling...

July 28, 2007, Paper, $15.00

An American Experiment

George Bellows and the Ashcan Painters

David Peters Corbett; With contributions by Katherine Bourguignon and Christopher Riopelle

In the first decades of the 20th century, George Bellows and other painters of the Ashcan School, a loosely connected group of gritty, urban realists, created images of the city from street level. Following older artist Robert...

March 29, 2011, PB-with Flaps, $15.00

Joe DiMaggio

The Long Vigil

Jerome Charyn

This riveting study of Joe DiMaggio offers a more sympathetic look at his life beyond the baseball field, a reversal of how the legendary sports icon has been portrayed in recent years As the New York...

April 24, 2012, Paper, $15.00

It's Complicated

The Social Lives of Networked Teens

danah boyd

“boyd’s new book is layered and smart . . . It’s Complicated will update your mind.”—Alissa Quart, New York Times Book Review  “A fascinating, well-researched and (mostly) reassuring look...

February 24, 2015, Paper, $15.00

The Great Agnostic

Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought

Susan Jacoby

A biography that restores America’s foremost nineteenth-century champion of reason and secularism to our still contested twenty-first-century public square During the Gilded Age, which saw the dawn of...

February 25, 2014, Paper, $15.00

Becoming Freud

The Making of a Psychoanalyst

Adam Phillips

From one of the world’s foremost authorities on Sigmund Freud comes a strikingly original biography of the father of psychoanalysisBecoming Freud is the story of the young Freud—Freud up until the...

March 22, 2016, Paper, $15.00

Culture

Terry Eagleton

One of our most brilliant minds offers a sweeping intellectual history that argues for the reclamation of culture’s value Culture is a defining aspect of what it means to be human. Defining culture and...

February 27, 2018, Paper, $15.00

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