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Rhyme's Reason

A Guide to English Verse
Fourth Edition

John Hollander; Foreword by J. D. McClatchy; Afterword by Richard Wilbur

In this classic text, the distinguished poet and critic John Hollander surveys the schemes, patterns, and forms of English verse, illustrating each variation with an original and witty self-descriptive example. In new essays...

September 30, 2014, Paper, $14.00

The Virus in the Age of Madness

Bernard-Henri Levy

A trenchant look at how the coronavirus reveals the dangerous fault lines of contemporary society As seen on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS: “A stirring alarm addressed to an unsettled world.” (Kirkus Reviews)

July 28, 2020, Paper, $14.00

That One Should Disdain Hardships

The Teachings of a Roman Stoic

Musonius Rufus; Translated by Cora E. Lutz; Introduction by Gretchen Reydams-Schils

Perennial wisdom from one of history’s most important but lesser-known Stoic teachers  “He knew that all a philosopher could do was respond well—bravely, boldly, patiently—to what life threw at us. That...

October 12, 2021, Paper, $14.00

Roman Architecture

A Visual Guide

Diana E. E. Kleiner

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January 14, 2014, e-book, $13.99

Fuenteovejuna

Lope de Vega; Translated by G. J. Racz; With an Introduction by Roberto González Echevarría

Lope de Vega’s masterpiece, a classic play of the Spanish Golden Age, in a vibrant new translation Lope de Vega “single-handedly created the Spanish national theatre,” writes Roberto González Echevarría in...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $13.95

Celestina

Fernando de Rojas; Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden; Edited and with an Introduction by Roberto González Echevarría

The first European novel, exquisitely translated by Margaret Sayers Peden A timeless story of love, morality, and tragedy, Fernando de Rojas’s Celestina is a classic of Spanish...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $13.95

Life in the Treetops

Adventures of a Woman in Field Biology

Margaret Lowman; Foreword by Robert D. Ballard

Forest canopies have been characterized as one of the last biotic frontiers on Earth: tree crowns have been difficult to study scientifically because access to them has been so challenging. During the past two decades,...

August 11, 2000, Paper, $13.95

God and Philosophy

Étienne Gilson; With a new foreword by Jaroslav Pelikan

In this classic work, the eminent Catholic philosopher Étienne Gilson deals with one of the most important and perplexing metaphysical problems: the relation between our notion of God and demonstrations of his existence....

February 8, 2002, Paper, $13.95

Science Since Babylon

Enlarged Edition

Derek J. deSolla Price

An eye-opening work for anyone concerned with the humanistic understanding of science "Enlightening reading for the scientist and non-scientist alike."—Times Educational Supplement

September 10, 1975, Paper, $13.00

Almost Everyone's Guide to Science

The Universe, Life and Everything

John Gribbin

This fascinating book is a guide for the perplexed—those who are interested in science but are scared off by the technical detail. John Gribbin, an award-winning writer, now stands back from the details and offers us a broad...

August 11, 2000, Paper, $13.00

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