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Alicja Kwade, ParaPivot

The Roof Garden Commission

Kelly Baum and Sheena Wagstaff

A book that documents Alicja Kwade’s 2019 Roof Garden commission at The Met—large-scale sculptures that reference celestial bodies Contemporary artist Alicja Kwade (b. 1979) has received international...

May 28, 2019, PB with Poster Jacket, $9.95

Cornelia Parker

The Roof Garden Commission

Beatrice Galilee and Sheena Wagstaff

Turner Prize–nominated British artist Cornelia Parker (b. 1956) is well known for her large-scale, site-specific installations.  Her work has been featured in many solo exhibitions and is included in collections around the...

May 10, 2016, PB with Poster Jacket, $9.95

Belief in God in an Age of Science

John Polkinghorne

John Polkinghorne brings unique qualifications to his exploration of the possibilities of believing in God in an age of science: he is internationally known as a theoretical physicist and as a theologian. In this thought...

February 8, 2003, Paper, $9.95

What May Come

The Taller de Gráfica Popular and the Mexican Political Print

Diane Miliotes

Established in Mexico City in 1937, the Taller de Gráfica Popular (Popular Graphic Art Workshop) sought to create prints, posters, and illustrated publications that were popular and affordable, accessible and politically...

August 19, 2014, Paper, $9.95

Huma Bhabha: We Come in Peace

The Roof Garden Commission

Shanay Jhaveri, Ed Halter, and Sheena Wagstaff

A compact volume that illuminates the work of Huma Bhabha and chronicles her piece for the 2018 Met Roof Garden commission Often described as “post apocalyptic,” the work of Pakistani sculptor Huma Bhabha ...

May 8, 2018, PB with Poster Jacket, $9.95

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Karl Ove Knausgaard; Translated from the Norwegian by Ingvild Burkey

The second book in the Why I Write series provides generous insight into the creative process of the award-winning Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard “Why I Write” may prove to be the most...

September 10, 2019, PB-with Flaps, $9.95

Alex Da Corte, As Long as the Sun Lasts

The Roof Garden Commission

Shanay Jhaveri, Jack Halberstam, and Sheena Wagstaff

An engaging exploration of multidisciplinary artist Alex Da Corte’s site-specific 2021 installation on The Met’s Roof Garden Known for his use of familiar objects, icons, and brands in surprising and surreal...

May 25, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $9.95

Walden

Henry D. Thoreau; Edited and with an Afterword by Jeffrey S. Cramer; Introduction by Denis Donoghue

"The most accurate and readable text of Thoreau's masterpiece."—Joel Porte, author of Consciousness and Culture: Emerson and Thoreau Reviewed This handsome, affordable paperback edition of

May 11, 2006, Paper, $9.95

A Guide to Philosophy in Six Hours and Fifteen Minutes

Witold Gombrowicz; Translated by Benjamin Ivry

In a small literary gem full of sardonic wit, brilliant insights, and provocative criticism Witold Gombrowicz discusses Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Sartre, and Heidegger in six "one-hour" essays—and addresses...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $9.95

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Written by Himself
Critical Edition

Frederick Douglass; Edited by John R. McKivigan, Peter P. Hinks, and Heather L. Kaufman

One of the most influential literary documents in American and African American history, now available in a critical edition“This edition is the most valuable teaching tool on slavery and abolition...

October 25, 2016, Paper, $9.95

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