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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

David Hume on Morals, Politics, and Society

David Hume; Edited by Angela Coventry and Andrew Valls; With an Introduction by Andrew Valls; With Essays by Mark G. Spencer, Elizabeth S. Radcliffe, Frederick G. Whelan, and Peter Vanderschraaf and Andrew Valls

A compact and accessible edition of Hume’s political and moral writings with essays by a distinguished set of contributors A key figure of the Scottish Enlightenment, David Hume was a major influence on...

October 23, 2018, Paper, $15.00

The Good Pirates of the Forgotten Bayous

Fighting to Save a Way of Life in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina

Ken Wells; With a New Preface

How a plucky coterie of Louisiana shrimp-boat captains faced down the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history—only to realize that the struggle to preserve their centuries-old culture had just begun

August 25, 2015, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Colour

David Bomford and Ashok Roy

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

Rome and Rhetoric

Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

Garry Wills

A many-faceted examination of how Shakespeare brought Rome alive for his readers through a masterful manipulation of ancient rhetoric Renaissance plays and poetry in England were saturated with the...

January 29, 2013, Paper, $15.00

The Communist Manifesto

Edited and with an Introduction by Jeffrey C. Isaac; with essays by Steven Lukes, Stephen Eric Bronner, Vladimir Tismaneanu, Saskia Sassen

Marx and Engels's Communist Manifesto has become one of the world’s most influential political tracts since its original 1848 publication. Part of the Rethinking the Western Tradition series, this edition of the

June 26, 2012, Paper, $15.00

The Hollywood Sign

Fantasy and Reality of an American Icon

Leo Braudy

The first history of the Hollywood Sign — ubiquitous symbol of American celebrity and ambition — by a master interpreter of popular culture Hollywood's famous sign, constructed of massive white block...

February 21, 2012, Paper, $15.00

Bob Dylan

Like a Complete Unknown

David Yaffe

Bob Dylan is an iconic figure in American musical and cultural history, lauded by Time magazine as one of the hundred most important people of the twentieth century. For nearly fifty years the singer-songwriter has...

June 19, 2012, Paper, $15.00

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