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Louis D. Brandeis

American Prophet

Jeffrey Rosen

A riveting new examination of the leading progressive justice of his era, published in the centennial year of his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court According to Jeffrey Rosen, Louis D. Brandeis was ...

September 12, 2017, Paper, $15.00

The Praise of Folly

Desiderius Erasmus; Translated, with an introduction and commentary by Clarence H. Miller, with an afterword by William H. Gass

First published in Paris in 1511, The Praise of Folly hasenjoyed enormous and highly controversial success from the author’s lifetime down to our own day.It hasno rival, except perhaps Thomas More...

February 8, 2003, Paper, $15.00

Libraries in the Ancient World

Lionel Casson

This delightful book tells the story of ancient libraries from their very beginnings, when “books” were clay tablets and writing was a new phenomenon. Renowned classicist Lionel Casson takes us on a lively tour, from the...

August 11, 2002, Paper, $15.00

Second Nature

Brain Science and Human Knowledge

Gerald M. Edelman, M.D., Ph.D.

A renowned neuroscientist explains how our brains and bodies give rise to knowledge, creativity, and mental experience Burgeoning advancements in brain science are opening up new perspectives on how we...

October 30, 2007, Paper, $15.00

Shadows

The Depiction of Cast Shadows in Western Art
New Edition

E. H. Gombrich; With a preface by Neil MacGregor and an introduction by Nicholas Penny

In this intriguing book, E.H. Gombrich, who was one of the world’s foremost art historians, traces how cast shadows have been depicted in Western art through the centuries. Gombrich discusses the way shadows were represented—or...

December 16, 2014, Cloth, $15.00

Barbra Streisand

Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power

Neal Gabler

An enthralling appreciation of the monumentally gifted popular artist and cultural icon who challenged Hollywood’s standards of beauty and glamour Barbra Streisand has been called the “most successful.....

September 12, 2017, Paper, $15.00

Wall Street

America's Dream Palace

Steve Fraser

Meet the imperious aristocrat, the wily confidence man, the Napoleonic hero, and the soulless sinner—iconic figures on the Street since the days of the Revolution Wall Street: no other place on earth is...

April 14, 2009, Paper, $15.00

Pedigree

A Memoir

Patrick Modiano; Translated from the French by Mark Polizzotti

Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano has said that his many fictions are all variations of the same story. Pedigree, his memoir, is the theme. In this rare glimpse into the life of Nobel laureate Patrick...

October 25, 2016, Paper, $15.00

El Greco to Goya

Spanish Painting

Dawson W. Carr

This book presents highlights of the National Gallery’s outstanding collection of Spanish painting from the 15th to the 19th century—considered one of the finest outside of Spain. Haunting works by El...

November 3, 2009, Paper, $15.00

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

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