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My Bondage and My Freedom

Frederick Douglass; Introduction and Notes by David W. Blight

"David Blight has produced a fine edition of Douglass' second autobiography. This is an essential work in African-American and American history, and displays Douglass' developing strength as a writer and political leader."...

January 28, 2014, Paper, $16.00

One World Now

The Ethics of Globalization

Peter Singer

One World Now seamlessly integrates major developments of the past decade into Peter Singer's classic text on the ethics of globalization, One World. Singer, often described as the world's most influential...

September 27, 2016, Paper, $16.00


The Troubled Rise of a Global Power

Michael Reid

A knowledgeable appreciation of a complex, vital South American giant, destined to be one of the world’s premier economic powers Experts believe that Brazil, the world’s fifth largest country and its...

January 12, 2016, Paper, $16.00

In Praise of Forgetting

Historical Memory and Its Ironies

David Rieff

A leading contrarian thinker explores the ethical paradox at the heart of history's wounds The conventional wisdom about historical memory is summed up in George Santayana’s celebrated phrase, “Those who...

April 25, 2017, Paper, $16.00

Twitter and Tear Gas

The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest

Zeynep Tufekci

A firsthand account and incisive analysis of modern protest, revealing internet-fueled social movements’ greatest strengths and frequent challenges“[Tufekci’s] personal experience in the squares and...

April 24, 2018, Paper, $16.00


Translated by Stephen Mitchell

A widely celebrated translator’s vivid, accessible, and elegantly concise rendering of an ancient English masterpieceBeowulf tells the story of a Scandinavian hero who defeats three evil creatures—a...

August 21, 2018, Paper, $16.00

Family Record

Patrick Modiano; Translated from the French by Mark Polizzotti

An enthralling reflection on the ways that family history influences identity, from the 2014 Nobel laureate for literature A mix of autobiography and lucid invention, this highly personal work offers a...

September 24, 2019, PB-with Flaps, $16.00


His Space and Times

Steven Gimbel

A revealing new portrait of Albert Einstein, the world’s first scientific “superstar” The commonly held view of Albert Einstein is of an eccentric genius for whom the pursuit of science was everything. But...

March 26, 2019, Paper, $16.00

Rav Kook

Mystic in a Time of Revolution

Yehudah Mirsky

The life and thought of a forceful figure in Israel’s religious and political life Rav Abraham Isaac Kook (1865–1935) was one of the most influential—and controversial—rabbis of the twentieth century. A...

September 10, 2019, Paper, $16.00

The Vampire

A New History

Nick Groom

An authoritative new history of the vampire, two hundred years after it first appeared on the literary scene Published to mark the bicentenary of John Polidori’s publication of The Vampyre, Nick...

September 15, 2020, Paper, $16.00