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How to Rig an Election

Nic Cheeseman and Brian Klaas

An engrossing analysis of the pseudo-democratic methods employed by despots around the world to retain control Contrary to what is commonly believed, authoritarian leaders who agree to hold elections are...

October 22, 2019, Paper, $15.00

Radical Sacrifice

Terry Eagleton

A trenchant analysis of sacrifice as the foundation of the modern, as well as the ancient, social order The modern conception of sacrifice is at once cast as a victory of self-discipline over desire and...

April 21, 2020, Paper, $15.00

What Art Is

Arthur C. Danto

A lively meditation on the nature of art by one of America's most celebrated art critics What is it to be a work of art? Renowned author and critic Arthur C. Danto addresses this fundamental, complex...

March 11, 2014, Paper, $15.00
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A World Out of Reach

Dispatches from Life under Lockdown

Edited and with an Introduction by Meghan O'Rourke

In beautifully written and powerfully thought prose, A World Out of Reach offers a crucial record of the cataclysmic spring of 2020—a record for us to share with one another, and for posterity, in the voices of writers...

November 24, 2020, Paper, $15.00

Houses

An Architectural Guide

Charles O'Brien

An enthusiast’s guide to exploring historic houses of England, this informative book, now in paperback, also enables readers to discover more about the history of their own houses. Users can learn to interpret domestic...

March 13, 2018, PB-with Flaps, $14.99

Churches

An Architectural Guide

Simon Bradley

This compact and accessible book is for anyone who would like to understand more about the architectural history of English churches. Clear and easy to use, the text explains the key components of church architecture...

March 13, 2018, PB-with Flaps, $14.99

Confucius

A Life of Thought and Politics

Ann-Ping Chin

A masterful account of the political life and intellectual development of the moral thinker who has remained a powerful force in China up to the present day For more than two thousand years, Confucius ...

May 26, 2009, Paper, $14.95

Pastel Portraits

Images of 18th-Century Europe

Katharine Baetjer and Marjorie Shelley

Brightly hued, highly finished, and relatively large in scale, pastels in the 18th century were regarded as a type of painting and displayed like oils. The powdery, vibrant crayons are particularly suited to capturing the skin...

June 21, 2011, Paper, $14.95

Juan Muñoz at the Clark

Introduction by Carmen Giménez; With an essay by David Breslin and photographs by Michael Agee

The celebrated Spanish sculptor Juan Muñoz (1953-2001) died at the height of his powers, when he was considered "one of the most complex and individual artists working today" (Guardian). His challenging, enigmatic works...

February 22, 2011, Paper, $14.95

The Forest Primeval

The Geologic History of Wood and Petrified Forests

Leo J. Hickey

Wood—perhaps no natural material has been used longer by man, and none seems more suited to human tastes and needs. Its properties are the result of a long evolutionary history as an integral part of the earth's forests. This...

July 27, 2010, Paper, $14.95

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