Search Results

7811 - 7820 of 7922 Results

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

The Book of Collateral Damage

Sinan Antoon; Translated from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright

Sinan Antoon returns to the Iraq war in a poetic and provocative tribute to reclaiming memory Widely-celebrated author Sinan Antoon’s fourth and most sophisticated novel follows Nameer, a young Iraqi...

April 21, 2020, 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

Crossing the Line

A Bluejacket's Odyssey in World War II

Alvin Kernan

In this memoir of life aboard aircraft carriers during World War II, Alvin Kernan combines vivid recollections of his experience as a young enlisted sailor with a rich historical account of the Pacific war. Kernan served...

June 12, 2007, Paper, $15.00

A Little History of Philosophy

Nigel Warburton

For readers of E. H. Gombrich's A Little History of the World, an equally irresistible volume that brings history's greatest philosophers to life"A primer in human existence: philosophy has...

October 30, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $15.00

The Courage to Be

Paul Tillich; With a New Introduction by Harvey Cox

Selected as one of the Books of the Century by the New York Public Library"The Courage to Be changed my life. It also profoundly impacted the lives of many others from my generation. Now Harvey...

July 8, 2014, Paper, $15.00

It's Complicated

The Social Lives of Networked Teens

danah boyd

“boyd’s new book is layered and smart . . . It’s Complicated will update your mind.”—Alissa Quart, New York Times Book Review  “A fascinating, well-researched and (mostly) reassuring look...

February 24, 2015, Paper, $15.00

The Craving Mind

From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love – Why We Get Hooked and How We Can Break Bad Habits

Judson Brewer; Foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn

A leading neuroscientist and pioneer in the study of mindfulness explains why addictions are so tenacious and how we can learn to conquer them“Accessible and enjoyable. The Craving Mind...

February 6, 2018, Paper, $15.00

Packing My Library

An Elegy and Ten Digressions

Alberto Manguel

A best-selling author and world-renowned bibliophile meditates on his vast personal library and champions the vital role of all libraries. In June 2015 Alberto Manguel prepared to leave his centuries-old...

April 23, 2019, Paper, $15.00

Losing It

In which an Aging Professor laments his shrinking Brain...

William Ian Miller

From the author of The Anatomy of Disgust, a wickedly funny, effortlessly erudite essay on the horrors of old age, past and present In Losing It, William Ian Miller brings his inimitable...

August 29, 2012, Paper, $15.00

Pages