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Clive James

An esteemed literary critic shares his final musings on books, his children, and his own impending death In 2010, Clive James was diagnosed with terminal leukemia. Deciding that “if you don’t know the exact...

September 13, 2016, 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

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

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

Light Is the Theme

Louis I. Kahn and the Kimbell Art Museum

Comments on architecture by Louis Kahn; Compiled by Nell E. Johnson; Foreword by Eric M. Lee

Originally published in 1975 as a memorial to the Kimbell Art Museum's architect, Louis I. Kahn, Light Is the Theme provides an extended expression of the major themes articulated in his design for the museum. The text...

February 28, 2012, 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

Jews and Words

Amos Oz and Fania Oz-Salzberger

A celebrated novelist and an acclaimed historian of ideas, father and daughter, unravel the chain of words at the core of Jewish life, history, and culture Why are words so important to so many Jews?...

February 25, 2014, Paper, $15.00

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Mary Wollstonecraft; Edited by Eileen Hunt Botting; With Essays by Ruth Abbey, Eileen Hunt Botting, Norma Clarke, Madeline Cronin, and Virginia Sapiro

Mary Wollstonecraft’s visionary treatise, originally published in 1792, was the first book to present women’s rights as an issue of universal human rights. Ideal for coursework and classroom study, this comprehensive edition...

August 26, 2014, Paper, $15.00

The Soul of the First Amendment

Floyd Abrams

A lively and controversial overview by the nation’s most celebrated First Amendment lawyer of the unique protections for freedom of speech in America The right of Americans to voice their beliefs without...

April 24, 2018, Paper, $15.00

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