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The Industrialist and the Diva

Alexander Smith Cochran, Founder of Yale's Elizabethan Club, and Madame Ganna Walska

Walter Goffart

An animated account of the launching of Yale’s Elizabethan Club, and the life of its founder and his intriguing wife A millionaire carpet manufacturer, noted philanthropist, and avid yachtsman, Alexander...

August 25, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

Epidemics and Society

From the Black Death to the Present

Frank M. Snowden; With a New Preface

A “brilliant and sobering” (Paul Kennedy, Wall Street Journal) look at the history and human costs of pandemic outbreaksAs seen on “60 Minutes”  The World Economic Forum #1 book...

May 1, 2020, Paper, $22.00

The Great Mongol Shahnameh

Robert Hillenbrand

A detailed study of the Great Mongol Shahnameh, considered to be the greatest of all Persian illustrated manuscripts?The Great Mongol Shahnameh is widely considered to be the definitive version of...

January 12, 2021, Hardcover, $195.00

American Contagions

Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19

John Fabian Witt

From yellow fever to smallpox to polio to AIDS to COVID-19, epidemics have prompted Americans to make choices and answer questions about their basic values and their laws. In five concise chapters, historian John Fabian Witt traces...

October 27, 2020, Hardcover, $20.00

The Virus in the Age of Madness

Bernard-Henri Levy

Forget the world that came before. The author of American Vertigo serves up an incisive look at how COVID-19 reveals the dangerous fault lines of contemporary society.   With medical mysteries, rising death...

July 28, 2020, Paper, $14.00