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Constitutional Processes and Democratic Commitment

Donald L. Horowitz

From one of our leading scholars of comparative constitutionalism, advice for everyone involved in the surprisingly common practice of constitution-writing Enhancing prospects for democracy is an important objective...

August 3, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Venice

The Lion, the City and the Water

Cees Nooteboom; Translated from the Dutch by Laura Watkinson; With Photographs by Simone Sassen

The critically acclaimed Dutch novelist, poet, and travel writer Cees Nooteboom pays tribute to Venice—the city, its history, and its treasures  “Mr. Nooteboom . . . [has] a highly distinctive voice—and...

November 3, 2020, Hardcover, $28.00

Electrifying Design

A Century of Lighting

Sarah Schleuning and Cindi Strauss; With contributions by Sarah Marie Horne, Martha MacLeod, and Berry Lowden Perkins

An unprecedented survey of modern lighting design foregrounding its materials, innovators, and far-reaching influence Offering the first comprehensive history of lighting design from the 20th and 21st centuries,

March 9, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

Beethoven

A Life in Nine Pieces

Laura Tunbridge

A major new biography published for the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, offering a fresh, human portrayal  “Illuminating. . . . Tunbridge’s pithy A Life in Nine Pieces is different and welcome: a...

October 26, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

Chanel

The Complete Collections
Revised and Expanded Edition

Introduction by Patrick Mauries

"Chanel fans rejoice. . . . As glamorous and chic as you’d expect."—The Observer (on the first edition)A comprehensive and captivating overview of all of Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel...

November 10, 2020, Cloth over Board, $75.00

Democracy and Executive Power

Policymaking Accountability in the US, the UK, Germany, and France

Susan Rose-Ackerman

A defense of regulatory agencies’ efforts to combine public consultation with bureaucratic expertise to serve the interest of all citizens The statutory delegation of rule-making authority to the executive has...

October 26, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

Oblivion or Glory

1921 and the Making of Winston Churchill

David Stafford

An engaging and original account of 1921, a pivotal year for Churchill that had a lasting impact on his political and personal legacy“Important . . . Its power lies in a vivid re-creation not only of...

January 12, 2021, Paper, $15.00

Empress

Queen Victoria and India

Miles Taylor

An entirely original account of Victoria’s relationship with the Raj, which shows how India was central to the Victorian monarchy from as early as 1837"A widely and deeply researched, elegantly written,...

March 9, 2021, Paper, $20.00

Einstein on the Run

How Britain Saved the World's Greatest Scientist

Andrew Robinson

A "highly readable" (Wall Street Journal) account of the role Britain played in Einstein's life—first by inspiring his teenage passion for physics, then by providing refuge from the Nazis“A vivid...

March 9, 2021, Paper, $16.00

Hot Protestants

A History of Puritanism in England and America

Michael P. Winship

On fire for God—a sweeping history of puritanism in England and America Begun in the mid-sixteenth century by Protestant nonconformists keen to reform England’s church and society while saving their own...

August 31, 2021, Paper, $20.00

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