Spring 2023: Featured Books

The Rediscovery of America

Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History

Ned Blackhawk


Look at the Lights, My Love

Annie Ernaux, Alison L. Strayer


Sky Above Kharkiv

Dispatches from the Ukrainian Front

Serhiy Zhadan, Reilly Costigan-Humes, Isaac Stackhouse Wheeler


Mixed Signals

How Incentives Really Work

Uri Gneezy



A Personal History of Europe

Timothy Garton Ash


Ramesses the Great

Egypt's King of Kings

Toby Wilkinson



Isaac Murphy

The Rise and Fall of a Black Jockey

Katherine C. Mooney


Samuel Ringgold Ward

A Life of Struggle

R. J. M. Blackett


The New Testament

A Translation

David Bentley Hart


The Seven Measures of the World

Piero Martin, Gregory Conti



The History of a National Obsession

Mary Ziegler



American Slavers

Merchants, Mariners, and the Transatlantic Commerce in Captives, 1644-1865

Sean M. Kelley


Victorious in Defeat

The Life and Times of Chiang Kai-shek, China, 1887-1975

Alexander V. Pantsov, Steven I. Levine


The Wounded Storyteller

The Traumatic Tales of E. T. A. Hoffmann

E. T. A. Hoffmann, Natalie Frank, Jack Zipes, Karen Russell


These Trees Tell a Story

The Art of Reading Landscapes

Noah Charney


The Age of Guilt

The Super-Ego in the Online World

Mark Edmundson



The Complete Poems of the World's First Author

Sophus Helle


On Parchment

Animals, Archives, and the Making of Culture from Herodotus to the Digital Age

Bruce Holsinger


Seven Crashes

The Economic Crises That Shaped Globalization

Harold James


China and Russia

Four Centuries of Conflict and Concord

Philip Snow


We Need to Talk About Inflation

14 Urgent Lessons from the Last 2,000 Years

Stephen D. King


The Private Is Political

Networked Privacy and Social Media

Alice E. Marwick


The Return of the Taliban

Afghanistan after the Americans Left

Hassan Abbas



The History and Science of How Not to Be Seen

Gregory J. Gbur


The Origins of Victory

How Disruptive Military Innovation Determines the Fates of Great Powers

Andrew F. Krepinevich



Always Reaching

The Selected Writings of Anne Truitt

Anne Truitt, Alexandra Truitt, Miguel de Baca


Into the World’s Great Heart

Selected Letters of Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay, Timothy F. Jackson, Holly Peppe



Drugs and the Making of the Modern Mind

Mike Jay



A New History of South and North

Victor Cha, Ramon Pacheco Pardo


In Search of the River Jordan

A Story of Palestine, Israel and the Struggle for Water

James Fergusson



The Trials and Triumphs of a Modern European Country

Michael Reid


Mass for Shut-Ins

Mary-Alice Daniel, Rae Armantrout


Mass for Shut-Ins

Mary-Alice Daniel, Rae Armantrout


Elie Wiesel

Confronting the Silence

Joseph Berger


Mel Brooks

Disobedient Jew

Jeremy Dauber



Faith in Reason

Alberto Manguel


Tales of Tangier

The Complete Short Stories of Mohamed Choukri

Mohamed Choukri, Jonas Elbousty, Roger Allen


By the Rivers of Babylon

Antonio Lobo Antunes, Margaret Jull Costa