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Smokehouse Associates

Eric Booker; With contributions by Charles Davis II, Ashley James, and James Trainor

A groundbreaking study of the public art collective Smokehouse Associates, whose abstract works transformed New York's Harlem community in the late 1960s Between 1968 and 1970, the artist collective Smokehouse...

December 13, 2022, Hardcover, $55.00

The Struggle for a Decent Politics

On "Liberal" as an Adjective

Michael Walzer

A testament to what it means to be liberal by one of the most prominent political philosophers of our era   There was a time when liberalism was an ism like any other, but that time, writes Michael Walzer, is gone. ...

January 17, 2023, Hardcover, $30.00

Called to the Camera

Black American Studio Photographers

Brian Piper; With contributions by Russell Lord, John Edwin Mason Jr., and Carla Williams, and Foreword by Susan Taylor

A timely reconsideration of the history of photography that places Black studio photographers, and their subjects, at the center From photography’s beginnings in the United States, Black studio photographers...

April 11, 2023, Hardcover, $50.00

Why Architecture Matters

Paul Goldberger

A classic work on the joy of experiencing architecture, with a new afterword reflecting on architecture’s place in the contemporary moment “Architecture begins to matter,” writes Paul Goldberger, “when it brings...

January 31, 2023, Paper, $18.00

The Story of Tutankhamun

An Intimate Life of the Boy who Became King

Garry J. Shaw

A lively new biography of Tutankhamun—published for the hundredth anniversary of his tomb’s modern discovery   The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922 sparked imaginations across the globe. While Howard Carter...

January 3, 2023, Hardcover, $25.00

Sussex Landscape

Chalk, Wood and Water

Simon Martin; With contributions by Lydia Miller, Miriam O'Connor, Luke Farey, Alexandra Harris, Louisa Thomsen Brits, Tania Kovats and poems by Hilaire Belloc and Rudyard Kipling

A beautifully illustrated look at how the Sussex landscape has inspired creativity across the centuries, reassessing the rich artistic lives and work of British artists and writers connected with the area   Sussex...

January 10, 2023, Paper, $40.00

St James's Palace

From Leper Hospital to Royal Court

Edited by Simon Thurley; With contributions by Rufus Bird, Simon Thurley, and Michael Turner, and a foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales

The first modern history of St James’s Palace, shedding light on a remarkable building at the heart of the history of the British monarchy that remains by far the least known of the royal residences In this first...

January 10, 2023, Hardcover, $75.00

The Environment and Ecology in Islamic Art and Culture

Edited by Radha Dalal, Sean Roberts and Jochen Sokoly

The Islamic world finds itself increasingly at the epicenter of our escalating climate emergency, both as a locus of the petrochemical industry and as home to extraordinary landscapes in which the effects of environmental...

July 25, 2023, HC - Paper over Board, $70.00

A New History of Western Art

From Antiquity to the Present Day

Koenraad Jonckheere

A radical re-examination of 2,500 years of European art, deconstructing and demystifying its long history from ancient to present How has art evolved from the pursuit of the ‘ideal’ human form to a black square on a...

January 3, 2023, Hardcover, $75.00

Blood and Mistletoe

The History of the Druids in Britain

Ronald Hutton

Crushed by the Romans in the first century A.D., the ancient Druids of Britain left almost no reliable evidence behind. Because of this, historian Ronald Hutton shows, succeeding British generations have been free to reimagine,...

August 9, 2022, Paper, $28.00