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Renaissance Treasures from the Edmond Foulc Collection

Jack Hinton; With a contribution by Alexandra Gauthier

A celebration of the exceptional collection of Renaissance art assembled by Edmond Foulc and its purchase by the Philadelphia Museum of Art In 1930, the Philadelphia Museum of Art acquired the collection of...

November 24, 2020, Paper, $15.00

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...

February 23, 2021, Paper, $15.00

The Praise of Folly

Desiderius Erasmus; Translated, with an introduction and commentary by Clarence H. Miller, with an afterword by William H. Gass

First published in Paris in 1511, The Praise of Folly hasenjoyed enormous and highly controversial success from the author’s lifetime down to our own day.It hasno rival, except perhaps Thomas More...

February 8, 2003, Paper, $15.00

Churchill: Visionary. Statesman. Historian.

John Lukacs

A clear-eyed view of Winston Churchill, the workings of his historical imagination, and his successes and failures as a statesman, by the celebrated historian of World War II and best-selling author of Five...

April 10, 2004, Paper, $15.00

The Book of Collateral Damage

Sinan Antoon; Translated from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright

Sinan Antoon returns to the Iraq war in a poetic and provocative tribute to reclaiming memory Widely-celebrated author Sinan Antoon’s fourth and most sophisticated novel follows Nameer, a young Iraqi...

April 21, 2020, Paper, $15.00

Susan Sontag

The Complete Rolling Stone Interview

Jonathan Cott

Published in its entirety for the first time, a candid conversation with Susan Sontag at the height of her brilliant career“A humanizing interview with the late cultural icon, who was often perceived as...

October 28, 2014, Paper, $15.00

Blooming Flowers

A Seasonal History of Plants and People

Kasia Boddy

An evocative and richly illustrated exploration of flowers and how, over the centuries, they have given us so much sustenance, meaning, and pleasure“From the meaning of carnations in Sex and the City

May 24, 2022, Paper, $15.00

A Little History of Science

William Bynum

A spirited volume on the great adventures of science throughout history, for curious readers of all ages Science is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism...

September 10, 2013, PB-with Flaps, $15.00

Journey of the Universe

Brian Thomas Swimme and Mary Evelyn Tucker

An epic story of the emergence of the universe and of the community of life, with a new vision for how we might bring forth a vibrant Earth Community Today we know what no previous generation knew: the...

October 21, 2014, Paper, $15.00


The Depiction of Cast Shadows in Western Art
New Edition

E. H. Gombrich; With a preface by Neil MacGregor and an introduction by Nicholas Penny

In this intriguing book, E.H. Gombrich, who was one of the world’s foremost art historians, traces how cast shadows have been depicted in Western art through the centuries. Gombrich discusses the way shadows were represented—or...

December 16, 2014, Cloth, $15.00