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The Feud

(Available December 6, 2016)
The Feud
Written by Alex Beam
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101870228
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Feud
Vladimir Nabokov, Edmund Wilson, and the End of a Beautiful Friendship
Written by Alex Beam


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $26.95

The Feud is the deliciously ironic (and sad) tale of how two literary giants destroyed their friendship in a fit of mutual pique and egomania.

In 1940, Edmund Wilson was the undisputed big dog of American letters. Vladimir Nabokov was a near-penniless Russian exile seeking asylum in the States. Wilson became a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Rise of Athens

(Available December 6, 2016)
The Rise of Athens
Written by Anthony Everitt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812994582
Our Price: $35.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Rise of Athens
The Story of the World's Greatest Civilization
Written by Anthony Everitt


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $35.00

A magisterial account of how a tiny city-state in ancient Greece became history’s most influential civilization, from the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian
 
Filled with tales of adventure and astounding reversals of fortune, The Rise of Athens celebrates the city-state that transformed the world—from the democratic... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Wood for the Trees

(Available December 6, 2016)
The Wood for the Trees
Written by Richard Fortey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101875759
Our Price: $28.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Wood for the Trees
One Man's Long View of Nature
Written by Richard Fortey


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $28.95

From the author of Earth: An Intimate History, an exuberant "biography" of four acres of woodland, evoking a cosmos of living and inanimate things and imagining its millennia of existence

A few years ago, award-winning scientist Richard Fortey purchased four acres of woodland in the Chiltern Hills of Oxfordshire, England. The... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
In Defense of Housing

(Available December 6, 2016)
In Defense of Housing
Written by Peter Marcuse and David Madden
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781784783532
Our Price: $95.00
 Quantity: 1 
In Defense of Housing
The Politics of Crisis
Written by Peter Marcuse and David Madden


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $95.00

In every major city in the world there is a housing crisis. How did this happen and what can we do about it?

Everyone needs and deserves housing. But today our homes are being transformed into commodities, making the inequalities of the city ever more acute. Profit has become more important than... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Cheating Death
Combat Air Rescues in Vietnam and Laos
Written by George J. Marrett


Format: eBook, 225 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $23.99

They flew low and slow, at treetop level, at night, in monsoons, and in point-blank range of enemy guns and missiles. They were missions no one else wanted, but the ones all other pilots prayed for when shot down. Flying the World War II-vintage Douglas A-1 Skyraider, a single-engine, propeller-driven relic... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Feud
Vladimir Nabokov, Edmund Wilson, and the End of a Beautiful Friendship
Written by Alex Beam


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $13.99

The Feud is the deliciously ironic (and sad) tale of how two literary giants destroyed their friendship in a fit of mutual pique and egomania.

In 1940, Edmund Wilson was the undisputed big dog of American letters. Vladimir Nabokov was a near-penniless Russian exile seeking asylum in the States. Wilson became a... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Rise of Athens
The Story of the World's Greatest Civilization
Written by Anthony Everitt


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $14.99

A magisterial account of how a tiny city-state in ancient Greece became history’s most influential civilization, from the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian
 
Filled with tales of adventure and astounding reversals of fortune, The Rise of Athens celebrates the city-state that transformed the world—from the democratic... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Wood for the Trees
One Man's Long View of Nature
Written by Richard Fortey


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $14.99

From the author of Earth: An Intimate History, an exuberant "biography" of four acres of woodland, evoking a cosmos of living and inanimate things and imagining its millennia of existence

A few years ago, award-winning scientist Richard Fortey purchased four acres of woodland in the Chiltern Hills of Oxfordshire, England. The... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
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