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New & Forthcoming

New & Forthcoming

stilettos in a rifle range

Poems by Tyrone Williams

Poems about the joys and struggles of complex, contemporary life—and heartbreak.

Paperback
Published: December 2022
ISBN: 9780814350188
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2022
ISBN: 9780814350195

Jewish Revival Inside Out

Remaking Jewishness in a Transnational Age

Edited by Daniel Monterescu and Rachel Werczberger

Unravels the cultural tension inherent in projects of Jewish revival, renewal, and survival in the face of an uncertain future.

Printed Paper Cased
Available December 2022
ISBN: 9780814349182
$94.99
Paperback
Available December 2022
ISBN: 9780814349175
$39.99
eBOOK
Available December 2022
ISBN: 9780814349496

Divining, A Memoir in Trees

Maureen Dunphy

Essays exploring the intimate yet universal intersection of one human life with trees.

Paperback
Available February 2023
ISBN: 9780814348420
$19.99
eBOOK
Available February 2023
ISBN: 9780814348437

From Left to Right

Lucy S. Dawidowicz, the New York Intellectuals, and the Politics of Jewish History

Nancy Sinkoff

Intellectual biography of Holocaust historian Lucy S. Dawidowicz.

Printed Paper Cased
Available February 2023
ISBN: 9780814345108
$34.99
Paperback
Available February 2023
ISBN: 9780814350317
$29.99
eBOOK
Available February 2023
ISBN: 9780814345115

Funny, You Don't Look Funny

Judaism and Humor from the Silent Generation to Millennials

Jennifer Caplan

Across generations, humor has been a place for American Jews to explore the relationship between Jewish identity, practices, and history.

Printed Paper Cased
Available March 2023
ISBN: 9780814347300
$94.99
Paperback
Available March 2023
ISBN: 9780814347317
$36.99
eBOOK
Available March 2023
ISBN: 9780814347324

The Orchestra of Wind Chimes

Poems by Geoffrey Jacques

Thought-provoking poems that challenge preconceptions of form and style while focusing on themes of everyday experience, class, politics, literature, and more.

Paperback
Available March 2023
ISBN: 9780814350386
$17.99
eBOOK
Available March 2023
ISBN: 9780814350393

Queer Imaginings

On Writing and Cinematic Friendship

David A. Gerstner

Discovering the queer auteur and their seductive cinematic delights and possibilities.

Printed Paper Cased
Available March 2023
ISBN: 9780814350201
$94.99
Paperback
Available March 2023
ISBN: 9780814350218
$42.99
eBOOK
Available March 2023
ISBN: 9780814350225

The Lyric Essay as Resistance

Truth from the Margins

Edited by Zoë Bossiere and Erica Trabold

Resistance and representation manifests in the subversive genre of the lyric essay.

Paperback
Available March 2023
ISBN: 9780814349601
$24.99
eBOOK
Available March 2023
ISBN: 9780814349618

Parks and Recreation

Holly Willson Holladay

"Treat yo’ self" to this captivating analysis of critically acclaimed, fan-favorite television series Parks and Recreation.

Paperback
Available March 2023
ISBN: 9780814347881
$19.99
eBOOK
Available March 2023
ISBN: 9780814347898

Recollecting Collecting

A Film and Media Perspective

Edited by Lucy Fischer

Printed Paper Cased
Available April 2023
ISBN: 9780814348567
$94.99
Paperback
Available April 2023
ISBN: 9780814348550
$36.99
eBOOK
Available April 2023
ISBN: 9780814348574

Mad Men

Gary R. Edgerton

A captivating and analytical compendium to the hit show - and its creation, story, and impact on contemporary media and popular culture.

Paperback
Available April 2023
ISBN: 9780814345467
$19.99
eBOOK
Available April 2023
ISBN: 9780814345474

Paper Valley

The Fight for the Fox River Cleanup

P. David Allen II and Susan Campbell

The true story of the tumultuous fight for the $1 billion Superfund site cleanup – and how the corporate polluters were ultimately held accountable.

Paperback
Available April 2023
ISBN: 9780814349588
$26.99
eBOOK
Available April 2023
ISBN: 9780814349595

Memory Spaces

Visualizing Identity in Jewish Women's Graphic Narratives

Victoria Aarons

Printed Paper Cased
Available May 2023
ISBN: 9780814349151
$94.99
Paperback
Available May 2023
ISBN: 9780814349144
$38.99
eBOOK
Available May 2023
ISBN: 9780814349168

Bridging Worlds

Poetry and Philosophy in the Works of Immanuel of Rome

Dana W. Fishkin

Printed Paper Cased
Available May 2023
ISBN: 9780814350362
$94.99
Paperback
Available May 2023
ISBN: 9780814350355
$44.99
eBOOK
Available May 2023
ISBN: 9780814350379