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On Borrowed Time: The Art and Economy of Living with Deadlines

On Borrowed Time

The Art and Economy of Living with Deadlines

University of Chicago Press (2010)

Life is short. This indisputable fact of existence has driven human ingenuity since antiquity,...

The Sociology of Howard S. Becker: Theory with a Wide Horizon
University of Chicago Press (2017)

Howard S. Becker is a name to conjure with on two continents —in the United States and in France. He...

Pythagoras: His Life, Teaching, and Influence


His Life, Teaching, and Influence

Cornell University Press (2011)

One of the most important mathematical theorems is named after Pythagoras of Samos, but this...

Washington and Rome: Catholicism in American Culture

Washington and Rome

Catholicism in American Culture

University of Notre Dame Press (1999)

To an outside observer, the religious culture of the United States might seem astonishing. For...

Europa Editions UK (2013)

Twenty-eight-year-old Jana is a Mapuche, one of those “people of the earth” who roamed the most...

The Cemetery of Swallows
Europa Editions UK (2014)

One day, Manuel Gemoni travels to the other end of the world to kill an old man in the Dominican...

Summertime, All the Cats Are Bored
Europa Editions UK (2013)

It’s the middle of a long hot summer on the French Mediterranean shore and the town is full of...

Europa Editions (UK) Ltd. (2019)

A moving and intimate account of survival, resilience, and reconstruction.

The Gunzburgs: A Family Biography
Halban (2019)

In 1857 the Gunzburgs arrived in Paris from Russia with their large family, a retinue of business...

A Berlin Republic: Writings on Germany

A Berlin Republic

Writings on Germany

Wiley (2015)

A Berlin Republic brings together writings on the new, united Germany by one of their most original...