art, academic and non-fiction books
publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

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Charleston Fancy Little Houses and Big Dreams in the Holy City
ISBN: HB: 9780300229073, Yale University Press, July 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 43 black&white illus.
Charleston, South Carolina, which boasts America's first historic district, is known for its palmetto-lined streets and picturesque houses. The Holy City, named for its profusion of churches, exudes an irresistible charm. Award-winning author and cul...
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£20,00
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Street Art An Illustrated Anthology
ISBN: FLEXI: 9788417412210, Promopress, July 2019
240 pp., 23x16.5 cm, fully illustrated in colour
What is behind the tidal wave of street art that is sweeping through the cultural scene today? What are its artistic features, its codes, and its language? How has its production, which was originally exclusively centered in the urban space, invaded...
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£19,99
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Voices from the Warsaw Ghetto Writing Our History
ISBN: HB: 9780300236729, Yale University Press, June 2019
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 7 black&white illus.
Hidden in metal containers and buried underground during World War II, these writings from the Warsaw Ghetto record the Holocaust in the words of its first interpreters, the victims themselves. Gathered clandestinely by an underground ghetto collecti...
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£25,00
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Alicja Kwade: ParaPivot The Roof Garden Commission
ISBN: PB: 9781588396679, Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 2019
64 pp., 18.4x11 cm, 58 colour illus.
Contemporary artist Alicja Kwade (b. 1979) has received international acclaim for her minimalist, large-scale sculptures and installations intended to parse, but not resolve, various scientific and metaphysical conundrums. Kwade’s site-specific insta...
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£7,95
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Crises of the Sentence
ISBN: PB: 9780226617190, ISBN: HB: 9780226617053, University of Chicago Press, April 2019
264 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
There are few forms in which so much authority has been invested with so little reflection as the sentence. Though a fundamental unit of discourse, it has rarely been an explicit object of inquiry, often taking a back seat to concepts such as the wor...
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£21,00
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£62,00
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Fear of Mirrors
ISBN: PB: 9780857426413, ISBN: HB: 9781906497156, Seagull Books, March 2019
332 pp., 20.1x15.7 cm
In this novel from esteemed political writer Tariq Ali, a father, Vlady, loses his job when he refuses to renounce socialist beliefs in the newly unified Germany – and as a result wants to explain to his alienated son what their family's long and pas...
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£14,99
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£16,50
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Fragmented Lives Chronicles of the Gulag
ISBN: PB: 9788024637006, Karolinum Press, March 2019
160 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 line drawings
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! In "Fragmented Lives", Gulag survivor Jacques Rossi opens a window onto everyday life inside the notorious Soviet prison camp through a series of portraits of inmates and camp personnel ac...
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£13,50
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Wartime Notebooks France, 1940-1944
ISBN: HB: 9780300176711, Yale University Press, November 2018
704 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 20 black&white illus.
A Polish writer's experience of wartime France, a cosmopolitan outsider's perspective on politics, culture, and life under duress. When the aspiring young writer Andrzej Bobkowski, a self-styled cosmopolitan Pole, found himself caught in occupied Fr...
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£25,00
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Tank Battles in East Prussia and Poland 1944-1945 Vilkavishkis, Gumbinnen/Nemmersdorf, Elbing, Wormditt/Frauenburg, Kielce/Lisow
ISBN: HB: 9781912174065, Helion and Company, September 2018
504 pp., 24.5x17 cm, 400 photos and maps
This new study by Igor Nebolsin covers, in remarkable detail, a number of forgotten and overlooked armoured engagements on the Eastern Front during the final year of the war, based firmly on Soviet and German archival records. After defeating Germa...
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£59,00
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Edi Hila
ISBN: PB: 9788364177538, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, August 2018
148 pp., 22.8x16.5 cm, 68 colour plates
Not for sale in Poland! This catalog accompanies "Edi Hila: Painter of Transformation", the first retrospective exhibition devoted to the Albanian painter Edi Hila, considered one of the last masters from Eastern Europe. Through Hila's eyes, the Ea...
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£22,00
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