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We are pleased to announce the release of our Fall 2019 catalog. Please take a moment to explore our forthcoming titles.

Tuesday, May 21 is comment for the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. In honor of the school’s alumni, we are featuring excerpts from The Cairing Heirs of Doctor Samuel Bard on our blog Monday through Friday.

May 20-24 is Russian Literature week. To celebrate, we have co-sponsored free events with Read Russia, and will be featuring books excerpts from our Russian Library series all week.

We will be offering a 30% discount on all of this week’s featured titles. Check our blog each day to get the coupon codes.

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To continue our Russian Literature Week celebration, today we are sharing an excerpt from Fourteen Little Red Huts and Other Play by Andrei Platonov. If you are in Washington, DC, don’t miss The Man Who Couldn’t Die author Olga Slavnikova and translator Marian Schwartz in conversation about the novel with writer Olga Grushin at the
Our weekly list of new releases is now available! The Story of the Dinosaurs in 25 Discoveries Amazing Fossils and the People Who Found Them Donald R. Prothero How to Read a Japanese Poem Steven D. Carter New in Paper! How Much Inequality Is Fair? Mathematical Principles of a Moral, Optimal, and Stable Capitalist Society
Photo credit: Peter Wortsman Recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, a so-called “genius” MacArthur Foundation award, and a Medal of Freedom, the child psychiatrist, author, and defender of tender lives, has been called “a national treasure.” Robert Coles ’54 Child Psychiatrist Pulitzer Prize–Winning Author of Children of Crisis Today is commencement day for Columbia University’s Vagelos College of
It’s Russian Literature Week! All week (May 20-24) there will be events with acclaimed Russian authors, famed translators, and leading scholars and critics celebrating Russian literature. We’re bringing the #RussianLiteratureWeek celebration online by sharing excerpts throughout the week from our Russian Library series. Today we are sharing an excerpt originally published in Lit Hub from
“In these profiles of some of America’s most notable, influential, and fascinating MDs, Peter Wortsman merges social history, theory of the professions, and an intimate local cultural anthropology of Columbia University’s medical center.” ~ Rita Charon, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair of Medical Humanities and Ethics and Executive Director of Columbia Narrative Medicine Tomorrow is