The Many Facades of Edith Sitwell

"A fascinating book that takes us deep into Edith Sitwell's world of artifice, disguise, high camp, and verbal ingenuity. In these essays, Sitwell emerges as a central figure in an alternative avant-garde in early twentieth-century Britain."--Faye Hammill, author of Sophistication: A Literary and Cultural History Establishing Edith Sitwell at the center of British modernism, this … Continue reading The Many Facades of Edith Sitwell

7 Reasons Why Ballet Dancers Choose Broadway

When Lee Wilson first began dancing, she wore tap shoes and took lessons in her neighbor's basement. "I loved the scraping sound of taps brushing across the cement floor, the clicking sounds of the heel taps, and the crash of a full-footed stomp," Lee recalls in Rebel on Pointe, her memoir that we published this past … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why Ballet Dancers Choose Broadway

Bootstrap Geologist: My Life in Science

 “Readers of [Shinn’s] autobiography are likely to be…charmed.”—The New York Times “A must-read.”—Geologos “Read the book, and become a friend of a most remarkable man”—AAPG Explorer We are pleased to introduce the new paperback edition of Bootstrap Geologist: My Life in Science, an autobiography by geologist Gene Shinn. Known worldwide among geologists, marine scientists, and … Continue reading Bootstrap Geologist: My Life in Science