Linda Nochlin on the Body

Renowned art historian and pioneering feminist Linda Nochlin explores how, from the late eighteenth century, fragmented, mutilated, and fetishized representations of the human body came to constitute a distinctively modern view of the world.

Julian Bell on Painting

Respected painter and writer Julian Bell offers original insights into the art, practice, and ongoing importance of painting.

Surprising, questioning, challenging, enriching: the Pocket Perspectives series presents timeless works by writers and thinkers who have shaped the conversation across the arts, visual culture, and history. Celebrating the undiminished vitality of their ideas today, these covetable and collectable little books embody the best of Thames & Hudson.

Dream Work

Newly repackaged as a Penguin paperback, an “astonishing” book of poetry from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Primitive!

Dream Work, a collection of forty-five poems originally published in 1986, follows both chronologically and logically Mary Oliver’s American Primitive, which won her the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1983.

Van Life: Culture, Vehicles, People, Places

• Van vacations and van living has attracted a new following at a time of increased outdoor-oriented and local travel


• An attractively priced paperback re-issue of The Complete Vanlife Book


• An inspiring book about the freedom and mobility of van life written and compiled by the editors the Rolling Home Journal


World Travel: An Irreverent Guide

A guide to some of the world’s most interesting places, as seen and experienced by writer, television host, and relentlessly curious traveler Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain saw more of the world than nearly anyone. His travels took him from the hidden pockets of his hometown of New York to a tribal longhouse in Borneo, from cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, Paris, and Shanghai to Tanzania’s utter beauty and the stunning desert solitude of Oman’s Empty Quarter—and many places beyond.


Subscribe to RSS - Nonfiction