Politics

We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists

The highly acclaimed, provocative New York Times bestseller—a personal, eloquently-argued essay, adapted from the much-admired TEDx talk...

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Hero of the Empire

Hero of the Empire

From New York Times bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic and The River of Doubt, a thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill's extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer...

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Dark Money

Dark Money

NATIONAL BESTSELLERONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARWho are the immensely wealthy right-wing ideologues shaping the fate of America today? From the bestselling author...

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Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

New York Times Best SellerA Skimm Reads PickFrom the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism...

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Rules for Radicals

Rules for Radicals

First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the...

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The Quartet

The Quartet

In The Quartet, Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Joseph Ellis tells the unexpected story of America’s second great founding and of the men most responsible—Alexander...

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The Billion Dollar Spy

The Billion Dollar Spy

A Washington Post Notable Book of the Year   It was the height of the Cold War, and a dangerous time to be stationed in the Soviet Union. One evening, while the...

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Manufacturing Consent

Manufacturing Consent

In this pathbreaking work, Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky show that, contrary to the usual image of the news media as cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitous in their...

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Gulag

Gulag

In this magisterial and acclaimed history, Anne Applebaum offers the first fully documented portrait of the Gulag, from its origins in the Russian Revolution, through its expansion...

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Legacy of Ashes

Legacy of Ashes

With shocking revelations that made headlines in papers across the country, Pulitzer-Prize-winner Tim Weiner gets at the truth behind the CIA and uncovers here why...

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The Snowden Files (Movie Tie In Edition)

The Snowden Files (Movie Tie In Edition)

The official movie tie-in edition to Oliver Stone’s major motion picture, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.   Edward Snowden is one of the most extraordinary whistleblowers...

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Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon

From a prize-winning biographer comes the defining portrait of a man who led America in a time of turmoil and left us a darker age. We live today, John A. Farrell shows, in a world Richard Nixon...

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The Romanovs

The Romanovs

The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world’s surface for three centuries. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world’s greatest...

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Orientalism

Orientalism

More than three decades after its first publication, Edward Said's groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East has become a...

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Can't We All Disagree More Constructively?

Can't We All Disagree More Constructively?

As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—he has explained the origins of morality,...

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Radical Hope

Radical Hope

Radical Hope is a collection of letters—to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged—written...

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Assholes: A Theory of Donald Trump

Assholes: A Theory of Donald Trump

Make America Great Again? Donald Trump is an asshole is a fact widely agreed upon—even by his supporters, who actually like that about him. But his startling political rise makes...

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Everything Under the Heavens

Everything Under the Heavens

From the former New York Times Asia correspondent and author of China's Second Continent, an incisive investigation of China's ideological development as it becomes...

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The Dark Valley

The Dark Valley

The 1930s were perhaps the seminal decade in twentieth-century history, a dark time of global depression that displaced millions, paralyzed the liberal democracies, gave rise to totalitarian...

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The Captive Mind

The Captive Mind

The best known prose work by the winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature examines the moral and intellectual conflicts faced by men and women living under...

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A Path Appears

A Path Appears

With scrupulous research and on-the-ground reporting, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn explore how altruism affects us, what are the markers for success, and how to avoid the pitfalls. In...

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The Givers

The Givers

An inside look at the secretive world of elite philanthropists--and how they're quietly wielding ever more power to shape American life in ways both good and bad....

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The Terror Years

The Terror Years

With the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. Here, in ten powerful pieces first...

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The New Tsar

The New Tsar

“A riveting, immensely detailed biography of Putin that explains in full-bodied, almost Shakespearian fashion why he acts the way he does.” –Robert D. Kaplan   The New Tsar...

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