Politics

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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Hero of the Empire

Hero of the Empire

"A thrilling account.... This book is an awesome nail-biter and top-notch character study rolled into one." —New York Times Critic Jennifer Senior's Top...

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Victoria & Abdul (Movie Tie-in)

Victoria & Abdul (Movie Tie-in)

Now a Major Motion Picture starring Dame Judi Dench from director Stephen Frears.History’s most unlikely friendship—this is the astonishing story of Queen...

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Collusion

Collusion

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  An explosive exposé that lays out the story behind the Steele Dossier, including Russia’s decades-in-the-making political game to upend American...

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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 PickAn NPR Best Book of 2017From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful...

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Jerusalem

Jerusalem

“This is an essential book for those who wish to understand a city that remains a nexus of world affairs.” —Booklist (starred)Jerusalem...

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We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists

What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-viewed...

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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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The Common Good

The Common Good

From the best-selling author of Saving Capitalism and The Work of Nations, a passionate, clear-eyed manifesto on why we must restore the idea of the common good...

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The Looming Tower

The Looming Tower

This Pulitzer Prize winner is the basis for the upcoming Hulu series starring Peter Sarsgaard, Jeff Daniels, and Tahar Rahim.A gripping narrative that spans five decades, 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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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

This is the inspiring story of a modern American icon, the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama. With disciplined reporting and a storyteller’s eye for...

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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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Saving Capitalism

Saving Capitalism

Now a Netflix Original DocumentaryAmerica was once celebrated for and defined by its large and prosperous middle class. Now, this middle class is shrinking, a new oligarchy...

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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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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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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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Mao

Mao

The most authoritative life of the Chinese leader every written, Mao: The Unknown Story is based on a decade of research, and on interviews with many of Mao’s...

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Lenin's Tomb

Lenin's Tomb

Winner of the Pulitzer PrizeOne of the Best Books of the Year: The New York Times From the editor of The New Yorker: a riveting account of the collapse of...

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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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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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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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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 Black Jacobins

The Black Jacobins

A classic and impassioned account of the first revolution in the Third World.This powerful, intensely dramatic book is the definitive account of the...

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