Politics

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Righteous Mind

The Righteous Mind

This well-researched examination of human moral impulses will appeal to liberals and conservatives alike following the 2016 presidential campaign and election.   As America descends...

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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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Blood in the Water

Blood in the Water

WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE IN HISTORY WINNER OF THE 2017 BANCROFT PRIZENATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST * LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST * NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK FOR 2016 * NAMED A BEST...

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The Billion Dollar Spy

The Billion Dollar Spy

From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning history The Dead Hand comes the riveting story of a spy who cracked open the Soviet military research establishment and a penetrating...

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Black Flags

Black Flags

WINNER OF THE 2016 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION“A Best Book of 2015”—The New York Times, The Washington PostPeople Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Kansas City...

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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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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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A Woman in Charge

A Woman in Charge

The nuanced, definitive biography of one of the most controversial and widely misunderstood figures of our time: the woman running a historic campaign as the 2016 Democratic presidential...

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The Man Who Saved the Union

The Man Who Saved the Union

Ulysses Grant emerges in this masterful biography as a genius in battle and a driven president to a divided country, who remained fearlessly on the side of right....

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Code Warriors

Code Warriors

A sweeping, in-depth history of NSA, whose famous “cult of silence” has left the agency shrouded in mystery for decades   The National Security Agency was...

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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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The Looming Tower

The Looming Tower

Winner of the Pulitzer PrizeA gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism,...

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The Snowden Files

The Snowden Files

Now a major motion picture, directed by Oliver Stone and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.Edward Snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the...

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The Shadow Factory

The Shadow Factory

James Bamford has been the preeminent expert on the National Security Agency since his reporting revealed the agency’s existence in the 1980s. Now Bamford describes the transformation of the...

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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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Lawrence in Arabia

Lawrence in Arabia

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYNew York TimesChristian Science Monitor • NPR • Seattle TimesSt. Louis DispatchNational Book Critics...

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Flashpoints

Flashpoints

New York Times bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman delivers a fascinating portrait of modern-day Europe, with special focus on significant...

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