Politics

Our Man

Our Man

Winner of the 2019 Hitchens Prize"Portrays Holbrooke in all of his endearing and exasperating self-willed glory...Both a sweeping diplomatic history and a Shakespearean tragicomedy... If you...

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The Dreamt Land

The Dreamt Land

A vivid, searching journey into California's capture of water and soil—the epic story of a people's defiance of nature and the wonders, and ruin, it has wroughtMark Arax...

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An American Summer

An American Summer

2020 J. ANTHONY LUKAS PRIZE WINNERFrom the bestselling author of There Are No Children Here, a richly textured, heartrending portrait of love and death in Chicago's most...

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White

White

Own it, snowflakes: you've lost everything you claim to hold dear.White is Bret Easton Ellis's first work of nonfiction. Already the bad boy of American literature, from Less Than Zero to American...

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Honorable Exit

Honorable Exit

A MAIN SELECTION OF THE MILITARY BOOK CLUBA groundbreaking revisionist history of the last days of the Vietnam War that reveals the acts of American heroism that saved more than one hundred...

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The System

The System

From the best-selling author of Saving Capitalism and The Common Good, an urgent analysis of how the "rigged" systems of American politics and power operate,...

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Ledger

Ledger

A pivotal book of personal, ecological, and political reckoning from the internationally renowned poet named "among the modern masters" (The Washington Post).Ledger's...

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The Velvet Rope Economy

The Velvet Rope Economy

From New York Times business reporter Nelson D. Schwartz comes a gripping investigation of how a virtual velvet rope divides Americans in every arena of life, creating...

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The Future We Choose

The Future We Choose

Climate change: it is arguably the most urgent and consequential issue humankind has ever faced. How we address it in the next thirty years will determine the kind of world we will live in and...

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IMPEACHMENT

IMPEACHMENT

A Vintage Short OriginalOn Wednesday January 21st, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Rep. Adam Schiff opened the impeachment trial of Donald Trump by delivering...

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The Nation City

The Nation City

At a time of anxiety about the effectiveness of our national government, Rahm Emanuel provides a clear vision, for both progressives and centrists, of how to get things done in America today--a...

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The Storm Before the Calm

The Storm Before the Calm

The master geopolitical forecaster and New York Times bestselling author of The Next 100 Years focuses on the United States, predicting how the 2020s will bring dramatic...

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Mrs. Paine's Garage

Mrs. Paine's Garage

Nearly forty years have passed since Ruth Hyde Paine, a Quaker housewife in suburban Dallas, offered shelter and assistance to a young man named Lee Harvey Oswald and his Russian wife,...

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Japan

Japan

In this major revision of his classic history of Japan—from the tribally divided state under the leadership of Yamato in the fifth century through centuries of dynastic rule to the...

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The Affirmative Action Puzzle

The Affirmative Action Puzzle

A rich, multifaceted history of affirmative action from the Civil Rights Act of 1866 through today’s tumultuous times   From acclaimed legal historian, author of a biography of Louis Brandeis (“Remarkable”...

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Invisible Americans

Invisible Americans

"A clarion call to address this most unjust blight upon the American landscape. Madrick has provided a valuable service in presenting a highly readable and cogent argument for change."--Mark...

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Doing Justice

Doing Justice

By the one-time federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, an important overview of the way our justice system works, and why the rule of law is essential to our society....

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Slaying Goliath

Slaying Goliath

From one of the foremost authorities on education and the history of education in the United States, "whistleblower extraordinaire" (The Wall Street Journal), former U.S. Assistant Secretary...

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Tightrope

Tightrope

New York Times Best Seller "A deft and uniquely credible exploration of rural America, and of other left-behind pockets of our country. One of the most important books I've read on the...

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The New Silk Roads

The New Silk Roads

From the bestselling author of The Silk Roads comes an updated, timely, and visionary book about the dramatic and profound changes our world is undergoing right now—as seen...

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Hitler and Stalin

Hitler and Stalin

Forty years after his Hitler: A Study in Tyranny set a standard for scholarship of the Nazi era, Lord Alan Bullock gives readers a breathtakingly accomplished dual...

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American Dialogue

American Dialogue

The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas...

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Margaret Thatcher: Herself Alone

Margaret Thatcher: Herself Alone

Charles Moore's masterful and definitive biography of Britain's first female prime minister reaches its climax with the story of her zenith and her fall.How did Margaret...

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The Mysterious Affair at Olivetti

The Mysterious Affair at Olivetti

The never-before-told true account of the design and development of the first desktop computer by the world's most famous high-styled typewriter company, more than a decade...

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