Politics

The Rights of Man

The Rights of Man

H. G. Wells’s passionate and influential manifesto—never before available in the United States—was first published in England in 1940 in response to World War...

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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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Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

New York Times Best SellerFrom the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today--written as...

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Nemesis

Nemesis

Antônio Francisco Bonfim Lopes was a hardworking young father before he became the king of Rocinha, the largest slum in Rio; the head of a drug cartel; and perhaps Brazil's most wanted criminal,...

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Creating Freedom

Creating Freedom

The ideal of freedom is at the heart of our political and economic system. It is foundational to our sense of justice, our way of life, our conception of what it is to be human. But are we free...

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Dark Money

Dark Money

NATIONAL BESTSELLERA NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BEST BOOK OF THE YEARFrom the bestselling author of The Dark Side, an electrifying work of investigative...

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The Firebrand and the First Lady

The Firebrand and the First Lady

A finalist for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction, and longlisted for the National Book Award, The Firebrand and the First Lady is the riveting...

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A Very Expensive Poison

A Very Expensive Poison

A real-life political assassination story--complete with KGB, CIA, MI5, and Russian mobsters--that reverberates from the streets of London to the deadly halls of today's...

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How America Lost Its Secrets

How America Lost Its Secrets

A groundbreaking exposé that convincingly challenges the popular image of Edward Snowden as hacker turned avenging angel, while revealing how vulnerable our national security systems...

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Economism

Economism

Here is a bracing deconstruction of the framework for understanding the world that is learned as gospel in Economics 101, regardless of its imaginary assumptions and misleading half-truths.Economism:...

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The U.S. Constitution: The Citizen's Annotated Edition

The U.S. Constitution: The Citizen's Annotated Edition

A Vintage Shorts Original Selection As Khizr Khan dramatically demonstrated at this year’s Democratic National Convention, the U.S. Constitution is the central point...

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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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Insider Baseball

Insider Baseball

A Vintage Shorts Selection   Almost three decades ago, iconic and incomparable American essayist Joan Didion’s now-classic report from the Dukakis campaign trail...

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The Obama White House and the Supreme Court

The Obama White House and the Supreme Court

A Vintage Shorts SelectionThe bestselling and prizewinning author of The Nine and American Heiress tells the dramatic and gripping insider’s story of the momentous...

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The Paranoid Style in American Politics: An Essay

The Paranoid Style in American Politics: An Essay

A Vintage Shorts Selection  A timely reissue of acclaimed historian Richard Hofstadter’s authoritative and unforgettable essay. First published in 1964 and no less relevant...

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The Real Costs of American Health Care

The Real Costs of American Health Care

A Vintage Shorts Original Selection   Despite all attempts to make it otherwise, the American health care system remains arcane, bloated, inefficient, and damaging to...

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Thirteen Tactics for Realistic Radicals

Thirteen Tactics for Realistic Radicals

A Vintage Shorts Selection   From the founder of modern radical activism in America, Saul Alinsky, whose the bestselling classic Rules for Radicals has reinvigorated...

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A Young Woman on Her Own

A Young Woman on Her Own

A Vintage Shorts Selection   From the definitive, humanizing biography of one of the most powerful and widely misunderstood women of our time: Hillary Rodham Clinton....

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Eyes on the Street

Eyes on the Street

The first major biography of the irrepressible woman who changed the way we view and live in cities, and whose influence can still be felt in any discussion of urban planning to this day. Eyes on the Street...

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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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A Kingdom of Their Own

A Kingdom of Their Own

The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the United States, brilliantly portrayed here by the former...

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Blood in the Water

Blood in the Water

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST * LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST * NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK FOR 2016 * NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, NEWSWEEKKIRKUS,...

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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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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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