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Three Women

by Lisa Taddeo Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster (July 09, 2019)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Extraordinary…A nonfiction literary masterpiece…I can’t remember the last time a book affected me as profoundly as Three Women.” —Elizabeth Gilbert

“Taddeo spent eight...


Humanimal

by Adam Rutherford The Experiment (March 19, 2019)

“Rutherford describes Humanimal as being about the paradox of how our evolutionary journey turned ‘an otherwise average ape’ into one capable of creating complex tools, art, music, science, and engineering....


Sea People

by Christina Thompson Harper (March 12, 2019)

A blend of Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel and Simon Winchester’s Pacific, a thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote...


Alienated America

by Timothy P. Carney Harper (February 19, 2019)

Now a Washington Post bestseller.

Respected conservative journalist and commentator Timothy P. Carney continues the conversation begun with Hillbilly Elegy and the classic Bowling Alone in this hard-hitting...


Fascism: A Warning

by Madeleine Albright Harper Perennial (January 29, 2019)

#1 New York Times Bestseller

Best Books of 2018 --The Economist

A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today’s world, written by one of America’s most...


What Would Cleopatra Do?

by Elizabeth Foley & Beth Coates Scribner (October 23, 2018)

Irreverent, inspirational, and a visual delight, What Would Cleopatra Do? shares the wisdom and advice passed down from Cleopatra, Queen Victoria, Dorothy Parker, and forty-seven other heroines from past eras...


Read & Riot

by Nadya Tolokonnikova HarperOne (October 09, 2018)

"Stylish, striking, and elegantly packaged...as indispensible to confronting, say, your domineering mother-in-law or your local city council as it is to helping foment an ongoing and ever-escalating insurrection...


Back to Black

by Kehinde Andrews Zed Books (July 10, 2018)

  • Definitive book on the roots and evolution of Black radicalism. 
    • Published at a time when race and racism are at the forefront of political discussion on both sides of the Atlantic. 
  • Highly readable account...


Towards a Gay Communism

by Mario Mieli Pluto Press (May 20, 2018)

First published in Italian in 1977, Mario Mieli's groundbreaking book is an early landmark of revolutionary queer theory - now available for the first time in a complete and unabridged English translation. *BR**BR*Among...


Barracoon

by Zora Neale Hurston, Deborah G. Plant & Alice Walker Amistad (May 08, 2018)

New York Times Bestseller • Amazon's Best History Book of the Year 201 • TIME Magazine’s Best Nonfiction Book of 2018 • New York Public Library’s Best Book of 2018 • NPR’s Book Concierge...


Not That Bad

by Roxane Gay Harper Perennial (May 01, 2018)

New York Times Bestseller

Edited and with an introduction by Roxane Gay, the New York Times bestselling and deeply beloved author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, this anthology of first-person essays tackles...


Don't Call Me Princess

by Peggy Orenstein Harper Paperbacks (February 27, 2018)

The New York Times bestselling author of Girls & Sex and Cinderella Ate My Daughter delivers her first ever collection of essays—funny, poignant, deeply personal and sharply observed pieces, drawn from three...


All About Love

by bell hooks William Morrow Paperbacks (January 30, 2018)

THE ACCLAIMED FIRST VOLUME IN HER "LOVE SONG TO THE NATION"

“The word ‘love’ is most often defined as a noun, yet . . . we would all love better if we used it as a verb,” writes bell hooks as she comes...


Enemies Within: Communists, the Cambridge Spies and the Making of Modern Britain

by Richard Davenport-Hines William Collins (January 25, 2018)

What pushed Blunt, Burgess, Cairncross, Maclean and Philby into Soviet hands?

With access to recently released papers and other neglected documents, this sharp analysis of the intelligence world examines how...


The Book of Resting Places

by Thomas Mira y Lopez Counterpoint (November 01, 2017)

In the aftermath of his father's untimely death and his family's indecision over what to do with the remains, Thomas Mira y Lopez became obsessed with the type and variety of places where we lay the dead to...


Vanishing New York

by Jeremiah Moss Dey Street Books (July 15, 2017)

"ESSENTIAL READING FOR FANS OF JANE JACOBS, JOSEPH MITCHELL, PATTI SMITH, LUC SANTE AND CHEAP PIEROGI."--VANITY FAIR

An unflinching chronicle of gentrification in the twenty-first century and a love letter to...


Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?

by Mumia Abu-Jamal City Lights Publishers (June 12, 2017)

“This collection of short meditations, written from a prison cell, captures the past two decades of police violence that gave rise to Black Lives Matter while digging deeply into the history of the United States....


Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era

by Michael Kimmel Nation Books (April 25, 2017)

"Kimmel has made a career out of being what you might call a man-translator."-The Atlantic

The white American male voter is alive and well--and angry as hell.

Sociologist Michael Kimmel, one of the leading writers...


They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement

by Wesley Lowery Little, Brown and Company (November 15, 2016)

LA Times winner for The Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose

A New York Times bestseller

A New York Times Editors' Choice A Featured Title in The New York Times Book Review's "Paperback Row"

A...


My Own Words

by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mary Hartnett & Wendy W. Williams Simon & Schuster (October 04, 2016)

The New York Times bestselling book from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—“a comprehensive look inside her brilliantly analytical, entertainingly wry mind, revealing the fascinating life of one...


How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything

by Rosa Brooks Simon & Schuster (August 09, 2016)

“A dynamic work of reportage” (The New York Times) written “with clarity and...wit” (The New York Times Book Review) about what happens when the ancient boundary between war and peace is erased.

Once,...


The Fire This Time

by Jesmyn Ward Scribner (August 02, 2016)

A surprise New York Times bestseller, these groundbreaking essays and poems about race—collected by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward and written by the most important voices of her generation—are “thoughtful,...


Sex Object

by Jessica Valenti Dey Street Books (June 07, 2016)

New York Times Bestseller

NPR Best Book of 2016

“Sharp and prescient… The appeal of Valenti’s memoir lies in her ability to trace objectification through her own life, and to trace what was for a long time...


This Brave New World: India, China, and the United States

by Anja Manuel Simon & Schuster (May 10, 2016)

“By turns alarming and encouraging…Manuel delineates with clarity [why] the US must attend closely to…harmonious future relations with China and India” (Kirkus Reviews) and why our obsession with China...


Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

by Ibram X. Kendi Nation Books (April 12, 2016)

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTION

Americans like to insist that we are living in a postracial, color-blind society. In fact, racist thought is alive and well; it has simply become more sophisticated...


The Way of the Gun

by Iain Overton Harper (March 22, 2016)

In this compelling and revelatory book, an investigative journalist explores the lifecycle of the gun—following those who make firearms, sell them, use them, and die by them—with a special emphasis on the...


And Then All Hell Broke Loose

by Richard Engel Simon & Schuster (February 09, 2016)

A major New York Times bestseller by NBC’s Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel—this riveting story of the Middle East revolutions, the Arab Spring, war, and terrorism seen close up “should be required...


The Social Sex

by Marilyn Yalom & Theresa Donovan Brown Harper Perennial (September 22, 2015)

From historian and acclaimed feminist author of How the French Invented Love and A History of the Wife comes this rich, multifaceted history of the evolution of female friendship.

In today’s culture, the bonds...


I Am Not a Slut

by Leora Tanenbaum Harper Perennial (February 03, 2015)

The author of the groundbreaking work Slut! explores the phenomenon of slut-shaming in the age of sexting, tweeting, and “liking.” She shows that the sexual double standard is more dangerous than ever before...


The Chain

by Ted Genoways Harper (October 14, 2014)

A harrowing investigation of the tortuous path our food products take—from slaughter to Spam

On the production line in American packing-houses, there is one cardinal rule: the chain never slows. Under pressure...


The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 2014

by Jeff Hobbs Scribner (September 23, 2014)

An instant New York Times bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New York Times Book Review, Amazon, and Entertainment Weekly, among others, this celebrated account of a young African-American man...


Thrown

by Kerry Howley Sarabande Books (September 22, 2014)

A woman infiltrates the violent world of mixed martial arts and investigates the lives of two cage fighters.


The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is Changing the Middle East

by Juan Cole Simon & Schuster (July 01, 2014)

Renowned blogger and Middle East expert Juan Cole takes us “inside the youth movements in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya, showing us how activists used technology and social media to amplify their message and connect...


Last Night at the Viper Room

by Gavin Edwards It Books (October 22, 2013)

In Last Night at the Viper Room, acclaimed author and journalist Gavin Edwards vividly recounts the life and tragic death of acclaimed actor River Phoenix—a teen idol on the fast track to Hollywood royalty...


Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era

by Paul B. Preciado & Bruce Benderson The Feminist Press at CUNY (September 23, 2013)

The most visionary book on gender and sexuality today.


Who Owns the Future?

by Jaron Lanier Simon & Schuster (May 07, 2013)

The “brilliant” and “daringly original” (The New York Times) critique of digital networks from the “David Foster Wallace of tech” (London Evening Standard)—asserting that to fix our economy, we...


Pandora's Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal

by Melanie Warner Scribner (February 26, 2013)

In the tradition of Fast Food Nation and The Omnivore’s Dilemma comes an “indispensable,” (New York Newsday) fascinating, and cutting-edge look from the author of The Magic Feather Effect at the scary...


Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti

National Book Critics Circle Award for Memoir/Autobiography 2013

by Amy Wilentz Simon & Schuster (January 08, 2013)

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography, this is a brilliant writer’s account of a long, painful, ecstatic—and unreciprocated—affair with a country that has long fascinated the...


The Way the World Works: Essays

by Nicholson Baker Simon & Schuster (August 07, 2012)

Nicholson Baker, who “writes like no one else in America” (Newsweek), here assembles his best short pieces from the last fifteen years.

The Way the World Works, Baker’s second nonfiction collection, ranges...


Eating Animals

by Jonathan Safran Foer Little, Brown and Company (November 02, 2009)

Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his life oscillating between enthusiastic carnivore and occasional vegetarian. Once he started a family, the moral dimensions of food became increasingly important.

Faced with...