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Deep Down Dark

by Héctor Tobar Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 07, 2014)

When the San José mine collapsed outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days. The entire world watched...


Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician

by Sandeep Jauhar Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 19, 2014)

In his acclaimed memoir Intern, Sandeep Jauhar chronicled the formative years of his residency at a prestigious New York City hospital. Doctored, his harrowing follow-up, observes the crisis of American medicine...


The Genius of Earth Day

by Adam Rome Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 16, 2013)

The first Earth Day is the most famous little-known event in modern American history. Because we still pay ritual homage to the planet every April 22, everyone knows something about Earth Day. Some people may...


Tombstone

by Yang Jisheng, Jian Guo, Stacy Mosher & Edward Friedman et al. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 30, 2012)

The much-anticipated definitive account of China's Great Famine

An estimated thirty-six million Chinese men, women, and children starved to death during China's Great Leap Forward in the late 1950s and early...


A Cold Case

by Philip Gourevitch Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 10, 2002)

A tale of crime and punishment from a prizewinning writer.

A few years ago, Andy Rosenzweig, an inspector for the Manhattan District Attorney's office, was abruptly reminded of an old, unsolved double homicide....


The Eagle's Shadow

by Mark Hertsgaard Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 01, 2003)

What America looks like to the rest of the world

Americans rarely used to think about the outside world. As the mightiest nation in history, the United States could do as it pleased. Now Americans have learned...


Naked in Baghdad

by Anne Garrels & Vint Lawrence Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 12, 2004)

As National Public Radio's senior foreign correspondent, Anne Garrels has covered conflicts in Chechnya, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. She is renowned for direct, down-to-earth, insightful reportage,...


Subversives

by Seth Rosenfeld Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 21, 2012)

Subversives traces the FBI's secret involvement with three iconic figures at Berkeley during the 1960s: the ambitious neophyte politician Ronald Reagan, the fierce but fragile radical Mario Savio, and the liberal...


But Will the Planet Notice?

by Gernot Wagner Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 27, 2011)

You are one of seven billion people on Earth. Whatever you or I do personally—eat tofu in a Hummer or hamburgers in a Prius—the planet doesn't notice. In our confrontation with climate change, species preservation,...


The Unraveling

by John R. Schmidt Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 13, 2011)

How did a nation founded as a homeland for South Asian Muslims, most of whom follow a tolerant nonthreatening form of Islam, become a haven for Al Qaeda and a rogue's gallery of domestic jihadist and sectarian...


A Portrait of Egypt

by Mary Anne Weaver Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 07, 2000)

For centuries Egypt has been a citadel of Islamic learning and thought, and since the signing of the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty in 1979, it has been of immense strategic importance to American interests in...


The Atomic Bazaar

by William Langewiesche Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 29, 2008)

In his shocking and revelatory new work, the celebrated journalist William Langewiesche investigates the burgeoning global threat of nuclear weapons production. The Atomic Bazaar is the story of the inexorable...


Our Daily Meds

by Melody Petersen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 01, 2010)

In the last thirty years, the big pharmaceutical companies have transformed themselves into marketing machines selling dangerous medicines as if they were Coca-Cola or Cadillacs. They pitch drugs with video...


How the West Was Lost

by Dambisa Moyo Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 15, 2011)

In How the West Was Lost, the New York Times bestselling author Dambisa Moyo offers a bold account of the decline of the West's economic supremacy. She examines how the West's flawed financial decisions have...


Climate Capitalism

by L. Hunter Lovins & Boyd Cohen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 12, 2011)

Believe in climate change. Or don't. It doesn't matter.

But you'd better understand this: the best route to rebuilding our economy, our cities, and our job markets, as well as assuring national security, is...


When Oil Peaked

by Kenneth S. Deffeyes Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 28, 2010)

In two earlier books, Hubbert's Peak (2001) and Beyond Oil (2005), the geologist Kenneth S. Deffeyes laid out his rationale for concluding that world oil production would continue to follow a bell-shaped curve,...


Priceless

by William Poundstone Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 05, 2010)

Prada stores carry a few obscenely expensive items in order to boost sales for everything else (which look like bargains in comparison). People used to download music for free, then Steve Jobs convinced them...


How Markets Fail

by John Cassidy Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 10, 2009)

Behind the alarming headlines about job losses, bank bailouts, and corporate greed is a little-known story of bad ideas. For fifty years or more, economists have been busy developing elegant theories of how...


Offshore

by William Brittain-Catlin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 15, 2007)

A revealing-and chilling-exposé on the hidden side of global wealth and power

A revealing-and chilling-exposé on the hidden side of global wealth and power Offshore is an unprecedented exploration of perhaps...


Alpha Dogs

by James Harding Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 13, 2008)

Alpha Dogs is the story of the men from an enormously influential campaign business called Sawyer Miller who served as backroom strategists on every presidential contest from Richard Nixon's to George W. Bush's....


Death to the Dictator!

by Afsaneh Moqadam Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 11, 2010)

Tehran, June 12, 2009. Mohsen Abbaspour, an ordinary young man in his twenties—not particularly political, or ambitious, or worldly—casts the first vote of his life in Iran's tenth presidential election....


The Good Soldiers

by David Finkel Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 15, 2009)

It was the last-chance moment of the war. In January 2007, President George W. Bush announced a new strategy for Iraq. He called it the surge. "Many listening tonight will ask why this effort will succeed when...


Toward Rational Exuberance

by B. Mark Smith Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 30, 2002)

The True History, and Dangerous Myths, of the Modern Stock Market.

The stock market is big news now, influencing every aspect of the modern economy. Accepted wisdom has it that the market will provide retirement...


The Coming Plague

by Laurie Garrett Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 31, 1994)

"Here is a volume that should be required reading for policy makers and health professionals." - Kirkus Reviews

After four decades of assuming that the conquest of all infectous diseases was imminent, people...


The Battle for Wisconsin

by Andrew E. Kersten Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 02, 2011)

This past January, the newly elected governor Scott Walker declared war on Wisconsin's progressive roots. Under the guise of budget repair, he and his Republican colleagues in the state legislature introduced...


No Way To Pick A President

by Jules Witcover Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2011)

A premier political reporter considers our presidential politics and how to improve them-an essential book as campaign 2000 gets under way.

Jules Witcover, who has covered every presidential election since 1952,...


Entering Hades

by John Leake Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 13, 2007)

"I was a greedy, ravenous individual, determined to rise from the bottom to the top . . . It wasn't me!"--Jack Unterweger's final words to his jury

Serial killers rarely travel internationally. So in the early...


Evidence

by Luc Sante Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 08, 2016)

Following Low Life, Luc Sante's acclaimed evocation of the underside of New York City's history, Evidence is an investigation into the mysteries of crime, death, and photography that only this brilliant and...


Strange Piece of Paradise

by Terri Jentz Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 20, 2007)

In the summer of 1977, Terri Jentz and her Yale roommate, Shayna Weiss, make a cross-country bike trip. They pitch a tent in the desert of central Oregon. As they are sleeping, a man in a pickup truck deliberately...


A Burglar's Guide to the City

by Geoff Manaugh Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 05, 2016)

Encompassing nearly 2,000 years of heists and tunnel jobs, break-ins and escapes, A Burglar's Guide to the City offers an unexpected blueprint to the criminal possibilities in the world all around us. You'll...