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Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread-The Lessons from a New Science

by Alex Pentland

From one of the world's leading data scientists, a landmark tour of the new science of idea flow, offering revolutionary insights into the mysteries of collective intelligence and social influence

If the Big...


The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't

by Nate Silver

"Nate Silver's The Signal and the Noise is The Soul of a New Machine for the 21st century." -Rachel Maddow, author of Drift

Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted...


Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace

by Leon Panetta & Jim Newton

The inspiring and revelatory autobiography of the defense secretary and CIA director who led the intelligence war that killed Bin Laden, among many important roles in a legendary career

It could be said that...


Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice

by John A Nagl

From one of the most important army officers of his generation, a memoir of the revolution in warfare he helped lead, in combat and in Washington

When John Nagl was an army tank commander in the first Gulf War...


World Order

by Henry Kissinger

Walter Isaacson, Time:

"Dazzling and instructive... [a] magisterial new book."

Henry Kissinger offers in World Order a deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder. Drawing on his...


American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood

by Paul Greenberg

"Greenberg's breezy, engaging style weaves history, politics, environmental policy, and marine biology." --New Yorker

In American Catch, award-winning author Paul Greenberg takes the same skills that won him...


The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State

by John Micklethwait & Adrian Wooldridge

From the bestselling authors of The Right Nation, a visionary argument that our current crisis in government is nothing less than the fourth radical transition in the history of the nation-state

Dysfunctional...


The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food

by Dan Barber

"[E]ngaging, funny and delicious... I would call this The Omnivore's Dilemma 2.0." --Chicago Tribune

At the heart of today's optimistic farm-to-table food culture is a dark secret: the local food movement has...


Capital: The Eruption of Delhi

by Rana Dasgupta

In Capital, Commonwealth Prize-winning author Rana Dasgupta examines one of the great trends of our time: the expansion of the global elite. Capital is an intimate portrait of the city of Delhi which bears witness...


Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality

by Jo Becker

"[A] riveting legal drama, a snapshot in time, when the gay rights movement altered course and public opinion shifted with the speed of a bullet train... Becker's most remarkable accomplishment is to weave a...


The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America

by Amy Chua & Jed Rubenfeld

"That certain groups do much better in America than others-as measured by income, occupational status, test scores, and so on-is difficult to talk about. In large part this is because the topic feels racially...


The Wisdom Trail: In the Footsteps of Remarkable Women

by Janet Lieberman

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA