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The Turning: Why the State of the Family Matters, and What the World Can Do about It

by Richard Eyre & Linda Eyre

Richard and Linda Eyre examine the connections between the world's mounting social problems and the breakdown of families and look deeply at the root causes of family disintegration.


In a Rocket Made of Ice: Among the Children of Wat Opot

by Gail Gutradt

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman’s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome...


Hack Attack

by Nick Davies

At first, it seemed like a small story. The royal editor of the News of the World was caught listening to the voicemail messages of staff at Buckingham Palace. He and a private investigator were jailed, and...


Nixon's Secrets: The Rise, Fall, and Untold Truth about the President, Watergate, and the Pardon

by Roger Stone & Mike Colapietro

Learn the inside scoop on Watergate, the Ford Pardon, and the 18 ½ minute Gap.

Roger Stone, The New York Times bestselling author of The Man Who Killed Kennedy—the Case Against LBJ, gives the inside scoop on...


Prison Noir

by Joyce Carol Oates

A completely new, fresh, and frightening take on "prison literature."


Why I Walk: Taking a Step in the Right Direction

Joey Blue Two! Another Collection of Mucky Jokes & Anecdotes

by Joey Jenkinson

A second volume of Joey's jokes! Some are dirty, some are filthy. Some you might get away with repeating to your partner's fussy mother, some will make you blanch. If you happen to be a hillbilly or a member...


Mosquito Trails: Ecology, Health, and the Politics of Entanglement

by Alex M. Nading

Dengue fever is the world's most prevalent mosquito-borne illness, but Alex Nading argues that people in dengue-endemic communities do not always view humans and mosquitoes as mortal enemies. Drawing on two...


Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refugees

by Yen Le Espiritu

Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es) examines how the Vietnam War has continued to serve as a stage for the shoring up of American imperialist adventure and for the (re)production of American...


The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We've Lost in a World of Constant Connection

by Michael Harris

"Every revolution in communication technology-from papyrus to the printing press to Twitter-is as much an opportunity to be drawn away from something as it is to be drawn toward something. And yet, as we embrace...


Unfinished Conversations: Mayas and Foreigners Between Two Wars

by Paul Sullivan

A century ago, European and North American archaeologists first came upon the extraordinary ruins of Chichen Itza and Tulum—and started to converse with the Mayas who inhabited the forests of the Yucatan....


LBJ and Grassroots Federalism: Congressman Bob Poage, Race, and Change in Texas

by Robert H. Duke

LBJ and Grassroots Federalism: Congressman Bob Poage, Race, and Change in Texas reveals the local ramifications of federal policy. Three case studies in the rising career of Lyndon B. Johnson show this in action:...


Fireworks

by Aimer Boyz

Like the Broadway show tune, Daniel Fine prefers his relationships to be for "One Night Only"- hot, hard, and gone the next morning. Daniel is looking to never, ever be in a relationship again. He's been there,...


Ragged Glory: The Rainbow Nation in Black and White

by Ray Hartley

As a leading political journalist and newspaper editor, Hartley had the best seat in the house for the unfolding drama of the new South Africa, as well as privileged access to many key players, including Nelson...


Male Sex Work and Society

by Victor Minichiello & John Scott

This new collection explores for the first time male sex work from a rich array of perspectives and disciplines. It aims to help enrich the ways in which we view both male sex work as a field of commerce and...


The Arab Uprisings Explained: New Contentious Politics in the Middle East

by Marc Lynch

Why did Tunisian protests following the self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi lead to a massive wave of uprisings across the entire Arab world? Who participated in those protests, and what did they hope to achieve?...


In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette

by Hampton Sides

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped...


The Inequality Hoax

by James Piereson

The controversy over inequality has gathered steam with the publication of Thomas Piketty’s new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, a dense work of economic history that documents the rise of income...


The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

by Rick Perlstein

From the bestselling author of Nixonland: a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.

In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced...


Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World

by Anya Schiffrin

Crusading journalists from Sinclair Lewis to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein have played a central role in American politics: checking abuses of power, revealing corporate misdeeds, and exposing government corruption....