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The Hell of Good Intentions

by Stephen M. Walt

From the New York Times–bestselling author Stephen M. Walt, The Hell of Good Intentions dissects the faults and foibles of recent American foreign policy—explaining why it has been plagued by disasters like...

We Can't Breathe

by Jabari Asim

Insightful and searing essays that celebrate the vibrancy and strength of black history and culture in America by critically acclaimed writer Jabari Asim

In We Can’t Breathe, Jabari Asim disrupts what Toni...

Grand Improvisation

by Derek Leebaert

A new understanding of the post World War II era, showing what occurred when the British Empire wouldn’t step aside for the rising American superpower—with global insights for today.

An enduring myth of the...


by Ben Sasse

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Vanishing American Adult, an intimate and urgent assessment of the existential crisis facing our nation.

Something is wrong. We all know it.

American life expectancy...

Impeaching the President

by Alan Hirsch

* How this book distinguishes itself in the market and from the other 3 recently published books on the same subject: 

It is the the only impeachment-related title that looks at Constitutional law and the history...

Life Lived in Relief

by Ilana Feldman

Palestinian refugees’ experience of protracted displacement is among the lengthiest in history. In her breathtaking new book, Ilana Feldman explores this community’s engagement with humanitarian assistance...

A Rebel in Gaza

by Asmaa al-Ghoul, Sélim Nassib & Mike Mitchell

Asmaa al-Ghoul is a Palestinian journalist, now exiled in France, who grew up in the Rafah refugee camp in Gaza. Her book offers a rare view of a young woman coming into her own political and secular beliefs...

Broke and Patriotic

by Francesco Duina

Why are poor Americans so patriotic? They have significantly worse social benefits compared to other Western nations, and studies show that the American Dream of upward mobility is, for them, largely a myth....

An Uncivil War

by Greg Sargent

American democracy is facing a crisis as fraught as we’ve seen in decades. Donald Trump’s presidency has raised the specter of authoritarian rule. Extreme polarization and the scorched-earth war between...

Personal and Political

by Lorraine Greaves

Details the innovative, courageous, and creative activism of the “second wave” women’s health movement in Canada between 1960 and 2010. This activism (re)claimed women's bodies, created women-centered...

Phone Coaching in Dialectical Behavior Therapy

by Alexander L. Chapman

This is the first comprehensive guide to phone coaching in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)--an integral part of treatment that many clinicians find challenging. What are the principles and goals of phone...

The Story Behind

by Emily Prokop

Surprising history of ordinary things

Learn the fascinating history and trivia you never knew about things we use daily from the host of The Story Behind podcast.

Everyday objects and major events in history:...

Perilous Futures

by Peter Uwe Hohendahl

Since his death, the writings of Carl Schmitt (1888–1985) have been debated, cited, and adopted by political and legal thinkers on both the left and right with increasing frequency, though not without controversy...

Improvisational Islam

by Nur Amali Ibrahim

Improvisational Islam is about novel and unexpected ways of being Muslim, where religious dispositions are achieved through techniques that have little or no precedent in classical Islamic texts or concepts....

The Commander's Dilemma

by Amelia Hoover Green

Why do some military and rebel groups commit many types of violence, creating an impression of senseless chaos, whereas others carefully control violence against civilians? A classic catch-22 faces the leaders...

National Secession

by Philip G. Roeder

How do some national-secessionist campaigns get on the global agenda whereas others do not? Which projects for new nation-states, Philip Roeder asks, give rise to mayhem in the politics of existing states? National...

Good Governance Gone Bad

by Darius Ornston

If we believe that the small, open economies of Nordic Europe are paragons of good governance, why are they so prone to economic crisis? In Good Governance Gone Bad, Darius Ornston provides evidence that adapting...

The Movement of the Working Class from Wage Slavery to Freedom

by A. E. Woodruff

"The new dominant class warped the old institutions to its own purposes, introduced a new method of production and exchange, imposed its will upon the balance of society and thereby established a new civilization....

Computational Propaganda

by Samuel C. Woolley & Philip N. Howard

Social media platforms do not just circulate political ideas, they support manipulative disinformation campaigns. While some of these disinformation campaigns are carried out directly by individuals, most are...

Inequality After the Transition

by Ekrem Karakoç

After the Transition is an all-encompassing examination of the origins, increase, and persistence of inequality in new democracies. It challenges the conventional thinking found in much of the democratization-inequality...