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Unscrewed: Women, Sex, Power, and How to Stop Letting the System Screw Us All

by Jaclyn Friedman

An urgent account of sexual politics, feminism, and the rules of power in America-and a potent vision for the way forward

As a veteran feminist and agenda-setting sex educator, Jaclyn Friedman is on the frontlines...


Bunk

by Kevin Young

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction

“There Kevin Young goes again, giving us books we greatly need, cleverly disguised as books we merely want. Unexpectedly essential.”—Marlon James

Award-winning...


Women & Power: A Manifesto

by Mary Beard

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

"A modern feminist classic."—The Guardian

From the internationally acclaimed classicist and New York Times best-selling author comes this timely manifesto on women and power.  At...


I Can't Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street

by Matt Taibbi

A work of riveting literary journalism that explores the roots and repercussions of the infamous killing of Eric Garner by the New York City police—from the bestselling author of The Divide

NAMED ONE OF THE...


Slaves in the Family

by Edward Ball

Fifteen years after its hardcover debut, the FSG Classics reissue of the celebrated work of narrative nonfiction that won the National Book Award and changed the American conversation about race, with a new...


Ghosts of the Tsunami

by Richard Lloyd Parry

The definitive account of what happened, why, and above all how it felt, when catastrophe hit Japan—by the Japan correspondent of The Times (London) and author of People Who Eat Darkness

On March 11, 2011,...


Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change

by Ashley Dawson

A cutting exploration of how cities drive climate change while being on the frontlines of the coming climate crisis

How will climate change affect our lives? Where will its impacts be most deeply felt? Are we...


Go Back to Where You Came From: The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy

by Sasha Polakow-Suransky

What if the new far right poses a graver threat to liberal democracy than jihadists or mass migration?

Brexit and Donald Trump's victory were just the beginning--and Marine Le Pen's defeat does not signal a turning...


We Wear the Mask: 15 True Stories of Passing in America

by Brando Skyhorse & Lisa Page

Why do people pass? Fifteen writers reveal their experiences with passing.

For some, “passing” means opportunity, access, or safety. Others don’t willingly pass but are “passed” in specific situations...


We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

In these “urgently relevant essays,”* the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me “reflects on race, Barack Obama’s presidency and its jarring aftermath”*—including the election...


The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2017

by Masha Gessen

WINNER OF THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTION

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWLOS ANGELES TIMES, WASHINGTON POSTSEATTLE TIMESCHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, NEWSWEEK, and...


Nasty Women

by Samhita Mukhopadhyay & Kate Harding

Twenty-Three Leading Feminist Writers on Protest and Solidarity

When 53 percent of white women voted for Donald Trump and 94 percent of black women voted for Hillary Clinton, how can women unite in Trump’s...


World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech

by Franklin Foer

New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017

Franklin Foer reveals the existential threat posed by big tech, and in his brilliant polemic gives us the toolkit to fight their pervasive influence.

Over...


Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation

by John Freeman

Thirty-six major contemporary writers examine life in a deeply divided America—including Anthony Doerr, Ann Patchett, Roxane Gay, Rebecca Solnit, Hector Tobar, Joyce Carol Oates, Edwidge Danticat, Richard...


Border

by Kapka Kassabova

“Remarkable: a book about borders that makes the reader feel sumptuously free.” —Peter Pomerantsev

In this extraordinary work of narrative reportage, Kapka Kassabova returns to Bulgaria, from where she...


Antifa: The Antifascist Handbook

by Mark Bray

The National Bestseller

“Focused and persuasive... Bray’s book is many things: the first English-language transnational history of antifa, a how-to for would-be activists, and a record of advice from anti-Fascist...


Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption

by Benjamin Rachlin

A Library Journal Top Ten Book of the YearA National Public Radio Great Read for 2017

"Remarkable . . . Captivating . . . Rachlin is a skilled storyteller." --New York Times Book Review

"A gripping legal-thriller...


Making Trouble: Life and Politics

by Lynne Segal

What happens when angry young rebels become wary older women, raging in a leaner, meaner time: a time which exalts only the “new,” when the ruling orthodoxy daily disparages everything associated with the...


Vanishing New York

by Jeremiah Moss

"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

“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....