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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

by Tim Judah

From one of the finest journalists of our time comes a definitive, boots-on-the-ground dispatch from the front lines of the conflict in Ukraine.


Ever since Ukraine’s violent 2014 revolution, followed by...

Future Sex

by Emily Witt

A funny, fresh, and moving antidote to conventional attitudes about sex and the single woman

Emily Witt is single and in her thirties. Up until a few years ago, she still envisioned her sexual experience “eventually...

My Own Words

by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mary Hartnett & Wendy W. Williams

The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993—a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and...

Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed With Time

by Simon Garfield

Not so long ago we timed our lives by the movement of the sun. These days our time arrives atomically and insistently, and our lives are propelled by the notion that we will never have enough of the one thing...

Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock, and Fear . . . and Why

by Sady Doyle

She’s everywhere once you start looking for her: the trainwreck. 


She’s Britney Spears shaving her head, Whitney Houston saying, “crack is whack,” and Amy Winehouse, dying in front of millions. But...

Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History

by Kate Schatz & Miriam Klein Stahl

From the authors of the New York Times bestselling book Rad American Women A-Z, comes a bold new collection of 40 biographical profiles, each accompanied by a striking illustrated portrait, showcasing extraordinary...

Close to Home: A Materialist Analysis of Women's Oppression

by Christine Delphy, Diana Leonard & Rachel Hills

Classic analysis of gender relations and patriarchy under capitalism

Close to Home is the classic study of family, patriarchal ideologies, and the politics and strategy of women’s liberation. On the table...

Homo Deus

by Yuval Noah Harari

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward...

How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon

by Rosa Brooks

The first serious book to examine what happens when the ancient boundary between war and peace is erased.

Once, war was a temporary state of affairs—a violent but brief interlude between times of peace. Today,...

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race

by Jesmyn Ward

National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin’s 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race...

Sex Object

by Jessica Valenti

New York Times Bestseller

“Sharp and prescient… The appeal of Valenti’s memoir lies in her ability to trace objectification through her own life, and to trace what was for a long time her own obliviousness...

Unforbidden Pleasures

by Adam Phillips

Much has been written of the forbidden pleasures. But what of the "unforbidden" pleasures?

Unforbidden Pleasures is the singular new book from Adam Phillips, the author of Missing Out, Going Sane, and On Balance...

This Brave New World: India, China and the United States

by Anja Manuel

“Incisive...lively and accessible...Manuel shows us that an optimistic path is possible: we can bring China and India along as partners.” —San Francisco Chronicle

In the next decade and a half, China and...

A Rage for Order

by Robert F. Worth

The definitive work of literary journalism on the Arab Spring and its troubled aftermath

In 2011, a wave of revolution spread through the Middle East as protesters demanded an end to tyranny, corruption, and...

The South Side

by Natalie Y. Moore

Mayors Richard M. Daley and Rahm Emanuel have touted and promoted Chicago as a "world class city." The skyscrapers kissing the clouds, the billion-dollar Millennium Park, Michelin-rated restaurants, pristine...

The Way of the Gun

by Iain Overton

In this compelling and revelatory book, an investigative journalist explores the lifecycle of the gun—following those who make firearms, sell them, use them, and die by them—with a special emphasis on the...

Because of Sex

by Gillian Thomas

“Meticulously researched and rewarding to read…Thomas is a gifted storyteller.” —The New York Times Book Review

Best known as a monumental achievement of the civil rights movement, the 1964 Civil Rights...

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

by Matthew Desmond

New York Times Bestseller

Finalist for the 2016 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction

From Harvard sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change...

And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East

by Richard Engel


“Gripping astute, fast-paced overview...[Engel] gives us sharp, unnerving snapshots.” —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

Based on two decades of reporting, NBC’s...

Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran

by Laura Secor

The drama that shaped today’s Iran, from the Revolution to the present day.


In 1979, seemingly overnight—moving at a clip some thirty years faster than the rest of the world—Iran became the first revolutionary...