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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 New York Times–bestselling autobiography of a legendary political and military leader

 

It could be said that Leon Panetta has had two of the most consequential careers of any American public servant...


The Unfinished Global Revolution: The Road to International Cooperation

by Mark Malloch-Brown

An incomparable public servant and internationalist offers a new vision for international cooperation.

In The Unfinished Global Revolution, former United Nations deputy secretary general Mark Malloch- Brown...


American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21stCentury

by Kevin Phillips

An explosive examination of the coalition of forces that threatens the nation, from the bestselling author of American Dynasty

In his two most recent bestselling books, American Dynasty and Wealth and Democracy...


Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water, Revised Edition

by Marc Reisner

"Beautifully written and meticulously researched."—St. Louis Post-Dispatch. This updated study of the economics, politics, and ecology of water covers more than a century of public and private desert reclamation...


The Party Is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted

by Mike Lofgren

The New York Times bestselling exposé of what passes for business as usual in Washington today

Look out for The Deep State coming from Viking on January 5, 2016

There was a time, not so very long ago, when...


Walking with the Comrades

by Arundhati Roy

From the award-winning author of The God of Small Things comes a searing frontline exposé of brutal repression in India

In her latest book, internationally renowned author Arundhati Roy draws on her unprecedented...


The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society

by Julian E Zelizer

A majestic big-picture account of the Great Society and the forces that shaped it, from Lyndon Johnson and members of Congress to the civil rights movement and the media

Between November 1963, when he became president,...


Learning from the Cold War: Rebuilding America's Strategic Vision in the 21st Century

by Jonathan Stevenson

An ingenious look at the Cold War?and how it can help America move forward

Adding a fresh perspective to the debate about America?s options in the ?war on terror,? this lucid retrospective by one of the most...


The Case Against the Supreme Court

by Erwin Chemerinsky

A preeminent constitutional scholar offers a hard-hitting analysis of the Supreme Court over the last two hundred years

Most Americans share the perception that the Supreme Court is objective, but Erwin Chemerinsky,...


World Order

by Henry Kissinger

“Dazzling and instructive . . . [a] magisterial new book.” —Walter Isaacson, Time

 

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


The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It

by John W. Dean

Based on Nixon’s overlooked recordings, New York Times bestselling author John W. Dean connects the dots between what we’ve come to believe about Watergate and what actually happened

 

Watergate forever changed...


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...


Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality

by Jo Becker

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

A Washington Post Best Book of the Year (Nonfiction)

A Kirkus Best Book of the Year

[A] riveting legal drama, a snapshot in time, when the gay rights movement altered...


After the Fall: The Inexcusable Failure of American Finance: An Update to Bad Money (A Penguin Group eSpecial from Penguin Books)

by Kevin Phillips

A fascinating up-to-date look at the roots of our financial crisis from the New York Times bestselling author Kevin Phillips Kevin Phillips’s Bad Money revealed the roots of the financial malignance that led...


Blue Grit: Making Impossible, Improbable, and Inspirational Political Change in America

by Laura Flanders & Naomi Klein

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


The Black Nile: One Man's Amazing Journey Through Peace and War on the World's Longest River

by Dan Morrison

A spectacular modern-day adventure along the Nile River from Lake Victoria to the Mediterranean Sea

With news of tenuous peace in Sudan, foreign correspondent Dan Morrison bought a plank-board boat, summoned...


Closing the Leadership Gap: Add Women, Change Everything

by Marie C. Wilson

The defining examination of the new role of women in America?now fully revised

When first published in 2004, Marie Wilson?s Closing the Leadership Gap finally drew attention to what everyone knew but no one...


Diaries of an Unfinished Revolution: Voices from Tunis to Damascus

by Robin Moger, Layla Al-Zubaidi & Matthew Cassel

An English PEN Award–winning collection of personal testimony from participants in the Arab Spring

 

As revolution swept through the Arab world in spring of 2011, much of the writing that reached the West came...


The Audacity to Win: How Obama Won and How We Can Beat the Party of Limbaugh, Beck, and Palin

by David Plouffe

Enter The Audacity to Win Book Club Discussion Contest

Watch David Plouffe discuss The Audacity to Win on "Meet the Press"

David Plouffe not only led the effort that put Barack Obama in the White House, but he...