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No Place to Hide

by Glenn Greenwald

In May 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have astonishing evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily encrypted...


David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

by Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell, the #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and What the Dog Saw, offers his most provocative---and dazzling---book yet.

Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient...


The Trillion-Dollar Conspiracy

by JIM MARRS

America's economy is in shambles. . . .

Its citizens are terrified and dissatisfied. . . .

Could it all have been planned by a secret elite one hundred years ago?

The New World Order. Hitler referred to it in...


Ronald Reagan: A Basic Introduction

by Lee Edwards & Edwin Meese

It's easy to be overwhelmed by the hundreds of books about Ronald Reagan, but this short monograph stands out from the rest by providing a clear, accessible, and engaging "Basic Introduction" to the accomplishments...


The Forty Years War: The Rise and Fall of the Neocons, from Nixon to Obama

by Tom Shachtman & Len Colodny

In this groundbreaking book, renowned investigative writers Len Colodny and Tom Shachtman chronicle the little-understood evolution of the neoconservative movement—from its birth as a rogue insurgency in the...


Communist Indochina

by R. B. B. Smith & Beryl Williams

This book examines the history of communist Indochina, from the foundation of the Indochinese Communist Party in 1929-30 to the end of the 1970s. It explores the impact of the Japanese invasion of Indochina...


Who Rules South Africa?: Pulling the strings in the battle for power

by Martin Plaut & Paul Holden

In this timely work, WHO RULES SOUTH AFRICA?, highly regarded authors Paul Holden and Martin Plaut analyse the political elites that battle daily for power in South Africa. They argue that power does not reside...


River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze

Kiriyama Prize for Non-Fiction 2001

by Peter Hessler

A New York Times Notable Book

Winner of the Kiriyama Book Prize

In the heart of China's Sichuan province, amid the terraced hills of the Yangtze River valley, lies the remote town of Fuling. Like many other small...


The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future(Or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30)

by Mark Bauerlein

This shocking, surprisingly entertaining romp into the intellectual nether regions of today's underthirty set reveals the disturbing and, ultimately, incontrovertible truth: cyberculture is turning us into a...


The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason

by Sam Harris

"The End of Faith articulates the dangers and absurdities of organized religion so fiercely and so fearlessly that I felt relieved as I read it, vindicated....Harris writes what a sizable number of us think,...


There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America

by Alex Kotlowitz

This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured by crime and neglect.

From the Trade Paperback...


Forgotten Continent: The Battle for Latin America's Soul

by Michael Reid

Latin America has often been condemned to failure. Neither poor enough to evoke Africa’s moral crusade, nor as explosively booming as India and China, it has largely been overlooked by the West. Yet this vast...


1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed

by Eric H. Cline

In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the “Sea Peoples” invaded Egypt. The pharaoh’s army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did...


Mind Candy

by Lawrence Watt-Evans

Over the years, in a variety of venues, Lawrence Watt-Evans has turned his sharp, analytical, and slightly crazed mind to everything from weaponized poetry to why the Enterprise doesn't have seatbelts, and everyone...


How Forests Think: Toward an Anthropology Beyond the Human

by Eduardo Kohn

Can forests think? Do dogs dream? In this astonishing book, Eduardo Kohn challenges the very foundations of anthropology, calling into question our central assumptions about what it means to be human-and thus...


Islam, the West and the Challenges of Modernity

by Tariq Ramadan

Tackles the issue of how should Muslims respond to challenges of modernity without betraying their identity


Garden Earth - From Hunter and Gatherers to Global Capitalism and Thereafter

by Gunnar Rundgren

Our society and the capitalist market economy have failed to create well-being for many. Big parts of humanity are as poor today as they were fifty years ago, despite unprecedented growth. Gaps between the rich...


The Empire Has No Clothes: U.S. Foreign Policy Exposed

by Ivan Eland

Delving into the concept of the United States as an empire, this investigation examines U.S. interventions around the world—from the Spanish-American War to the invasion of Iraq—demonstrating how they not...


Governments, Ngos and Anti-Corruption: The New Integrity Warriors

by Luís|Hindess, Barry de Sousa & Peter Larmour

The purpose of this book is to understand the rise, future and implications of two important new kinds of "integrity warriors" - official anti-corruption agencies (ACAs) and anti-corruption NGOs - and to locate...


The Origins of Totalitarianism

by Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt's definitive work on totalitarianism and an essential component of any study of twentieth-century political history

 

The Origins of Totalitarianism begins with the rise of anti-Semitism in central...