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The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth

New York Times Bestseller A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter’s riveting account of the transformation of the CIA and America’s special operations forces into man-hunting and killing machines...


Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success

New York Times Bestseller The soul of success─a memoir of the legendary coach’s eleven NBA championships, with candid insights into the...


Double Down: Game Change 2012

New York Times Bestseller From the authors of the number one New York Times bestseller Game Change, an explosive account of the 2012 presidential election, pulling back the curtain to...


Dog Songs

New York Times Bestseller A collection of new and favorite poems, celebrating the dogs that have enriched the poet’s world. Beloved by her readers, special...


Detroit: An American Autopsy

 New York Times Bestseller An explosive exposé of Detroit, icon of America’s lost prosperity, from Pulitzer Prize-winning...


Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

New York Times Bestseller Fire, water, air, earth—our most trusted food expert recounts the story of his culinary education. In Cooked, Michael...


Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety

New York Times Bestseller A myth-shattering exposé of America’s nuclear weapons. Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about...


Bleeding Edge

New York Times Bestseller Thomas Pynchon brings us to New York in the early days of the internet. It is 2001 in New York City, in the lull...


The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

New York Times Bestseller Celebrated historian David Nasaw brings to life the story of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, in this, the first and only biography based on unrestricted and exclusive...


The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today

New York Times Bestseller From the #1 bestselling author of  Fiasco and The Gamble, an epic history of the decline of American military leadership from World War II to...


Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else

New York Times Bestseller A deeply researched and profoundly timely exposé of income inequality. Alarmingly insightful and refreshingly nonpartisan, Plutocrats...


The Signal and The Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail—but Some Don’t

New York Times Bestseller Statistician, political analyst, and FiveThirtyEight.com founder Nate Silver debunks the myths of prediction in subjects...


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