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The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned—and Have Still to Learn—from the Financial Crisis

From the chief economic commentator for the Financial Times, a brilliant tour d’horizon of the new global...


World Order

A deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder. Henry Kissinger has traveled the world, advised presidents, and been a close observer and participant in the central...


Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game

Acclaimed essayist Mark Edmundson uses his own rite of passage as a high school football player to showcase larger truths about the ways America’s game shapes its men.  Football teaches...


Bird Dream: Adventures at the Extremes of Human Flight

A gripping chronicle of skydivers, BASE jumpers, and the latest aerial pioneers on the edge. Human flight is one of the last great challenges on Earth. Not like how the Wright brothers flew,...


When the United States Spoke French: Five Refugees Who Shaped a Nation

The untold story of a circle of French aristocratic émigrés who weathered the French Revolution in Philadelphia. In 1789, as the French Revolution shook Europe to the core, the new United...


Blue-Eyed Boy: A Memoir

From journalist Robert Timberg, a memoir of the struggle to reclaim his life after being severely burned as a Marine lieutenant in Vietnam. In January 1966, Robert Timberg was a short-timer, counting down...


American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood

Bestselling author of Four Fish Paul Greenberg looks to New York oysters, gulf shrimp, and Alaskan salmon to tell the surprising story of why Americans no longer eat from local waters....


The Invention of Exile

A debut novel traces a wrongly exiled immigrant’s quest to be reunited with his family. Austin Voronkov is many things. He is an engineer, an inventor, an immigrant from Russia...


The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee

New York Times Bestseller One journalist’s memoir of her personal friendship with Harper Lee and her sister, drawing on the extraordinary access they gave her to share the story of their lives....


Everything I Never Told You

New York Times Bestseller A haunting debut novel about a mixed-race family living in 1970s Ohio and the tragedy that will either be their undoing or their salvation....


How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking

The Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hand. The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules,...


The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food

An award-winning chef moves beyond “farm to table” to offer a revolutionary new way of eating. The Third Plate is chef Dan Barber’s extraordinary vision for a new future of American eating....


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