A selection of paperbacks and hardcovers. Updated frequently, please check back often!
A groundbreaking work of history about the American middle class—its rise, why it faltered, and who truly benefited from its dominance.
In Promised Land, David Stebenne “invites us to remember those decades in which both the middle class and the Democratic Party were ascendant” (The Wall Street Journal).
A compelling exploration of the mysteries of environmental toxicity and the community of “sensitives”—people with powerful, puzzling symptoms resulting from exposure to chemicals, fragrances, and cell phone signals, that have no effect on “normals.”
They call themselves “sensitives.” Over fifty million Americans endure a mysterious environmen
The epic story of the Congo-Océan railroad and the human costs and contradictions of modern empire.
A briskly told, 30,000-year history of textiles that “will make you rethink your relationship with fabric” (Elle Decoration).
An instant New York Times bestseller.
Critics agree: Michael Wolff’s Landslide is THE book on Trump.
“Landslide . . . is the one to leap upon. Smart, vivid and intrepid . . .” —The New York Times
“I inhaled Landslide, gobbled it up.” —Slate
The first book ever written about FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover by a member of his personal staff—his former assistant, Paul Letersky—The Director offers unprecedented insight into an American legend.
The 1960s and 1970s were arguably among America’s most turbulent post-Civil War decades.
"A must read."—Margaret Atwood
“Earl Swift lays out this great unsung saga with verve and magisterial sweep." —Hampton Sides
From the bestselling author of A Higher Call and Spearhead comes an unflinching firsthand chronicle of the heroic US Marines who fought on Guadalcanal, Peleliu, Iwo Jima, and in other pivotal battles during the Pacific War, a classic book now expanded with new stories from the flyboys overhead and the home front at war.
A memoir-in-essays from disability advocate and creator of the Instagram account @sitting_pretty Rebekah Taussig, processing a lifetime of memories to paint a beautiful, nuanced portrait of a body that looks and moves differently than most.
“Both timeless and timely, this is a book of wisdom and wonder” (Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of March), a deeply personal exploration of what can sustain us through our darkest moments.
A must-read war memoir... with zero punches pulled, related by one of the most incisive observers of the American political scene. --KIRKUS (starred review)
A dazzling new history of the world told through the ten major empires of human civilization.
Eminent historian Paul Strathern opens the story of Empire with the Akkadian civilization, which ruled over a vast expanse of the region of ancient Mesopotamia, then turns to the immense Roman Empire, where we trace back our Western and Eastern roots.
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