• NONFICTION

    NOBODY

    AUG. 2, 2016

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

NOBODY

by Marc Lamont Hill

Timely, controversial, and bound to stir already heated discussion. Full review >

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    MAY 24, 2016

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

ROGUE JUSTICE

by Karen J. Greenberg

A sophisticated study of executive tyranny in the never-ending war on terror. Full review >

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    THE BOYS IN THE BUNKHOUSE

    MAY 17, 2016

HISTORY

THE BOYS IN THE BUNKHOUSE

by Dan Barry

Gently, empathetically, and indelibly, Barry conveys a tale of unthinkable brutality. Full review >

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    APRIL 12, 2016

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

THE OTHER SLAVERY

by Andrés Reséndez

This eye-opening exposure of the abuse of the indigenous peoples of America is staggering; that the mistreatment continued... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

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    OCT. 18, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

TRUEVINE

by Beth Macy

This first-rate journey into human trafficking, slavery, and familial bonding is an engrossing example of spirited,... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

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    MAY 3, 2016

HISTORY

THE MORNING THEY CAME FOR US

by Janine di Giovanni

This brilliant, necessary book will hopefully do for Syria what Herr’s Dispatches (1977) did for Vietnam. Full review >

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    ANOTHER DAY IN THE DEATH OF AMERICA

    OCT. 4, 2016

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

ANOTHER DAY IN THE DEATH OF AMERICA

by Gary Younge

Important, deeply affecting, and certain to alarm readers who care about the lives of children in a gun-ridden society. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    CHAIN OF TITLE

    MAY 17, 2016

BUSINESS

CHAIN OF TITLE

by David Dayen

An inspiring, well-rendered, deeply reported, and often infuriating account. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE SUN AND THE MOON AND THE ROLLING STONES

    MAY 10, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE SUN AND THE MOON AND THE ROLLING STONES

by Rich Cohen

A compact and conversant history that makes the story new again, capturing the Rolling Stones in all their Faustian glory. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    CITY OF THORNS

    JAN. 5, 2016

HISTORY

CITY OF THORNS

by Ben Rawlence

A significant, timely, and gloomy tale that reveals the human costs of a growing world crisis. Full review >

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    MAY 1, 2016

HISTORY

ISIS

by Fawaz A. Gerges

A specific, timely, well-rendered exegesis of the unfolding global threat. Full review >

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    MARCH 1, 2016

HISTORY

DARK TERRITORY

by Fred Kaplan

An important, disturbing, and gripping history arguing convincingly that, as of 2015, no defense exists against a... Full review >

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