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Best Current Affairs Books of 2022

  • NONFICTION

    THE STORM IS HERE

    SEPT. 13, 2022

NONFICTION

THE STORM IS HERE

by Luke Mogelson

Essential for understanding the right-wing rage that boils across America. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    ALLOW ME TO RETORT

    MARCH 1, 2022

NONFICTION

ALLOW ME TO RETORT

by Elie Mystal

A reading of the Constitution that all social justice advocates should study. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    BRAVO COMPANY

    NOV. 1, 2022

NONFICTION

BRAVO COMPANY

by Ben Kesling

An outstanding narrative about a single unit’s harrowing experiences in the “forever war.” Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    HOMECOMING

    OCT. 18, 2022

NONFICTION

HOMECOMING

by Rana Foroohar

A careful, well-informed examination of where the U.S. economy stands, how it got here, and where it needs to go. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE FIFTH ACT

    AUG. 9, 2022

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

THE FIFTH ACT

by Elliot Ackerman

Courage and folly, dedication and tragedy: Ackerman deftly captures all dimensions of a protracted foreign policy failure. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    LADY JUSTICE

    SEPT. 20, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    YEAR OF THE TIGER

    SEPT. 6, 2022

NONFICTION

YEAR OF THE TIGER

by Alice Wong

A stunningly innovative, compulsively readable hybrid of memoir, cultural criticism, and social activism. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    TEACHING WHITE SUPREMACY

    SEPT. 13, 2022

NONFICTION

TEACHING WHITE SUPREMACY

by Donald Yacovone

An outstanding contribution to the historical literature of American racism and racist ideologies. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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