• NONFICTION

    WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER

    OCT. 3, 2017

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    THE EMPIRE MUST DIE

    NOV. 7, 2017

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THE EMPIRE MUST DIE

by Mikhail Zygar

An excellent complement to recent work by other Russian journalists who have turned to history, and to brilliant purpose. Full review >

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    CHOKEHOLD

    JULY 11, 2017

NONFICTION

CHOKEHOLD

by Paul Butler

Smart, filled rightfully with righteous indignation, and demanding broad discussion and the widest audience. Full review >

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    THE FUTURE IS HISTORY

    OCT. 3, 2017

HISTORY

THE FUTURE IS HISTORY

by Masha Gessen

A superb, alarming portrait of a government that exercises outsize influence in the modern world, at great human cost. Full review >

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    NOMADLAND

    SEPT. 26, 2017

  • NONFICTION

    ANATOMY OF TERROR

    MAY 2, 2017

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

ANATOMY OF TERROR

by Ali H. Soufan

In a dizzying scenario of violence, Soufan provides clarity and balance. Full review >

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    TEARS WE CANNOT STOP

    JAN. 17, 2017

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

TEARS WE CANNOT STOP

by Michael Eric Dyson

The readership Dyson addresses may not fully be convinced, but it can hardly remain unmoved by his fiery prose. Full review >

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    THE EVANGELICALS

    APRIL 4, 2017

HISTORY

THE EVANGELICALS

by Frances FitzGerald

Overflowing with historical anecdote and contemporary reportage and essential to interpreting the current political and... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    I CAN'T BREATHE

    OCT. 24, 2017

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

I CAN'T BREATHE

by Matt Taibbi

Sure to be a fixture on any reading list or curriculum regarding the woeful state of the American criminal justice system. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    LOCKING UP OUR OWN

    APRIL 18, 2017

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

LOCKING UP OUR OWN

by James Forman Jr.

Certain to stir debate, this book offers an important new perspective on the ongoing proliferation of America’s “punishment... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    AN AMERICAN SICKNESS

    APRIL 11, 2017

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

AN AMERICAN SICKNESS

by Elisabeth Rosenthal

A scathing denouncement, stronger in portraying the system’s problems than in offering pragmatic solutions. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    UNWARRANTED

    FEB. 21, 2017

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

UNWARRANTED

by Barry Friedman

At once creative and conservative, Friedman offers a timely blueprint for recovering democratic control of local and... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    NO ONE CARES ABOUT CRAZY PEOPLE

    MARCH 21, 2017

NONFICTION

NO ONE CARES ABOUT CRAZY PEOPLE

by Ron Powers

This hybrid narrative, enhanced by the author’s considerable skills as a literary stylist, succeeds on every level. Full review >

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