NATURE & TRAVEL
Released: March 19, 2012

"Exceptional observations of the biological world worthy of any naturalist's library."
An extraordinary, intimate view of life in an old-growth forest. Read full book review >
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: June 12, 2012

"A provocative discussion of the deeper causes of our current discontent, written with verve and meriting wide interest."
In this forcefully written debut, Nation editor at large and MSNBC host Hayes examines some of the consequences of accumulating institutional failures. Read full book review >

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"A report of a fascinating new theory on the Earth's origins written in a sparkling style with many personal touches."
Hazen (Earth Science/George Mason Univ.; Genesis: The Scientific Quest for Life's Origins, 2005, etc.) offers startling evidence that "Earth's living and nonliving spheres" have co-evolved over the past 4 billion years. Read full book review >
DAYS OF DESTRUCTION, DAYS OF REVOLT by Chris Hedges
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: June 18, 2012

"A call for a new American revolution, passionately proclaimed."
An unabashedly polemic, angry manifesto that is certain to open eyes, intensify outrage and incite argument about corporate greed. Read full book review >
MORTALITY by Christopher Hitchens
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Certainly, Hitchens died too soon. May this moving little visit to his hospital room not be the last word from him."
A jovially combative riposte to anyone who thought that death would silence master controversialist Hitchens (Hitch-22, 2010, etc.). Read full book review >

MARVEL COMICS by Sean Howe
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Brilliantly juxtaposes Marvel with its best characters: flawed and imperfect, but capable of achieving miraculous feats."
An impeccably researched, authoritative history of Marvel Comics. Read full book review >
LIVING, THINKING, LOOKING by Siri Hustvedt
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 5, 2012

"At once stimulating and warmhearted, with sentences of drop-dead beauty and acuity on nearly every page."
Another superb essay collection from novelist Hustvedt (The Summer without Men, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: June 5, 2012

"Superbly crafted tale of Cold War America's dark underside."
A harrowing account of Colorado's Rocky Flats plutonium plant by a woman who grew up nearby. Read full book review >