Kirkus Reviews

Best Current Affairs Books of 2014


THE TRUE AMERICAN by Anand Giridharadas
Norton / May 5th, 2014 / 978-0-393-23950-8
THE SEA INSIDE by Philip Hoare
Melville House / April 8th, 2014 / 978-1-61219-359-5
THE SNOWDEN FILES by Luke Harding
Vintage / Feb. 11th, 2014 / 978-0-8041-7352-0
FORCING THE SPRING by Jo Becker
Penguin Press / April 22nd, 2014 / 978-1-59420-444-9
UNCERTAIN JUSTICE by Laurence Tribe ; Joshua Matz
Henry Holt / June 3rd, 2014 / 978-0-8050-9909-6
ON IMMUNITY by Eula Biss
Graywolf / Sept. 30th, 2014 / 978-1-55597-689-7
THE HUMAN AGE by Diane Ackerman
Norton / Sept. 10th, 2014 / 978-0-393-24074-0
CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY by Thomas Piketty translated by Arthur Goldhammer
Belknap/Harvard Univ. / March 10th, 2014 / 978-0-674-43000-6
JUST MERCY by Bryan Stevenson
Spiegel & Grau / Oct. 21st, 2014 / 978-0-8129-9452-0
ADVENTURES IN THE ANTHROPOCENE by Gaia Vince
Milkweed / Nov. 11th, 2014 / 978-1-57131-357-7
A DEADLY WANDERING by Matt Richtel
Morrow/HarperCollins / Sept. 23rd, 2014 / 978-0-06-228406-8
POLITICAL ORDER AND POLITICAL DECAY by Francis Fukuyama
Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Oct. 1st, 2014 / 978-0-374-22735-7
HACK ATTACK by Nick Davies
Faber & Faber/Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Aug. 12th, 2014 / 978-0-86547-881-7
HACKER, HOAXER, WHISTLEBLOWER, SPY by Gabriella Coleman
Verso / Nov. 4th, 2014 / 978-1781685839