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How to Be An Antiracist

An essential work for anyone who wants to go beyond the awareness of racism to the next step: contributing to the…

The Outlaw Ocean

A gripping adventure story and a stunning exposé of some of the most disturbing realities that lie behind fishing,…

Crisis in the Red Zone
Crisis in the Red Zone

A gripping account of the 2013-14 Ebola epidemic and an urgent wake-up call about the future of emerging viruses.

Because Internet

The perfect book for understanding how the internet is changing the English language, why that's a good thing, and what…

American Predator

The names of notorious serial killers are usually well-known. But most people have never heard of Israel Keyes, one of…

Drive-thru Dreams

Tells the personal and contemporary story of America, its innovations and failures, its international charisma, and its…

Once More We Saw Stars

With raw honesty, deep emotion, and exquisite tenderness, Greene captures both the fragility of life and absoluteness of…

The Mosquito

Shows how the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity's fate.

I Like to Watch

Explores the idea that what we watch is who we are.

The Yellow House

The story of a hundred years of the author's family and their relationship to home in a neglected area of one of our…

Three Women

A groundbreaking portrait of erotic longing, exposing the fragility, complexity and inequality of female desire.

Furious Hours

The stunning true story of an Alabama serial killer, and the trial that obsessed Harper Lee, author of To Kill a…


An epic exploration of the Earth's underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory, and the land itself.

How I Tried to Be A Good Person
How I Tried to Be A Good Person

Revealing and powerful, Lust recounts her life as a young, enthusiastic anarchist making her way in Vienna in the 1990s…

King of King Court
King of King Court

As a kid, Dandro would temper the tension of his every day with flights of fancy, finding refuge in toys and animals and…

They Called Us Enemy
They Called Us Enemy

A stunning graphic memoir recounting George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World…

The Nickel Boys

The story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school, the Nickel Academy, in Jim Crow-era Florida.


New York City cop Barry Sutton investigates the devastating phenomenon the media has dubbed False Memory Syndrome—a…

Ask Again, Yes

A powerful family saga that reveals how the events of childhood look different when reexamined from the distance of…


A viciously funny bloodbath eviscerating the rarefied world of elite creative writing programs.

Lost Children Archive

Explores a family's summer road trip across America—a journey that, with spare lyricism and profound humanity, probes the…

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