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The Mystery of Mrs. Christie

December 1926: England unleashes the largest manhunt for up-and-coming mystery author Agatha Christie. 

A Promised Land

The story of Obama's improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world.

Once I Was You

A powerful memoir that doubles as an essential immigration primer.

The Pull of the Stars

In an Ireland doubly ravaged by the Great War and influenza, three women caregivers come together to help patients and…

No Filter

Examines how Instagram's dominance acts as a lens into our society today, highlighting our fraught relationship with…

I Want You to Know We're Still Here

As the child of parents who were each the sole survivors of their respective families, the Holocaust was always felt but…

The New Map

Recent changes in the global production and flow of energy have remade the world.The New Map offers a new vision…

Capital and Ideology

Piketty argues for a new "participatory" socialism, a system founded on an ideology of equality, social property,…

Roadside Americans

Jack Reid traces the rise and fall of hitchhiking, offering vivid accounts of life on the road and how the act of…

Inventing Latinos

Illuminates the fascinating race-making‚ unmaking and re-making of Latino identity that has spanned centuries.

Alien Oceans

Inside the epic quest to find life on the water-rich moons at the outer reaches of the solar system.


Something That May Shock and Discredit You

A stirring collection of essays and cultural observations spanning pop culture—from the endearingly popular to the…

Sisters in Hate

Journalist Seyward Darby's masterfully reported and incisive exposé pulls back the curtain on modern racial and political…

One Life

The Olympic gold medalist and two-time Women's World Cup champion describes her childhood in a conservative California…

What Can a Body Do?

A fascinating and provocative new way of looking at the things we use and the spaces we inhabit, and a call to imagine a…

I Got a Monster

The explosive true story of America's most corrupt police unit, the Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF), that terrorized the city…


An engaging exploration of what it means to be asexual in a world that's obsessed with sexual attraction, and what the…

Venus in the Blind Spot
Venus in the Blind Spot

This striking collection presents the most remarkable short works of Junji Ito's career, featuring an adaptation of Rampo…

Welcome to the New World
Welcome to the New World

Welcome to the New World follows one refugee family, the Adalbaans, on their journey from war-torn Syria to…

The Low, Low Woods
The Low, Low Woods

El and Octavia are two best friends who are plagued by a mysterious illness that eats away at their memories. As they…

One to Watch

A plus-size blogger stars is on Main Squeeze, a dating show where 25 contestants compete for her hand.

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