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In a future subterranean landfil repurposed as a massive improvised prison. two men find a way to first survive and then…

Mike Nichols

The story of one of the most protean creative forces in American entertainment history.

Wendy Carlos

The story of a trailblazer in electronic music who intersected with American popular culture, medicine, and social trends…

Dirty Gold

The explosive story of the illegal gold trade from South America and the three Miami businessmen who got rich.

How Beautiful We Were

The story of a people living in fear amidst environmental degradation.

Infinite Country

Choosing between an undocumented status in America or returning to the violence of Bogotá.

The Code Breaker

A gripping account of pioneering scientist Jennifer Doudna.

We Begin at the End

How the choices we make can nudge us into the dangerous ground between good and evil.

The Lost Apothecary

A secret shop caters to women seeking poisons to use against the oppressive men in their lives. 

What's Mine and Yours

Legacy, identity, the American family and the ways that race affects even our most intimate relationships.

Good Neighbors

A riveting and ruthless portrayal of American suburbia.

The Kindest Lie

The heartbreaking divide between Black and white communities in contemporary America.


The Three Mothers

A celebration of Black motherhood through the story of the three women who raised America's most pivotal heroes.

Animal, Vegetable, Junk

From hunting and gathering to GMOs and ultra-processed foods, this is the story of our species.


The power to change the most important conversation we have each day: the one we have with ourselves.

Girl A

A young girl who escapes captivity, but not the secrets that shadow the rest of her life.

How to Avoid A Climate Disaster

A vision for how the world can build the tools it needs to get to zero greenhouse gas emissions. 

The Paris Library

Based on the true story of the American Library in Paris and how heroism can be found in the quietest of places.

The Copenhagen Trilogy

Tove Ditlevsen's autobiographical trilogy about her troubled life in Copenhagen.


A rollicking novel with a dark undertow, set around three unforgettable individuals and a doomed movie set.

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed

Macabre stories populated by unruly teenagers, crooked witches, homeless ghosts and hungry women. 

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