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The Age of Decadence

A richly detailed history of Britain at its imperial zenith, revealing the simmering tensions and explosive rivalries…


A vivid social history that brings to light the "girl stunt reporters" of the Gilded Age who went undercover to expose…

A Short History of Humanity

In this surprising account, Krause and journalist Thomas Trappe rewrite a fascinating chapter of this history, the…

Stalin's War

Drawing on ambitious new research in European and U.S. archives, Stalin's War revolutionizes our understanding of World…

The Age of Acrimony

Charts the rise and fall of 19th-century America's unruly politics through the lives of a remarkable father-daughter…

On Juneteenth

Combining personal anecdotes with poignant facts gleaned from the annals of American history, Gordon-Reed shows how, from…

African Europeans

Conventional wisdom holds that Africans are only a recent presence in Europe. But in African Europeans, renowned…

Serena Singh Flips the Script

Lalli returns with another stellar feel-good story of a woman learning how to manage the expectations of her traditional…


In a suburban LA neighborhood a group of neighbors keep wary distance and at times collide, propelled by loneliness,…

Things We Lost to the Water

In this decades-spanning novel, a family of Vietnamese refugees makes a home in New Orleans.

The Arsonists' City

A rich family story, a personal look at the legacy of war in the Middle East, and an indelible rendering of how we hold…

Hana Khan Carries on

A young woman juggles pursuing her dream job in radio while helping her family compete with the new halal restaurant…

Of One Blood

Reuel Briggs, a Harvard medical student, falls in love with the enchanting singer Dianthe Lusk, and in order to offer her…

Act your Age, Eve Brown

Eve Brown is a disaster. Will she get it together at Jacob Wayne's B&B in the English countryside?

The Man Who Lived Underground

Fred Daniels, a Black man, is picked up by the police after a brutal double murder and tortured until he confesses to a…

A Brief History of Earth

How well do you know the ground beneath your feet?

The God Equation

The story of the greatest quest in science.

Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing

Essays that interrogate our notions of ecstasy, queerness, and what it means to live freely.


A tale that captures the shifting meanings of the past and how our experience colors those meanings.

Eat the Mouth That Feeds You

A stunningly original collection of stories that illuminates a spectrum of Latinx, Chicanx, and immigrant women's voices…

Night Rooms

Lovers of the personal essay will be thrilled by this innovative collection.

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