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The Devil's Harvest

by Jessica Garrison Hachette Books (August 04, 2020)

A gut-wrenching and timely deep-dive into the unbelievable true story of Jose Martinez, a drug cartel hitman responsible for dozens of murders across the forgotten farmlands of California's Central Valley, The...


The Riches of This Land

by Jim Tankersley Public Affairs (August 11, 2020)

Vivid character-driven narrative, fused with important new economic and political reporting and research, that busts the myths about middle class decline and points the way to its revival. For over a decade,...


Lying in State

by Eric Alterman Basic Books (August 11, 2020)

This definitive history of presidential lying reveals how our standards for truthfulness have eroded -- and why Trump's lies are especially dangerous.

If there's one thing we know about Donald Trump, it's that...


The Grifters' Club

by Sarah Blaskey, Nicholas Nehamas, Caitlin Ostroff & Jay Weaver Public Affairs (August 04, 2020)

An astonishing look inside the gilded gates of Mar-a-Lago, the palatial resort where President Trump conducts government business with little regard for ethics, security, or even the law

Donald Trump's opulent...


The Man in the Dog Park

by Cathy A. Small, Karen White, Jason Kordosky & Ross Moore Blackstone Publishing (July 15, 2020)

The Man in the Dog Park offers the listener a rare window into homeless life. Spurred by a personal relationship with a homeless man who became her coauthor, Cathy A. Small takes a compelling look at what it...


Deep Delta Justice

by Matthew Van Meter Little, Brown (July 28, 2020)

The unforgettable story of one lawyer and his defendant who together changed American law during the height of the Civil Rights era

In 1966 in a small town in Louisiana, a 19-year-old black man named Gary Duncan...


The Indomitable Florence Finch

by Robert J. Mrazek Hachette Books (July 21, 2020)

The riveting story of an unsung World War II hero who saved countless American lives in the Philippines.

When Florence Finch died at the age of 101, few of her Ithaca, NY neighbors knew that this unassuming Filipina...


Sisters in Hate

by Seyward Darby Little, Brown (July 21, 2020)

A revealing, unsettling portrait of white nationalism, told through the lives of three women whose experiences with far-right extremism offer a new understanding of America today.After the election of Donald...


Red November

by Joel B. Pollak Center Street (July 14, 2020)

A conservative journalist goes behind enemy lines to cover the 2020 Democratic primaries from the inside.

Already, the 2020 primaries are shaping up to be the most extreme in the history of the United States....


Hollywood Double Agent

by Jonathan Gill & Mike Chamberlain Blackstone Publishing (July 07, 2020)

The Cold War and the Golden Age of Hollywood meet in this story of the remarkable career of Boris Morros, film producer and Russian double agent.

Boris Morros was a major figure in the 1930s and 1940s. The head...


Nature Obscura

by Kelly Brenner & Erica Sullivan Blackstone Publishing (July 01, 2020)

A distinctive, funny, inspiring, and intimate dive into urban nature.

With wonder and a sense of humor, Nature Obscura author Kelly Brenner aims to help us rediscover our connection to the natural world that...


The Golden Thread

by Ravi Somaiya 12/Twelve (July 07, 2020)

A true story of spies and intrigue surrounding one of the most enduring unsolved mysteries of the 20th century, investigative reporter Ravi Somaiya uncovers the story behind the death of renowned diplomat and...


Saving Free Speech ... from Itself

by Thane Rosenbaum & Bret Stephens Blackstone Publishing (June 16, 2020)

Saving Free Speech ... from Itself sets the tone for the fractious discussion of how the First Amendment should be interpreted in today's society and how the free speech aspect of it should not be weaponized...


This Ain't No Holiday Inn

by James Lough, Alex Hyde-White, Gabrielle de Cuir & Robertson Dean et al. Blackstone Publishing (June 16, 2020)

During its heyday, the Chelsea Hotel in New York City was a home and safe haven for Bohemian artists, poets, and musicians such as Bob Dylan, Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, Janis Joplin, and Dee Dee Ramone.

This...


The Book of Awesome Women Writers

by Becca Anderson & Marguerite Gavin Blackstone Publishing (June 16, 2020)

The Women Who Wrote Their Way Into History

A packed timeline of the greatest women writers: From the first recorded writer to current bestsellers, Becca Anderson takes us through time and highlights women who...


The Deficit Myth

by Stephanie Kelton Public Affairs (June 09, 2020)

The leading thinker and most visible public advocate of modern monetary theory - the freshest and most important idea about economics in decades - delivers a radically different, bold, new understanding for...


Manifesta, 20th Anniversary Edition

by Jennifer Baumgardner, Amy Richards & Frankie Corzo Blackstone Publishing (June 09, 2020)

The twentieth anniversary release of a groundbreaking feminist text: a powerful indictment of the current state of feminism, and a passionate call to arms.

Today, people of all genders strive to uphold the goals...


Trump and the American Future

by Newt Gingrich Center Street (June 23, 2020)

In this insightful call to action, New York Times bestselling author Newt Gingrich explains what is at stake in the 2020 elections--and why Donald Trump must be re-elected.

The 2020 election will be a decisive...


Charter Schools and Their Enemies

by Thomas Sowell Basic Books (June 30, 2020)

A leading conservative intellectual defends charter schools against the teachers' unions, politicians, and liberal educators who threaten to dismantle their success.

The black-white educational achievement gap--so...


Dot Con

by James Veitch Hachette Books (June 02, 2020)

From viral comedy sensation James Veitch (as seen on TED, Conan, and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon) comes a collection of laugh-out-loud funny exchanges with email scammers.

The Nigerian prince eager to...


The Last President of Europe

by William Drozdiak & Paul Hodgson Public Affairs (April 28, 2020)

A revelatory examination of the global impact of Emmanuel Macron's tumultuous presidency

A political novice leading a brand new party, in 2017 Emmanuel Macron swept away traditional political forces and emerged...


Had I Known

by Barbara Ehrenreich & Suzanne Toren 12/Twelve (March 24, 2020)

A new selection of the most provocative, incendiary, and career-making pieces by bestselling author, essayist, political activist, and "veteran muckraker" (The New Yorker) Barbara Ehrenreich.

A self-proclaimed...


Unfinished Business

by Vivian Gornick Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2020)

One of our most beloved writers reassess the electrifying works of literature that have shaped her life.

"I sometimes think I was born reading...I can't remember the time when I didn't have a book in my hands,...


The Jakarta Method

by Vincent Bevins & Tim Paige Public Affairs (May 19, 2020)

The hidden story of the wanton slaughter - in Indonesia, Latin America, and around the world - backed by the United States.

In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military kill approximately one million...


The Alchemy of Meth

by Jason Pine Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2020)

Meth cooks practice late industrial alchemy--transforming base materials, like lithium batteries and camping fuel, into gold

Meth alchemists all over the United States tap the occulted potencies of industrial...


Behavior in Public Places

by Erving Goffman & Richard Powers Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2020)

Erving Goffman effectively extends his argument in favor of a diagnosis of deviant behavior which takes account of the whole social situation.


Taboo

by Wilfred Reilly & Mirron Willis Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2020)

It has become virtually impossible to honestly discuss race, gender, and class issues in mainstream American society because if you dare repeat certain "taboo truths," you'll be ostracized as a bigot. Professor...


Weird

by Olga Khazan & Renata Friedman Hachette Books (April 07, 2020)

In the tradition of Susan Cain's Quiet and Scott Stossel's My Age of Anxiety, Atlantic staff writer Olga Khazan reclaims the concept of "weird" and turns it into a badge of honor rather than a slur, showing...


The #MeToo Reckoning

by Ruth Everhart & Rebecca Gallagher Blackstone Publishing (April 14, 2020)

"It happened to me too. Does God care?"

The #MeToo movement has revealed sexual abuse and assault in every sphere of society, including the church. But victims are routinely ignored by fellow Christians who deny...


Becoming Eve

by Abby Stein Seal (April 14, 2020)

The powerful coming-of-age story of an ultra-Orthodox child who was born to become a rabbinic leader and instead became a woman

Abby Stein was raised in a Hasidic Jewish community in Brooklyn, isolated in a culture...


Peace on Our Terms

by Mona L. Siegel & Janet Metzger Blackstone Publishing (April 07, 2020)

In the watershed year of 1919, world leaders met in Paris, promising to build a new international order rooted in democracy and social justice. Female activists demanded that statesmen live up to their word....


OMG WTF Does the Constitution Actually Say?

by Ben Sheehan & Candice Renee Black Dog & Leventhal (April 14, 2020)

Do you know what the Constitution ACTUALLY says?

This witty and highly relevant annotation of our founding document is the go-to guide to the ins and outs of how our government really works.

Written by political...


Opportunity Knocks

by Tim Scott Center Street (April 14, 2020)

Senator Tim Scott knows adversity. As the son of a single mother from North Charleston, South Carolina, he struggled to get through school and had his dreams of a college football career shattered by a car wreck....


The Kill Chain

by Christian Brose Hachette Books (April 21, 2020)

From a former senior advisor to Senator John McCain, an urgent wake-up call about how new technologies are threatening America's military might.

When we think about the future of war, the military and Washington...


Defend the Border and Save Lives

by Tom Homan & John Pruden Center Street (March 31, 2020)

Former ICE Director Tom Homan has been at the forefront of the conservative fight to secure our borders and offers proof that illegal immigration is not a victimless crime.

Illegal immigration is the most controversial...


The Shadow System

by Sylvia A. Harvey & Janina Edwards Bold Type Books (April 07, 2020)

A searing exposé of the effects of the mass incarceration crisis on families-including the 2.7 million American children who have a parent locked up

In The Shadow System, award-winning journalist Sylvia A. Harvey...


Fortitude

by Dan Crenshaw 12/Twelve (April 07, 2020)

Jordan Peterson's Twelve Rules for Life meets Jocko Willink and Leif Babin's Extreme Ownership in this tough-love leadership book from a Navy SEAL and rising star in Republican politics.

In 2012, on his third...


Wuhan Diary

by Fang Fang, Michael Berry & Emily Woo Zeller HarperAudio (May 26, 2020)

From one of China's most acclaimed and decorated writers comes a powerful first-person account of life in Wuhan during the COVID-19 outbreak.

On January 25, 2020, after the central government imposed a lockdown...


Ending Parkinson's Disease

by Ray Dorsey, Todd Sherer, Bastiaan Bloem & Michael S. Okun et al. Public Affairs (March 17, 2020)

Four top experts provide a plan to help prevent the Parkinson's pandemic, improve care and treatment, and end the silence associated with this devastating disease

Brain diseases are now the world's leading source...


My Sister

by Selenis Leyva & Marizol Leyva Bold Type Books (March 24, 2020)

A powerful, honest memoir by two sisters -- one a star on Orange Is the New Black, one a trans woman and activist -- about transitioning, family, allyship, and the path to self-realization.When Selenis Leyva's...


Healing Politics

by Abdul El-Sayed & Ady Barkan Blackstone Publishing (March 31, 2020)

A child of immigrants, Abdul El-Sayed grew up feeling a responsibility to help others. He threw himself into the study of medicine and excelled--winning a Rhodes Scholarship, earning two advanced degrees, and...


Sutherland Springs

by Joe Holley Hachette Books (March 17, 2020)

One part Columbine, one part God Save Texas, Joe Holley's riveting, compassionate book examines the 2017 mass shooting at a church in a small Texas town, revealing the struggles and triumphs of these fellow...


A Short History of Russia

by Mark Galeotti Harlequin Audio (July 07, 2020)

A Library Journal 2020 Title to Watch

Russia's epic and dramatic history told in an accessible, lively and short form, from Ivan the Terrible to Vladimir Putin via Catherine the Great, the Russian Revolution...


How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps

by Ben Shapiro HarperAudio (July 21, 2020)

A growing number of Americans want to tear down what it's taken us 250 years to build--and they'll start by canceling our shared history, ideals, and culture.

Traditional areas of civic agreement are vanishing....


The Impostors

by Steve Benen & Ron Butler HarperAudio (June 16, 2020)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER: USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and San Francisco Chronicle bestseller

The award-winning producer of The Rachel Maddow Show exposes the Republican Party as a gang of impostors who have abandoned...


Next

by Darrell Bricker & Michael Anthony HarperCollins Publishers (March 31, 2020)

Where will the world go after COVID-19? CEO of Ipsos Public Affairs Darrell Bricker's prescient and timely new book has the insights and the data to understand what we are going through and why, and who we still...


Break the Good Girl Myth

by Majo Molfino HarperAudio (July 28, 2020)

"A must-read for any woman who is ready to design a life on her own terms." - Sophia Amoruso, Founder and CEO, Girlboss

Women: it's time to break the good girl myths that are holding you back and share your true...


Making Sense

by Sam Harris, Timothy Snyder, David Chalmers & Babette Deutsch et al. HarperAudio (August 11, 2020)

From the bestselling author of Waking Up and The End of Faith, a collection of the best conversations from his wildly popular, often controversial podcast, Making Sense.

"Civilization rests on a series of...


Superpower Showdown

by Bob Davis, Lingling Wei & Rick Adamson HarperAudio (June 09, 2020)

This is the inside story of the US-China trade war, how relations between these superpowers  unraveled, darkening prospects for global peace and prosperity, as told by two Wall Street Journal reporters, one...


Unspeakable Acts

by Sarah Weinman, Gabra Zackman & Graham Halstead HarperAudio (July 28, 2020)

A brilliant anthology of modern true-crime writing that illustrates the appeal of this powerful and popular genre, edited and curated by Sarah Weinman, the award-winning author of The Real Lolita

The appeal of...