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  1. Book ImageThe Shia Revival

    Vali Nasr

    Updated Edition

    “Historically incisive, geographically broad-reaching, and brimming with illuminating anecdotes.” —Max Rodenbeck, New York Review of BooksMore

  2. Book ImageZika: The Emerging Epidemic

    Donald G. McNeil, Jr.

    A gripping narrative about the origins and spread of the Zika virus by New York Times science reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr.More

  3. Book ImageThe Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    In the face of rising inequality in America, Joseph E. Stiglitz charts a path toward real recovery and a more equal society.More

  4. Book ImageThe Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

    Michael Lewis

    movie tie-in

    The #1 New York Times bestseller—Now a Major Motion Picture from Paramount PicturesMore

  5. Book ImageSaving Gotham: A Billionaire Mayor, Activist Doctors, and the Fight for Eight Million Lives

    Tom Farley

    The inside story of the most audacious public health campaign of the twenty-first century.More

  6. Book ImageMove: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead

    Rosabeth Moss Kanter

    "America has been waiting for a call to think big and act big as we envision our transportation future. Kanter's important book is it." —Deval Patrick, governor of Massachusetts, 2007—2015More

  7. Book ImageThe Last Refuge: Yemen, al-Qaeda, and America's War in Arabia

    Gregory D. Johnsen

    “The best new book on al Qaeda . . . and the best book on Yemen in years.”—Bruce Riedel, Daily BeastMore

  8. Book ImagePink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in India

    Amana Fontanella-Khan

    A triumphant portrait of a fiery sisterhood changing the lives of India's women.More

  9. Book ImageThermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom

    Elaine Scarry

    From one of our leading social thinkers, a compelling case for the elimination of nuclear weapons.More

  10. Book ImageJust Business: Multinational Corporations and Human Rights

    John Gerard Ruggie

    College Edition

    "A true master class in the art of making the impossible possible." —Paul PolmanMore

  11. Book ImageEnergy for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines

    Richard A. Muller

    “Policymakers and casual readers alike can benefit . . . eye-opening . . . sheds lots of light with little wasted heat.”—Publishers WeeklyMore

  12. Book ImageThe Second Arab Awakening: Revolution, Democracy, and the Islamist Challenge from Tunis to Damascus

    Adeed Dawisha

    An eye-opening survey of the recent Arab revolutions and their political consequences, comparing them to those of a previous generation.More

  13. Book ImageThe Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize–winning economist.More

  14. Book ImageJust Business: Multinational Corporations and Human Rights

    John Gerard Ruggie

    "A true master class in the art of making the impossible possible." —Paul PolmanMore

  15. Book ImageFull Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity

    Lester R. Brown

    With food supplies tightening, countries are competing for the land and water resources needed to feed their people.More

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