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  • book | February 01, 2012 | Fellows

    The Escape Artists

    Noam Scheiber
    A star White House journalist provides a gripping look inside the meeting rooms, the in-boxes, and the super-sharp minds of the pedigreed propeller he...
  • book | May 17, 2011 | Fellows

    Manana Forever?

    Jorge G. Castañeda
    Why are Mexicans so successful in individual sports, but deficient in team play? Why do Mexicans dislike living in skyscrapers? Why do Mexicans love t...
  • book | May 03, 2011 | Open Technology Institute

    Will the Last Reporter Please Turn Out the Lights

    The Collapse of Journalism and What Can Be Done to Fix It

    Victor Pickard Robert W. McChesney
    The sudden meltdown of the news media has sparked one of the liveliest debates in recent memory, with an outpouring of opinion and analysis crackling ...
  • book | April 01, 2011 | International Security

    Pakistan: A Hard Country

    Anatol Lieven
    The gripping account of the decade-long hunt for the world's most wanted man. Anatol Lieven, who has reported on Pakistan off and on for 20 years, off...
  • book | March 01, 2011 | Fellows

    Getting Better

    Why Global Development Is Succeeding — And How We Can Improve the World Even More

    Charles Kenny
    As the income gap between developed and developing nations grows, so grows the cacophony of voices claiming that the quest to find a simple recipe for...
  • book | February 01, 2011 | Fellows

    Fighting for Darfur

    Public Action and the Struggle to Stop Genocide

    Rebecca Hamilton
    Around the world, millions of people have added their voices to protest marches and demonstrations because they believe that, together, they can make ...
  • book | February 01, 2011 | Asset Building

    Taxing the Poor

    Doing Damage to the Truly Disadvantaged

    Rourke O'Brien Katherine S Newman
    This book looks at the way we tax the poor in the United States, particularly in the American South, where poor families are often subject to income t...
  • book | January 01, 2011 | International Security

    The Longest War

    The Enduring Conflict Between America and al-Qaeda

    Ten years have passed since the shocking attacks on the World Trade Center, and after seven years of conflict, the last U.S. combat troops left Iraq—o...
  • book | January 01, 2011 | Fellows

    The Net Delusion

    The Dark Side of Internet Freedom

    Evgeny Morozov
    “The revolution will be Twittered!” declared journalist Andrew Sullivan after protests erupted in Iran in June 2009. Yet for all the talk about the de...
  • book | November 01, 2010 | Open Technology Institute

    The Master Switch

    The Rise and Fall of Information Empires

    Tim Wu
    According to Columbia professor and policy advocate Tim Wu, the great information empires of the 20th century have followed a clear and distinctive pa...
  • book | August 17, 2010 | Breadwinning & Caregiving

    The Tenth Parallel

    Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam

    Eliza Griswold
    The tenth parallel—the line of latitude seven hundred miles north of the equator—is a geographical and ideological front line where Christianity and I...
  • book | August 01, 2010 | Fellows

    California Crackup

    How Reform Broke the Golden State and How We Can Fix It

    Joe Mathews Mark Paul
    Is California beyond repair? A sizable number of Golden State citizens have concluded that it is. Incessant budget crises plus a government paralyzed ...
  • book | June 01, 2010 | Fellows

    The Icarus Syndrome

    A History of American Hubris

    In The Icarus Syndrome, Peter Beinart tells a tale as old as the Greeks -- a story about the seductions of success. Beinart describes Washington on th...
  • book | January 10, 2010 | Open Markets

    Cornered

    The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction

    Regular Harpers and Financial Times contributor Barry C. Lynn paints a genuinely alarming picture: most of our public debates about globalization, com...
  • book | September 01, 2009 | Fellows

    The Evolution of God

    In The Evolution of God, award-winning and bestselling author Robert Wright takes us on a sweeping journey through history, unveiling a discovery of c...
  • book | September 01, 2009 | Fellows

    The Hawk and the Dove

    Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War

    Nicholas Thompson
    Only two Americans held positions of great influence throughout the Cold War; ironically, they were the chief advocates for the opposing strategies fo...
  • book | May 01, 2009 | Fellows

    The House at the End of the Road

    The Story of Three Generations of an Interracial Family in the American South

    W. Ralph Eubanks
    In 1914, in defiance of his middle-class landowning family, a young white man named James Morgan Richardson married a light-skinned black woman named ...
  • book | May 01, 2009 | Fellows

    To Live or to Perish Forever

    Two Tumultuous Years in Pakistan

    Nicholas Schmidle
    In To Live or to Perish Forever Nicholas Schmidle takes readers to Pakistan's rioting streets, to Taliban camps in the North-West Frontier Province, a...
  • book | April 01, 2009 | Asset Building

    The Next Progressive Era

    A Blueprint for Broad Prosperity

    Phillip Longman Ray Boshara
    The Next Progressive Era provides a blueprint for a re-empowered progressive movement and describes its implications for American families, work, heal...
  • book | March 01, 2009 | Fellows

    A Tolerable Anarchy

    Rebels, Reactionaries, and the Making of American Freedom

    Jedediah Purdy
    Freedom is at the heart of the American identity, shaping both personal lives and political values. The ideal of authoring one's own life has inspired...
  • book | June 01, 2008 | Fellows

    Grand New Party

    How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream

    Reihan Salam Ross Douthat (Atlantic Monthly)
    Grand New Party lays bare the failures of the conservative revolution and presents a detailed blueprint for building the next Republican majority. Ble...
  • book | March 01, 2008 | International Security

    The Bin Ladens

    An Arabian Family In the American Century

    Steve Coll
    Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the national bestseller Ghost Wars, Steve Coll presents the story of the Bin Laden family’s rise to power...