With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history. Biafra's
impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in
southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this
tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters.
The epic grandeur of Dante’s masterpiece has inspired readers
for 700 years, and has entered the human imagination. But the
further we move from the late medieval world of Dante, the more a
rich understanding and enjoyment of the poem depends on
A sweeping narrative history of the events leading to 9/11, a
groundbreaking look at the people and ideas, the terrorist plans
and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the
assault on America. Lawrence Wright’s remarkable book is
based on five years of research and hundreds of interviews that he
conducted in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sudan,
England, France, Germany, Spain, and the United States.
In 1989, Ken Follett astonished the literary world
with The Pillars of the Earth, a sweeping epic novel
set in twelfth-century England centered on the building of a
cathedral and many of the hundreds of lives it affected.
David Halberstam’s masterpiece, the defining history of the
making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John
Using portraits of America’s flawed policy makers and
accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best and the
Brightest reckons magnificently with the most important abiding
question of our country’s recent history.
The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew,
the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political
order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the
The highly acclaimed, provocative New York
Times bestseller—a personal, eloquently-argued
essay, adapted from the much-admired TEDx talk of the same
name—from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Dispatches from the 2016
election that provide an eerily prescient take on our
democracy’s uncertain future, by the country’s most
perceptive and fearless political journalist.
In twenty-five pieces from Rolling Stone—plus two
original essays—Matt Taibbi tells the story of Western
civilization’s very own train wreck, from its tragicomic
beginnings to its apocalyptic conclusion.
“Larson is a marvelous writer...superb at creating
characters with a few short strokes.”—New York Times
Erik Larson has been widely acclaimed as a master of narrative
non-fiction, and in his new book, the bestselling author of
Devil in the White City turns his hand to a remarkable story
set during Hitler’s rise to power.