In an illuminating Alpine trek though the Swiss peaks, the author, drawing on two separate journeys—one when he was 19 and one 17 years later —channels the spirit of Freidrich Nietzche as he searches for meaning. By the author of American Philosophy: A Love Story.
The investigative journalist draws on his experiences working in a Louisiana private prison to connect today's brutal for-profit prison system to the Civil War-era mass incarcerations of African-American workers.
The author of The Secret History of Wonder Woman chronicles the origins and rise of today's divided America while investigating whether the nation has delivered on its promises of political equality, natural rights and the sovereignty of the people.
A journalist born into a Kansas farming family relates her experience growing up among the working poor, discussing the impact of intergenerational poverty on individuals, families, and communities.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, filmmaker and immigration-rights activist presents a debut memoir about how he unknowingly entered the United States with false documents as a child. 150,000 first printing.
A New Yorker staff writer analyzes the perilous world of the international fossil trade through the story of one man's devastating effort to sell a Gobi Desert dinosaur skeleton from a nation that forbids natural-history trafficking. 150,000 first printing.
Traces the three seasons of existence of the United States Football League, revealing its early success, how it launched the careers of many football superstars, and how it ultimately crashed and failed due to the influence of Donald Trump and other teamowners.
Shares a provocative examination of modern identity politics that assesses its origins, effects, and implications for domestic and international affairs of state.
A gripping true-crime investigation of the 1948 abduction of Sally Horner details the crime itself and how it inspired Vladimir Nabokov's classic novel, Lolita.
The founder of World Central Kitchen describes how his culinary network challenged broken government systems while feeding tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans who lost their homes and livelihoods to Hurricane Maria. 200,000 first printing.