Blends historical analysis with on-the-ground reporting to examine the relevance of modern conspiracy theories, discussing how contemporary social conditions have created a climate of alienation and resentment that fuels suspicion and paranoia.
The author of Less Than Zero and American Psycho combines personal reflection and social observation in a first work of nonfiction that explores such subjects as self-inflicted censorship and the cult of likeability that has overshadowed the social-media age.
Chronicles the story of the Reconstruction-era Secret Service and its battle against the KKK's effort to suppress the emancipated African-American vote, sharing particular insights into the career of controversial Secret Service chief, Hiram C. Whitley.
Two senior writers for Politico trace the inside story of the battle for Congress in the 2018 midterm elections, from the clashes between the Freedom Caucus and Paul Ryan to the controversies surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation.
An investigation of how high-tech tools such as tasers, computer databases and body cameras have failed to improve policing throughout the country, but have actually made police officers lazier, reckless and discriminatory.
The longest-serving senior advisor in the Obama White House shares her experiences as an Iran-born African-American woman as well as a family member, lawyer, public servant and government leader at a dynamic period in American history.
Drawing on diaries and more than one hundred interviews, a portrait of the former first lady covers her private struggles and public achievements, discussing how she helped to define two presidencies and a political era.
Cites the role of divisive leaders in today's partisan America, outlining specific recommendations for reuniting the nation around its core principles of respect, kindness, and dignity.
Takes a look at the Supreme Court justice's legal decisions of his tenure, discussing how his dual commitments to the conservative agenda and to the legacy of the Court have fostered distrust among his colleagues.
Traces the controversial rise of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, exploring their personal lives, relationships, and agendas to offer cautionary insights into their toxic political influence.
Using case histories and personal experiences, a one-time federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York explains how the U.S. justice system works and shows the thought process Americans need to best achieve truth and justice in our daily lives and within our society.
A meticulously researched chronicle of the Arab Section, Israel's first spy organization, details how undercover intelligence operatives in 1948 Beirut risked or lost their lives in support of Israeli statehood. By the award-winning author of Pumpkinflowers.
A U.S. follow-up to the best-selling U.K. edition collects urgent essays by first- and second-generation immigrant writers on the realities of immigration, multiculturalism and marginalization in today's increasingly divided America.
The former deputy director of the FBI details how law enforcement battles terror threats, Russian crime and attacks by the White House itself on the U.S. Constitution.