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The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay

(Available August 12, 2014)
The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
Written by Hooman Majd
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ISBN: 9780307946690
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The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
An American Family in Iran
Written by Hooman Majd


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $15.95

In February 2011, Hooman Majd disembarked at the Tehran airport, a place he had passed through many times to visit family or accompany a news crew. But this time he had his wife, Karri; his infant son, Khash; and an oversize stroller in tow—and plans to stay for a year. Few... Read more >
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The War That Ended Peace

(Available July 29, 2014)
The War That Ended Peace
Written by Margaret MacMillan
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ISBN: 9780812980660
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The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail

From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe...

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A Short History of Nuclear Folly
A Short History of Nuclear Folly
Written by Rudolph Herzog, Translated by Jefferson Chase
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ISBN: 9781612193304
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A Short History of Nuclear Folly

Written by Rudolph Herzog
Translated by Jefferson Chase


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.95

In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café, a blackly sardonic people’s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe

Rudolph Herzog, the acclaimed author of Dead Funny, presents a devastating account of history’s most irresponsible uses of... Read more >
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The Passage West
Philosophy After the Age of the Nation State
Written by Giacomo Marramao


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $29.95

In this ambitious work, Giacomo Marramao proposes a radical reconceptualization of the world system in our era of declining state sovereignty. He argues that globalization cannot be reduced to mere economics or summarized by phrases such as ‘the end of history’ or the ‘westernization of the world’. Instead, we find ourselves... Read more >
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The Making of an Atlantic Ruling Class

Written by Kees Van Der Pijl


Format: eBook, 378 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $29.95

With The Making of an Atlantic Ruling Class, Kees van der Pijl put class formation at the heart of our understanding of world politics and the global economy. This landmark study dissects one of the most decisive phenomena of the twentieth century—the rise of an Atlantic ruling class of multinational banks... Read more >
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The Poorer Nations
The Poorer Nations
Written by Vijay Prashad
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ISBN: 9781781681589
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The Poorer Nations
A Possible History of the Global South
Written by Vijay Prashad


Format: Trade Paperback, 316 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.95

In The Darker Nations, Vijay Prashad provided an intellectual history of the Third World and traced the rise and fall of the Non-Aligned Movement. With The Poorer Nations, Prashad takes up the story where he left off.

Since the ’70s, the countries of the Global South have struggled to build political movements... Read more >
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Through the Perilous Fight
Through the Perilous Fight
Written by Steve Vogel
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ISBN: 9780812981391
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Through the Perilous Fight
From the Burning of Washington to the Star-Spangled Banner: The Six Weeks That Saved the Nation
Written by Steve Vogel


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $17.00

In a rousing account of one of the critical turning points in American history, Through the Perilous Fight tells the gripping story of the burning of Washington and the improbable last stand at Baltimore that helped save the nation and inspired its National Anthem.
 
In the summer of 1814, the... Read more >
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China's Second Continent
China's Second Continent
Written by Howard W. French
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956989
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China's Second Continent
How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa
Written by Howard W. French


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $27.95

An exciting, hugely revealing account of China’s burgeoning presence in Africa—a developing empire already shaping, and reshaping, the future of millions of people.
           
A prizewinning foreign correspondent and former New York Times bureau chief in Shanghai and in West and Central Africa, Howard French is uniquely positioned to tell... Read more >
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China's Second Continent
China's Second Continent
Written by Howard W. French
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China's Second Continent
How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa
Written by Howard W. French


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $14.99

An exciting, hugely revealing account of China’s burgeoning presence in Africa—a developing empire already shaping, and reshaping, the future of millions of people.
           
A prizewinning foreign correspondent and former New York Times bureau chief in Shanghai and in West and Central Africa, Howard French is uniquely positioned to tell... Read more >
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The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307889751
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $26.00

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
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The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird, Read by Rene Ruiz
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ISBN: 9780804166478
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird
Read by Rene Ruiz


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $45.00

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
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The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird, Read by Rene Ruiz
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804166485
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird
Read by Rene Ruiz


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $22.50

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
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Jeffrey Sachs
The Strange Case of Dr. Shock and Mr. Aid
Written by Japhy Wilson


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $16.95

An investigation of Sachs’s schizophrenic career, and the worldwide havoc he has caused.


Jeffrey Sachs is a man with many faces. A celebrated economist and special advisor to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, he is also no stranger to the world of celebrity, accompanying Bono, Madonna and Angelina Jolie on high-profile trips... Read more >
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Jeffrey Sachs
Jeffrey Sachs
Written by Japhy Wilson
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ISBN: 9781781683293
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Jeffrey Sachs
The Strange Case of Dr. Shock and Mr. Aid
Written by Japhy Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $16.95

An investigation of Sachs’s schizophrenic career, and the worldwide havoc he has caused.


Jeffrey Sachs is a man with many faces. A celebrated economist and special advisor to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, he is also no stranger to the world of celebrity, accompanying Bono, Madonna and Angelina Jolie on high-profile trips... Read more >
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Resurrection
Resurrection
Written by David Remnick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101872161
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Resurrection
The Struggle for a New Russia
Written by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $11.99

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lenin's Tomb now presents the crucial second act--the attempt to form a Russian state from the ruins of the U.S.S.R. and the chaotic election of 1996. As before, readers will turn to Remnick for the essential story, the flesh-and-blood account of one of history's great turning... Read more >
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Asia's Cauldron
Asia's Cauldron
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812994322
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Asia's Cauldron
The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $26.00

From Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world’s Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a penetrating look at the volatile region that will dominate the future of geopolitical conflict.
 
Over the last decade, the center of world power has been quietly shifting from Europe to Asia... Read more >
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Asia's Cauldron
Asia's Cauldron
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
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Asia's Cauldron
The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $12.99

From Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world’s Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a penetrating look at the volatile region that will dominate the future of geopolitical conflict.
 
Over the last decade, the center of world power has been quietly shifting from Europe to Asia... Read more >
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Brokers of Deceit
Brokers of Deceit
Written by Rashid Khalidi
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ISBN: 9780807033241
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Brokers of Deceit
How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East
Written by Rashid Khalidi


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $17.00


Winner of the 2014 Lionel Trilling Book Award

An examination of the failure of the United States as a broker in the Palestinian-Israeli peace process, through three key historical moments

 
For more than seven decades the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian people has raged on with no end in sight, and for... Read more >
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Maximalist
Maximalist
Written by Stephen Sestanovich
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307268174
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Maximalist
America in the World from Truman to Obama
Written by Stephen Sestanovich


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $28.95

From a writer with long and high-level experience in the U.S. government, a startling and provocative assessment of America’s global dominance. Maximalist puts the history of our foreign policy in an unexpected new light, while drawing fresh, compelling lessons for the present and future.

When the United States has succeeded in... Read more >
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Maximalist
Maximalist
Written by Stephen Sestanovich
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ISBN: 9780385349666
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Maximalist
America in the World from Truman to Obama
Written by Stephen Sestanovich


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $14.99

From a writer with long and high-level experience in the U.S. government, a startling and provocative assessment of America’s global dominance. Maximalist puts the history of our foreign policy in an unexpected new light, while drawing fresh, compelling lessons for the present and future.

When the United States has succeeded in... Read more >
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The Contest of the Century
The Contest of the Century
Written by Geoff A. Dyer
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ISBN: 9780307960788
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The Contest of the Century
The New Era of Competition with China--and How America Can Win
Written by Geoff A. Dyer


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $13.99

From the former Financial Times Beijing bureau chief, a balanced and far-seeing analysis of the emerging competition between China and the United States that will dominate twenty-first-century world affairs—an inside account of Beijing’s quest for influence and an explanation of how America can come out on top.

The structure of global... Read more >
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The Contest of the Century
The Contest of the Century
Written by Geoff A. Dyer
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ISBN: 9780307960757
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The Contest of the Century
The New Era of Competition with China--and How America Can Win
Written by Geoff A. Dyer


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $26.95

From the former Financial Times Beijing bureau chief, a balanced and far-seeing analysis of the emerging competition between China and the United States that will dominate twenty-first-century world affairs—an inside account of Beijing’s quest for influence and an explanation of how America can come out on top.

The structure of global... Read more >
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The Dispensable Nation
The Dispensable Nation
Written by Vali Nasr
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ISBN: 9780345802576
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The Dispensable Nation
American Foreign Policy in Retreat
Written by Vali Nasr


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $16.00

A Financial Times Best Book of the Year

Forcefully persuasive, The Dispensable Nation is a game changer for America as it charts a course in the Muslim world, Asia, and beyond. Vali Nasr shows how the Obama administration missed its chance to improve U.S. relations with the Middle East by continuing to...

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Those Angry Days
Those Angry Days
Written by Lynne Olson
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ISBN: 9780812982145
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Those Angry Days
Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941
Written by Lynne Olson


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $16.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

From the acclaimed author of Citizens of London comes the definitive account of the debate over American intervention in World War II—a bitter, sometimes violent clash of personalities... Read more >
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