Thinking Critically in College by Louis E. Newman

Thinking Critically in College | The Essential Handbook for Student Success by Louis E. Newman is an important and helpful guide for any college student.  Professors expect students not just to absorb material, but to analyze and synthesize it, to consider multiple perspectives, to evaluate conflicting evidence, and then to apply what they’ve learned in new contexts. Newman explains how to do all this and more.

Deadly Quiet City by Murong Xuecun

Deadly Quiet City | True Stories from Wuhan by Murong Xuecun follows the author’s time in Wuhan, China at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the tradition of Dan Baum’s bestselling Nine Lives, Deadly Quiet City focuses on the remarkable stories of eight people in Wuhan.

The Disappeared by Sam Ferguson

Forthcoming: July 1, 2023
The Disappeared | Remnants of a Dirty War by Sam Ferguson chronicles the genocide in Argentina and the way the country has handled its recovery. Using a recent human rights trial as his lens, Sam Ferguson addresses two central questions of our age: How is mass atrocity possible, and What should be done in its wake?

Wilderness Tales: Forty Stories Of The North American Wild edited by Diana Fuss

Wilderness Tales: Forty Stories Of The North American Wild edited by Diana Fuss is a compilation of short stories, all rich with details of the wilderness in North America. Fuss has gathered a dazzling collection of timeless classics and contemporary discoveries summoning up our close and imagined encounters with all things wild.

India is Broken by Ashoka Mody

India is Broken | A People Betrayed, Independence to Today by Ashoka Mody explores the ongoing economic challenges in India. Mody proposes a path forward that is fraught with its own peril, but which nevertheless offers something resembling hope.

Victorious in Defeat by Alexander V. Pantsov and Steven I. Levine

Forthcoming in 2023.

Victorious in Defeat | The Life and Times of Chiang Kai-shek, China, 1887-1975 by Alexander V. Pantsov and Steven I. Levine looks back on the life of Chinese leader Chiang Kai-Shek. The authors shed new light on the role played by the Russians in Chiang’s political career as well as on Chiang’s complex relationship with top officials of the United States

The Last Secret of the Secret Annex by Joop van Wijk-Voskuijl and Jeroen De Bruyn

Forthcoming in 2023.

The Last Secret of the Secret Annex | The Untold Story of Anne Frank, Her Silent Protector, and a Family Betrayal by Joop van Wijk-Voskuijl and Jeroen De Bruyn looks deeper into the stories surrounding the Frank family and those protecting them in the secret annex. 

When Washington Burned by Robert Watson

Forthcoming in 2023. When Washington Burned | The British Invasion of the Capital and a Nation’s Rise from the Ashes by Robert Watson looks deeper into the dark day in American history when the country’s capital fell to the British. The book narrates and examines the British campaign and American missteps that led to the fall of Washington during the War of 1812.

The Peking Express by James Zimmerman

The Peking Express | The Bandits Who Stole a Train, Stunned the West, and Broke the Republic of China by James Zimmerman examines the high-stakes capture of the Peking Express. The book is the incredible, long-forgotten story of a hostage crisis that shocked China and the West. It vividly captures the events that made international headlines.

The Retirement Challenge by Martin Neil Baily and Benjamin H. Harris

The Retirement Challenge | What’s Wrong with America’s System and A Sensible Way to Fix It by Martin Neil Baily and Benjamin H. Harris  provides a comprehensive plan from two leading experts on how to fix America’s outdated retirement system. They explore America’s outdated retirement system and explain how improving retirement requires changes by families, employers, and policymakers alike.