We Should All Be Feminists
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The highly acclaimed, provocative essay on feminism and sexual politics—from the award-winning author of Americanah
In this personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from the much-admired TEDx talk of the same name—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century.... Read more »
Media, Culture, and the Failed Promise of Gender Equality
Finalist for the Los Angeles Press Club Book Award, muse to a Givenchy fashion collection, and recommended by the The New York Times, The Skimm, US Weekly, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Refinery 29, Book Riot, Bitch Media, and more.
"Yarrow’s biting autopsy of the decade scrutinizes the way society reduced — or “bitchified” — women at...Read more »
The Age of AI
And Our Human Future
Three of the world’s most accomplished and deep thinkers come together to explore Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the way it is transforming human society—and what this technology means for us all.An AI learned to win chess by making moves human grand masters had never conceived. Another AI discovered a new antibiotic by analyzing molecular... Read more »
How Covid Shook the World's Economy
Deftly weaving finance, politics, business, and the global human experience into one tight narrative, a tour-de-force account of 2020, the year that changed everything--from the acclaimed author of Crashed.
The shocks of 2020 have been great and small, disrupting the world economy, international relations and the daily lives of virtually everyone... Read more »
My Indictment of Canada's and America's Systemic Racism Against Indigenous Peoples
A common-sense blueprint for what the future of First Nations should look like as told through the fascinating life and legacy of a remarkable leader.
In 1984, at the age of twenty-four, Clarence Louie was elected Chief of the Osoyoos Indian Band in the Okanagan Valley. Nineteen elections later, Chief Louie has led his community for nearly four... Read more »
A Brief History of Humankind
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Destined to become a modern classic in the vein of Guns, Germs, and Steel, Sapiens is a lively, groundbreaking history of humankind told from a unique perspective.
100,000 years ago, at least six species of human inhabited the earth. Today there is just one.
How did our... Read more »
A Brief History of Tomorrow
From the author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind comes an extraordinary new book that explores the future of the human species.
Yuval Noah Harari, author of the bestselling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of... Read more »
The Language of Fanaticism
The author of the widely praised Wordslut analyzes the social science of cult influence: how cultish groups from Jonestown and Scientology to SoulCycle and social media gurus use language as the ultimate form of power.
What makes “cults” so intriguing and frightening? What makes them powerful? The reason why so many of us binge Manson...
The 9.9 Percent
The New Aristocracy That Is Entrenching Inequality and Warping Our Culture
A “brilliant” (The Washington Post), “clear-eyed and incisive” (The New Republic) analysis of how the wealthiest group in American society is making life miserable for everyone—including themselves.
In 21st-century America, the top 0.1% of the wealth distribution have walked away with the big prizes even while the bottom 90% have lost ground.... Read more »
Back to Earth
What Life in Space Taught Me About Our Home Planet—And Our Mission to Protect It
Inspired by insights gained in spaceflight, a NASA astronaut offers key lessons to empower Earthbound readers to fight climate change
When Nicole Stott first saw Earth from space, she realized how interconnected we are and knew she had to help protect our planetary home.
In Back to Earth, Stott imparts essential lessons in problem-solving,... Read more »
How to Innovate
An Ancient Guide to Creative Thinking
Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers
What we can learn about fostering innovation and creative thinking from some of the most inventive people of all times—the ancient Greeks.
When it comes to innovation and creative thinking, we are still catching up with the ancient Greeks. Between 800 and 300 BCE, they changed the world with astonishing inventions—democracy, the alphabet,... Read more »
A Curious History of Sex
The act of sex has not changed since people first worked out what went where, but the ways in which society dictates how sex is culturally understood and performed have varied significantly through the ages. Humans are the only creatures that stigmatize particular sexual practices, and sex remains a deeply divisive issue around the world.... Read more »
“Roxane Gay is so great at weaving the intimate and personal with what is most bewildering and upsetting at this moment in culture. She is always looking, always thinking, always passionate, always careful, always right there.” — Sheila Heti, author of How Should a Person Be?
A New York Times Bestseller
Best Book of the Year: NPR • Boston Globe •...Read more »
Courage Is Calling
Fortune Favors the Brave
The Stoic Virtues Series
The instant New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestseller!
Ryan Holiday’s bestselling trilogy—The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego is the Enemy, and Stillness is the Key—captivated professional athletes, CEOs, politicians, and entrepreneurs and helped bring Stoicism to millions of readers. Now, in the first book of an exciting new series... Read more »
Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes
“[A]nother hilarious essay collection from Phoebe Robinson.”
—The New York Times Book Review
“Strikes the perfect balance of brutally honest and laugh out loud funny. I didn’t want it to end.”
—Mindy Kaling, New York Times bestselling author of Why Not Me?
With sharp, timely insight, pitch-perfect pop culture references, and her always unforgettable... Read more »
The Fire Next Time
At once a powerful evocation of his early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice to both the individual and the body politic, James Baldwin galvanized the nation in the early days of the civil rights movement with his eloquent manifesto. The Fire Next Time stands as one of the essential works of our...Read more »
A Brief History of a Perfect Future
Inventing the world that we can proudly leave our kids by 2050
A Brief History of a Perfect Future
What if, instead of trying to predict the future, we could just pick the one we want—and then invent it? Well, we can.
Think of the wealth of technological resources already available to us. The computing power in that smartphone in your pocket could have guided 120 million Apollo-era spacecraft to the moon and...Read more »
Stride Toward Freedom
The Montgomery Story
King Legacy: Book #1
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolent resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of 50,000 Negroes who took to heart the principles of nonviolence, who learned to fight for their rights with the weapon of love, and who,... Read more »
The Hacker Proof Guide to Cybersecurity, Internet Safety, Cybercrime, & Preventing Attacks
Cybersecurity Issues Challenge Literally Everyone
In today's connected world, everyone benefits from cybersecurity
Cyberattacks are an evolving danger to organizations, employees, and consumers. They may be designed to access or destroy sensitive data, extort money or even put your family at risk.
At an individual level, a cybersecurity attack can...Read more »
How Memes Transformed the World
Memes are often considered silly and trivial, but as we've seen in recent years, they can have a profound impact on the way we consume culture. Listen in as Wisecrack breaks down all things memes from the origins of the phrase “OK Boomer,” to storming Area 51 in this curated collection, available for the first time in audio. Read more »