By Jill Lepore
In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian and writer Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation.
LEADERSHIP IN TURBULENT TIMES
By Doris Kearns Goodwin
In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership.
THE BROWNS OF CALIFORNIA
By Miriam Pawel
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist’s panoramic history of California and its impact on the nation, told from the vantage point of the family dynasty that led the state for nearly a quarter century.
HISTORY AS THEY SAW IT
By Wolfgang Wilg & Jordan Lloyd
A revolutionary photography collection that is as close to time travel as it gets with120 historic black-and-white photographs thoroughly restored and rendered in color. From the sinking of the Titanic to the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge.
By Tyler Green
Carleton Watkins is widely considered the greatest American photographer of the nineteenth century and arguably the most influential artist of his era. This telling of Watkin’s story will fascinate anyone interested in American history.
THE FIFTH RISK
By Michael Lewis
What are the consequences if the people given control of our government have no idea how it works? Michael Lewis’s narrative takes us into the engine rooms of a government under attack by its own leaders.
LESSONS FROM A DARK TIME
By Adam Hochschild
This rich collection includes over two dozen essays from Hochschild’s long career – threaded through them is his concern for social justice and the people who have fought for it.
ON DESPERATE GROUND
By Hampton Sides
From the bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers
comes a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean War.
By Marvin Rand
The style and mythology of Mid-Century Modern California architecture as seen through the expert lens of Los Angeles photographer Marvin Rand.
ANNIE LEIBOVITZ AT WORK
By Annie Leibovitz
The celebrated photographer Annie Leibovitz furnishes the stories of how some of her most famous images came to be in this revised and updated edition of the original bestselling book. For lovers of contemporary history and brilliant photography.
NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF POLITICS
By Andrew Rosenthal
For 167 years, The New York Times
has been in the forefront of political reporting. This fascinating book captures the sweep and scope of the newspaper’s unparalleled coverage.
By Alex Rosenblat
Silicon Valley technology is transforming the way we work, and Uber is leading the charge. Uberland
paints a future where any of us might be managed by a faceless boss.
ICONS OF STYLE
By Paul Martineau
This lavishly illustrated survey of one hundred years of fashion photography includes more than 300 photos, magazine covers, illustrations, costumes, and ads with commentary by experts of fashion and photography.