Part antiphonal rant, part rhythmic whisper, Nathaniel Mackey’s new collection takes the reader to uncharted poetic spaces, forming the next installment of two ongoing serial poems Mackey has been writing for over twenty years: Song of the Andoumboulou and “Mu.”
A sweeping narrative history of the events leading to 9/11, The Looming Tower is a groundbreaking look at the people and ideas, the terrorist plans and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the assault on America.
In a narrative that moves between the ancient and the present, the East and the West, Hessler tells the story of twenty-first-century China as it opens its doors to the outside world.
An unprecedented account of life in Baghdad’s Green Zone, a posh, walled-off enclave where a vital aspect of our government’s Iraq operations played out.
This book concludes Branch’s three-volume history, America in the King Years, which traces American race, violence and democracy during the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Told through the eyes of those who survived it, this is the untold story of the Dust Bowl, the decade of brutally punishing dust storms that ravaged the American High Plains during the Depression.
A provocative novel that follows the life of hero cop Brian Remy in the surreal days following a devastating terrorist attack.
The moving story of a fugitive radical from the 1970s who has lived in hiding for twenty-five years. Now raising a son, she must reckon with the consequences of her choices during that turbulent era.
A black comedy that follows the unraveling of a marriage in the aftermath of 9/11.