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  • The Iliad
  • Shadow Speaker: The Desert Magician’s Duology: Book One
  • Land of Milk and Honey: A Novel
  • This Is Salvaged: Stories
  • Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America
  • Shakespeare in Bloomsbury
  • The Times: How the Newspaper of Record Survived Scandal, Scorn, and the Transformation of Journalism
  • Love and Money, Sex and Death: A Memoir
  • Bayard Rustin: A Legacy of Protest and Politics
  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods
  • The Armor of Light
  • The Unsettled
  • The Fragile Threads of Power: A Novel
  • And Then She Fell: A Novel
  • Devil Makes Three: A Novel
  • Before the Movement: The Hidden History of Black Civil Rights
  • The Identity Trap: A Story of Ideas and Power in Our Time
  • Fear Is Just a Word: A Missing Daughter, a Violent Cartel, and a Mother’s Quest for Vengeance
  • The Last Colony: A Tale of Exile, Justice, and Courage
  • Forgotten Warriors: The Long History of Women in Combat
  • The Passenger: Mexico
  • Learning to Talk: Stories
  • Stella Maris
  • Dead-End Memories: Stories
  • They Flew: A History of the Impossible
  • Julian: Rome’s Last Pagan Emperor
  • The Siren, the Song, and the Spy
  • Something, Someday
  • The Wild Robot Protects
Hardcover Best Sellers
  • Astor: The Rise and Fall of an American Fortune
  • The Vaster Wilds: A Novel
  • Rouge: A Novel
  • House of Caravans: A Novel
  • The Fraud: A Novel
  • Failures of Forgiveness: What We Get Wrong and How to Do Better
  • Necessary Trouble: Growing Up at Midcentury
  • The World Behind the World: Consciousness, Free Will, and the Limits of Science
  • Candelaria: A Novel
  • Doppelganger: A Trip into the Mirror World
  • Elon Musk
  • Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: A Novel
  • Wild Girls: How the Outdoors Shaped the Women Who Challenged a Nation
  • Tom Lake: A Novel
  • Tyranny of the Minority: Why American Democracy Reached the Breaking Point
Paperback Best Sellers
  • This Is How You Lose the Time War
  • Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
  • Babel: Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators’ Revolution
  • All About Love: New Visions
  • Trust
  • ADHD 2. 0
  • My Year of Rest and Relaxation: A Novel
  • On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel
  • Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence
  • Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
  • American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
  • The Idiot: A Novel
  • The Ministry for the Future: A Novel
  • The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
  • The Midnight Library: A Novel
Featured Titles
  • Sun House: A Novel
  • The Great Transition: A Novel
  • The Ascent: A House Can Have Many Secrets
  • Sparrow: A Novel
  • Wednesday’s Child: Stories
  • The Witching Tide: A Novel
  • Evil Eye: A Novel
  • The English Experience: A Novel
  • The Square of Sevens: A Novel
  • Tolkien in the Twenty-First Century: The Meaning of Middle-Earth Today
  • The Rigor of Angels: Borges, Heisenberg, Kant, and the Ultimate Nature of Reality
  • Discourses of the Elders: The Aztec Huehuetlatolli A First English Translation
  • Mother Tongue: The Surprising History of Women’s Words
  • Time’s Echo: The Second World War, the Holocaust, and the Music of Remembrance
  • The Parenthood Dilemma
  • Beyond the Wall: A History of East Germany
  • France on Trial: The Case of Marshal Pétain
  • Wifedom: Mrs. Orwell’s Invisible Life
  • The Internet Con: How to Seize the Means of Computation
  • Interstellar: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life and Our Future in the Stars
  • The Quickening: Creation and Community at the Ends of the Earth
  • The End of Reality
  • Swim Home to the Vanished: A Novel
  • The Romantic: A Novel
  • Coleman Hill: A Novel
  • Bridge: A Novel of Suspense
  • He Who Drowned the World: A Novel
  • Daughters of Latin America: An International Anthology of Writing by Latine Women
  • The Book
  • Dayswork: A Novel
Black Lives Matter
  • Afrofuturism
  • In Our Shoes
  • King: A Life
  • Sink: A Memoir
  • The Last Gift of the Master Artists: A Novel
  • Minor Notes, Volume 1
  • My Seven Black Fathers: A Memoir of Race, Family, and the Mentors Who Made Me Whole
  • Chasing the Black Eagle: A Novel
  • Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality
  • Ordinary Notes
  • White Burgers, Black Cash: Fast Food from Black Exclusion to Exploitation
  • Spoken Word: A Cultural History
  • Soil: The Story of a Black Mother’s Garden
  • In Search of a Beautiful Freedom: New and Selected Essays
  • When We See Us: A Century of Black Figuration in Painting
  • Samuel Ringgold Ward: A Life of Struggle
  • Maame: A Novel
  • New Suns 2: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color
  • Above Ground: Poems
  • Africatown: America’s Last Slave Ship and the Community It Created
  • Homebodies: A Novel