Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope

27 February 2020 | By Nicholas D. Kristof | Filed in: journalism.

The Pulitzer Prize winning authors of the acclaimed, best selling Half the Sky now issue a plea deeply personal and told through the lives of real Americans to address the crisis in working class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure With stark

Why We're Polarized

27 February 2020 | By Ezra Klein | Filed in: journalism.

Discover how American politics became a toxic system, why we participate in it, and what it means for our future from journalist, political commentator, and cofounder of Vox, Ezra Klein After Election Day 2016, both supporters and opponents of the soon to be president hailed his victory as a

Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern World

27 February 2020 | By Michael Pollan | Filed in: journalism.

Acclaimed author and journalist Michael Pollan whose number one New York Times best sellers include The Omnivore s Dilemma and How to Change Your Mind offers his latest, provocative look into the profound ways what we eat affects how we live In Caffeine How Caffeine Created the Modern World,

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

27 February 2020 | By Ronan Farrow | Filed in: journalism.

In a dramatic account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell bent on covering up the truth, at any cost In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

27 February 2020 | By John Carreyrou | Filed in: journalism.

The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of a multibillion dollar startup, by the prize winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end in the face of pressure and threats from the CEO and her lawyers In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth

A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America

27 February 2020 | By Philip Rucker | Filed in: journalism.

Rucker and Leonnig have deep and unmatched sources throughout Washington, D.C., and for the past three years have chronicled in depth the ways President Donald Trump has reinvented the presidency in his own image, shaken foreign alliances and tested American institutions It would be all too easy to

The 19th Christmas (Women's Murder Club, #19)

27 February 2020 | By James Patterson | Filed in: journalism.

It s not sleigh bells that are ringing this Christmas As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women s Murder Club have much to celebrate Crime is down The medical examiner s office is quiet Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit And the news cycle is

She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement

27 February 2020 | By Jodi Kantor | Filed in: journalism.

From the Pulitzer Prize winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinstein s sexual harassment and abuse for the New York Times, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the thrilling untold story of their investigation and its consequences for the MeToo movement For many years, reporters had tried to

The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

27 February 2020 | By Michael Lewis | Filed in: journalism.

The morning after Trump was elected president, the people who ran the US Department of Energy waited to brief the administration s transition team on the agency it would soon be running Nobody appeared Across all departments the stories were the same Trump appointees were few and far between

Why We're Polarized

27 February 2020 | By Ezra Klein | Filed in: journalism.

Discover how American politics became a toxic system, why we participate in it, and what it means for our future from journalist, political commentator, and cofounder of Vox, Ezra Klein After Election Day 2016, both supporters and opponents of the soon to be president hailed his victory as a

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope

27 February 2020 | By Nicholas D. Kristof | Filed in: journalism.

The Pulitzer Prize winning authors of the acclaimed, best selling Half the Sky now issue a plea deeply personal and told through the lives of real Americans to address the crisis in working class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure With stark

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America

27 February 2020 | By Beth Macy | Filed in: journalism.

Beth Macy takes us into the epicenter of America s twenty plus year struggle with opioid addiction From distressed small communities in Central Appalachia to wealthy suburbs from disparate cities to once idyllic farm towns it s a heartbreaking trajectory that illustrates how this national crisis

So You've Been Publicly Shamed

27 February 2020 | By Jon Ronson | Filed in: journalism.

Now a New York Times bestseller and from the author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world s most underappreciated forces shame It s about the terror, isn t it The terror of what I said The terror of being found out For the past three years, Jon

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

27 February 2020 | By Hunter S. Thompson | Filed in: journalism.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is the best chronicle of drug soaked, addle brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the strangest journeys ever undertaken.