Spring preview: Empire of Light by Michael Bible

This week, as 2018 kicks into high gear, we’re offering previews of some upcoming books we’re excited about. In Empire of Light, the prequel to his novel Sophia, Michael Bible introduces usRead more »

Spring preview: The Island that Disappeared by Tom Feiling

This week, as 2018 kicks into high gear, we’re offering previews of some upcoming books we’re excited about. In The Island that Disappeared, Tom Feiling tells, for the first time, theRead more »

Spring preview: The Courage of Hopelessness by Slavoj Žižek

This week, as 2018 kicks into high gear, we’re offering previews of some upcoming books we’re excited about. In these troubled times, even the most pessimistic diagnosis of our futureRead more »

One day only: 99¢ e-book of Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Last Interview and Other Conversations

When we added Martin Luther King, Jr. to the Last Interview Series, we did it because his words will stand the test of time. With a verbal tenacity that oratorsRead more »

What’s Happened Since, Part 1 and 2

Earlier this week, we were delighted to release Susan Bordo’s The Destruction of Hillary Clinton in paperback. Later, things on our Twitter feed got… a little crazy, when Clinton herself retweetedRead more »

Fire and Fury is a bestseller! Wait — not THAT one…

Here’s one way to create a bestseller — pick a title, and hope that ten years later an explosive Donald Trump exposé gets published under the same name. The first Fire and Fury,Read more »

Reading as a form of resistance holds strong in 2018

Throughout the past year, we’ve heard, seen, and spoken up in support of the resistance to Donald Trump and his racist, sexist, xenophobic administration. As the first anniversary of his inaugurationRead more »

Out today in paperback: The Destruction of Hillary Clinton, by Susan Bordo

We are delighted today to be celebrating the paperback release of Susan Bordo’s The Destruction of Hillary Clinton — an unsparing look at the complex of forces that attacked Hillary Clinton throughout the election, fromRead more »

Fred Bass, owner of the Strand, has passed away at eighty-nine

With sadness, we report that Fred Bass, the man behind the beloved Strand bookstore, passed away last Wednesday at the age of eighty-nine. In a New York Times obituary, William Grimes lays outRead more »

Donald Trump trying to halt publication of Michael Wolff’s new book is the best conceivable thing for Michael Wolff’s new book

I don’t know much about 2018—not yet, anyway—but I know this: it’s going to be fucking exhausting. I can tell it’s going to be exhausting because, well, it already is. Day five.Read more »

David Bowie’s son (aka the director of the film adaptation of “Warcraft”) is starting an online book club in his dad’s honor

It’s true that we’ve only now reached the other side of the fomo/anxiety-inducing Reading Round Up Season, but you might want to indulge in just one more list before youRead more »

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