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Behind the Wire: Inside Guantánamo

CURRENT EVENTS

Behind the Wire: Inside Guantánamo

By Barbara Spindel ×

A prisoner and a guard each come forward with disturbing stories from the detention facility. Barbara Spindel reviews.
Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus

CURRENT EVENTS

Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus

Reviewed by Peter Lewis ×

Is the Ebola outbreak a harbinger of epidemics to come? Review by Peter Lewis.
We the Peoples

Daybook

We the Peoples

by Steve King ×

This week in history: a charter is signed in the name of postwar cooperation, and a realist learns he must turn the sail rather than the wind.
Jeff Hobbs and Alex Kotlowitz: Where Empathy Is Born

Discover

Jeff Hobbs and Alex Kotlowitz: Where Empathy Is Born

by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

Two acclaimed authors discuss reporting shocking stories of inner-city children in peril, and The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace.
What I Want My Children to Be When They Grow Up

Humor

What I Want My Children to Be When They Grow Up

by Norman Birnbach ×

"I want something more for my kids. I want them to grow up to be closely held corporations."
After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You Back as Honored Guests

Reviews & Essays

After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You Back as Honored Guests

Reviewed by Peter Lewis ×

A compassionate, "unembedded" report from Afghanistan's front lines.
Age of Ambition

Reviews & Essays

Age of Ambition

Reviewed by Quindlen Krovatin ×

An American reporter studies firsthand the waxing and waning freedoms of modern China's citizens.

No Place to Hide

Reviews & Essays

No Place to Hide

Reviewed by Graeme Wood ×

The journalist who brought the Snowden leaks to the world's attention tells his story.

Now I Know Who My Comrades Are

Reviews & Essays

Now I Know Who My Comrades Are

Reviewed by Maria Bustillos ×

Is the Internet revolutionizing global dissent?

Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot

Reviews & Essays

Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot

Reviewed by Graeme Wood ×

A whimsical protest in Russia earned three women the wrath of the government -- and a chance at heroism.

The Unwinding

Long List

The Unwinding

by James Mustich ×

Winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction.  George Packer gives voice to Americans grappling with a transformed nation in this panoramic, deeply felt portrait...

The Unwinding

Reviews & Essays

The Unwinding

Reviewed by Brooke Allen ×

A look at a national landscape reshaped by shifting political winds and an economic tsunami.