April 5, 2016
An intimate portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams, the wife of John Quincy Adams, who witnessed the greatest transformations of her time.
March 16, 2016
Splitopia challenges outdated, negative assumptions about divorce and offers guidance for healthier, happier splits.
January 12, 2016
For more than a decade, Katherine Zoepf has lived in or traveled throughout the Arab world, reporting on the lives of women, whose role...
January 5, 2016
An intimate investigation of the world’s largest experiment in social engineering and how its effects will shape China for decades to come.
Jay Newton-Small takes readers through the corridors of Washington, D.C. to demonstrate how women are affecting lasting change.
February 5, 2015
A worldwide race is on to perfect the next engine of economic growth, the advanced lithium-ion battery. Can the U.S. win?
January 20, 2015
The Great Race recounts the story of a century-long battle between automakers for market share, profit, and technological dominance.
January 8, 2015
A majestic big-picture account of the Great Society and the forces that shaped it.
January 6, 2015
Standardized assessments test our children, our teachers, our schools—and increasingly, our patience.
November 11, 2014
A surprising, page-turning account of how the wars of the future are already being fought today.
September 2, 2014
The Teacher Wars upends the conversation about American education by bringing the lessons of history to bear on today's dilemmas.
April 29, 2014
Told through the lives of three Afghans, the stunning tale of how the United States had triumph in sight in Afghanistan.