“Fascinating … A powerful, exhortatory call to arms.”—New York Times Book Review
“A David-and-Goliath story for the digital age … Thrilling.”—Foreign Policy
“A beautiful book… an instant classic of the genre.” —Dwight Garner, New York Times • A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
A groundbreaking book that pulls back the curtain on the terrorist movement no one is talking about
In this characteristically turbocharged book, now in a new post-election edition, celebrated Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider's guide to the variety of ways today's mainstream media tells us lies.
One of the “Best Books” of the year from The Smithsonian, The Washington Independent Review, and more!
From bestselling writer David Kamp, the “fun, fascinating, and surprisingly touching,” (People) behind-the-scenes story of the cultural heroes who created the beloved children’s TV programs Sesame Street, The Electric Company
How to understand a media environment in crisis, and how to make things better by approaching information ecologically.
“This cultural and personal history of crosswords and their fans, written by an aficionado, is diverting, informative, and discursive.” —The New York Times Book Review, Editors’ Choice
A delightful, erudite, and immersive exploration of the crossword puzzle and its fascinating history
The word 'data' has entered everyday conversation, but do we really understand what it means? How can we begin to grasp the scope and scale of our new data-rich world, and can we truly comprehend what is at stake?
A landmark history that traces the creation, management, and sharing of information through six centuries
Defining the Chief Executive via flash powder and selfie sticks
Lincoln’s somber portraits. Lyndon Johnson’s swearing in. George W. Bush’s reaction to learning about the 9/11 attacks. Photography plays an indelible role in how we remember and define American presidents.
New York Times Bestseller
With a New Afterword
“A comic book with zest and brains—one that just might help a reader understand the brave new world.” —The New Yorker
Even after a rise in gay and Black representation and production on TV in the 1990s, the sitcom became a generic closet, restricting Black gay characters with narrative tropes.