A leading data visualization expert explores the negative—and positive—influences that charts have on our perception of truth.
"Trenchant and intelligent." --The New York Times
As seen/heard on NPR, New Yorker Radio Hour, The New York Book Review Podcast, PBS Newshour, CNBC, and more.
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
A New York Times Notable Book of 2019
Part tirade, part confessional from the celebrated Rolling Stone journalist, Hate Inc. reveals that what most people think of as "the news" is, in fact, a twisted wing of the entertainment business
An authority on creativity introduces us to AI-powered computers that are creating art, literature, and music that may well surpass the creations of humans.
“An interestingly idiosyncratic and personal vision of how to make podcasts.”—Ira Glass
Veteran podcast creator and strategist Eric Nuzum distills a career’s worth of wisdom, advice, practical information, and big-picture thinking to help podcasters “make noise”—to stand out in this fastest of fastest-growing media universes.
An investigation of independent video games--creative, personal, strange, and experimental--and their claims to handcrafted authenticity in a purely digital medium.
"In the age of fake news, understanding who we trust and why is essential in explaining everything from leadership to power to our daily relationships." -Sinan Aral
Historian and Bram Stoker Award Nominee W. Scott Poole traces the confluence of military history, technology, and art that gave us modern horror films and literature.
The challenging and brilliantly-argued new book from the bestselling author of The Strange Death of Europe.
New York Times Book Review • Notable Book of the Year
Washington Post • 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction in 2019
Publishers Weekly • 10 Best Books of the Year
An incisive cultural history that captures a fractious nation through the prism of television and the rattled mind of a celebrity president.
"Bhutto's razor sharp, intriguing introduction to the various pop phenomena emerging from Asia." -- Tash Aw, Financial Times
Best Books of 2019--Scholarly Kitchen
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.