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Essays & Literary Criticism
  • Lives of the Wives
  • Monsters: A Fan’s Dilemma
  • Shakespeare in Bloomsbury
  • Opinions: A Decade of Arguments, Criticism, and Minding Other People’s Business
  • The Deadline: Essays
  • Tabula Rasa: Volume 1
  • Only a Voice: Essays
  • The Future
  • Rouge: A Novel
  • The Postcard: A Novel
  • Little Monsters: A Novel
  • Birnam Wood: A Novel
  • All the Sinners Bleed: A Novel
  • Our Strangers: Stories
  • The Brothers Karamazov: A New Translation by Michael R. Katz
  • Such Kindness: A Novel
  • Monica
  • The Lioness of Boston: A Novel
  • Immortal Longings: A Novel
  • The Vaster Wilds: A Novel
  • Happy Place: A Novel
  • The Invisible Hour: A Novel
  • Greek Lessons: A Novel
  • Yellowface: A Novel
  • The MANIAC
  • Roman Stories
  • Translation State
  • Small Mercies: A Novel
  • Candelaria: A Novel
  • The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store: A Novel
  • Tom Lake: A Novel
  • Out There Screaming: An Anthology of New Black Horror
  • Somebody’s Fool: A Novel
  • The Fraud: A Novel
  • Blackouts: A Novel
  • The Covenant of Water
  • Let Us Descend: A Novel
  • Zero Days: A Novel
  • Crook Manifesto: A Novel
  • The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History
  • The Revolutionary Temper: Paris, 1748-1789
  • They Flew: A History of the Impossible
  • The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder
  • Sparks: China’s Underground Historians and their Battle for the Future
  • The Russo-Ukrainian War: The Return of History
  • A Rome of One’s Own: The Forgotten Women of the Roman Empire
  • Knowing What We Know: The Transmission of Knowledge from Ancient Wisdom to Modern Magic
  • Wonders and Rarities
Kids & Young Adult
  • Wombat
  • The Imaginary Alphabet
  • The Girl from Earth’s End
  • Transmogrify!: 14 Fantastical Tales of Trans Magic
  • Forget Me Not
  • What If One Day…
  • Elle Campbell Wins Their Weekend
  • There Was a Party for Langston
  • Momo Arashima Steals the Sword of the Wind
  • Brooms
Memoir and Biography
  • King Hancock: The Radical Influence of a Moderate Founding Father
  • Mott Street: A Chinese American Family’s Story of Exclusion and Homecoming
  • Shirley Chisholm: Champion of Black Feminist Power Politics
  • King: A Life
  • Necessary Trouble: Growing Up at Midcentury
  • Every Man for Himself and God Against All: A Memoir
  • Daughter of the Dragon: Anna May Wong’s Rendezvous with American History
  • A Man of Two Faces: A Memoir, A History, A Memorial
  • Pageboy: A Memoir
  • Up Home: One Girl’s Journey
  • How to Say Babylon: A Memoir
  • Love and Money, Sex and Death: A Memoir
Philosophy & Psychology
  • The Talk
  • The Visionaries: Arendt, Beauvoir, Rand, Weil, and the Power of Philosophy in Dark Times
  • Fires in the Dark
  • Henry at Work: Thoreau on Making a Living
  • Your Brain on Art: How the Arts Transform Us
  • To 2040
  • The Iliad
  • The Lights
  • a “Working Life”
  • Above Ground: Poems
Politics & Social Issues
  • Power and Progress: Our Thousand-Year Struggle Over Technology and Prosperity
  • Poverty, by America
  • Tyranny of the Minority: Why American Democracy Reached the Breaking Point
  • The Big Myth: How American Business Taught Us to Loathe Government and Love the Free Market
  • Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America
  • Ordinary Notes
  • To Free the Captives: A Plea for the American Soul
  • How to Interpret the Constitution
  • The Supermajority: How the Supreme Court Divided America
Science, Math, & Technology
  • What an Owl Knows: The New Science of the World’s Most Enigmatic Birds
  • The Man Who Organized Nature: The Life of Linnaeus
  • The Underworld: Journeys to the Depths of the Ocean
  • Once Upon a Prime: The Wondrous Connections Between Mathematics and Literature
  • The Seven Measures of the World
  • Of Time and Turtles: Mending the World, Shell by Shattered Shell
  • How Data Happened: A History from the Age of Reason to the Age of Algorithms
  • The Exceptions: Nancy Hopkins, MIT, and the Fight for Women in Science