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Heroes in My Head

The incredible story of renowned feminist activist Judy Rebick’s struggle with depression and Dissociative Identity Disorder.

History's People

Acclaimed historian Margaret MacMillan gives her own personal selection of the great figures of the past, who have changed the course of history.

Hitchens vs. Blair

Two formidable minds, one powerfully charged debate: is religion a force for good in this world?

Hollywood Eden

The story of a group of young artists and musicians who came together at the dawn of the 1960s to create the lasting myth of the California dream.

How to Host a Dinner Party

This book guides readers through everything they need to know about hosting, featuring recipes, anecdotes, expert analysis, and a bounty of tips.

Ideas to Postpone the End of the World

Ailton Krenak, renowned Indigenous activist, demonstrates that our current environmental crisis is rooted in society’s flawed concept of “humanity”.

If Venice Dies

This eloquent book by the internationally renowned art historian Salvatore considers a new debate about Venice.

In Search of A Better World

An essential analysis of the major human rights struggles of our times by an internationally renowned human rights lawyer and former UN prosecutor.

In-Between Days

Teva Harrison’s In-Between Days is an inspiring graphic memoir about living with cancer.

Is American Democracy in Crisis?

The twenty-first semi-annual Munk Debate considers the current crisis of American democracy.

Is This the End of the Liberal International Order?

The twentieth semi-annual Munk Debate discusses the end of the liberal international order.

Is Work Killing You?

From the bestselling author of The Little Book of Stress Relief comes the definitive guide to treating excessive stress in the workplace.