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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.

How to Restore a Timeline

A kaleidoscopic blend of personal essays and cultural criticism exploring PTSD, trauma as entertainment, and living during the apocalypse.

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 Exile

Award-winning journalist Sadiya Ansari’s deeply personal investigation of a family secret with lingering consequences.

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.

Invisible Lines

An indispensable guide to seeing and understanding our planet through the divisions we make, find, or feel.

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.

Ivan Illich in Conversation

In a series of conversations with David Cayley, Ivan Illich alights on such topics as education, history, language, politics, and the church.