Active Measures: The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare
We live in the age of disinformation―of organized deception. Spy agencies pour vast resources into hacking, leaking, and forging data, often with the goal of weakening the very foundation of liberal democracy: trust in facts.
This revelatory and dramatic history of disinformation traces the rise of secret organized deception operations from the interwar period to contemporary internet troll farms.
Must I go: A Novel
Lilia Liska has shrewdly outlived three husbands, raised five children, and seen the arrival of seventeen grandchildren. Now she has turned her keen attention to the diary of a long-forgotten man named Roland Bouley, with whom she once had a fleeting affair.
Inge's War: A German Woman's Story of Family, Secrets, and Survival Under Hitler
The mesmerizing account of a granddaughter's search for a World War II family history hidden for sixty years
Thomas Gryta & Ted Mann
Lights Out: Pride, Delusion, and the Fall of General Electric
How could General Electric—perhaps America’s most iconic corporation—suffer such a swift and sudden fall from grace?
This is the definitive history of General Electric’s epic decline, as told by the two Wall Street Journal reporters who covered its fall.
Magdalena: River of Dreams
A captivating new book – from the winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Into the Silence – that illuminates Colombia's complex past, present, and future through the story of the great Río Magdalena.