On Sale: January 29, 2018

Pipe Dreams, Erin Banco "With her trademark meticulous reporting, Erin Banco brings us the woefully untold story of theft in Iraq: the robbing of the Iraqi people’s natural resource rights. She takes us behind the scenes of broken promises and charts an ongoing network of corruption and deceit that has continued to plunder not only Iraq's oil wealth, but the lives of its would-be beneficiaries. The result is a journalistic tour de force that can't be ignored."
—Lauren Bohn, The GroundTruth Project... more

On Sale: March 20, 2018

Never Remember, Masha Gessen and Misha Friedman "A charged indictment of Soviet terror and historical amnesia alike. If one were needed, a sure sign of the increasingly totalitarian drift of Putin’s Russia is the steady rehabilitation of Stalin, long hidden away but now safe enough to be commemorated at a Moscow subway stop.... A book that belongs on the shelf alongside The Gulag Archipelago." —Kirkus Reviews... more

Upcoming Event

'Pipe Dreams' Book Launch at WORD Brooklyn

'Pipe Dreams' Book Launch at WORD Brooklyn

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
7:00pm — 8:00pm

WORD
126 Franklin St, Brooklyn
New York 11222

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Upcoming Event

Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies: Masha Gessen and Misha Friedman

Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies: Masha Gessen and Misha Friedman

Friday, March 9, 2018
7:00pm — 9:00pm

University of Michigan
1010 Weiser Hall
500 CHURCH ST
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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11/1/2017, Miranda Sita

Emily Witt on Nollywood

Emily Witt on Nollywood

Nicholas Lemann sits down with Emily Witt, author of the new book NOLLYWOOD: THE MAKING OF A FILM EMPIRE. Amid electricity cuts, fuel scarcity, and countless other obstacles, Nigerians are pursuing the very real possibility that Nollywood dramas could become a global brand, as recognizable as the Bollywood musical, the Hong Kong kung fu flick,… more

10/18/2017, Miranda Sita

Atossa Araxia Abrahamian

Atossa Araxia Abrahamian

This week on UNDERREPORTED, Nicholas Lemann welcomes Atossa Araxia Abrahamian to the studio to talk about her book THE COSMOPOLITES: THE COMING OF THE GLOBAL CITIZEN, published by Columbia Global Reports in 2015. Nick and Atossa discuss the global business of buying and selling citizenships and what it means to be a "cosmopolite."  Is globalization… more

10/4/2017, Miranda Sita

Another Fine Mess

Another Fine Mess

On this week's episode of UNDERREPORTED, Nicholas Lemann sits down with Helen C. Epstein to talk about her new book ANOTHER FINE MESS: AMERICA, UGANDA, AND THE WAR ON TERROR. Is America to blame for decades of war in eastern Africa? Who is Yoweri Museveni? And where is Trump on all of this?

New Release

Nollywood, Emily Witt "Nollywood is one of the most remarkable cultural developments of recent decades.... Witt charts the industry's evolution from shaky-cam videotape fodder to higher-quality cinema multiplex showings.... The strength of Witt's book is her exploration of Nollywood's attempts to formalize its haphazard business model.... An insightful and entertaining book about a rapidly evolving industry." —Noo Saro-Wiwa, Times Literary Supplement... more