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On Sale: July 14, 2020

Ghosting the News: Local Journalism and the Crisis of American Democracy by Margaret Sullivan "An excellent introduction to the essential problem of our republic. With a wake-up call like this one, we still have a chance."Timothy Snyder | "Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan's book about what happens to local democracy when local newsrooms shrivel couldn't be publishing at a better time."—The Seattle Times more

 

 

New Release

The Call: Inside the Global Saudi Religious Project by Krithika Varagur “The Call provides a first-hand deep dive into the facts of how Saudi Arabia spawned Salafi movements abroad.... These days, when so few journalists bother to dig for facts, preferring to pontificate, Krithika Varagur’s work stands out.” —Karen Elliott House more

 

 

New Release

Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink by Jeffrey Wasserstrom “In this well-organized, strikingly relevant work, the author provides a penetrating review of the situation through on-the-ground reporting and interviews with protest leaders like Joshua Wong and Chris Patten, the last British governor of Hong Kong…. A passionate, important study of the current affairs of a volatile region.” —Kirkus ★ starred review more

 

Upcoming Event

Virtual Event: Margaret Sullivan + Walter Isaacson | Politics & Prose Bookstore

Virtual Event: Margaret Sullivan + Walter Isaacson | Politics & Prose Bookstore

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
6:00pm — 7:30pm

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6/29/2020, Columbia Politics Collective

Around the World, Elections are Being Upended by COVID-19

Around the World, Elections are Being Upended by COVID-19

In March, Columbia University shut down its campus and shifted to online-only instruction for the rest of the academic year. At Columbia Journalism School this meant that the eighteen students in the Politics concentration of the Master of Arts program, a highly international group, scattered all over the world. The group decided to turn the… more

4/20/2020, UNDERREPORTED With Nicholas Lemann Podcast

'The Call' with Krithika Varagur | Part Two

'The Call' with Krithika Varagur | Part Two

The second part of our interview with Krithika Varagur. In her new book, "The Call: Inside the Global Saudi Religious Project," Varagur traverses three continents to tell the story of the Saudi religious campaign from Indonesia, Nigeria, and Kosovo. She finds Saudi money in all kinds of places, from universities to political parties to extremist… more

4/13/2020, UNDERREPORTED With Nicholas Lemann Podcast

"The Call" with Krithika Varagur | Part One

Krithika Varagur's new book, "The Call: Inside the Global Saudi Religious Project," chronicles the House of Saud’s vast project to systematically transform the Muslim world in its own image by spreading abroad Wahhabism, its brand of ultraconservative Islam. Using billions of dollars, thousands of personnel, and institutions both governmental and unofficial, "Saudi money" is both… more