New Release

State of War: MS-13 and El Salvador’s World of Violence by William Wheeler The story of MS-13 and its American roots. "Gripping, electrifying study of the brutal Salvadoran gang culture....Wheeler has shown us the bloody consequences borne by real people—and given us a powerful, unforgettable book." —Mark Danner more

 

On Sale: February 11, 2020

Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink by Jeffrey Wasserstrom On the frontlines of the battle for democracy in China. “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

William Wheeler at World Affairs Council of Los Angeles and Town Hall

William Wheeler at World Affairs Council of Los Angeles and Town Hall

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
7:00pm — 8:00pm

Los Angeles, CA

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Upcoming Event

'State of War' California Book Launch at Laguna Beach Books

'State of War' California Book Launch at Laguna Beach Books

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
5:30pm — 8:00pm

Laguna Beach Books
1200 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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1/13/2020, Columbia Global Reports

'State of War' with William Wheeler | Part One

'State of War' with William Wheeler | Part One

The Story of MS-13 and Its American Roots. State of War: MS-13 and El Salvador’s World of Violence makes vividly clear why Salvadorans are fleeing their country, and why Trump’s harsh immigration and asylum policies may only empower the gangs more. Writer and "Detours" podcast host William Wheeler discusses the process of reporting his new… more

12/2/2019, Miranda Sita

'The Curse of Bigness' with Tim Wu

'The Curse of Bigness' with Tim Wu

Host Nicholas Lemann sits down with Columbia University law professor Tim Wu to discuss the politics of Louis Brandeis and Theodore Roosevelt as antitrust has reemerged this year as a major issue in the run-up to the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election.        

10/30/2019, Columbia Global Reports

'New Kings of the World' with Fatima Bhutto | Part Two

'New Kings of the World' with Fatima Bhutto | Part Two

Part two of Nick's conversation with acclaimed Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto. Her most recent book, New Kings of the World, examines the new arbiters of mass culture ―India’s Bollywood films, Turkey's soap operas, or dizi, and South Korea's pop music. Published with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

On Sale: April 21, 2020

The Call: Inside the Global Saudi Religious Project by Krithika Varagur Everyone talks about "Saudi money," but no one really knows what it is. Journalist Krithika Varagur, a longtime chronicler of religion and politics, tells the story of Saudi influence as it has never been told before, in a book reported across the breadth of the Muslim world, from Nigeria to Indonesia to Kosovo. The Call connects the dots on Saudi Arabia's campaign to propagate its...more