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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

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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

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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

Upcoming Event

TEMPORARILY CANCELLED | Krithika Varagur at the Harvard Book Store

TEMPORARILY CANCELLED | Krithika Varagur at the Harvard Book Store

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
7:00pm — 8:30pm

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NOW VIRTUAL | 'The Call' Book Launch at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs

NOW VIRTUAL | 'The Call' Book Launch at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
5:30pm — 7:00pm

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2/18/2020, UNDERREPORTED With Nicholas Lemann Podcast

"Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink" with Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Part 1

On the frontlines of the battle for democracy in China. Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink represents a rare example of deep historical, cultural, and political context produced on deadline about a major ongoing news event. Drawing on a rich store of knowledge and wisdom, and writing with literary power as well as analytic rigor, Jeffrey Wasserstrom… more

1/13/2020, UNDERREPORTED With Nicholas Lemann Podcast

'State of War' with William Wheeler

'State of War' with William Wheeler

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, UNDERREPORTED With Nicholas Lemann Podcast

'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.