Apr 18, 2014 — In her memoir, A Fighting Chance, Warren reveals a childhood brush with bankruptcy and reflects on hard-won political lessons.
Apr 11, 2014 — This week saw celebrations of the anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and revelation of the ZunZuneo scandal. Paul Reyes and Ralph Eubanks recommend The Cultural Cold War and We Are Not Afraid.
Apr 6, 2014 — Journalist Matt Taibbi investigates the differences between punishment for white-collar and blue-collar crimes in The Divide. He also questions beliefs about who is "appropriate for jail."
Apr 4, 2014 — The act, which turns 50 this year, ended the era of legal segregation in public accommodations, like restaurants and hotels.
Mar 22, 2014 — The former president joins NPR to talk about his new book, the state of human trafficking and whether religion can be a conduit for lasting change around gender.
Mar 14, 2014 — In The Unwinding, appearing at No. 12, George Packer profiles both ordinary and famous Americans.
Mar 12, 2014 — One hundred years after the Great War, we're looking back at the history that wasn't. If Archduke Franz Ferdinand hadn't been killed in 1914, how would the world be different?
Mar 5, 2014 — In a new book, Terry Golway takes a sympathetic view of Manhattan's infamous political machine. He says, "Tammany Hall was there for the poor immigrant who was otherwise friendless in New York."
Mar 3, 2014 — The former U.S. senator, now head of the Heritage Foundation, reflects on the state of the Republican Party, the Tea Party and what he thinks it will take to change Washington.
Feb 28, 2014 — At No. 14, HRC chronicles Hillary Clinton's come-back from her primary defeat.