The Arab of the Future, the #1 French best-seller, tells the unforgettable story of Riad Sattouf's childhood, spent in the shadows of 3 dictators--Muammar Gaddafi, Hafez al-Assad, and his father In striking, virtuoso graphic style that captures both the immediacy of childhood and the fervor of... More Info
"The images Sacco draws are so powerful that they burn deep into your retina and reconfigure how you see the world... Journalism displays Sacco at the top of his game."—National Post (Toronto) Over the past decade, Joe Sacco has increasingly turned to short-form comics journalism to report from... More Info
"Sacco brings the conflict down to the most human level, allowing us to imagine our way inside it, to make the desperation he discovers, in some small way, our own."—Los Angeles Times Rafah, a town at the bottommost tip of the Gaza Strip, has long been a notorious flashpoint in the bitter Middle... More Info
A compelling new set of interviews on our changing and turbulent times with Noam Chomsky, one of the world's foremost thinkers In this new collection of conversations, conducted from 2010 to 2012, Noam Chomsky explores the most immediate and urgent concerns: the future of democracy in the Arab... More Info
A renowned expert on natural resource issues reviews how the depletion of resources is sparking border wars and military confrontations, arguing that the only way to prevent continued dwindling of supplies is to alter our consumption patterns altogether. 30,000 first printing.
From the famed author of the bestselling The Second Shift and The Time Bind, a pathbreaking look at the transformation of private life in our for-profit world The family has long been a haven in a heartless world, the one place immune to market forces and economic calculations, where the personal,... More Info
The cartoonist creator of the Eisner Award-winning graphic novel Footnotes in Gaza presents a journalistic collection on the sidelines of wars around the world that includes articles on the American military in Iraq that have never been published in the United States, illuminating such subjects as... More Info
"One diplomat's darkly humorous and ultimately scathing assault on just about everything the military and State Department have done—or tried to do—since the invasion of Iraq. The title says it all."—The New York Times Charged with rebuilding Iraq, would you spend taxpayer money on a sports... More Info
From the author of the bestselling Blowback Trilogy, an urgent call to confront America's waning power In his prophetic book Blowback, published before 9/11, Chalmers Johnson warned that our secret operations in Iraq and elsewhere around the globe would exact a price at home. Now, in a brilliant... More Info
A strong case for the U.S.'s withdrawal from the war in Iraq, written in the spirit of Howard Zinn's Vietnam: The Logic of Withdrawal, explains that the U.S. presence is a major source of instability and suffering for the Iraqi people, challenges Bush's motives behind the invasion, and proposes... More Info
A passionate and insightful account by a leading historian of Haiti that traces the sources of the country's devastating present back to its turbulent and traumatic history Even before the recent earthquake destroyed much of the country, Haiti was known as a benighted place of poverty and... More Info
"Devastating and deeply disturbing, this book lays bare any lingering illusions that human rights concerns seriously influence U.S. policy."—Andrew J. Bacevich, author of Washington Rules The United States has long been hailed as a powerful force for global human rights.