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Publisher’s Weekly Praises Death in Nantucket

Publisher’s Weekly raves “Mathews takes readers on a holiday tour with an ocean view, complete with a murder mystery as twisted as the emotions that family can evoke.”

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Change Agent’s Starred PW Review

Publisher’s Weekly raves “The depth and sophistication of Suarez’s dystopian world—not to mention his facility at making complex science intelligible to the nonexpert—rivals anything Michael Crichton ever did.”

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Economism PW Starred Review

Publisher’s Weekly notes “Kwak brings a refreshing irreverence to this upstart challenge to dogmatic ideas.”

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Change Agent Kirkus Review

Kirkus raves “A natural at making future shocks seem perfectly believable, Suarez (Influx, 2014, etc.) delivers his most entertaining high-tech thriller yet.”

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PW Starred Review for Rebel Mother

Peter Andreas’ memoir of childhood revolution lauded as “luminous” by Publisher’s Weekly.

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Kirkus Review for Economism

A rave review from Kirkus for Economism, “a spry manifesto that dismantles the many suppositions of modern economic theory.”

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Streaming, Sharing, Stealing Named the Entertainment Bible

Entertainment executive Adam Leipzig raves “I read just about every book that analyzes the entertainment business…Streaming, Sharing, Stealing is the best book on the subject, bar none. Every entertainment executive who hopes to have a job in coming years should read it and follow its prescriptions.

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A Kingdom of Their Own PW Starred Review

From Publisher’s Weekly’s starred review of A Kingdom of Their Own by Joshua Partlow: “American military and political arrogance butts up against deep-rooted cultural customs and family networks throughout this excellent account of a vastly difficult topic.”

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Here Comes Exterminator!

From the Library Journal’s review of Here Comes Exterminator! by Eliza McGraw: “Readers who couldn’t get enough of Laura Hillenbrand’s Seabiscuit will welcome this new title; with its colorful cast of characters and exciting down-to-the-wire action, it should have wide appeal.”

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Dark Territory

From the New York Times DealBook’s rave review of Dark Territory, Fred Kaplan’s history of cyberwarfare: “Kaplan has written a consistently eye-opening history of our government’s efforts to effectively manage our national security in the face of the largely open global communications network established by the World Wide Web.”

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The Zhivago Affair

Peter Finna and Petra Couvée’s inside history of Dr. Zhivago and its use as an ideological weapon was reviewed by one of its central subjects: the CIA itself. They call it “an excellent story” that “[sheds] light on a relatively unknown Cold War intelligence effort.”

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Our Kids

Reviewers are calling Our Kids author Robert Putnam the “poet laureate of civil society” (New York Times Sunday Book Review) and “an Old Testament prophet with charts” (Washington Post Wonkblog). Both features recommend the book.