Long before Margaret O’Mara became one of our most consequential historians of the American-led digital revolution, she worked in the White House of Bill Clinton and Al Gore in the earliest days of the commercial Internet. There she saw first-hand how deeply intertwined Silicon Valley was with the federal government, and always had been, and how shallow the common understanding of the secrets of the Valley’s success actually was. Now, after almost five years of pioneering research, O’Mara has produced the definitive history of Silicon Valley for our time, The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America.
The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats is an urgent new warning from two bestselling security experts — and a gripping inside look at how governments, firms, and ordinary citizens can confront and contain the tyrants, hackers, and criminals bent on turning the digital realm into a war zone.
George Takei has captured hearts and minds worldwide with his captivating stage presence and outspoken commitment to equal rights. But long before he braved new frontiers in Star Trek, he woke up as a four-year-old boy to find his own birth country at war with his father’s — and their entire family forced from their home into an uncertain future. They Called Us Enemy is a graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei’s childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II.
Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead is a clear-eyed account of learning how to lead in a chaotic world, by General Jim Mattis — the former Secretary of Defense and one of the most formidable strategic thinkers of our time — and Bing West, a former assistant secretary of defense and combat Marine.
In Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know, host of the podcast Revisionist History and #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, David and Goliath, and What the Dog Saw, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers — and why they often go wrong.
In From the Ground Up: A Journey to Reimagine the Promise of America, longtime CEO and chairman of Starbucks, writes a bold, dramatic work about the new responsibilities that leaders, businesses, and citizens share in American society today — as viewed through the intimate lens of one man’s life and work.
In Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For, the National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama and US Ambassador to the United Nations recalls pivotal moments from her dynamic career on the front lines of American diplomacy and foreign policy and reveals her surprising story with unflinching candor.
In Beautiful on the Outside: A Memoir, former Olympic figure skater and self-professed America’s Sweetheart Adam Rippon showcases his funny and inspiring personality in this entertaining memoir in the vein of Andy Cohen.