Now available: THE JIHADIS RETURN: ISIS AND THE NEW SUNNI UPRISING by renowned Middle East commentator Patrick Cockburn. Available only through orbooks.com

Now available: THE JIHADIS RETURN: ISIS AND THE NEW SUNNI UPRISING by renowned Middle East commentator Patrick Cockburn. Available only through orbooks.com

This week on orbooks.com, 20% off books on history and politics.

This week on orbooks.com, 20% off books on history and politics.

Tales of Two Cities, coming September 2014. Edited by John Freeman.  Illustrated by Molly Crabapple. Featuring: 
GARNETTE CADOGAN
BILL CHENG
TEJU COLE
LYDIA DAVIS
JONATHAN DEE
JUNOT DÍAZ
MARK DOTY
DAVE EGGERS
JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER
D.W. GIBSON
CHAASADAHYAH JACKSON
SARAH JAFFE
LAWRENCE JOSEPH
VICTOR LaVALLE
VALERIA LUISELLI
COLUM McCANN
DINAW MENGESTU
TÉA OBREHT
PATRICK RYAN
MICHAEL SALU
ROSIE SCHAAP
TAIYE SELASI
AKHIL SHARMA
ZADIE SMITH
JEANNE THORNTON
HANNAH TINTI
MARIA VENEGAS
and EDMUND WHITE.The best and worst of times in today’s New York.

Tales of Two Cities, coming September 2014. Edited by John Freeman.  Illustrated by Molly Crabapple. Featuring: 

GARNETTE CADOGAN

BILL CHENG

TEJU COLE

LYDIA DAVIS

JONATHAN DEE

JUNOT DÍAZ

MARK DOTY

DAVE EGGERS

JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER

D.W. GIBSON

CHAASADAHYAH JACKSON

SARAH JAFFE

LAWRENCE JOSEPH

VICTOR LaVALLE

VALERIA LUISELLI

COLUM McCANN

DINAW MENGESTU

TÉA OBREHT

PATRICK RYAN

MICHAEL SALU

ROSIE SCHAAP

TAIYE SELASI

AKHIL SHARMA

ZADIE SMITH

JEANNE THORNTON

HANNAH TINTI

MARIA VENEGAS

and EDMUND WHITE.

The best and worst of times in today’s New York.

Some shots of BOWIE by Simon Critchley, with great illustrations by Eric Hanson. 

OR Books at the 2014 HOPE (Hackers on Planet Earth) conference in NYC, featuring Daniel Ellsberg picking up a copy of I Told You So: Gore Vidal Talks Politics.

Regram from the amazing @artbookps1, where BOWIE by Critchley is a staff pick! ⚡️⚡️⚡️

Regram from the amazing @artbookps1, where BOWIE by Critchley is a staff pick! ⚡️⚡️⚡️

"But even now, a full century after he wrote his first school poem, scratched out in startlingly plain words on onion skin paper with a number two pencil, his heart and soul remain as fresh and brave as ever. Hemingway lives.” Happy birthday to Ernest Hemingway, who was born 115 years ago today.

"But even now, a full century after he wrote his first school poem, scratched out in startlingly plain words on onion skin paper with a number two pencil, his heart and soul remain as fresh and brave as ever. Hemingway lives.” Happy birthday to Ernest Hemingway, who was born 115 years ago today.

We are loving HOPE X at the Hotel Pennsylvania - swing by this weekend for Technocreep, Manning, Sifry, and a sneak peek at the new Assange!

We are loving HOPE X at the Hotel Pennsylvania - swing by this weekend for Technocreep, Manning, Sifry, and a sneak peek at the new Assange!

Norman Finkelstein, author of Old Wine, Broken Bottle, on CrossTalk.

NPR is reading CUBA IN SPLINTERS this summer, and you can too. Get your copy here.

NPR is reading CUBA IN SPLINTERS this summer, and you can too.
Get your copy here.

This week only: 20% off books about the internet by authors Julian Assange, Chase Madar, Micah Sifry, Douglas Rushkoff, and more. 

This week only: 20% off books about the internet by authors Julian Assange, Chase Madar, Micah Sifry, Douglas Rushkoff, and more. 

CH-CH-CH-CH …
Guess who? “Back then, when I was twelve years old, Bowie showed us another way of being a boy or a girl or something else entirely. Bowie-as-Ziggy recalibrated sexuality in a way that was debauched but distilled, decidedly racy but also refined.”
-from BOWIE, by Simon Critchley, shipping soon. Only at orbooks.com

CH-CH-CH-CH …

Guess who? “Back then, when I was twelve years old, Bowie showed us another way of being a boy or a girl or something else entirely. Bowie-as-Ziggy recalibrated sexuality in a way that was debauched but distilled, decidedly racy but also refined.”

-from BOWIE, by Simon Critchley, shipping soon. Only at orbooks.com

via Buzzfeed, 9 favorites from Kevin Thomas’ Horn! The Collected Reviews