"A masterpiece….[W]ill rightfully assume its place as the standard biography of a truly great figure in the nation’s past." —New York Newsday
From the The New York Times best-selling author of Cod and Salt, a definitive history of paper and the astonishing ways it has shaped today’s world.
An eminent historian reminds us of the commanding role party politics has played in America’s enduring struggle against economic inequality.
A ground-breaking historical work that explicates Thomas Jefferson’s vision of himself, the American Revolution, Christianity, slavery and race.
Appointed to conquer the "crime capital of the world", the first Paris police chief faces an epidemic of murder.