How do we best navigate the promises and pitfalls of artificial intelligence? What can we learn from America’s past to inform our future? How are relationships and romance changing in the 21st century? What can be done about democratic backsliding around the globe? And what are the ingredients for a meaningful life in the modern world?
These topics and more are highlighted in a bounty of books from our 2023 speakers. Get to know their recent releases below.
Alchemy: The Material World of David Adjaye, Spencer Bailey and David Adjaye
In Memory Of: Designing Contemporary Memorials, Spencer Bailey
Little Monsters, Adrienne Brodeur
Accountability Reconsidered: Voters, Interests, and Information in US Policymaking, Brandice Canes-Wrone et al.
Merchants of the Right: Gun Sellers and the Crisis of Democracy, Jennifer Carlson
Citizens and the State in Authoritarian Regimes: Comparing China and Russia, Jessica Chen Weiss et al.
Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret, Catherine Coleman Flowers
The Way Out: How to Overcome Toxic Polarization, Peter Coleman
Going There, Katie Couric
Putting the Rabbit in the Hat, Brian Cox
The Last Thing He Told Me, Laura Dave
My Friend the Fanatic: Travels with a Radical Islamist, Sadanand Dhume
Rethinking Sex: A Provocation, Christine Emba
World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech, Franklin Foer
The Many Daughters of Afong Moy, Jamie Ford
Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own, Eddie Glaude Jr.
The Myth of American Inequality: How Government Biases Policy Debate, Phil Gramm et al.
Everything Beautiful in Its Time: A Family Journal, Jenna Bush Hager
Believe in People: Bottom-Up Solutions for a Top-Down World, Brian Hooks et al.
The Age of AI and Our Human Future, Eric Schmidt, Daniel Huttenlocher, et al.
Fat Ham, James Ijames
Think Bigger: How to Innovate, Sheena Iyengar
Impeach: The Case Against Donald Trump, Neal Kumar Katyal
It. Goes. So. Fast.: The Year of No Do-Overs, Mary Louise Kelly
Friendship as Sacred Knowing: Overcoming Isolation, Samuel Kimbriel
Next!: The Power of Reinvention in Life and Work, Joanne Lipman
Superpower in Peril: A Battle Plan to Renew America, David McCormick
Woke Racism: How a New Religion Has Betrayed Black America, John McWhorter
Political Realism in Apocalyptic Times, Alison McQueen
Two Billion Caliphs: A Vision of a Muslim Future, Haroon Moghul
Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speech for All, Suzanne Nossel
Football's Secret Trade: How the Player Transfer Market was Infiltrated, Tariq Panja et al.
The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain, Annie Murphy Paul
The Power of Fun: How to Feel Alive Again, Catherine Price
System Error: Where Big Tech Went Wrong and How We Can Reboot, Mehran Sahami, Rob Reich, et al.
The American Experiment: Dialogues on a Dream, David Rubenstein
Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Handbook of Silicon Valley’s Bill Campbell, Eric Schmidt et al.
The Light We Give: How Sikh Wisdom Can Transform Your Life, Simran Jeet Singh
Romantic Comedy, Curtis Sittenfeld
You and Your Adult Child: How to Grow Together in Challenging Times, Laurence Steinberg
The One State Reality: What Is Israel/Palestine?, Shibley Telhami et al.
Anthro-Vision: A New Way to See in Business and Life, Gillian Tett
Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living, Krista Tippett
Blackface (Object Lessons), Ayanna Thompson
Provoke: How Leaders Shape the Future by Overcoming Fatal Human Flaws, Geoff Tuff et al.
The Lincoln Highway, Amor Towles
Life Worth Living: A Guide to What Matters Most, Miroslav Volf et al.
From Generosity to Justice: A New Gospel of Wealth, Darren Walker
Soul Boom: Why We Need a Spiritual Revolution, Rainn Wilson
Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy, Andrew Yang
Solito: A Memoir, Javier Zamora