Third World Development

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#1 National Bestseller From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms...

Dead Aid

Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa


In the past fifty years, more than $1 trillion in development-related aid has been transferred from...

Blood and Earth

Modern Slavery, Ecocide, and the Secret to Saving the World

For readers of such crusading works of nonfiction as Katherine Boo’s Beyond the Beautiful Forevers ...

Upside Down

A Primer for the Looking-Glass World


From the winner of the first Lannan Prize for Cultural Freedom, a bitingly funny, kaleidoscopic...

Dancing Bears

True Stories of People Nostalgic for Life Under Tyranny


*As heard on NPR’s All Things Considered * “Utterly original.” — The New York Times Book Review ...

The End of Poverty

Economic Possibilities for Our Time


The landmark exploration of economic prosperity and how the world can escape from extreme poverty...

Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of...

The White Man's Burden

Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good


From one of the world's best-known development economistsan excoriating attack on the tragic hubris...

Fixing Failed States

A Framework for Rebuilding a Fractured World


Ashraf Ghani and Clare Lockhart have taken an active part in the effort to save failed states for...

Taking Power

On the Origins of Third World Revolutions


This book analyzes the causes behind some three dozen revolutions in the Third World between 1910...