Bold Type Books is a publishing project committed to challenging power through narrative nonfiction. A partnership between Type Media Center and PublicAffairs (Hachette Book Group), our imprint champions revelatory, ambitious, and provocative books that strive toward meaningful social and political change.

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The Man Who Pushed America to War

The Extraordinary Life, Adventures and Obsessions of Ahmad Chalabi

by Aram Roston

Eight O’Clock Ferry to the Windward Side

Seeking Justice In Guantanamo Bay

by Clive Stafford Smith

Target North Korea

Pushing North Korea to the Brink of Nuclear Catastrophe

by Gavan McCormack

Backstabbing for Beginners

My Crash Course in International Diplomacy

by Michael Soussan

Salvation Boulevard

A Novel

by Larry Beinhart

The American Dream

Walking in the Shoes of Carnies, Arms Dealers, Immigrant Dreamers, Pot Farmers, and Christian Believers

by Harmon Leon

Age of the Warrior

Selected Essays by Robert Fisk

by Robert Fisk

The Samaritan’s Dilemma

Should Government Help Your Neighbor?

by Deborah Stone


The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army

by Jeremy Scahill

Winning at All Costs

A Scandalous History of Italian Soccer

by John Foot

Freedom Next Time

Resisting the Empire

by John Pilger

The Quotable Atheist

Ammunition for Nonbelievers, Political Junkies, Gadflies, and Those Generally Hell-Bound

by Jack Huberman

Appetite for Profit

How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health and How to Fight Back

by Michele Simon


A Social and Sociable History of the Real Spirit of 1776

by Ian Williams

Fog Facts

Searching for Truth in the Land of Spin

by Larry Beinhart

Breaking Rank

A Top Cop's Exposé of the Dark Side of American Policing

by Norm Stamper

Denial and Deception

An Insider's View of the CIA

by Melissa Boyle Mahle

The Anarchist’s Convention and Other Stories

by John Sayles

Love, Poverty, and War

Journeys and Essays

by Christopher Hitchens

The Librarian

A Novel

by Larry Beinhart

Taking Back America

And Taking Down the Radical Right

by Katrina vanden Heuvel

A Prayer for America

by Dennis Kucinich

Genocide of the Mind

New Native American Writing

by MariJo Moore

Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace

How We Got to Be So Hated

by Gore Vidal