World Policy Institute – Books



Recent book publications by World Policy Institute Fellows and staff members are listed below. Earlier books can be found here.

A portion of proceeds from books purchased from the links on this page will go to support the work of the World Policy Institute and World Policy Journal.



Jeff Madrick’s The Case for Big Government (Princeton University Press, Oct. 2008) was named a Finalist for the PEN/Galbraith Award for General Non-Fiction in 2007-2008.



Ian Bremmer’s and Preston Keat’s The Fat Tail was published by Oxford University press on March 9, 2009.



Peter Marber’s Seeing the Elephant was published by Wiley in February 2009.




Alan Wolfe’s The Future of Liberalism was published by Knopf in February 2009.








Paul HockenosJoschka Fischer and the Making of the Berlin Republic explores the role of the Green Party leader in postwar German politics and history.




Martin Walker‘s new book Bruno, Chief of Police was published in England in May 2008 and it is due to be released in the US in January 2009.



WPI Senior Fellow Stephanie Griest‘s new book Mexican Enough: My Life Between the Borderlines (August 2008), will be featured in Las Comadres’, the national Latina organization, new book club.



Kavitha Rajagopalan‘s Muslims of Metropolis was published by Rutgers University Press in August 2008.



 : Managing Strategic Surprise: Lessons from Risk Management and Risk Assessment


Ian Bremmer, coeditor of Managing Strategic Surprise: Lessons from Risk Management and Risk Assessment, (edited with Paul Bracken and David Gordon), (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, July 2008).





Karl Meyer‘s new book Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East, was published by W.W. Norton on June 9, 2008.








WPI Senior Fellow Eric Alterman’s new book, Why We’re Liberals: A Political Handbook for Post-Bush America, was published by Viking in March 2008.





David Rieff‘s new book, Swimming in a Sea of Death: A Son’s Memoir, was published on January 8, 2008.



Mira Kamdar‘s Planet India was published in paperback in February 2008.





Mira Kamdar’s new book was published in January 2008 as Planet India: L’Ascension turbulente d’un géant démocratique (Actes Sud; translator Andre Levin).