FSG Summaries and Reviews

See all summaries and reviews from Farrar, Straus & Giroux at a glance.


The WEIRDest People in the World

How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous
Joseph Henrich
FSG, 2020

Draft No. 4

On the Writing Process
John McPhee
FSG, 2017

Four Thousand Weeks

Time Management for Mortals
Oliver Burkeman
FSG, 2021

Locking Up Our Own

Crime and Punishment in Black America
James Forman Jr.
FSG, 2018

Good Habits, Bad Habits

The Science of Making Positive Changes That Stick
Wendy Wood
FSG, 2019

The Tyranny of Merit

What's Become of the Common Good?
Michael J. Sandel
FSG, 2020

Transaction Man

The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream
Nicholas Lemann
FSG, 2019

User Friendly

How the Hidden Rules of Design Are Changing the Way We Live, Work, and Play
Cliff Kuang and Robert Fabricant
FSG, 2019

Thank You for Being Late

Finding a Job, Running a Country, and Keeping Your Head in an Age of Accelerations
Thomas L. Friedman
FSG, 2016
7 Book

The Wisdom of Psychopaths

What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success
Kevin Dutton
FSG, 2012