Atlantic Editions

The Atlantic is a writers’ collective, and for 165 years we have been a magazine for anyone who loves reading and literature. Especially in a moment of tremendous global upheaval, we need books to understand ourselves and one another . . . to help promote the free and open exchange of ideas . . . and we need them because they put more beauty into the world.”

- Adrienne LaFrance, Executive Editor, The Atlantic

Book Collection


Atlantic Editions will draw from The Atlantic’s rich literary history and robust coverage of the driving cultural and political forces of today. Each book will feature long-form journalism by Atlantic writers devoted to a single topic, focusing on contemporary articles or classic storytelling from the magazine’s 165 year archive.

On Misdirection

A collection of essays from Atlantic staff writer Megan Garber, On Misdirection: Magic, Mayhem, American Politics is a timely treatise on our contemporary American political culture.


The supersonic rise of the Korean pop group BTS may seem enigmatic to some, but for Lenika Cruz, senior culture editor at The Atlantic, their worldwide fame is obvious.

On Womanhood

On Womanhood: Bodies, Literature, Choice gathers a selection of Pulitzer Prize finalist Sophie Gilbert’s essential and attentive essays on womanhood and popular culture.

On Grief

A Pulitzer Prizewinning portrait of one family’s search for meaning in the face of unspeakable loss.

On Nobody Famous

Dispatches from the everyday adventures of two millennial New Yorkers. 

On Work

An urgent treatise on the future of work in a precarious world.