How Democracies Die
Published by Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House
Year: 2019

This courageous book questions the state of American liberal democracy. Putting democracies that failed or survived under the microscope, Levitsky and Ziblatt then apply their analysis to the contemporary United States. Looking at how democracy is endangered, they provide a road map for how the United States can be truly exceptional as a multiracial democracy. Their concise and thoughtful monograph speaks not only to Americans but also to an international community troubled by the current state of U.S. democracy.