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South Toward Home

by Julia Reed & Jon Meecham St. Martin's Press (July 31, 2018)

In considering the pleasures and absurdities of her native culture, Julia Reed quotes another Southern writer, Willie Morris, who said, “It’s the juxtapositions that get you down here.” These juxtapositions...


Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

by Ulysses S. Grant Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses Simpson Grant are an American classic. In them Grant, the most able General of the Civil War, tells the story of his life and experiences, covering his birth, early youth, military...


The King's Assassin

by Benjamin Woolley St. Martin's Press (July 17, 2018)

An absorbing account of the conspiracy to kill King James I by his handsome lover, the Duke of Buckingham, an historical crime that has remained hidden for 400 years.

The rise of George Villiers from minor gentry...


Godspeed

by Casey Legler Atria Books (July 10, 2018)

“A memoir for our times.” —Michael Stipe

“A coming-of-age drama captured through poetic prose and convincing honesty.” —Kirkus Reviews

“I swim for every chance to get wasted—after every meet, every...


The Revenger

by Aaron Woodard TwoDot (June 29, 2018)

The Revenger: The Life and Times of Wild Bill Hickok examines Wild Bill’s life in the context of 19th Century American history, from his birth, through his early manhood, and to his eventual demise. Woven...


Unbeaten

by Mike Stanton Henry Holt and Co. (June 26, 2018)

From the bestselling author of The Prince of Providence, a revelatory biography of Rocky Marciano, the greatest heavyweight champion of all time.

The son of poor Italian immigrants, with short arms and stubby...


The Race to Save the Romanovs

by Helen Rappaport St. Martin's Press (June 26, 2018)

In this international bestseller investigating the murder of the Russian Imperial Family, Helen Rappaport embarks on a quest to uncover the various plots and plans to save them, why they failed, and who was...


Fasten Your Seat Belts

by Lawrence J. Quirk William Morrow Paperbacks (June 19, 2018)

The illuminating, comprehensive biography of Bette Davis, one of the most electrifying Hollywood stars ever to grace the silver screen.

With a career spanning six decades and more than eighty films, Bette Davis...


The Letters and Diaries of Colonel John Hart Caughey, 1944–1945

by Roger B. Jeans Lexington Books (June 15, 2018)

Colonel John Hart Caughey, a US Army war plans officer stationed in the Chinese Nationalist capital of Chungking, was an eyewitness to the battle for China in the final months of the war (1944–45) and beyond,...


Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

by John Callahan & David Kelly William Morrow (June 12, 2018)

Soon to be a major motion picture directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, and Rooney Mara

Featuring more than 60 of Callahan's original cartoons

“When people laugh like hell and then...


Outside the Jukebox

by Scott Bradlee Hachette Books (June 12, 2018)

From the creator of the sensation Postmodern Jukebox--with millions of fans globally--comes an inspirational memoir about discovering what you love and turning it into a creative movement.

With student loan...


Raised By Unicorns

by Frank Lowe Cleis Press (June 12, 2018)

"I am honored to recommend this book to ALL parents. . . . [I]t relates to all families, tolerance, and love." — Greg Berlanti, writer, producer, director

"Raw and unfiltered. . . Lowe breaks new ground,...


Famous Father Girl

by Jamie Bernstein Harper (June 12, 2018)

The oldest daughter of revered composer Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centenary of his birth—illuminating a man, a city, and an era that defined modern culture—in a deeply intimate...


Undivided

by Vicky Beeching HarperOne (June 12, 2018)

Vicky Beeching, called “arguably the most influential Christian of her generation” in The Guardian, began writing songs for the church in her teens. By the time she reached her early thirties, Vicky was...


Double Agent Victoire

by David Tremain The History Press (June 11, 2018)

‘On 28.2.42 there arrived in the U.K. a remarkable woman agent: Mathilde Lucie (or Lily) CARRE.’ Her codename was VICTOIRE, although she became better known as ‘La Chatte’ – the female cat. Her acts...


Black Klansman

by Ron Stallworth Flatiron Books (June 05, 2018)

The New York Times Bestseller!

The extraordinary true story and basis for the major motion picture BlacKkKlansman, written and directed by Spike Lee, produced by Jordan Peele, and starring John David Washington...


What Truth Sounds Like

by Michael Eric Dyson St. Martin's Press (June 05, 2018)

NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Winner, The 2018 Southern Book Prize

NAMED A BEST/MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2018 BY: Chicago Tribune • Time Publisher's Weekly

A stunning follow up to New York Times bestseller...


Galaxy Girls

by Libby Jackson Harper Design (June 05, 2018)

Filled with beautiful full-color illustrations, a groundbreaking compendium honoring the amazing true stories of fifty inspirational women who helped fuel some of the greatest achievements in space exploration...


Bruce Lee

by Matthew Polly Simon & Schuster (June 05, 2018)

“The first noteworthy treatment of its subject—and a definitive one at that...Fascinating narrative threads proliferate.” —The New York Times Book Review

The most authoritative biography—featuring...


Take You Wherever You Go

by Kenny Leon & Samuel L. Jackson Grand Central Publishing (June 05, 2018)

Starting from humble beginnings under his grandmother's care, Leon takes us to unexpected places in his ascent to the top from the house off the dirt road without electricity in rural Florida to being the first...


Eating My Heroes

by Rick Bass Little, Brown and Company (June 05, 2018)

On the Road meets Tuesdays with Morrie in this pilgrimage by "an American classic" (Newsweek) to thank his most important mentors through memorable meals and conversations

"Some years later, George Plimpton offered...


In Search of Pure Lust

by Lise Weil She Writes Press (June 05, 2018)

• Celebrates a vital moment in lesbian as well as in feminist history that’s now being distorted if not erased, at a time when LGBTQI issues are in the spotlight. • An estimated 3.5% of adults in the United...


Pregnant at 17

by Christine Conradt HarperCollins (June 05, 2018)

In this action-packed and romantic thriller based on the “can’t pull your eyes away” series on Lifetime, one girl discovers that your life can change in an instant.

Seventeen-year-old Chelsea doesn’t...


Goodbye, Sweet Girl

by Kelly Sundberg Harper (June 05, 2018)

"In her stunning memoir, Kelly Sundberg examines the heart-breaking bonds of love, detailing her near decade-long marriage’s slide into horrific abuse. Sundberg shares her own confusions, fears and empathy...


My Girls

by Todd Fisher William Morrow (June 05, 2018)

A revelatory and touching tribute to the lives of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds written by the person who knew them best, Todd Fisher’s poignant memoir is filled with moving stories of growing up among...


Sick

by Porochista Khakpour Harper Perennial (June 05, 2018)

Boston Globe's 25 Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2018

Buzzfeed's 33 Most Exciting New Books

Bustle’s 28 Most Anticipated Nonfiction Books of 2018 list

Nylon’s 50 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2018

Electric...


The Missing Piece

by Rob Hill & Jas Waters Atria Books (June 05, 2018)

For anyone who has suffered pain, disappointment, or a broken heart, entrepreneur and motivational speaker Rob Hill, Sr. shares the transformational personal story of his struggles and the invaluable lessons...


George & Barbara Bush

by Kelly Anne Chase, Ellie LeBlond Sosa & President George W. Bush Down East Books (June 01, 2018)

“To begin with I was in love and I am in love so that’s not hard,” Barbara Bush told her granddaughter Ellie LeBlond Sosa on her porch in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Sosa had asked for the secret to her and President...


Principles of Posse Management

by Chris Enss TwoDot (June 01, 2018)

Principles of Posse Management tells the stories of the lawmen and leaders of the Old West who organized citizens in the pursuit of law and order. This collection of tales reveals what Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson,...


The 007 Diaries

by Roger Moore & David Hedison The History Press (June 01, 2018)

To tie in with the release of his first James Bond film, Live and Let Die, Roger Moore agreed to keep a day-by-day diary throughout the film’s production which was published just ahead of the premiere in July...


First Man In: Leading from the Front

by Ant Middleton HarperCollins (May 31, 2018)

NUMBER 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

No one is born a leader. But through sheer determination and by confronting life’s challenges, Ant Middleton has come to know the meaning of true leadership. In First Man...


Marie Curie

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 30, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and career of Marie Curie in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and work of Marie...


Watching Skies

by Mark O'Connell The History Press (May 30, 2018)

Mark O’Connell didn’t want to be Luke Skywalker. He wanted to be one of the mop-haired kids on the Star Wars toy commercials. And he would have done it had his parents had better pine furniture and a condo...


The Shadow Emperor

by Alan Strauss-Schom St. Martin's Press (May 29, 2018)

A breakout biography of Louis-Napoleon III, whose controversial achievements have polarized historians.

Considered one of the pre-eminent Napoleon Bonaparte experts, Pulitzer Prize-nominated historian Alan Strauss-Schom...


First Man

by James R. Hansen Simon & Schuster (May 29, 2018)

Soon to be a major motion picture, this is the first—and only—definitive authorized account of Neil Armstrong, the man whose “one small step” changed history.

When Apollo 11 touched down on the Moon’s...


Adrift  [Movie tie-in]

by Tami Oldham Ashcraft Dey Street Books (May 29, 2018)

New York Times Bestseller

The heart-stopping memoir, soon to be a major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin, and directed by Baltasar Kormákur (Everest).

“An inspirational and empowering...


The Wind in My Hair

by Masih Alinejad Little, Brown and Company (May 29, 2018)

An extraordinary memoir from an Iranian journalist in exile about leaving her country, challenging tradition and sparking an online movement against compulsory hijab.

A photo on Masih's Facebook page: a woman...


Never Lost Again

by Bill Kilday HarperBusiness (May 29, 2018)

As enlightening as The Facebook Effect, Elon Musk, and Chaos Monkeys—the compelling, behind-the-scenes story of the creation of one of the most essential applications ever devised, and the rag-tag team that...


Ruth Davidson

by Andrew Liddle Biteback Publishing (May 24, 2018)

In just five years, Ruth Davidson has risen to become one of the most senior Tory politicians in the country. First elected in 2011, she won a surprise leadership victory and is now at the head of the official...


Racehoss

by Albert Sample & Carol Sample Scribner (May 22, 2018)

“A timeless classic” (San Antonio Express-News), reissued with a new foreword, afterword, and ten percent more material about a black man who spent seventeen years on a brutal Texas prison plantation and...


The Restless Wave

by John McCain & Mark Salter Simon & Schuster (May 22, 2018)

In this candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain, an American hero reflects on his life—and what matters most.

“I don’t know how much longer I’ll be here. Maybe I’ll have another five years....


Well, That Escalated Quickly

Unbeatable Mind

by Maya Yoshida HarperCollins (May 17, 2018)

‘Resilience can give you strength to keep moving forwards when you are caught in the rain or a storm, and keep you continuing on your journey through life. And it is a strength which resides in everyone.’...


Black Sunset

by Clancy Sigal Icon Books Ltd (May 17, 2018)

For me it begins in such an ordinary way ... with a gorilla, a blonde, and a gun ...

Mid- 20th century Hollywood; 'Raymond Chandler's LA before Pilates and cell phones'. Clancy Sigal (who would later be the inspiration...


True Grit

by Theodore Pappas G2 Rights (May 15, 2018)

How did the great men and women who changed the world actually do it?  Were they simply smarter and more talented than the rest of us?  What was their secret? The accomplishments of the great are widely known,...


Butterfly

by Yusra Mardini St. Martin's Press (May 15, 2018)

The inspiring story of how one woman saved fellow refugees from drowning—and how she went on to become an Olympic swimmer.

When young Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini realized her boat's engine shut down as she...


Madame Claude

by William Stadiem St. Martin's Press (May 15, 2018)

The life of Madame Claude, the brilliant and complicated and utterly amoral woman behind the most glamorous and successful escort service in the world.

In post-WWII Paris, Madame Claude ran the most exclusive...


Birds of a Feather

by Lorin Lindner St. Martin's Press (May 15, 2018)

"This true story will twist your heart like a sponge and renew your faith in the world." —Lee Woodruff, co-author with Bob Woodruff of the New York Times bestseller In an Instant

"A heartwarming book." —...


Robin

by Dave Itzkoff Henry Holt and Co. (May 15, 2018)

From New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, the definitive biography of Robin Williams – a compelling portrait of one of America’s most beloved and misunderstood entertainers.

From his rapid-fire stand-up...


Walking through Fire

by Nawal El Saadawi & Sherif Hetata Zed Books (May 15, 2018)

'Words should not seek to please, to hide the wounds in our bodies, or the shameful moments in our lives. They may hurt, give us pain, but they can also provoke us to question what we have accepted for thousands...