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The Devil's Harvest

by Jessica Garrison Hachette Books (August 04, 2020)

A gut-wrenching and timely deep-dive into the unbelievable true story of Jose Martinez, a drug cartel hitman responsible for dozens of murders across the forgotten farmlands of California's Central Valley, The...


Pray. Focus. Plan. Execute.

by Larry "S1" Griffin Soul Kontrollaz Production, Inc (August 04, 2020)

From humble beginnings in Waco, Larry "S1" Griffin Jr. has overcome incredible odds to work with some of the most iconic musicians of a generation: Beyonce, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Madonna, and more! His principles...


Burn the Place

by Iliana Regan Scribner (August 04, 2020)

LONGLISTED for the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

A “blistering yet tender” (Publishers Weekly) memoir that chronicles one chef’s journey from foraging on her family’s Midwestern farm to running her own Michelin-starred...


How Life Imitates Sports

by Ira Berkow Sports Publishing (August 04, 2020)

Memorable Stories From a Half Century of Sports Journalism

For the last half century, Pulitzer Prize–winning sportswriter Ira Berkow has been at the center of some of the most memorable moments in sports history....


Fallout

by Lesley M.M. Blume & Fred Sanders Simon & Schuster Audio (August 04, 2020)

New York Times bestselling author Lesley M.M. Blume reveals how one courageous American reporter uncovered one of the deadliest cover-ups of the 20th century--the true effects of the atom bomb--potentially saving...


The Buddhist on Death Row

by David Sheff & Michael Boatman Simon & Schuster Audio (August 04, 2020)

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Boy explores the transformation of Jarvis Jay Masters who has become one of America’s most inspiring Buddhist practitioners while locked in a cell on death...


Signs of Life

by Stephen Fabes Pegasus Books (August 04, 2020)

A young doctor cycles around the world and discovers how societies treat their most vulnerable, in this thought-provoking and witty medical odyssey

When Stephen Fabes left his job as an emergency-room doctor...


My Captain America

by Megan Margulies Pegasus Books (August 04, 2020)

A finely wrought coming-of-age memoir about the author’s relationship with her beloved grandfather Joe Simon, cartoonist and co-creator of Captain America.

In the 1990s, Megan Margulies’s Upper West Side...


Creating Anna Karenina

by Bob Blaisdell Pegasus Books (August 04, 2020)

The story behind the origins of Anna Karenina and the turbulent life and times of Leo Tolstoy.

Anna Karenina is one of the most nuanced characters in world literature and we return to her, and the novel she propels,...


Fallout

by Lesley M.M. Blume Simon & Schuster (August 04, 2020)

New York Times bestselling author Lesley M.M. Blume reveals how one courageous American reporter uncovered one of the deadliest cover-ups of the 20th century--the true effects of the atom bomb--potentially saving...


A Lab of One's Own

by Rita Colwell, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne & Jackie Sanders Simon & Schuster Audio (August 04, 2020)

A riveting memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have taken to bypass the problem, and how to...


Inventory

by Darran Anderson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 03, 2020)

"Inventory is a remarkable memoir; a work of auto-archaeology, really, in which Darran Anderson disinters his own and his country's hard pasts, shaking life, love and loss out of the objects of his youth in...


Great Demon Kings

by John Giorno Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 03, 2020)

A rollicking, sexy memoir of a young poet making his way in 1960s New York City

When he graduated from Columbia in 1958, John Giorno was handsome, charismatic, ambitious, and eager to soak up as much of Manhattan's...


Inferno

by Catherine Cho Henry Holt and Co. (August 03, 2020)

"Inferno is a disturbing and masterfully told memoir, but it's also an important one that pushes back against powerful taboos. . ." --The New York Times Book Review

"Explosive" --Good Morning America

"Sublime"...


Life of a Klansman

by Edward Ball Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 03, 2020)

"A haunting tapestry of interwoven stories that inform us not just about our past but about the resentment-bred demons that are all too present in our society today . . . The interconnected strands of race and...


Frank Pantridge

by Cecil Lowry Pen and Sword Military (July 30, 2020)

Countless thousands of men and women around the world have good reason to be thankful that Frank Partridge survived three and a half years of brutal Japanese captivity. Had he not, they too would in all probability...


Queen Victoria

by Lytton Strachey & Kate Reading Spoken Realms (July 28, 2020)

"The girl, the wife, the aged woman, were the same: vitality, conscientiousness, pride, and simplicity were hers to the latest hour."

A remarkably fresh and engaging account of Britain's long-reigning monarch,...


Wild Blueberries

by Peter Damm & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (July 28, 2020)

Some writers look at life with their eyes, others with their heart. In this collection of evocative, funny, and moving stories, Peter Damm does both. These are vignettes of growing up in small town, rural Michigan,...


Hippie Woman Wild

by Carol Schlanger, Henry Winkler, Stefan Rudnicki & Claire Bloom Skyboat Media (July 28, 2020)

A not-so-nice Jewish girl, expelled from Yale Drama during the Vietnam protests, abandons her acting dream to follow the man she loves to an off-the-grid commune in Oregon.

At twenty-three, Carol Schlanger was...


Let's Never Talk About This Again

by Sara Faith Alterman Grand Central Publishing (July 28, 2020)

Samantha Irby meets Bettyville in this darkly funny and poignant memoir about love, loss, Alzheimer's, and reviving her father's pornographic writing career from Mortified writer and producer Sara Faith Alterman....


Meghan and Harry

by Lady Colin Cambell Pegasus Books (July 28, 2020)

This blockbuster narrative provides the first behind-the-scenes, authoritative account of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s marriage, by the New York Times bestselling author of Diana in Private.

The fall...


The Russian Affair

by David Walsh & Michael Fenner Simon & Schuster Audio Uk (July 23, 2020)

It was the story that shocked the world: Russian athletics was revealed to be corrupt from top to bottom, with institutionalised doping used to help the nation's athletes win medals they did not truly deserve....


Your Second Act

by Patricia Heaton Simon & Schuster (July 21, 2020)

An entertaining, inspirational book about second acts in life and reinventing yourself from beloved television actress Patricia Heaton--Emmy Award-winning star of Everybody Loves Raymond, The Middle, and most...


Patriots Twice

by Stephen M. Hood Savas Beatie (July 21, 2020)

The long and bloody American Civil War claimed the lives of more than 700,000 men. When it ended, former opponents worked to rebuild their reunified nation and moved into the future together. Many people will...


The Indomitable Florence Finch

by Robert J. Mrazek Hachette Books (July 21, 2020)

The riveting story of an unsung World War II hero who saved countless American lives in the Philippines.

When Florence Finch died at the age of 101, few of her Ithaca, NY neighbors knew that this unassuming Filipina...


Jayhawk

by Jay A Stout & George L Cooper Casemate (July 20, 2020)

Born in the Philippines to an American father and a Filipina mother, George Cooper is one of the few surviving veteran pilots who saw action over such fearsome targets as Rabaul and Wewak. Not just another flag-waving...


Muhammad Ali

by Fiaz Rafiq & Rasheda Ali Arena Sport (July 20, 2020)

Muhammad Ali is one of the most remarkable sports personalities and celebrities of our time. He is a legend who transcended boxing and rose above all sport. A man of mythic proportions, Ali rose to become a...


Seriously Not All Right

by Ron Capps & Shawn Compton Blackstone Publishing (July 14, 2020)

For more than a decade, Ron Capps, serving as both a senior military intelligence officer and as a Foreign Service officer for the US Department of State, was witness to war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and genocide....


Big Friendship

by Aminatou Sow & Ann Friedman Simon & Schuster Audio (July 14, 2020)

A close friendship is one of the most influential and important relationships a human life can contain. Anyone will tell you that! But for all the rosy sentiments surrounding friendship, most people don’t...


Too Much and Never Enough

by Mary L. Trump Simon & Schuster Audio (July 14, 2020)

In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history...


Too Much and Never Enough

by Mary L. Trump Simon & Schuster (July 14, 2020)

In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history...


Churchill's Flawed Decisions

by Stephen Wynn Pen and Sword Military (May 30, 2020)

Winston Churchill is undoubtedly one of the most respected and best-loved characters the nation has ever known. However, much of how people view him is based on his leadership during the bleak and dire times...


Anna Komnene and the Alexiad

by Loulia Kolovou Pen and Sword History (May 13, 2020)

Anna Komnene is one of the most curious figures in the history of an intriguing empire. A woman of extraordinary education and intellect, she was the only Byzantine female historian and one of the first and...


Untethered

by Hayley Katzen Ventura Press (May 01, 2020)

When South African Jewish academic Hayley Katzen moves to a remote Australian cattle property to live with her farmer girlfriend, she hopes, at last, to find home.

 

But this is no happy-ever-after tree change....


Churchill's Cookbook

by Georgina Landemare Imperial War Museum (November 10, 2016)

Churchill is well-known for his hearty appetite and love of food. This book gives a fascinating insight into what he ate during the Second World War, containing over 250 delicious recipes created by his personal...


Life and Death in the Battle of Britain

by Guy Mayfield & Carl Warner Imperial War Museum (November 10, 2016)

Guy Mayfield was the Station Chaplain at RAF Duxford during the Battle of Britain. His diary is a moving account of the war fought by the young pilots during that summer of 1940, providing a unique and intimate...


Queen Pokou

by Véronique Tadjo Ayebia Clarke Publishing (December 19, 2009)

Tadjo uses her powerful and fertile imagination to rekindle an ancient Akan myth and deliberately sets it ablaze. Woven into the historic frame of the founding of the Baoule people by Queen Abraha Pokou in 18th...