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IT'S ALL IN YOUR HEAD

by Russ Harper Design (November 12, 2019)

An inspirational book by self-made musical superstar, Russ, reminding you that it starts with YOU, to believe in yourself, and to get out of your own way.

Twenty-six-year-old rapper, songwriter, and producer...


My Penguin Year

by Lindsay McCrae William Morrow (November 12, 2019)

An unprecedentedly intimate portrait of an emperor penguin colony in Antarctica, by a Bafta Award-winning BBC director of photography who observed these extraordinary birds for a year. Generously illustrated...


The Book of Eating

by Adam Platt Ecco (November 12, 2019)

A wildly hilarious and irreverent memoir of a globe-trotting life lived meal-to-meal by one of our most influential and respected food critics

As the son of a diplomat growing up in places like Hong Kong, Taiwan,...


Finding Chika

by Mitch Albom Harper (November 05, 2019)

Bestselling author Mitch Albom returns to nonfiction for the first time in more than a decade in this poignant memoir that celebrates Chika, a young Haitian orphan whose short life would forever change his heart....


Grit & Grace

by Tim McGraw Harper Wave (November 05, 2019)

From Grammy-Award winning music superstar and actor Tim McGraw comes a one-of-a kind lifestyle book that melds his personal fitness transformation story with practical advice to inspire healthy changes in readers’...


What Are We For?

by Eleanor Roosevelt & Nancy Pelosi Harper Perennial (November 05, 2019)

From one of the world’s most celebrated and admired public figures, Eleanor Roosevelt, a collection of her most treasured sayings—the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, graduation, and a new generation of...


Ordinary Girls

by Jaquira Díaz Algonquin Books (October 29, 2019)

One of the Must-Read Books of 2019 According to O: The Oprah Magazine * Time * Bustle * Electric Literature * Publishers Weekly * The Millions * The Week * Good Housekeeping

“There is more life packed...


Tell Me a Story

by Cassandra King Conroy William Morrow (October 29, 2019)

Bestselling author Cassandra King Conroy considers her life and the man she shared it with, paying tribute to her husband, Pat Conroy, the legendary figures of modern Southern literature.

Cassandra King was leading...


Targeted

by Brittany Kaiser Harper (October 22, 2019)

In this explosive memoir, a political consultant and technology whistleblower reveals the disturbing truth about the multi-billion-dollar data industry, revealing to the public how companies are getting richer...


Initiated

by Amanda Yates-Garcia Grand Central Publishing (October 22, 2019)

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes meets Suspiria in this haunting mystical memoir of finding meaning, beauty, and power through a life and work as a witch.An initiation signals a beginning: a door opens and you step through....


Southern Women

by Editors of Garden and Gun Harper Wave (October 22, 2019)

From the award-winning Southern lifestyle magazine Garden & Gun comes this rich collection of some of the South’s most notable women.

For too long, the Southern woman has been synonymous with the Southern...


The Globalist: Peter Sutherland – His Life and Legacy

by John Walsh William Collins (October 17, 2019)

THE GLOBALIST is the first in-depth biography of an international power-broker who was instrumental in shaping the global economy that we know today.

PETER SUTHERLAND played a defining role in world history...


Why Bowie Matters

by Will Brooker William Collins (October 15, 2019)

A unique, moving and dazzlingly researched exploration of the places, people, musicians, writers and filmmakers that inspired David Jones to become David Bowie, what we can learn from his life’s work and...


The Lost Ones: A family torn apart and abused in Catholic orphanages

by Kathleen O’Shea HarperElement (October 15, 2019)

Previously published as Little Drifters.

The harrowing true story of a travelling Irish family bonded by love, broken apart by life, and then betrayed by their carers in a cruel convent in Ireland.

‘For those...


The Holy Thief

by Rabbi Mark Borovitz & Alan Eisenstock William Morrow Paperbacks (October 15, 2019)

Mark Borovitz was a mobster, gangster, con man, gambler, thief, and a drunk. He's seen it all. In this inspiring memoir, he takes you on a journey from the streets to discovering his soul in a prison cell.

When...


Nomad

by Emma Reddington & Sian Richards Artisan (October 15, 2019)

A reclusive designer living in a custom tiny house in the middle of the Montana wilderness. A couple who traded their expensive Bay Area apartment for a slip at a nearby marina, where they live on a docked sailboat....


Kindness and Wonder

by Gavin Edwards Dey Street Books (October 15, 2019)

A pop culture celebration of Fred Rogers and the enduring legacy of his beloved, award-winning PBS show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood that offers essential wisdom to help us in our troubled times.

Won’t you...


You Are Worth It

by Kyle Carpenter & Don Yaeger William Morrow (October 15, 2019)

From the youngest living recipient of the Medal of Honor, an extraordinary inspirational memoir that will change the life of every reader. 

“Kyle displayed a heroism in the blink of an eye that will inspire...


The Contender

by William J. Mann Harper (October 15, 2019)

The award-winning film biographer presents a deeply-textured, ambitious, and definitive portrait of the greatest movie actor of the twentieth century, the elusive Marlon Brando, bringing his extraordinarily...


Open Season

by Ben Crump Amistad (October 15, 2019)

The president of the National Bar Association and one of the most distinguished civil rights attorneys working today reflects on the landmark cases he has battled—including representing Trayvon Martin’s...


Victor Hugo: His Life and Works

by G. Barnett Smith Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of the life and works of Victor Hugo, the great poet and writer.

The writings of Victor Hugo are so varied and multifarious, and many of them are so well known to English readers, that I have...


Stealing Green Mangoes

by Sunil Dutta Anthony Bourdain/Ecco (October 01, 2019)

A memoir—written in the wake of a cancer diagnosis—that zeroes in on the crux between two brothers: one who became an LAPD officer, and the other a terrorist

Sunil Dutta is a twenty-year veteran of the LAPD....


Hard to Handle

Inside Out

by Demi Moore Harper (September 24, 2019)

Famed American actress Demi Moore at last tells her own story in a surprisingly intimate and emotionally charged memoir.

For decades, Demi Moore has been synonymous with celebrity. From iconic film roles to high-profile...


Over the Top

by Jonathan Van Ness HarperOne (September 24, 2019)

Who gave Jonathan Van Ness permission to be the radiant human he is today? No one, honey.

The truth is, it hasn’t always been gorgeous for this beacon of positivity and joy.

Before he stole our hearts as the...


Lost Child

by Torey Hayden William Morrow Paperbacks (September 24, 2019)

The first new book from beloved therapist and writer Torey Hayden in almost fifteen years—an inspiring, uplifting tale of a troubled child and the remarkable woman who made a difference.

In a forgotten corner...


Piety & Power

by Tom LoBianco Dey Street Books (September 24, 2019)

A revealing, in-depth biography of Mike Pence, the most secretive and ingratiating vice president in modern history, from a reporter with remarkable access

No journalist has covered Mike Pence for as long or...


Sontag

by Benjamin Moser Ecco (September 17, 2019)

The definitive portrait of one of the American Century’s most towering intellectuals: her writing and her radical thought, her public activism and her hidden private face

No writer is as emblematic of the...


Nice Try

by Josh Gondelman Harper Perennial (September 15, 2019)

Emmy-Award winning writer and comedian Josh Gondelman’s collection of personal stories of best intentions and mixed results.

Josh Gondelman knows a thing or two about trying—and failing. The Emmy Award-winning...


The Education of an Idealist

by Samantha Power Dey Street Books (September 10, 2019)

Pulitzer Prize winner Samantha Power is widely known as a relentless advocate for promoting human rights, has been heralded by President Barack Obama as one of America's "foremost thinkers on foreign policy."...


Diamond Doris

by Doris Payne Amistad (September 10, 2019)

In the ebullient spirit of Ocean’s 8, The Heist, and Thelma & Louise, a sensational and entertaining memoir of the world’s most notorious jewel thief—a woman who defied society’s prejudices and norms...


Innocent: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (September 05, 2019)

Innocent is the shocking true story of little Molly and Kit, siblings, aged 3 years and 18 months, who are brought into care as an emergency after suffering non-accidental injuries.

Aneta and Filip, the children’s...


Victor Hugo : Life and Romances of a Great Writer

by Elbert Hubbard & R. Louis Stevenson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the life and works of Victor Hugo, one of the great and best-known french writer. His romances occupy an important position in the history of literature. "Men like Victor Hugo can be killed...


The Story of a Prolific Inventor: Thomas Edison

by Alfred Mayer, George Shaw & Elbert Hubbard Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the story of Thomas Edison. This remarkable inventor, of whom the public has heard so much, was born in 1847 at the little village of Milan, Ohio. His mother was of Scotch parentage, but...


Henry David Thoreau : His Biography and Character

by Robert L. Stevenson & Ralph Waldo Emerson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

Henry David Thoreau was the last male descendant of a French ancestor who came to this country from the Isle of Guernsey. His character exhibited occasional traits drawn from this blood in singular combination...


Blaise Pascal : Life and Writings of a French Genius

by George J.G. Masson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the life and the writings of Blaise Pascal, French inventor, writer and scientist. When we think of the achievements which he crowded into a brief space, and which have made his name famous...


When Life Gives You Pears

by Jeannie Gaffigan Grand Central Publishing (September 03, 2019)

In a book that is The Big Sick meets Dad is Fat, Jeannie Gaffigan, writing partner and wife of bestselling author/comedian Jim Gaffigan, writes with humor and heart about the pear-sized brain tumor she had removed,...


Becoming Coach Jake

by Bill Saporito, Martin Jacobson, Don Garber & Kyle Martino Skyhorse (September 03, 2019)

A memoir about battling adversity, by the winningest high school soccer coach in New York City public school history!

In the Fall of 2018, Martin Luther King Jr. High School’s boys soccer program won its 18th...


Courage to Say No

by Raana Mahmood & John DeSimone Skyhorse (September 03, 2019)

Sexual harassment is in the news almost every day. Countless women have been intimidated into silence or their careers and lives have been ruined because they refused to submit to unwanted sexual advances. Yet,...


Strong and of Good Courage

by Dennis Ross & David Makovsky PublicAffairs (September 03, 2019)

This portrait of modern Israel's founding fathers--the generation of brave, defining leaders unafraid to take bold decisions in the national interest--celebrates Israel's history and the choices that have shaped...


Overtime

by John U. Bacon William Morrow (September 03, 2019)

For the past year, John U. Bacon has received unprecedented access to Jim Harbaugh’s University of Michigan football team: coaches, players, and staffers, in closed-door meetings, locker rooms, meals, and...


The Disney Version

by Richard Schickel Simon & Schuster (September 01, 2019)

“The single most illuminating work on America and the movies” (The Kansas City Star): the story of how a shy boy from Chicago crashed Hollywood and created the world’s first multimedia entertainment empire...


Innocent: Part 2 of 3: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (August 29, 2019)

Innocent can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts.

This is PART 2 of 3

Innocent is the shocking true story of little Molly and Kit, siblings, aged 3 years and 18 months,...


Innocent: Part 1 of 3: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (August 22, 2019)

Innocent can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts.

This is PART 1 of 3

Innocent is the shocking true story of little Molly and Kit, siblings, aged 3 years and 18 months,...


Greta's Story

by Valentina Camerini, Veronica Carratello & Moreno Giovannoni Simon & Schuster UK (August 22, 2019)

Greta’s story is about hope, courage and determination. You are never too young to make a difference.

It’s 20 August 2018, late summer in Stockholm, and it feels incredibly hot in the city. The TV news reports...


Johnny Cash

by Greg Laurie & Marshall Terrill Salem Books (August 20, 2019)

Join Greg Laurie, pastor and bestselling author of Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon, as he takes you on a personal journey into the life and legend of Johnny Cash.

At the peak of his career,...


Cruel to Be Kind

by Will Birch Da Capo Press (August 20, 2019)

The definitive biography of singer-songwriter Nick Lowe, best-known for "Cruel to Be Kind" and "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding"

Described as "Britain's greatest living songwriter," Nick...


Into the Planet

by Jill Heinerth Ecco (August 20, 2019)

From one of the world’s most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earth’s final frontier: the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planet

More people have died...


The Devil's Grip

by Neal Drinnan Simon & Schuster Australia (August 19, 2019)

Seven shots ring out in the silence of Victoria’s rolling Barrabool Hills. As the final recoil echoes through the paddocks, a revered sheep-breeding dynasty comes to a bloody and inglorious end.

No one could...


From the Ashes

by Jesse Thistle Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2019)

In this extraordinary and inspiring debut memoir, Jesse Thistle, once a high school dropout and now a rising Indigenous scholar, chronicles his life on the streets and how he overcame trauma and addiction to...