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Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society

by William Oldfield & Victoria Bruce Atria Books (August 21, 2018)

The “fascinating…great-grandson’s account” (The Wall Street Journal) of the US postal inspector who brought to justice the deadly Black Hand is “unputdownable” (Library Journal, starred review).

Before...


Trapped

by Karen Tintori Atria Books (February 06, 2018)

A gripping account of the worst coal mine fire in US history—the 1909 Cherry Mine Disaster that claimed the lives of 259 men. "Drawing on diaries, letters, written accounts of survivors and testimony from...


Cracking the Cube

by Ian Scheffler Atria Books (October 18, 2016)

Ian Scheffler, journalist and aspiring “speedcuber,” attempts to break into the international phenomenon of speedsolving the Rubik’s Cube—think chess played at the speed of Ping-Pong—while exploring...


The First Signs

by Genevieve von Petzinger Atria Books (May 31, 2016)

“If you love mysteries, you’ll love this book. Genevieve von Petzinger acts as guide and sleuth in this fascinating, accessible, and fast-paced exploration of Ice Age artists and the evocative cave paintings...


Into the Black

by Rowland White & Richard Truly Atria Books (April 19, 2016)

A book “no aviation buff will want to miss” (The Wall Street Journal) and “the perfect tale that educates as it entertains” (#1 bestselling author Clive Cussler), Into the Black recaptures the historic...


The Family Tree

by Karen Branan Atria Books (January 05, 2016)

In the tradition of Slaves in the Family, the provocative true account of the hanging of four black people by a white lynch mob in 1912—written by the great-granddaughter of the sheriff charged with protecting...


Fox Tossing

by Edward Brooke-Hitching Atria Books (November 10, 2015)

In the spirit of Schott’s Miscellany and The Dangerous Book for Boys, a quirky collection of history’s most bizarre sports and stories of mankind’s most daring and ridiculous recreational pursuits—from...


The Trip

by Deborah Davis Atria Books (July 28, 2015)

From the author of Strapless and Guest of Honor, a “jaunty romp through American pop-art history” (The Washington Post) about a little-known road trip Andy Warhol took in 1963, and how that journey profoundly...


Once Upon a Time in Russia

by Ben Mezrich Atria Books (June 02, 2015)

The New York Times bestselling author of Bringing Down the House and The Accidental Billionaires tells his most incredible story yet: A true drama of obscene wealth, crime, rivalry, and betrayal from deep inside...


The League of Outsider Baseball

by Gary Cieradkowski Atria Books (May 05, 2015)

From an award-winning graphic artist and baseball historian comes a strikingly original illustrated history of baseball’s forgotten heroes, including stars of the Negro Leagues, barnstorming teams, semi-pro...


The Smartest Book in the World

by Greg Proops Atria Books (May 05, 2015)

From the bold, beloved comic and podcast star Greg Proops comes a “terrifically random appreciation of cultural touchstones” (Publishers Weekly) that is electrifying, thought-provoking, and unrelenting,...


The Perfection of the Paper Clip

by James Ward Atria Books (April 21, 2015)

This wonderfully quirky book will change the way you look at your desk forever with stories of accidental genius, bitter rivalries, and an appreciation for everyday objects, like the humble but perfectly designed...


Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?: The Epic Saga of the Bird that Powers Civilization

by Andrew Lawler Atria Books (December 02, 2014)

Veteran journalist Andrew Lawler delivers a “fascinating and delightful…globetrotting tour” (Wall Street Journal) with the animal that has been most crucial to the spread of civilization—the chicken....


The Triumph & Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson

by Joseph A. Califano Atria Books (July 01, 2014)

From Lyndon Johnson’s closest domestic adviser during the White House years comes a book in which “Johnson leaps out of the pages in all his raw and earthy glory” (The New York Times Book Review) that’s...


The Dog Who Could Fly

by Damien Lewis Atria Books (June 10, 2014)

“A thoroughly enjoyable story of heroism and true friendship” (Publishers Weekly, starred review), this Sunday Times top ten bestseller is the true account of a German shepherd who was adopted by the Royal...


House of Outrageous Fortune

by Michael Gross Atria Books (March 11, 2014)

“Michael Gross’s new book…packs [in] almost as many stories as there are apartments in the building. The Jackie Collins of real estate likes to map expressions of power, money and ego… Even more crammed...


Children of the Dream

by Laurel Holliday Atria Books (February 04, 2014)

"I let somebody call me 'nigger.' It wasn't just any old body, either; it was my friend. That really hurt."

-- Amitiyah Elayne Hyman

Martin Luther King, Jr., dreamed of a day when black children were judged...


Children of the Troubles

by Laurel Holliday Atria Books (February 04, 2014)

In this remarkable second book in the Children of Conflict series, Laurel Holliday presents a powerful collection of young people's memories of growing up in the midst of the violence in Northern Ireland known...


1001 Ideas That Changed the Way We Think

by Robert Arp Atria Books (October 29, 2013)

An elegant addition to the successful “1001” series—a comprehensive, chronological guide to the most important thoughts from the finest minds of the past 3,000 years.

1001 Ideas That Changed the Way We...


Beau Brummell

by Ian Kelly Atria Books (July 23, 2013)

"If people turn to look at you in the street, you are not well dressed, but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable."

-- Beau Brummell

Long before tabloids and television, Beau Brummell was the first...


The Secret History of Dante: Unearthing the Real-Life Mysteries of the Inferno

by Mark Booth Atria Books (June 18, 2013)

Mark Booth, author of the international bestseller The Secret History of the World, uncovers the real-life stories of Dante and The Inferno.

Why does Dante describe the Inferno as a real place? What secret society...


The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II

by Denise Kiernan Atria Books (March 05, 2013)

The New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback--an incredible true story of the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the young women brought there unknowingly to help build the...


A Bolt from the Blue

by Jennifer Woodlief Atria Books (June 12, 2012)

FIVE INJURED CLIMBERS. TEN SEASONED RANGERS. ONE IMPOSSIBLE RESCUE.

On the afternoon of July 26, 2003, six vacationing mountain climbers ascended the peak of the Grand Teton in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Rain and...


Dancing with the Wheel

by Sun Bear, Wabun Wind & Crysalis Mulligan Atria Books (June 05, 2012)

The Native American philosophy behind the vision of the Medicine Wheel is that all things and beings on the earth are related and, therefore, must be in harmony for the earth to be balanced. Dancing with the...


Walk in Balance

by Sun Bear & Wabun Wind Atria Books (June 05, 2012)

A personal survival manual for attaining the path of inner and outer harmony.

Chippewa medicine man Sun Bear now offers a personal survival manual for attaining the path of inner and outer harmony. Sage and empowering...


Guest of Honor

by Deborah Davis Atria Books (May 08, 2012)

In this revealing social history, one remarkable White House dinner becomes a lens through which to examine race, politics, and the lives and legacies of two of America’s most iconic figures.

In 1901, President...


Shadow of the Titanic

by Andrew Wilson Atria Books (March 06, 2012)

IN the early morning hours of April 15, 1912, the icy waters of the North Atlantic reverberated with the desperate screams of more than 1,500 men, women, and children—passengers of the once majestic liner...


The Medicine Wheel

by Sun Bear & Wabun Wind Atria Books (December 06, 2011)

"This book came about as the result of a vision that I had long ago...." So writes Chippewa medicine man, seer, and Indian leader Sun Bear. In The Medicine Wheel he and his medicine helper, Wabun, share his...


The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen, and the King's Mother

by Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin & Michael Jones Atria Books (September 13, 2011)

#1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory joins two eminent historians to explore the extraordinary true stories of three women largely forgotten by history: Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford; Elizabeth...


Reasonable Doubt

by Peter Manso Atria Books (July 05, 2011)

In January 2002, forty-six-year-old Christa Worthington was found stabbed to death in the kitchen of her Truro, Cape Cod, cottage, her curly-haired toddler clutching her body. A former Vassar girl and scion...


Sisters of Fortune

by Jehanne Wake Atria Books (April 05, 2011)

Perfect for fans of the Emmy Award–winning series Downton Abbey, whose creator, Julian Fellowes, raved that Sisters of Fortune is “absolutely fascinating”—a real-life Jane Austen story, that follows...


Getting Open

by Tom Graham & Rachel Graham Cody Atria Books (February 22, 2011)

"A striking and honest portrait of a man overcoming racism in a place that barely acknowledged its existence." --Publishers Weekly

Bill Garrett was the Jackie Robinson of college basketball. In 1947, the same...


Savoring the Past

by Barbara Ketcham Wheaton Atria Books (January 18, 2011)

Wheaton effortlessly brings to life the history of the French kitchen and table.

In this masterful and charming book, food historian Barbara Ketcham Wheaton takes the reader on a cultural and gastronomical tour...


Caesars' Wives

by Annelise Freisenbruch Atria Books (November 09, 2010)

In scandals and power struggles obscured by time and legend, the wives, mistresses, mothers, sisters, and daughters of the Caesars have been popularly characterized as heartless murderers, shameless adulteresses,...


Shakespeare's Face

by Stephanie Nolen Atria Books (June 15, 2010)

A fascinating literary detective story charting the surprising, true history of a recently discovered painting of Shakespeare held by the same family for 400 years -- adding new drama to the Bard's life.

When...


Empires of Food

by Andrew Rimas & Evan Fraser Atria Books (June 15, 2010)

We are what we eat: this aphorism contains a profound truth about civilization, one that has played out on the world historical stage over many millennia of human endeavor.

Using the colorful diaries of a sixteenth-century...


Abigail Adams

by Woody Holton Atria Books (June 01, 2010)

Winner of the Bancroft Prize

The New York Times Book Review, Editor's Choice

American Heritage, Best of 2009

In this vivid new biography of Abigail Adams, the most illustrious woman of the founding era, Bancroft...


Hanging Captain Gordon

by Ron Soodalter Atria Books (May 11, 2010)

On a frosty day in February 1862, hundreds gathered to watch the execution of Nathaniel Gordon. Two years earlier, Gordon had taken Africans in chains from the Congo -- a hanging offense for more than forty...


Undaunted

by Zoya Phan & Damien Lewis Atria Books (May 04, 2010)

Once a royal kingdom and then part of the British Empire, Burma long held sway in the Western imagination as a mythic place of great beauty. In recent times, Burma has been torn apart and isolated by one of...


A Wall of White

by Jennifer Woodlief Atria Books (February 17, 2009)

One of the most amazing survival stories ever told -- journalist Jennifer Woodlief's gripping account of the deadliest ski-area avalanche in North American history and the woman who survived in the face of incalculable...


Freedom by Any Means

by Betty DeRamus Atria Books (February 03, 2009)

In this powerful follow-up to her Essence bestseller Forbidden Fruit, Betty DeRamus explores the ingenious ways slaves wrestled freedom for themselves and their loved ones.

In Forbidden Fruit DeRamus told the...


American Nightingale

by Bob Welch Atria Books (June 30, 2008)

Of the 350,000 American women in uniform during World War II, none instilled more hope in American GIs than Frances Slanger. In Army fatigues and helmet she splashed ashore with the first nurses to hit the Normandy...


The Black Panther

by David Hilliard Atria Books (June 30, 2008)

"We knew from the beginning how critical it was to have our own publication, to set forth our agenda for freedom...to urge change, to use the pen alongside the sword," writes David Hilliard in the preface to...


Delizia!

by John Dickie Atria Books (January 08, 2008)

Buon appetito! Everyone loves Italian food. But how did the Italians come to eat so well?

The answer lies amid the vibrant beauty of Italy's historic cities. For a thousand years, they have been magnets for...


Illegal Tender

by David Tripp Atria Books (November 01, 2007)

It is one of America's treasures -- the most valuable ounce of gold in the world, the celebrated, the fabled, the infamous 1933 double eagle. It shouldn't even exist but it does, and its astonishing, true adventures...


Glory, Passion, and Principle

by Melissa Lukeman Bohrer Atria Books (November 01, 2007)

Much has been written of the brave deeds, acts of heroism, and intellectual prowess of the men who drafted the Declaration of Independence over two hundred years ago, yet almost no attention has been paid to...


The Dragon's Trail

by Joanna Pitman Atria Books (April 17, 2007)

Raphael's St. George and the Dragon is the work of a genius -- an exquisitely rendered vision of heroism and innocence by one of the greatest painters of all time. Yet the painting's creation is only the beginning...


Patriotic Treason

by Evan Carton Atria Books (August 29, 2006)

John Brown is a lightning rod of history. Yet he is poorly understood and most commonly described in stereotypes -- as a madman, martyr, or enigma. Not until Patriotic Treason has a biography or history brought...


Flushed

by W. Hodding Carter Atria Books (May 23, 2006)

Hodding Carter writes, "The unsung hero of human history was, of course, the Brain of Drains, the Hub of Tubs, the Power of Showers, the Brewer of Sewers...the humble plumber.... The Irish may have saved civilization,...


Forbidden Fruit

by Betty DeRamus Atria Books (February 15, 2005)

Forbidden Fruit is a collection of fascinating, largely untold stories of ordinary men and women who took extraor dinary measures, risking life and limb to be together. It¹s the story of couples who faced mobs,...