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Nobody's Looking at You

by Janet Malcolm Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 19, 2019)

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. One of BBC Culture, Lit Hub, O, the Oprah Magazine, and The New York Times's Books to Read this February

“One of the premier narrative non-fiction writers of her...


How to Cook Your Daughter

by Jessica Hendra Harper Perennial (February 19, 2019)

From the daughter of the bestselling author of Father Joe: the poignant and ultimately hopeful memoir of a young girl’s struggle to live a normal childhood in the chaotic seventies, and to overcome sexual...


Alienated America

by Timothy P. Carney Harper (February 19, 2019)

Respected conservative journalist and commentator Timothy P. Carney continues the conversation begun with Hillbilly Elegy and the classic Bowling Alone in this hard-hitting analysis that identifies the true...


Mother Winter

by Sophia Shalmiyev Simon & Schuster (February 12, 2019)

“Vividly awesome and truly great.” —Eileen Myles

“I love this gorgeous, gutting, unforgettable book.”—Leni Zumas

“A rich tapestry of autobiography and meditations on feminism, motherhood, art, and...


The Collected Schizophrenias

by Esmé Weijun Wang Graywolf Press (February 05, 2019)

Powerful, affecting essays on mental illness, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize and a Whiting Award

An intimate, moving book written with the immediacy and directness of one who still struggles with...


No Beast So Fierce

by Dane Huckelbridge William Morrow (February 05, 2019)

A gripping, multifaceted true account of the deadliest animal of all time, equally comparable to Jaws as to Matthiessen's The Snow Leopard.

"A SUBURB WORK OF NATURAL HISTORY." —Booklist, starred review...


Notes from a Black Woman's Diary

by Kathleen Collins & Danielle Evans Ecco (February 05, 2019)

A RECOMMENDED BOOK OF 2019 FROM

Vanity Fair * Vogue * The Huffington Post

A stunning collection of fiction, diary entries, screenplays, and scripts by the brilliant African-American artist and filmmaker

Relatively...


The Pope

by Anthony McCarten Flatiron Books (January 29, 2019)

From the Academy Award-nominated screenwriter of The Theory of Everything and Darkest Hour comes the fascinating and revealing tale of an unprecedented transfer of power, and of two very different men - who...


Fascism: A Warning

by Madeleine Albright Harper Perennial (January 29, 2019)

#1 New York Times Bestseller

Best Books of 2018 --The Economist

A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today’s world, written by one of America’s most...


Prisoner

by Jason Rezaian Anthony Bourdain/Ecco (January 22, 2019)

“An important story. Harrowing, and suspenseful, yes—but it’s also a deep dive into a complex and egregiously misunderstood country with two very different faces. There is no better time to know more about...


Virtues of Renewal

by Jeffrey Bilbro The University Press of Kentucky (December 24, 2018)

For over fifty years, Wendell Berry has argued that our most pressing ecological and cultural need is a renewed formal intelligence -- a mode of thinking and acting that fosters the health of the earth and its...


The Patch

by John McPhee Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 13, 2018)

An “album quilt,” an artful assortment of nonfiction writings by John McPhee that have not previously appeared in any book

The Patch is the seventh collection of essays by the nonfiction master, all published...


The British in India

by David Gilmour Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 13, 2018)

An immersive portrait of the lives of the British in India, from the seventeenth century to Independence

Who of the British went to India, and why? We know about Kipling and Forster, Orwell and Scott, but what...


Seduction

by Karina Longworth Custom House (November 13, 2018)

In this riveting popular history, the creator of You Must Remember This probes the inner workings of Hollywood’s glamorous golden age through the stories of some of the dozens of actresses pursued by Howard...


An Unexplained Death

by Mikita Brottman Henry Holt and Co. (November 06, 2018)

An Unexplained Death is an obsessive investigation into a mysterious death at the Belvedere—a once-grand hotel—and a poignant, gripping meditation on suicide and voyeurism

“The poster is new. I notice it...


Welcome Home

by Lucia Berlin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 06, 2018)

"As the case with her fiction, Berlin's pieces here are as faceted as the brightest diamond." --Kristin Iversen, NYLON

NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE. Named a Fall Read by Buzzfeed, Vulture, Newsday...


The Letters of Sylvia Plath Vol 2

by Sylvia Plath Harper (November 06, 2018)

"A scintillating and poignant autobiography in letters. . . . Her letters blaze with fresh and stunning revelations, with more to come."—Booklist on The Letters of Sylvia Plath Vol 1

One of Kirkus’s best...


Cooking with Scraps

by Lindsay-Jean Hard Workman Publishing Company (October 30, 2018)

“A whole new way to celebrate ingredients that have long been wasted. Lindsay-Jean is a master of efficiency and we’re inspired to follow her lead!” 

—Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, cofounders of...


Margaret Wise Brown

by Leonard S. Marcus William Morrow Paperbacks (October 16, 2018)

"Leonard S. Marcus... has masterfully written about a fascinating woman who in her short life changed literature for the very young. I was throroughly enchanted."--Eric Carle

Nearly fifty years after her sudden...


Vietnam

by Max Hastings Harper (October 16, 2018)

An absorbing and definitive modern history of the Vietnam War from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Secret War.

Vietnam became the Western world’s most divisive modern conflict, precipitating...


Read & Riot

by Nadya Tolokonnikova HarperOne (October 09, 2018)

"Stylish, striking, and elegantly packaged...as indispensible to confronting, say, your domineering mother-in-law or your local city council as it is to helping foment an ongoing and ever-escalating insurrection...


Under the Knife

by Arnold van de Laar, Laproscopic surgeon St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2018)

Surgeon Arnold van de Laar uses his own experience and expertise to tell this engrossing history of surgery through 28 famous operations—from Louis XIV and Einstein to JFK and Houdini.

From the story of the...


Hiking with Nietzsche

by John Kaag Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 25, 2018)

"A stimulating book about combating despair and complacency with searching reflection." --Heller McAlpin, NPR.org

Named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR. One of Lit Hub's 15 Books You Should Read in September and...


Bottom of the Pot

by Naz Deravian Flatiron Books (September 18, 2018)

Like Madhur Jaffrey and Marcella Hazan before her, Naz Deravian will introduce the pleasures and secrets of her mother culture's cooking to a broad audience that has no idea what it's been missing. America will...


Dear America

by Jose Antonio Vargas Dey Street Books (September 18, 2018)

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“This riveting, courageous memoir ought to be mandatory reading for every American.”  Michelle Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of The New Jim Crow

“l cried reading...


People Like Me

by Lynn Ruane Gill Books (September 14, 2018)

A force of nature from the day she was born, Lynn Ruane grew up in a loving home in Tallaght, West Dublin. But in her early teens things began to unravel, and she fell into a life of petty crime and chaotic...


He Held Radical Light

by Christian Wiman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 11, 2018)

A moving meditation on memory, oblivion, and eternity by one of our most celebrated poets

What is it we want when we can’t stop wanting? And how do we make that hunger productive and vital rather than corrosive...


The Real Lolita

by Sarah Weinman Ecco (September 11, 2018)

The Real Lolita is a tour de force of literary detective work. Not only does it shed new light on the terrifying true saga that influenced Nabokov’s masterpiece, it restores the forgotten victim to our...


American Fix

by Ryan Hampton St. Martin's Press (August 28, 2018)

Nearly every American knows someone who has been affected by the opioid crisis. Addiction is a trans-partisan issue that impacts individuals from every walk of life. Millions of Americans, tired of watching...


The Disordered Mind

by Eric R. Kandel Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 28, 2018)

A Nobel Prize–winning neuroscientist’s probing investigation of what brain disorders can tell us about human nature

Eric R. Kandel, the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his foundational...


Lands of Lost Borders

by Kate Harris Dey Street Books (August 21, 2018)

"Lands of Lost Borders is illuminating, heart-warming, and hopeful in its suggestion that we will explore not to conquer but to connect."Booklist (starred review)

"Lands of Lost Borders carried me up into...


Open Mic Night in Moscow

by Audrey Murray William Morrow (July 24, 2018)

The raucous and surprisingly poignant story of a young, Russia-obsessed American writer and comedian who embarked on a solo tour of the former Soviet Republics, never imagining that it would involve kidnappers,...


My Family Divided

by Diane Guerrero & Erica Moroz Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (July 17, 2018)

Before landing a spot on the megahit Netflix show Orange is the New Black; before wow-ing audiences as Lina on Jane the Virgin; and before her incredible activism and work on immigration reform, Diane Guerrero...


The Poisoned City

by Anna Clark Henry Holt and Co. (July 10, 2018)

When the people of Flint, Michigan, turned on their faucets in April 2014, the water pouring out was poisoned with lead and other toxins.

Through a series of disastrous decisions, the state government had switched...


Just a Shot Away

by Saul Austerlitz St. Martin's Press (July 10, 2018)

“The most blisteringly impassioned music book of the season.” —New York Times Book Review

A thrilling account of the Altamont Festival—and the dark side of the ‘60s.

If Woodstock tied the ideals of the...


Back to Black

by Kehinde Andrews Zed Books (July 10, 2018)

  • Definitive book on the roots and evolution of Black radicalism. 
    • Published at a time when race and racism are at the forefront of political discussion on both sides of the Atlantic. 
  • Highly readable account...


What to Read and Why

by Francine Prose Harper (July 03, 2018)

In this brilliant collection, the follow-up to her New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer, the distinguished novelist, literary critic, and essayist celebrates the pleasures of reading and pays homage...


The Cold War's Killing Fields

by Paul Thomas Chamberlin Harper (July 03, 2018)

A brilliant young historian offers a vital, comprehensive international military history of the Cold War in which he views the decade-long superpower struggles as one of the three great conflicts of the twentieth...


Buzz

by Thor Hanson Icon Books Ltd (July 02, 2018)

Bees are like oxygen: ubiquitous, essential, and, for the most part, unseen. While we might overlook them, they lie at the heart of relationships that bind the human and natural worlds. 

In Buzz, the award-winning...


Unthinkable

by Helen Thomson Ecco (June 26, 2018)

An Amazon Best Nonfiction Book of the Month

Indiebound Bestseller

Award-winning science writer Helen Thomson unlocks the biggest mysteries of the human brain by examining nine extraordinary cases

Our brains are...


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...


Gigged

by Sarah Kessler St. Martin's Press (June 12, 2018)

"With deep reporting and graceful storytelling, Sarah Kessler reveals the ground truth of a key part of the American workforce. Her analysis is both astute and nuanced, making GIGGED essential reading for anyone...


Evolutions

by Oren Harman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 12, 2018)

A brilliant lyrical exploration of how modern science illuminates what it means to be human, from the award-winning author of The Price of Altruism

We no longer think, like the ancient Chinese did, that the world...


The Royal Art of Poison

by Eleanor Herman St. Martin's Press (June 12, 2018)

One of Washington Independent Review of Books' 50 Favorite Books of 2018 • A Buzzfeed Best Book of 2018

"Morbidly witty." —Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times

"You’ll be as appalled at times as you are entertained."...


Tonight I'm Someone Else

by Chelsea Hodson Henry Holt and Co. (June 05, 2018)

"I had a real romance with this book." —Miranda July

A highly anticipated collection, from the writer Maggie Nelson has called, “bracingly good…refreshing and welcome,” that explores the myriad ways in...


Sick

by Porochista Khakpour Harper Perennial (June 05, 2018)

Time Magazine's Best Memoirs of 2018

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

Buzzfeed's 33 Most Exciting New Books

GQ Best Non Fiction Book of 2018

Bustle’s 28 Most Anticipated Nonfiction Books of...


Sameen Rushdie's Indian Cookery

by Sameen Rushdie & Salman Rushdie Picador (May 29, 2018)

Drawing together the traditional recipes from different Indian cuisines, Sameen Rushdie’s invitation to share in the pleasures of Indian cookery is irresistible.

In Hindustani a good cook is one that ‘has...


Feast

by Anissa Helou Ecco (May 29, 2018)

NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED COOKBOOK OF SPRING 2018 BY BON APPETIT, FOOD & WINE, EPICURIOUS, TASTING TABLE, ESQUIRE, GLOBE & MAIL, and PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

"[Helou's] range of knowledge and unparalleled authority...


Ruthless Tide

by Al Roker William Morrow (May 22, 2018)

Reads like a nail-biting thriller.” — Library Journal, starred review

A gripping new history celebrating the remarkable heroes of the Johnstown Flood—the deadliest flood in U.S. history—from NBC host...


Towards a Gay Communism

by Mario Mieli Pluto Press (May 20, 2018)

First published in Italian in 1977, Mario Mieli's groundbreaking book is an early landmark of revolutionary queer theory - now available for the first time in a complete and unabridged English translation. *BR**BR*Among...