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Genius and Ink: Virginia Woolf on How to Read

by Virginia Woolf TLS Books (November 28, 2019)

FOREWORD BY ALI SMITH

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY FRANCESCA WADE

Who better to serve as a guide to great books and their authors than Virginia Woolf?

In the early years of its existence, the Times Literary Supplement...


Little Weirds

by Jenny Slate Little, Brown and Company (November 05, 2019)

Hello and welcome to my book. Inside you will find:

× The smell of honeysuckle

× Heartbreak

× A French-kissing rabbit

× A haunted house

× Death

× A vagina singing sad old songs

× Young geraniums in an...


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...


The Hidden World of the Fox

by Adele Brand William Morrow (October 22, 2019)

"A lovely little book. Quietly lyrical, often funny and gently persuasive. Shatters vulpine myths." ?The Sunday Times (UK)

One of PW's "Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2019"

Ecologist Adele Brand has devoted...


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....


God Save the Queens

by Kathy Iandoli Dey Street Books (October 22, 2019)

Can’t Stop Won’t Stop meets Girls to the Front in this essential and long overdue history of hip-hop’s female pioneers and its enduring stars.

Every history of hip-hop previously published, from Jeff Chang’s...


The Art of Escapism Cooking

by Mandy Lee William Morrow Cookbooks (October 15, 2019)

In this inventive and intensely personal cookbook, the blogger behind the award-winning ladyandpups.com reveals how she cooked her way out of an untenable living situation, with more than eighty delicious...


The Contender

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

Entertainment Weekly's BIG FALL BOOKS PREVIEW Selection

Best Book of 2019 -- Publisher's Weekly

Based on new and revelatory material from Brando’s own private archives, an award-winning film biographer presents...


The Personals

by Brian O’Connell HarperCollins (October 03, 2019)

The Personals reveals how classified ads are not just a few commercial lines of text in print or online – they can be a treasure trove of fascinating human stories; stories of love, loss, loneliness, redemption...


Sontag

by Benjamin Moser Ecco (September 17, 2019)

One of the New York Times’ 17 New Books to Watch For in September

One of the Washington Post’s Ten Books to Read this September

One of O magazine’s 18 Must-Read Books of Fall 2019

The definitive portrait...


Girl on the Block

by Jessica Wragg Dey Street Books (August 06, 2019)

Gabrielle Hamilton meets April Bloomfield in a lyrically written memoir about life as a female butcher.

When 16-year-old Jessica Wragg applied for a job at the local farm shop in her hometown of Chesterfield,...


Screen Tests

by Kate Zambreno Harper Perennial (July 23, 2019)

Best Book of 2019: Nylon, Domino, Bustle, Book Riot, Buzzfeed, Vol. 1 Brooklyn

A new work equal parts observational micro-fiction and cultural criticism reflecting on the dailiness of life as a woman and writer,...


Three Women

by Lisa Taddeo Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster (July 09, 2019)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Extraordinary…A nonfiction literary masterpiece…I can’t remember the last time a book affected me as profoundly as Three Women.” —Elizabeth Gilbert

“Taddeo spent eight...


The Wild Boy

by Paolo Cognetti Atria Books (July 02, 2019)

A young man escapes his painful past by retreating to the rustic comfort of the Italian Alps in this gorgeously wrought memoir from the internationally bestselling author of the “exquisite” (Annie Proulx)...


A History of Gardening in 50 Objects

by George Drower The History Press (June 03, 2019)

The earliest record of an enclosed space around a homestead comes from 10,000 BCE and since then gardens of varying types and ambition have been popular throughout the ages. Whether ornamental, wild cottage...


The Words of My Father

by Yousef Bashir Harper (May 07, 2019)

A Palestinian-American activist recalls his adolescence in Gaza during the Second Intifada, and how he made a strong commitment to peace in the face of devastating brutality in this moving, candid, and transformative...


Unbecoming

by Anuradha Bhagwati Atria Books (March 26, 2019)

A raw, unflinching memoir by a former US Marine Captain chronicling her journey from dutiful daughter of immigrants to radical activist effecting historic policy reform.

After a lifetime of buckling to the demands...


What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker

by Damon Young Ecco (March 26, 2019)

From the cofounder of VerySmartBrothas.com, and one of the most read writers on race and culture at work today, a provocative and humorous memoir-in-essays that explores the ever-shifting definitions of what...


Humanimal

by Adam Rutherford The Experiment (March 19, 2019)

“Rutherford describes Humanimal as being about the paradox of how our evolutionary journey turned ‘an otherwise average ape’ into one capable of creating complex tools, art, music, science, and engineering....


The Sun Is a Compass

by Caroline Van Hemert Little, Brown and Company (March 19, 2019)

For fans of Hope Jahren, Helen MacDonald, and Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist's journey from Washington State to high above the Arctic Circle -- traveling across remote and rugged terrain solely...


Sea People

by Christina Thompson Harper (March 12, 2019)

A blend of Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel and Simon Winchester’s Pacific, a thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote...


Our City

by Jon Bloomfield Unbound (March 07, 2019)

Our City: Migrants and the Making of Modern Birmingham explores how one of Britain’s major cities has been transformed for the better by its migrant population. Based on original interviews, this book tells...


The Wrong End of the Table

by Ayser Salman & Reza Aslan Skyhorse (March 05, 2019)

"[A] rare voice that is both relatable and unafraid to examine the complexities of her American identity.” —Reza Aslan, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth...


The Age of Disenchantments

by Aaron Shulman Ecco (March 05, 2019)

A gripping narrative history of Spain’s most brilliant and troubled literary family—a tale about the making of art, myth, and legacy—set against the upheaval of the Spanish Civil War and beyond

In this...


Mothers and Strangers

by Samia Serageldin & Lee Smith The University of North Carolina Press (February 26, 2019)

In this anthology of creative nonfiction, twenty-eight writers set out to discover what they know, and don't know, about the person they call Mother. Celebrated writers Lee Smith and Samia Serageldin have curated...


Savage Feast

by Boris Fishman Harper (February 26, 2019)

One of Booklist's Must Read Nonfiction picks of 2019

The acclaimed author of A Replacement Life shifts between heartbreak and humor in this gorgeously told, recipe-filled memoir. A family story, an immigrant...


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)

Now a Washington Post bestseller.

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


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...


No Beast So Fierce

by Dane Huckelbridge William Morrow (February 05, 2019)

The astonishing true story of the tiger that claimed a record 437 human lives

“Gripping.” Nature • “Thrilling. Fascinating. Exciting.” Wall Street Journal • "Riveting. Haunting.” —Scientific...


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...


Rapture's Roadway

by Virginia Jealous Peter Bishop (February 01, 2019)

After the death of her father, Lonely Planet writer Virginia Jealous travels across the world to document the life of his obsession – the scandalous 20th century poet Laurence Hope – in a unique blend of...


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...


The Female Gaze

by Alicia Malone Mango (November 15, 2018)

Inspiring biographies of women who make movies

With the success of Patty Jenkins’s Wonder Woman and the rise of the MeToo movement, women creators in film are more important than ever.

Movies with a female...


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...


Virtues of Renewal

by Jeffrey Bilbro The University Press of Kentucky (November 07, 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 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...


What Would Cleopatra Do?

by Elizabeth Foley & Beth Coates Scribner (October 23, 2018)

Irreverent, inspirational, and a visual delight, What Would Cleopatra Do? shares the wisdom and advice passed down from Cleopatra, Queen Victoria, Dorothy Parker, and forty-seven other heroines from past eras...


Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know

by Colm Toibin Scribner (October 23, 2018)

From Colm Tóibín, the formidable award-winning author of The Master and Brooklyn, an illuminating, intimate study of Irish culture, history, and literature told through the lives and work of three men—William...


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...


Heavy

by Kiese Laymon Scribner (October 16, 2018)

*Named a Best Book of 2018 by the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, NPR, Broadly, Buzzfeed (Nonfiction), The Undefeated, Library Journal (Biography/Memoirs), The Washington Post (Nonfiction), Southern Living...


The Reckonings

by Lacy M. Johnson Scribner (October 09, 2018)

“Unflinching and honest…both timely and timeless” (Houston Chronicle), this extraordinary collection of essays by the award-winning writer of The Other Side—rooted in her own experience with sexual assault—pursues...


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...


A Dream Called Home

by Reyna Grande Atria Books (October 02, 2018)

From bestselling author of the remarkable memoir, The Distance Between Us comes an inspiring account of one woman’s quest to find her place in America as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring...


The Frighteners

by Peter Laws Skyhorse (September 25, 2018)

The Frighteners is a bizarrely compelling, laugh-out-loud exploration of societies’ fascination with the dark, spooky, and downright terrifying side of life. The author--self proclaimed “sinister minister”--opens...


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...