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The Fragile Earth

by David Remnick & Henry Finder Ecco (October 06, 2020)

A collection of the New Yorker’s groundbreaking reporting from the front lines of climate change—including writing from Bill McKibben, Elizabeth Kolbert, Ian Frazier, Kathryn Schulz, and more

Just one...


Thebes

by Paul Cartledge Abrams Press (September 22, 2020)

The riveting, de�nitive account of the ancient Greek city of Thebes, by the acclaimed author of The Spartans

 

Among the extensive writing available about the history of ancient Greece, there is precious...


Sex with Presidents

by Eleanor Herman William Morrow (September 22, 2020)

In this fascinating work of popular history, the New York Times bestselling author of Sex with Kings and The Royal Art of Poison uncovers the bedroom secrets of American presidents and explores the surprising...


Cassandra Speaks

by Elizabeth Lesser Harper Wave (September 15, 2020)

What story would Eve have told about picking the apple? Why is Pandora blamed for opening the box? And what about the fate of Cassandra who was blessed with knowing the future but cursed so that no one believed...


We Have Been Harmonized

by Kai Strittmatter Custom House (September 01, 2020)

“A remarkable book. … The more one reads, the more pressing one conclusion becomes: almost everything we thought we knew about contemporary China is wrong.” —The Observer, “Book of the Week”

Hailed...


Unforgetting

by Roberto Lovato Harper (September 01, 2020)

A The Millions Most Anticipated Book of the Year

"Gripping and beautiful. With the artistry of a poet and the intensity of a revolutionary, Lovato untangles the tightly knit skein of love and terror that connects...


Wandering in Strange Lands

by Morgan Jerkins Harper (August 04, 2020)

Named one of the most anticipated books of the year by ELLE, Buzzfeed, Esquire, Bitch Media, Good Housekeeping, Electric Literature, Parade and BookRiot 

“One of the smartest young writers of her generation.”—Book...


Unspeakable Acts

by Sarah Weinman & Patrick Radden Keefe Ecco (July 28, 2020)

A brilliant anthology of modern true-crime writing that illustrates the appeal of this powerful and popular genre, edited and curated by Sarah Weinman, the award-winning author of The Real Lolita

The appeal of...


Memorial Drive

by Natasha Trethewey Ecco (July 28, 2020)

An Instant New York Times Bestseller

A chillingly personal and exquisitely wrought memoir of a daughter reckoning with the brutal murder of her mother at the hands of her former stepfather, and the moving, intimate...


Avoid the Day

by Jay Kirk Harper Perennial (July 28, 2020)

"Avoid the Day truly seems to me to push nonfiction memoir as far as it can go without it collapsing into a singularity and I am at a loss for words. You are just going to have to read it." –Helen Macdonald,...


Shadow State

by Luke Harding Harper (June 30, 2020)

A thrilling account of how Russia is waging a hidden war against America and the West, using espionage, corruption, fake news, and KGB-style murder

March 2018. Two Russian assassins arrive in a provincial English...


Without Ever Reaching the Summit

by Paolo Cognetti & Stash Luczkiw HarperOne (June 23, 2020)

In this exquisitely written journal-turned-journey of self-discovery, international bestselling author Paolo Cognetti examines our universal desire for connection through a voyage in the Himalayas.Why climb...


Twisted

by Emma Dabiri Harper Perennial (June 23, 2020)

Stamped from the Beginning meets You Can't Touch My Hair in this timely and resonant essay collection from Guardian contributor and prominent BBC race correspondent Emma Dabiri, exploring the ways in which...


Lot Six

by David Adjmi Harper (June 23, 2020)

“David Adjmi has written one of the great American memoirs, a heartbreaking, hilarious story of what it means to make things up, including yourself. A wild tale of lack and lies, galling humiliations and majestic...


Great State

by Timothy Brook Harper (March 17, 2020)

The world-renowned scholar and author of Vermeer’s Hat does for China what Mary Beard did for Rome in SPQR: Timothy Brook analyzes the last eight centuries of China’s relationship with the world in this...


Blossoms and Bones

by Kim Krans HarperOne (March 03, 2020)

Visionary artist and New York Times bestselling author of The Wild Unknown Kim Krans returns with a decadently illustrated and incredibly raw graphic memoir that chronicles her multi-layered search for truth...


Short Life in a Strange World

by Toby Ferris Harper (February 25, 2020)

Sure to be hailed alongside H is for Hawk and The Hare with Amber Eyes, an exceptional work that is at once an astonishing journey across countries and continents, an immersive examination of a great artist’s...


Scratched

by Elizabeth Tallent Harper (February 25, 2020)

“Reading Scratched gave me the feeling of standing very close to a blazing fire. It is that brilliant, that intense, and one of the finest explorations I know of what it means to be a woman and an artist.”...


Black Boy [Seventy-fifth Anniversary Edition]

by Richard Wright, John Edgar Wideman & Malcolm Wright Harper Perennial Modern Classics (February 18, 2020)

A special 75th anniversary edition of Richard Wright's powerful and unforgettable memoir, with a new foreword by John Edgar Wideman and an afterword by Malcolm Wright, the author’s grandson.

When it exploded...


In the Land of Men

by Adrienne Miller Ecco (February 11, 2020)

One of the Most Anticipated Books of the Year: Vogue, Parade, Esquire, Bitch, and Maclean’s 

A New York Times and Washington Post Book to Watch 

A fiercely personal memoir about coming of age in the male-dominated...


The House of Yan

by Lan Yan & Sam Taylor Harper Paperbacks (January 28, 2020)

Through the sweeping cultural and historical transformations of China, entrepreneur Lan Yan traces her family’s history through early 20th Century to present day.

The history of the Yan family is inseparable...


Children of the Land

by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo Harper (January 28, 2020)

An Entertainment Weekly, The Millions, and LitHub Most Anticipated Book of 2020

This unforgettable memoir from a prize-winning poet about growing up undocumented in the United States recounts the sorrows and...


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...


The Hidden World of the Fox

by Adele Brand William Morrow (October 22, 2019)

Discover the hidden world of the fabled yet enigmatic fox

[An] ode to this familiar yet mysterious creature. … The sight of foxes can lift Brand's prose into poetry. ... Brand is by turns lyrical, salty,...


God Save the Queens

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

An NPR Best Books of 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...


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

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 2020

by Benjamin Moser Ecco (September 17, 2019)

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

Finalist for the Lambda Literary Award

Finalist for the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography

Named one of the Best Books of the Year by: O Magazine, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel...


I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying

by Bassey Ikpi Harper Perennial (August 06, 2019)

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

In I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying Bassey Ikpi explores her life—as a Nigerian-American immigrant, a black woman, a slam poet, a mother, a daughter, an artist—through...


Girl on the Block

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

Gabrielle Hamilton meets April Bloomfield in a raw and rollicking memoir that pulls back the curtain on life as a female butcher.

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


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,...


The Volunteer

Costa Book Award for Biography 2019

by Jack Fairweather Custom House (June 04, 2019)

COSTA BOOK AWARD WINNER: BOOK OF THE YEAR • #1 SUNDAY TIMES (UK) BESTSELLER

“Superbly written and breathtakingly researched, The Volunteer smuggles us into Auschwitz and shows us—as if watching a movie—the...


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...


What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker

by Damon Young Ecco (March 26, 2019)

A Finalist for the NAACP Image Award

A Finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Nonfiction

Longlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay

An NPR Best Book of the Year

A Washington...


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...


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...


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...


No Beast So Fierce

by Dane Huckelbridge William Morrow (February 05, 2019)

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

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

Nepal,...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...