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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 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...


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...


Feast

by Anissa Helou Ecco (May 29, 2018)

WINNER OF THE JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL COOKBOOK AWARD

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


Where the Past Begins

by Amy Tan Ecco (October 17, 2017)

From New York Times bestselling author Amy Tan, a memoir about finding meaning in life through acts of creativity and imagination

In Where the Past Begins, bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The...


Between Them

by Richard Ford Ecco (May 02, 2017)

From American master Richard Ford, a memoir: his first work of nonfiction, a stirring narrative of memory and parental love

How is it that we come to consider our parents as people with rich and intense lives...


Against Empathy

by Paul Bloom Ecco (December 06, 2016)

New York Post Best Book of 2016

We often think of our capacity to experience the suffering of others as the ultimate source of goodness. Many of our wisest policy-makers, activists, scientists, and philosophers...


Darling Days

by iO Tillett Wright Ecco (September 27, 2016)

Born into the beautiful bedlam of downtown New York in the eighties, iO Tillett Wright came of age at the intersection of punk, poverty, heroin, and art. This was a world of self-invented characters, glamorous...


Soul at the White Heat

by Joyce Carol Oates Ecco (September 20, 2016)

A new collection of critical and personal essays on writing, obsession, and inspiration from National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates.

"Why do we write?"

With this question,...


I'm Just a Person

by Tig Notaro Ecco (June 14, 2016)

One of America’s most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany.

In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro...


The Abundance

by Annie Dillard Ecco (March 15, 2016)

In recognition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection, including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by...


The Lost Landscape

by Joyce Carol Oates Ecco (September 08, 2015)

Written with the raw honesty and poignant insight that were the hallmarks of her acclaimed bestseller A Widow’s Story, an affecting and observant memoir of growing up from one of our finest and most beloved...


On Writing

by Charles Bukowski Ecco (July 28, 2015)

Sharp and moving reflections and ruminations on the artistry and craft of writing from one of our most iconoclastic, riveting, and celebrated masters.

Charles Bukowski’s stories, poems, and novels have left...


Circling the Square

by Wendell Steavenson Ecco (July 21, 2015)

What happened to the promise of Tahrir Square and the Arab Spring?

On January 25, 2011, the world was watching Cairo. Egyptians of every stripe came together in Tahrir Square to protest Hosni Mubarak's three...


Smyrna, September 1922

by Lou Ureneck Ecco (May 12, 2015)

The harrowing story of a Methodist Minister and a principled American naval officer who helped rescue more than 250,000 refugees during the genocide of Armenian and Greek Christians—a tale of bravery, morality,...


The Prince of los Cocuyos

by Richard Blanco Ecco (September 30, 2014)

A poignant, hilarious, and inspiring memoir from the first Latino and openly gay inaugural poet, which explores his coming-of-age as the child of Cuban immigrants and his attempts to understand his place in...


Tibetan Peach Pie

by Tom Robbins Ecco (May 27, 2014)

Internationally bestselling novelist and American icon Tom Robbins' legendary memoir--wild tales of his life and times, both at home and around the globe.

Tom Robbins’ warm, wise, and wonderfully weird novels—including...


The Story of the Jews

by Simon Schama Ecco (March 18, 2014)

In this magnificently illustrated cultural history—the tie-in to the pbs and bbc series The Story of the Jews—simon schama details the story of the jewish people, tracing their experience across three millennia,...


The Boy Detective

by Roger Rosenblatt Ecco (November 05, 2013)

The Washington Post hailed Roger Rosenblatt's Making Toast as "a textbook on what constitutes perfect writing," and People lauded Kayak Morning as "intimate, expansive and profoundly moving." Classic tales of...