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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 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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Pops

by Michael Chabon Harper (May 15, 2018)

“Magical prose stylist” Michael Chabon (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) delivers a collection of essays—heartfelt, humorous, insightful, wise—on the meaning of fatherhood.

For the September 2016 issue...


Montaigne in Barn Boots

by Michael Perry Harper (November 07, 2017)

The beloved memoirist and bestselling author of Population: 485 reflects on the lessons he’s learned from his unlikely alter ego, French Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne.

"The journey began on a...


The Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume 1

by Sylvia Plath Harper (October 17, 2017)

A major literary event: the first volume in the definitive, complete collection of the letters of Sylvia Plath—most never before seen.

One of the most beloved poets of the modern age, Sylvia Plath continues...


Spies in the Family

by Eva Dillon Harper (May 09, 2017)

A riveting true-life thriller and revealing memoir from the daughter of an American intelligence officer—the astonishing true story of two spies and their families on opposite sides of the Cold War.

In the...


The Men in My Life

by Patricia Bosworth Harper (January 31, 2017)

Acclaimed biographer Patricia Bosworth recalls her emotional coming of age in 1950s New York in this profound and powerful memoir, a story of family, marriage, tragedy, Broadway, and art, featuring a rich cast...


Labyrinths

by Catrine Clay Harper (November 08, 2016)

 A sensational, eye-opening account of Emma Jung’s complex marriage to Carl Gustav Jung and the hitherto unknown role she played in the early years of the psychoanalytic movement.

Clever and ambitious, Emma...


The Nine of Us

by Jean Kennedy Smith Harper (October 25, 2016)

In this evocative and affectionate memoir, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving child of Joe and Rose Kennedy, offers an intimate and illuminating look at a time long ago when she and her siblings,...


Blood and Sand

by Alex Von Tunzelmann Harper (October 11, 2016)

A lively, revelatory popular history that tells the story of both the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956—a tale of conspiracy and revolutions, spies and terrorists, kidnappings and assassination...


An Abbreviated Life

by Ariel Leve Harper (June 14, 2016)

“Sometimes, a child is born to a parent who can’t be a parent, and, like a seedling in the shade, has to grow toward a distant sun. Ariel Leve’s spare and powerful memoir will remind us that family isn’t...


The Boys in the Bunkhouse

by Dan Barry Harper (May 17, 2016)

With this Dickensian tale from America’s heartland, New York Times writer and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse of a resilient group of men with intellectual...


Beer Money

by Frances Stroh Harper (May 03, 2016)

In the tradition of Rich Cohen’s Sweet and Low and Sean Wilsey’s Oh the Glory of it All, a memoir of a city, an industry, and a dynasty in decline, and the story of a young artist’s struggle to find...


The Devil's Diary

by Robert K. Wittman & David Kinney Harper (March 29, 2016)

A groundbreaking World War II narrative wrapped in a riveting detective story, The Devil’s Diary investigates the disappearance of a private diary penned by one of Adolf Hitler’s top aides—Alfred Rosenberg,...


The Way of the Gun

by Iain Overton Harper (March 22, 2016)

In this compelling and revelatory book, an investigative journalist explores the lifecycle of the gun—following those who make firearms, sell them, use them, and die by them—with a special emphasis on the...


Rightful Heritage

by Douglas Brinkley Harper (March 15, 2016)

The acclaimed, award-winning historian—“America’s new past master” (Chicago Tribune)—examines the environmental legacy of FDR and the New Deal.

Douglas Brinkley’s The Wilderness Warrior celebrated...


The Invention of Science

by David Wootton Harper (December 08, 2015)

A companion to such acclaimed works as The Age of Wonder, A Clockwork Universe, and Darwin’s Ghosts—a groundbreaking examination of the greatest event in history, the Scientific Revolution, and how it came...


Drawing Blood

by Molly Crabapple Harper (December 01, 2015)

Art was my dearest friend.

To draw was trouble and safety, adventure and freedom.

In that four-cornered kingdom of paper, I lived as I pleased.

This is the story of a girl and her sketchbook.

In language that is...


The Devil's Chessboard

by David Talbot Harper (October 13, 2015)

An explosive, headline-making portrait of Allen Dulles, the man who transformed the CIA into the most powerful—and secretive—colossus in Washington, from the founder of Salon.com and author of the New York...


Joan of Arc

by Helen Castor Harper (May 19, 2015)

From the author of the acclaimed She-Wolves, the complex, surprising, and engaging story of one of the most remarkable women of the medieval world—as never told before.

Helen Castor tells afresh the gripping...


To Explain the World

by Steven Weinberg Harper (February 17, 2015)

A masterful commentary on the history of science from the Greeks to modern times, by Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg—a thought-provoking and important book by one of the most distinguished scientists...


Whipping Boy

by Allen Kurzweil Harper (January 20, 2015)

Winner of the Edgar® Award for Best Fact Crime

The true account of one boy’s lifelong search for his boarding-school bully.

Equal parts childhood memoir and literary thriller, Whipping Boy chronicles prize-winning...


Her Brilliant Career

by Rachel Cooke Harper (December 02, 2014)

An exuberant group biography—"a splendidly various collection of 'brief lives' written with both gusto and sensitivity" (The Guardian)—that follows ten women in 1950s Britain whose pioneering lives paved...


Village of Secrets

by Caroline Moorehead Harper (October 28, 2014)

From the author of the New York Times bestseller A Train in Winter comes the absorbing story of a French village that helped save thousands hunted by the Gestapo during World War II—told in full for the first...


The Chain

by Ted Genoways Harper (October 14, 2014)

A harrowing investigation of the tortuous path our food products take—from slaughter to Spam

On the production line in American packing-houses, there is one cardinal rule: the chain never slows. Under pressure...


Tinseltown

by William J. Mann Harper (October 14, 2014)

New York Times Bestseller • Edgar Award winner for Best Fact Crime

The Day of the Locust meets The Devil in the White City and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil in this juicy, untold Hollywood story:...


Updike

by Adam Begley Harper (April 08, 2014)

Updike is Adam Begley’s masterful, much-anticipated biography of one of the most celebrated figures in American literature: Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Updike—a candid, intimate, and richly detailed...


Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker

by Stanley Crouch Harper (September 24, 2013)

Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley...