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My Misspent Youth

by Meghan Daum Picador (December 23, 2014)

My Misspent Youth is an incisive collection that marked the start of a new millennium and became a cult classic, from the editor of Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed and the author of The Unspeakable

An essayist...


My Notebook of Questions : Inventions

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 18, 2012)

The objects that surround us are so much a part of our daily lives that we often forget they have not always been around.


The Visual Dictionary of Art & Architecture

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Art and Architecture takes the reader into a fascinating journey through fine arts, graphic arts, performing arts, photography, music, crafts and classic or modern architecture. Convenient...


My Scrapbook of Music (by Professor Genius)

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Take a look inside Professor Genius’ Scrapbook of Music. This book covers the entire history of musical expression, from prehistoric times right up until today, from the very first sounds to the MP3 player....


This Has Happened

by Piera Sonnino, Ann Goldstein, David Denby & Mary Doria Russell St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2014)

Five years after her return home from Auschwitz, Piera Sonnino found the courage to tell the story of the extermination of her parents, three brothers, and two sisters by the Nazis. Discovered in 2005 in Italy...


Friedrich Hayek: A Biography

by Dr. Alan Ebenstein St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2014)

This book tells the story of one of the most important public figures of the twentieth century. It is the first full biography of Friedrich Hayek, the Austrian economist who became, over the course of a remarkable...


J. K. Rowling: The Wizard Behind Harry Potter

by Marc Shapiro St. Martin's Press (November 25, 2014)

The heartwarming story behind J.K. Rowling's rise to fame—and the answers to Harry Potter fans' most burning questions!

Harry Potter is loved throughout the world, and so is his creator. Joanne Kathleen (J.K.)...


The Great Reformer

by Austen Ivereigh Henry Holt and Co. (November 25, 2014)

A biography of Pope Francis that describes how this revolutionary thinker will use the power of his position to challenge and redirect one of the world's most formidable religions

An expansive and deeply contextual...


Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.

by Viv Albertine St. Martin's Press (November 25, 2014)

"Ms. Albertine's book is wiry and cogent and fearless.… Her book has an honest, lo-fi grace. If it were better written, it would be worse."—Dwight Garner, The New York Times

"Forget Katniss And Tris - Viv...


Behind the Scenes

by Judi Dench St. Martin's Press (November 25, 2014)

From her first theatrical roles as a teenager in York to her scene-stealing performances as 'M' in the James Bond films, Dame Judi Dench's professional life has consisted of non-stop acting, leading to numerous...


Sappho

by Nancy Freedman St. Martin's Press (November 18, 2014)

In this finely drawn portrait, Sappho of Lesbos narrates her extraordinary life, from her childhood in war-torn Mitylene to her later relentless search for passionate love. Driven by the all-consuming fever...


Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend

by Christo Brand & Barbara Jones St. Martin's Press (November 18, 2014)

Raised in a multi-ethnic farming community, Afrikaner Christo Brand was confused and saddened when he first confronted the realities of South African apartheid. Conscripted into the military at 18, Brand chose...


The Andy Cohen Diaries

by Andy Cohen Henry Holt and Co. (November 11, 2014)

A New York Times bestseller, The Andy Cohen Diaries chronicles a year in the whirlwind life of the beloved pop icon, in his own cheeky, candid, and irreverent words

As a TV Producer and host of the smash late...


Those Who Love the Game

by Glenn Rivers Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (November 11, 2014)

Glenn "Doc" Rivers plays ball the way an artist writes: he practices endlessly to perfect his technique, he constantly thinks of the whole, the game, ahead of himself; and in those moments of inspiration when...


The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

by Peter Dally St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2014)

Combining his knowledge as a doctor and a lifelong fascination with Virginia Woolf's life and work, eminent psychiatrist Peter Dally offers a haunting and compelling look at the depression that tormented Virginia...


There Was and There Was Not

by Meline Toumani Henry Holt and Co. (November 04, 2014)

A young Armenian-American goes to Turkey in a "love thine enemy" experiment that becomes a transformative reflection on how we use—and abuse—our personal histories

Meline Toumani grew up in a close-knit Armenian...


Harry Harrison! Harry Harrison!

by Harry Harrison Tom Doherty Associates (November 04, 2014)

In Harry Harrison! Harry Harrison! are the recollections of one of the grand masters of science fiction, on his storied career as a celebrated author and on his relationships with other luminaries in the field....


Brief Encounters

by Dick Cavett & Jimmy Fallon Henry Holt and Co. (October 28, 2014)

Dick Cavett is back, sharing his reflections and reminiscences about Hollywood legends, American cultural icons, and the absurdities of everyday life

In Brief Encounters, the legendary talk show host Dick Cavett...


An American Cardinal

by Christina Boyle St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2014)

The most powerful Roman Catholic leader in the United States had humble beginnings. Timothy Michael Dolan was born in Maplewood, Missouri in 1950. From an early age, those around him knew that he would become...


Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

by Barbara Leaming St. Martin's Press (October 28, 2014)

The instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller!

The untold story of how one woman's life was changed forever in a matter of seconds by a horrific trauma.

Barbara Leaming's extraordinary and deeply sensitive...


Saving Baby

by Jo Anne Normile & Lawrence Lindner St. Martin's Press (October 21, 2014)

"If we see cruelty or wrong that we have the power to stop, and do nothing, we make ourselves sharers in the guilt." --Anna Sewell, author of Black Beauty

Jo Anne Normile was not supposed to keep the foal, an...


A Royal Experiment

by Janice Hadlow Henry Holt and Co. (November 18, 2014)

The Times Best Books of the Year • The Sunday Times Best Books of the Year

The New Statesman Book of the Year selection by Lucy Hughes-Hallett

BBC History Magazine Book of the Year selection by Helen Rappaport...


Poets in Their Youth

by Eileen Simpson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 21, 2014)

In 1942, Eileen Simpson—then Eileen Mulligan—married John Berryman. Both were in their twenties; Eileen had just graduated from Hunter College and John had but one slim volume of poetry to his name. They...


War Dogs

by Rebecca Frankel & Thomas E. Ricks St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2014)

*A New York Times Best Seller*

Under the cover of night, deep in the desert of Afghanistan, a US Army handler led a Special Forces patrol with his military working dog. Without warning an insurgent popped up,...


Out of My Life and Thought

by Albert Schweitzer Henry Holt and Co. (October 07, 2014)

Published to commemorate Albert Schweitzer's only visit to the United States 60 years ago, this anniversary edition of his autobiography gives 21st-century readers a unique and authoritative account of the man...


Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter

by Diana Souhami St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2014)

Alice Keppel, the married lover of Queen Victoria's eldest son and great-grandmother to Camilla Parker-Bowles, was a key figure in Edwardian society. Hers was the acceptable face of adultery. Discretion was...


Laughing at My Nightmare

by Shane Burcaw Roaring Brook Press (October 14, 2014)

With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw's Laughing at My Nightmare describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend...


Topspin

by Eliot Berry Henry Holt and Co. (October 07, 2014)

Author of the acclaimed Tough Draw (which Arthur Ashe called "one of the best books on professional tennis I've ever read"), Eliot Berry returns to the graceful, high-stakes game of world-class tennis to share...


Gentlemen Scientists and Revolutionaries

by Tom Shachtman St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

Science and experimentation were at the heart of the Founding Fathers' philosophies and actions. The Founders relentlessly tinkered, invented, farmed by means of scientific principles, star-gazed, were fascinated...


Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice

by Joan Biskupic Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 07, 2014)

"I knew she'd be trouble."

So quipped Antonin Scalia about Sonia Sotomayor at the Supreme Court's annual end-of-term party in 2010. It's usually the sort of event one would expect from such a grand institution,...


Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole

by Dr. Allan H. Ropper & Brian David Burrell St. Martin's Press (September 30, 2014)

"Tell the doctor where it hurts." It sounds simple enough, unless the problem affects the very organ that produces awareness and generates speech. What is it like to try to heal the body when the mind is under...


You Might Remember Me

by Mike Thomas St. Martin's Press (September 23, 2014)

Beloved TV comedic actor Phil Hartman is best known for his eight brilliant seasons on Saturday Night Live, where his versatility and comedic timing resulted in some of the funniest and most famous sketches...


Killing Patton

by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard Henry Holt and Co. (September 23, 2014)

Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus--riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O'Reilly,...


Broken Country

by C. L. Rawlins Henry Holt and Co. (September 23, 2014)

C.L. Rawlins previous book, Sky's Witness, was praised by Jim Harrison for the "spaciousness of its thought and the antic wit of its style." Broken Country takes us back to the source: Wyoming's remote Salt...


My Grandfather's Gallery

by Anne Sinclair & Shaun Whiteside Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 16, 2014)

A singular man in the history of modern art, betrayed by Vichy, is the subject of this riveting family memoir

On September 20, 1940, one of the most famous European art dealers disembarked in New York, one of...


The Patron

by Anthony David Henry Holt and Co. (September 09, 2014)

The rags-to-riches story of one of Europe's great entrepreneurs and a founding father of modern Jewish secular culture

The name "Schocken"--now primarily associated with the prestigious publishing house--was...


Misgivings

by C. K. Williams Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 09, 2014)

An intense, refractory memoir by a major poet

Misgivings is C. K. Williams's searing recollection of his family's extreme dynamics and of his parents' deaths after years of struggle, bitterness, and inner conflict....


Father and Son

by Marcos Giralt Torrente & Natasha Wimmer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 09, 2014)

"This is a story about two people, but I'm the only one telling it."

Many authors have wrestled with the death of a father in their writing, but few have grappled with the subject as fiercely, or as powerfully,...


Another Side of Bob Dylan

by Victor Maymudes & Jacob Maymudes St. Martin's Press (September 09, 2014)

A vivid, first-hand account of Nobel Prize-winning singer and songwriter Bob Dylan as an artist, friend, and celebrity, illustrated with never-before-seen photographs, and told by an engaging raconteur who cut...


Angry Optimist

by Lisa Rogak St. Martin's Press (September 09, 2014)

A New York Times Bestseller

Since his arrival at The Daily Show in 1999, Jon Stewart has become one of the major players in comedy as well as one of the most significant liberal voices in the media. In Angry...


Peter Brook

by Michael Kustow St. Martin's Press (September 02, 2014)

Peter Brook is one of the world's legendary theater directors. His productions are a byword for imagination, energy, and innovation. From his ground-breaking production of Marat/Sade, to his "white box" A Midsummer...


Mercator

by Nicholas Crane Henry Holt and Co. (September 02, 2014)

An enthralling biography of the man who created the first real map of the world and changed civilization

Born at the dawn of the age of discovery, Gerhard Mercator lived in an era of formidable intellectual and...


The Lost Life of Eva Braun

by Angela Lambert St. Martin's Press (September 02, 2014)

Eva Braun is one of history's most famous nonentities. She has been dismissed as a racist, feathered-headed shop girl, yet sixty-two years after her death her name is still instantly recognizable.

She left...


Level Zero Heroes

by Michael Golembesky & John R. Bruning St. Martin's Press (September 02, 2014)

A New York Times Best seller!

In Level Zero Heroes, Michael Golembesky follows the members of U.S. Marine Special Operations Team 8222 on their assignment to the remote and isolated Taliban stronghold known as...


Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy

by Andrew Lohse St. Martin's Press (August 26, 2014)

An account of sordidness and redemption by the Dartmouth fraternity member whose Rolling Stone profile blew the whistle on the frat's inhumane hazing practices.

Always trust the brotherhood.

Always protect your...


Timeless

by Lucinda Franks Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 19, 2014)

"Words by the millions have been printed about you, but none have revealed your real life, your secret life--which is that you belong to me."

In this beautifully rendered literary memoir, Lucinda Franks, a Pulitzer...


Clive

by Robert Harvey St. Martin's Press (August 19, 2014)

The real-life story of Robert Clive would be judged as wildly implausible if it came from the pen of a novelist.

Clive of India was one of the most extraordinary and colorful figures Britain ever produced. The...


Carl Gustav Jung

by Frank McLynn St. Martin's Press (August 19, 2014)

In this, the first full-length biography of the great Swiss psychologist, Carl Gustav Jung is remembered not only for his valuable contribution to psychotherapy and to our understanding of the inner workings...


Bloomsbury Pie

by Regina Marler Henry Holt and Co. (August 19, 2014)

Celebrated and maligned with equal vigor, the Bloomsbury Group is the best-documented artistic coterie in twentieth-century literature. The novelists Virgonia Woolf and E.M. Forster, the artists Roger Fry, Duncan...


Dancing with Demons

by Penny Valentine & Vicki Wickham St. Martin's Press (August 12, 2014)

Dusty Springfield led a tragic yet inspiring life, battling her way to the top of the charts and into the hearts of music fans world-wide. Her signature voice made songs such as "I Only Want to Be with You,"...