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When Fraser Met Billy

by Louise Booth Atria Books (September 23, 2014)

In the spirit of A Street Cat Named Bob and Dewey comes a mother’s touching, true account of how a rescue cat named Billy transformed her autistic boy’s life.

Louise Booth and her husband had always dreamed...


The Dog Who Could Fly

by Damien Lewis Atria Books (June 10, 2014)

“A thoroughly enjoyable story of heroism and true friendship” (Publishers Weekly, starred review), this Sunday Times top ten bestseller is the true account of a German shepherd who was adopted by the Royal...


ChiWalking

by Danny Dreyer & Katherine Dreyer Atria Books (November 24, 2009)

From the authors of the bestselling ChiRunning comes a revolutionary program that blends the health benefits of walking with the core principles of T’ai Chi to deliver maximum physical, mental, and spiritual...


Living Art

by Olivier Giugni Atria Books (November 02, 2010)

Olivier Giugni, the renowned floral artist, presents stunning portraits of his sumptuous creations in a variety of private homes, along with detailed descriptions of their design and placement—and recipes...


Sweater Quest

by Adrienne Martini Atria Books (March 23, 2010)

"I knit so I don’t kill people" —bumper sticker spotted at Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool Festival

For Adrienne Martini, and countless others, knitting is the linchpin of sanity. As a working mother of two, Martini...


Feed Your Pet Right

by Marion Nestle & Malden Nesheim Atria Books (May 11, 2010)

Human nutrition expert and author of the critically acclaimed What to Eat, Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H., has joined forces with Malden C. Nesheim, Ph.D., a Cornell animal nutrition expert, to write Feed Your...


Robbing the Bees

by Holley Bishop Atria Books (March 22, 2005)

"Honey has been waiting almost ten million years for a good biography," writes Holley Bishop. Bees have been making this food on Earth for hundreds of millennia, but we humans started recording our fascination...


Home Swell Home: Designing Your Dream Pad

by Cynthia Rowley & Ilene Rosenzweig Atria Books (June 22, 2010)

Sex and the City meets Martha Stewart in this savvy and eclectic interior-design manifesto for high-flying chicks with nesting fantasies from the authors of the bestselling Swell: A Girl's Guide to the Good...


Playing by the Rules

by Arnold Palmer & Steve Eubanks Atria Books (June 15, 2010)

It was a moment seen by millions on television. During play at the 1999 Phoenix Open, Tiger Woods had a "loose impediment? removed to play his shot -- an everyday occurrence under golf's rules. But that impediment...


Birdology

by Sy Montgomery Atria Books (April 06, 2010)

Meet the ladies: a flock of smart, affectionate, highly individualistic chickens who visit their favorite neighbors, devise different ways to hide from foxes, and mob the author like she’s a rock star. In...


The Lost Masters

by Curt Sampson Atria Books (June 15, 2010)

Of all the games ever played in a sporting competition, never has an event been so bizarre and yet so fitting for its historical moment: the 1968 Masters.

Anger gripped America's heart in April 1968. Vietnam...


The Gleason's Gym Total Body Boxing Workout for Women

by Bruce Silverglade, Hector Roca & Hilary Swank Atria Books (August 29, 2006)

Defined arms; sleek shoulders; flat, tight abs; lean, firm legs -- this is the shape that women want to get from their workouts. World-renowned trainer Hector Roca and owner Bruce Silverglade bring Gleason's...


Badluck Way

by Bryce Andrews Atria Books (January 07, 2014)

“Much more than a coming-of-age story, Badluck Way is an important meditation on what it means to share space and breathe the same air as truly wild animals, and the necessary damage that can occur when boundaries...


My River Chronicles

by Jessica DuLong Atria Books (July 14, 2009)

After journalist Jessica DuLong was laid off from her dot-com job, her life took an unexpected turn. A volunteer day aboard an antique fireboat, the John J. Harvey, led to a job in the engine room, where she...


All Pets Go To Heaven

by Sylvia Browne Atria Books (January 06, 2009)

Pets have a special place in our hearts and homes -- but do they share our destiny after death?

World famous psychic, spiritual teacher, and New York Times bestselling author Sylvia Browne exercises her...


The 90-Second Fitness Solution: The Most Time-Efficient Workout Ever for a Healthier, Stronger, Younger You

by Pete Cerqua & Alisa Bowman Atria Books (December 30, 2008)

How little do you have to do to firm up, lose fat, strengthen bones, improve mood, and boost energy? Renowned New York fitness trainer Pete Cerqua's answer is startling: 15 minutes of exercise a week.

Pete's...


The Modern Dog: A Joyful Exploration of How We Live with Dogs Today

by Stanley Coren Atria Books (December 02, 2008)

Dogs are invented creatures -- invented by humans, who have been shaping the lives of these four-legged companions for more than 14,000 years. However, we often forget that, just as dogs live in our world, we...


Nobody's Horses: The Dramatic Rescue of the Wild Herd of White Sands

by Don Höglund Atria Books (September 10, 2013)

Descended from the greatest horses of the American West, the wild horses living on the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico -- one of the most dangerous places on Earth -- were a national treasure and a living...


Imperial Dreams: Tracking the Imperial Woodpecker Through the Wild Sierra Madre

by Tim Gallagher Atria Books (March 25, 2013)

Explorer and naturalist Tim Gallagher is obsessed with rare birds. A decade ago, Gallagher was one of the rediscoverers of the legendary ivory-billed woodpecker, which most scientists believed had been extinct...


Once Upon a Flock: Life with My Soulful Chickens

by Lauren Scheuer Atria Books (February 25, 2013)

When longtime illustrator and lover of power tools Lauren Scheuer was looking for a project, she got the idea to raise backyard chickens. Her husband and teenage daughter looked on incredulously as coop sketches...


A Swing for Life: Revised and Updated (with embedded videos)

by Nick Faldo Atria Books (November 06, 2012)

An instructional guide to the perfect swing from one of golf’s most successful players and well-known television commentators.

A Swing for Life represents the ultimate collection of lessons, swing thoughts,...


The Divinity of Dogs: True Stories of Miracles Inspired by Man's Best Friend

by Jennifer Skiff Atria Books (October 23, 2012)

“My dogs have been the reason I have woken up every single day of my life with a smile on my face. I am among the ranks of millions of people who appreciate the souls of dogs and know they are a gift of pure...


In Miniature

by Simon Garfield Atria Books (March 12, 2019)

Bestselling, award-winning writer Simon Garfield returns with an enthralling investigation of humans’ peculiar fascination with small things—and what small things tell us about our larger world.

“[Simon...


Counting Sheep

by Axel Lindén Atria Books (November 06, 2018)

Norwegian Wood meets The Tao of Pooh in this philosophical, witty, and heartwarming collection of daily observations from a Swedish academic-turned-sheep farmer who finds peace and meaning outside the hustle...


Betaball: How Silicon Valley and Science Built One of the Greatest Basketball Teams in History

by Erik Malinowski Atria Books (October 03, 2017)

“As lively, thorough, and engaging as the team it chronicles” (Nathaniel Friedman), Betaball is a compelling look at how the Golden State Warriors embraced savvy business practices, next generation science,...


The Timeless Swing

by Tom Watson & Nick Seitz Atria Books (March 29, 2011)

Tom Watson, a few months short of his sixtieth birthday, led the 2009 British Open with one hole to play and came within an unlucky bounce of winning it for the sixth time. His stunning performance electrified...


Sergeant Rex: The Unbreakable Bond Between a Marine and His Military Working Dog

by Mike Dowling & Damien Lewis Atria Books (December 13, 2011)

“In Iraq we put our lives in each other’s hands (and paws) day after day. We took care of each other no matter what. Rex and I have a bond that will last for the rest of our born days. If ever there was...


Chi Marathon

by Danny Dreyer & Katherine Dreyer Atria Books (March 13, 2012)

From the authors of the bestselling Chi Running, a game-changing training guide for injury-free long distance running.

In Chi Marathon, Danny Dreyer, creator of the revolutionary ChiRunning program, highly respected...


Be a Player

by Pia Nilsson & Lynn Marriott Atria Books (June 06, 2017)

The founders of the world-renowned VISION54 training program and the authors of the bestselling Every Shot Must Have a Purpose take golf instruction to the next level in this groundbreaking new approach to mastering...


Significant Zero: Heroes, Villains, and the Fight for Art and Soul in Video Games

by Walt Williams Atria Books (September 19, 2017)

From the award-winning video game writer of such hits as Star Wars Battlefront and BioShock comes an exclusive “compelling look into a world that doesn’t like to spill its secrets to outsiders” (NPR):...


Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History's Most Iconic Extinct Creatures

by Ben Mezrich Atria Books (July 04, 2017)

The bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and The 37th Parallel tells the fascinating Jurassic Park­-like story of the genetic restoration of an extinct species—the woolly mammoth. “Paced like...


One Square Inch of Silence

by Gordon Hempton & John Grossmann Atria Books (March 31, 2009)

In the visionary tradition of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, One Square Inch of Silence alerts us to beauty that we take for granted and sounds an urgent environmental alarm. Natural silence is our nation’s...


Talking to Animals

by Jon Katz Atria Books (May 02, 2017)

New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz—“a Thoreau for modern times” (San Antonio Express-News)—offers us a deeper understanding of the inner lives of animals and teaches us how we can more effectively...


The Soul of an Octopus

by Sy Montgomery Atria Books (July 12, 2016)

Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors’ Spring Pick * A Huffington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year * One of...


One of a Kind

by Peter Alson, Nolan Dalla & Mike Sexton Atria Books (June 28, 2005)

Stuey Ungar, the son of a Lower East Side bookie, grew up in a New York of the 1950s and '60s that was straight out of Damon Runyon. By his early teens, he had dropped out of high school and was spending most...


White Heat

by Wayne Johnson Atria Books (December 04, 2007)

White Heat is pure adrenaline—a thrilling exploration of extreme skiing that pushes the reader over the edge with heart-pounding accounts of people who risk their lives on the fastest, steepest slopes.

Often...


The Coming Global Superstorm

by Art Bell & Whitley Strieber Atria Books (January 23, 2001)

Killer tornadoes. Violent tropical storms. Devastating temperatures. Are these just the prelude to an unprecedented environmental disaster in our near future?

Two of America's leading investigators of unexplained...


The Elephant's Secret Sense

by Caitlin O'Connell Atria Books (March 20, 2007)

While observing a family group of elephants in the wild, Caitlin O'Connell, a young field scientist, noticed a peculiar listening behavior. A matriarch she had been watching for months turned her massive head...


Green Goes with Everything

by Sloan Barnett Atria Books (September 23, 2008)

Imagine if your best friend gave you vital information that could protect you and your family, and save you money, and help the planet. Imagine if you were given clear, simple choices, small changes that could...


Keep Climbing

by Sean Swarner Atria Books (February 20, 2007)

The 29,035-foot giant known as Mount Everest tortures its challengers with life-threatening conditions such as 100 mph winds, the dramatic loss of oxygen, snowstorms, and deadly avalanches. Climbers of Everest...


How Dogs Think

by Stanley Coren Atria Books (June 06, 2005)

How Dogs Think is “a sharp-eyed analysis and wry wit” (The Seattle Times) analysis of dog behavior from bestselling author, psychologist, and world-renowned expert, Dr. Stanley Coren. With smart humor, Cohen...


Ten on Sunday

by Alan Eisenstock Atria Books (May 20, 2003)

A moving, lyrical, eye-opening look at the true nature of intimacy among men.

The L.A. riots had an indelible effect upon the city of Los Angeles, upon the wider debate in this country about race, and especially...


A Wall of White

by Jennifer Woodlief Atria Books (February 17, 2009)

One of the most amazing survival stories ever told -- journalist Jennifer Woodlief's gripping account of the deadliest ski-area avalanche in North American history and the woman who survived in the face of incalculable...


Why Does My Dog Act That Way?

by Stanley Coren Atria Books (December 05, 2006)

We've shared our lives with dogs for thousands of years, but they still act in ways that baffle us. Do you ever look at Ginger's body language and wonder what she's about to do? Do you wish you could predict...


Playing a Round with the Little Pro

by Eddie Merrins & Mike Purkey Atria Books (April 25, 2006)

In the world of professional golf, everyone knows "the Little Pro" -- Eddie Merrins, the head professional at the Bel-Air Country Club. A living bridge between the Golden Age of the sport and the greatest champions...


Sports Talk

by Alan Eisenstock Atria Books (March 16, 2010)

A Journey inside the World of Sports Talk Radio

Their voices explode over the airwaves -- with names like Mike and the Mad Dog, the Stinkin' Genius, Hacksaw, and JT the Brick. They broadcast in drive time and...


ChiRunning

by Danny Dreyer & Katherine Dreyer Atria Books (May 05, 2009)

The revised edition of the bestselling ChiRunning, a groundbreaking program from ultra-marathoner and nationally-known coach Danny Dreyer, that teaches you how to run faster and farther with less effort, and...


Wesley the Owl

by Stacey O'Brien Atria Books (August 19, 2008)

On Valentine's Day 1985, biologist Stacey O'Brien first met a four-day-old baby barn owl -- a fateful encounter that would turn into an astonishing 19-year saga. With nerve damage in one wing, the owlet's ability...


Committed

by Dan Mathews Atria Books (April 17, 2007)

Committed is a bold, offbeat, globe-trotting memoir that shows how the most ridiculed punching bag in high school became an internationally renowned crusader for the most downtrodden individuals of all -- animals....


Between a Rock and a Hard Place

by Aron Ralston Atria Books (September 15, 2004)

One of the most extraordinary survival stories ever told -- Aron Ralston's searing account of his six days trapped in one of the most remote spots in America, and how one inspired act of bravery brought him...