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Mr. Lear

by Jenny Uglow Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 17, 2018)

A sparkling biography of the poet and artist Edward Lear by the award-winning biographer Jenny Uglow

Edward Lear, the renowned English artist, musician, author, and poet, lived a vivid, fascinating life, but...

A Higher Loyalty

by James Comey Flatiron Books (April 17, 2018)

In his book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good,...

Loulou & Yves

by Christopher Petkanas St. Martin's Press (April 17, 2018)

No one interested in fashion, style, or the high-flying intrigues of café society will want to miss the exuberantly entertaining oral biography Loulou & Yves: The Untold Story of Loulou de La Falaise and the...

Renaissance Woman

by Ramie Targoff Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 17, 2018)

A biography of Vittoria Colonna, confidante of Michelangelo, scion of one of the most powerful families of her era, and a pivotal figure in the Italian Renaissance

Ramie Targoff’s Renaissance Woman tells of...

To Play Again

by Carol Rosenberger She Writes Press (April 17, 2018)

At age twenty-one, while she was working with the legendary Nadia Boulanger in France, concert pianist Carol Rosenberger was stricken with paralytic polio—a condition that knocked out the very muscles she...

Cancer Crossings

by Tim Wendel & Martin Brecher ILR Press (April 15, 2018)

When Eric Wendel was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 1966, the survival rate was 10 percent. Today, it is 90 percent. Even as politicians call for a "Cancer Moonshot," this accomplishment remains...

Democracy in Exile

by Daniel Bessner Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

Anyone interested in the history of U.S. foreign relations, Cold War history, and twentieth century intellectual history will find this impressive biography of Hans Speier, one of the most influential figures...

John Stuart Mill

by Alexander Bain Lm Publishers (April 12, 2018)

This book deals with the life and character of John Stuart Mill, British philosopher, political economist and civil servant one of the most influential thinkers in the history of liberalism. “I propose to...

Street-Gang and Tribal-Warrior Autobiographies

by H. David Brumble Anthem Press (April 10, 2018)

‘Street-Gang and Tribal-Warrior Autobiographies’ is a study of the autobiographies of tribal-warrior cultures in North America, the Amazon, the Orinoco Basin, the highlands of Luzon, the island of Alor—of...

The Trauma Cleaner

by Sarah Krasnostein St. Martin's Press (April 10, 2018)

A fascinating, incredible true story about the person who spends her life cleaning up after traumas.

"Absolutely stunning."—PopSugar

Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things: husband...

Things That Helped

by Jessica Friedmann Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 10, 2018)

Jessica Friedmann navigates her recovery from postpartum depression in a wide-ranging collection of personal essays

Things That Helped is a memoir in essays, detailing the Australian writer Jessica Friedmann’s...


by Don Graham St. Martin's Press (April 10, 2018)

A larger-than-life narrative of the making of the classic film, marking the rise of America as a superpower, the ascent of Hollywood celebrity, and the flowering of Texas culture as mythology.

Featuring James...


by Ellen Stern Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 10, 2018)

Al Hirschfeld knew everybody and drew everybody. He occupied the twentieth century, and illustrated it. Hirschfeld: The Biography is the first portrait of his life—as spirited as his distinctive pen-and-ink...

Blood Moon

by John Sedgwick Simon & Schuster (April 10, 2018)

“Riveting...Engrossing...Mr. Sedgwick’s subtitle calls the Cherokee story an ‘American Epic,’ and indeed it is.” —H. W. Brands, The Wall Street Journal

An astonishing untold story from America’s...

Life Inside My Mind

by Maureen Johnson, Robison Wells, Lauren Oliver & Jennifer L. Armentrout et al. Simon Pulse (April 10, 2018)

Your favorite YA authors including Ellen Hopkins, Maureen Johnson, and more recount their own experiences with mental illness in this raw, real, and powerful collection of essays that explores everything from...

The Fox Hunt

by Mohammed Al Samawi William Morrow (April 10, 2018)

“Nail-bitingly suspenseful. ... Inspiring. ... Essential reading.” — Booklist, starred review

The Fox Hunt tells one young man’s unforgettable story of war, unlikely friendship, and his harrowing escape...

The Duchess

by Penny Junor Harper (April 10, 2018)

In the first in-depth biography of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall—the infamous other woman who made the marriage of Britain’s Prince Charles and Princess Diana "a bit crowded"—esteemed royal biographer Penny...

John Wilkes Booth and the Women Who Loved Him

by E. Lawrence Abel Regnery History (April 09, 2018)

When John Wilkes Booth died—shot inside a burning barn and dragged out twelve days after he assassinated President Lincoln—all he had in his pocket were a compass, a candle, a diary, and five photographs...

You Can't Spell Truth Without Ruth

by Mary Zaia St. Martin's Press (April 03, 2018)

Speaking the Ruth to America

Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a Supreme Court Justice in 1993, but her popularity has exploded over the last couple of years as she has been adopted as a modern feminist icon. An octogenarian...

Every Day I'm Hustling

by Vivica A. Fox St. Martin's Press (April 03, 2018)

Vivica A. Fox is a dynamo who has created a lasting career on her own, through sheer, roll-up-your-sleeves DIY hustle. Every Day I'm Hustling is a personal book with a message Fox passionately believes in: that...


by Eileen McNamara Simon & Schuster (April 03, 2018)

A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing she left behind the Kennedy family’s most profound political legacy.

While Joe Kennedy was grooming his sons...

Make Trouble

by Cecile Richards Touchstone (April 03, 2018)


“Richards offers practical advice and inspiration for aspiring leaders everywhere.”—Hillary Rodham Clinton

“An enthralling memoir.” —Booklist (starred review)

To Make...

Hey Mom

by Louie Anderson Touchstone (April 03, 2018)

With wry wit and poignant humor, Louie Anderson, New York Times bestselling author and Emmy Award–winning comedian currently starring in Zach Galifianakis’s Baskets, shares his journey of turning life’s...

Space Odyssey

by Michael Benson Simon & Schuster (April 03, 2018)

Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the film’s release, this is the definitive story of the making of 2001: A Space Odyssey, acclaimed today as one of the greatest films ever made, including the inside...


by Mandy Stadtmiller Gallery Books (April 03, 2018)

From the popular, “candid and bold, tender and tough” (Cheryl Strayed) dating columnist for New York magazine and the New York Post comes a whirlwind and “gutsy” (Courtney Love) memoir recounting countless...

Because We Are Bad

by Lily Bailey Harper (April 03, 2018)

Written with the indelible power of Girl, Interrupted, Brain on Fire, and Reasons to Stay Alive, a lyrical, poignant memoir by a young woman about her childhood battle with debilitating obsessive compulsive...

Hunting El Chapo

by Andrew Hogan & Douglas Century Harper (April 03, 2018)

A blend of Manhunt, Killing Pablo, and Zero Dark Thirty, Andrew Hogan and Douglas Century’s sensational investigative high-tech thriller—soon to be a major motion picture from Sony—chronicles a riveting...

Everything is Normal

by Sergey Grechishkin Inkshares (March 27, 2018)

Everything is Normal offers a lighthearted worm’s-eye-view of the USSR through the middle-class Soviet childhood of a nerdy boy in the 1970s and ’80s. A relatable journey into the world of the late-days...

Failing Up

by Leslie Odom, Jr. Feiwel & Friends (March 27, 2018)

Leslie Odom Jr., burst on the scene in 2015, originating the role of Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical phenomenon Hamilton. Since then, he has performed for sold-out audiences, sung for the Obamas at the White...

The Bridesmaid's Daughter

by Nyna Giles & Eve Claxton St. Martin's Press (March 27, 2018)

A daughter’s moving search to understand her mother, Carolyn Scott—once a bridesmaid to Princess Grace and one of the first Ford models—who later in life spent years living in a homeless shelter.

Nyna Giles...

Tiger Woods

by Jeff Benedict & Armen Keteyian Simon & Schuster (March 27, 2018)

“A confident and substantial book...It has torque and velocity...It makes a sweet sound, like a well-struck golf ball. I found it exhilarating, depressing, tawdry, and moving in almost equal measure. It’s...

This Is Me

by Chrissy Metz Dey Street Books (March 27, 2018)


An inspirational book about life and its lessons from the Golden Globe and Emmy nominated star of NBC’s This Is Us.

When This Is Us debuted in fall 2016, a divided America embraced...


by Mark Eisner Ecco (March 27, 2018)

The most definitive biography to date of the poet Pablo Neruda, a moving portrait of one of the most intriguing and influential figures in Latin American history

Few poets have captured the global imagination...

TIME Mother Teresa

by The Editors of Time Liberty Street (March 23, 2018)

The inspiring story of Calcutta's saint

Twenty years after her death, Mother Teresa continues to inspire people around the world. TIME proudly presents this Special Edition, Mother Teresa: The Life and Works...

Bernardo de Gálvez

by Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia The University of North Carolina Press (March 23, 2018)

Although Spain was never a formal ally of the United States during the American Revolution, its entry into the war definitively tipped the balance against Britain. Led by Bernardo de Galvez, supreme commander...

The Inferno

by August Strindberg Standard Ebooks (March 21, 2018)

The narrator of The Inferno?—ostensibly August Strindberg himself?—has not had an easy recent past, and a move to Paris is not helping. As his mania overtakes his ability to function in the society of artists,...

Singles and Smiles

by Gaylon H. White Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 20, 2018)

This book brings to light the story of a Negro League and Pacific Coast League star, his struggles to make it in the majors, and his crucial role in integrating baseball’s premier minor league.

Artie Wilson...

William Howard Taft

by Jeffrey Rosen Henry Holt and Co. (March 20, 2018)

The only man to serve as president and chief justice, who approached every decision in constitutional terms, defending the Founders’ vision against new populist threats to American democracy

William Howard...

The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater

by Alanna Okun Flatiron Books (March 20, 2018)

The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater is a memoir about life truths learned through crafting.

People who craft know things. They know how to transform piles of yarn into sweaters and scarves. They know that some...

From the Left

by Bill Press St. Martin's Press (March 20, 2018)


"Bill Press has done it all. He was the Chair of the California Democratic Party, he has been involved in numerous campaigns, he has been a prolific writer, and has worked as a...

The Age of Eisenhower

by William I Hitchcock Simon & Schuster (March 20, 2018)


“A page-turner masterpiece.” —Jim Lehrer

In a 2017 survey, presidential historians ranked Dwight D. Eisenhower fifth on the list of great presidents, behind the perennial top four:...

Pretty Mess

by Erika Jayne Gallery Books (March 20, 2018)


Without her alter-ego Erika Jayne, Erika Girardi says she’d just be “another rich bitch with a plane”—so get ready for the dishy, tell-all memoir from show-stopping performer,...

The Corporation

by T. J. English William Morrow (March 20, 2018)

“A mob saga that has it all—brotherhood and betrayal, swaggering power and glittering success, and a Godfather whose reach seems utterly unrivaled. What a relentless, irresistible read.”

— Don Winslow,...

The Wife's Tale

by Aida Edemariam Harper (March 20, 2018)

In this indelible memoir that recalls the life of her remarkable ninety-five-year old grandmother, Guardian journalist Aida Edemariam tells the story of modern Ethiopia—a nation that would undergo a tumultuous...

Just the Funny Parts

by Nell Scovell & Sheryl Sandberg Dey Street Books (March 20, 2018)


You’ve almost certainly laughed at Scovell’s jokes—you just didn’t know it until now.

Just the Funny Parts is a juicy and scathingly funny insider look at how pop culture gets...

Radical Friend

by Nancy A. Hewitt The University of North Carolina Press (March 19, 2018)

A pillar of radical activism in nineteenth-century America, Amy Kirby Post (1802–1889) participated in a wide range of movements and labored tirelessly to orchestrate ties between issues, causes, and activists....

The Statesman

by Ambassador David Abshire, James Kitfield & Evan Thomas Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 15, 2018)

The late Ambassador David Abshire lived a quintessentially American life, one that spanned the Great Depression, World War II and the Cold War. He graduated from West Point, fought in the Korean War, earned...

The Young Duke

by Chris Enss & Howard Kazanjian TwoDot (March 15, 2018)

By the time Stagecoach made John Wayne a silver-screen star in 1939, the thirty-one-year-old was already a veteran of more than sixty films, having twirled six-guns and foiled cattle rustlers in B Westerns for...

Dagger John

by John Loughery Three Hills (March 15, 2018)

Acclaimed biographer John Loughery tells the story of John Hughes, son of Ireland, friend of William Seward and James Buchanan, founder of St. John’s College (now Fordham University), builder of Saint Patrick’s...

Claiming My Place: Coming of Age in the Shadow of the Holocaust

by Planaria Price & Helen Reichmann West Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (March 13, 2018)

A Junior Library Guild selection

Claiming My Place is the true story of a young Jewish woman who survived the Holocaust by escaping to Nazi Germany and hiding in plain sight.

Meet Barbara Reichmann, once known...