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The Ghost

by Jefferson Morley St. Martin's Press (October 24, 2017)

"The best book ever written about the strangest CIA chief who ever lived." - Tim Weiner, National Book Award-winning author of Legacy of Ashes

A revelatory new biography of the sinister, powerful, and paranoid...


Prince

by Afshin Shahidi & Beyoncé Knowles-Carter St. Martin's Press (October 24, 2017)

Featuring a foreword by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.

When Prince wanted to document his One Nite Alone tour in 2002, he turned to Afshin Shahidi. Again in 2004, he went along on Prince’s record breaking Musicology...


Slaves in the Family

by Edward Ball Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 24, 2017)

Fifteen years after its hardcover debut, the FSG Classics reissue of the celebrated work of narrative nonfiction that won the National Book Award and changed the American conversation about race, with a new...


Member of the Family

by Dianne Lake & Deborah Herman William Morrow (October 24, 2017)

In this poignant and disturbing memoir of lost innocence, coercion, survival, and healing, Dianne Lake chronicles her years with Charles Manson, revealing for the first time how she became the youngest member...


Blue: All Rise: Our Story

by Antony Costa, Duncan James, Lee Ryan & Simon Webbe et al. HQ (October 19, 2017)

For the first time, more than 15 years after four boys from London were first thrown together to form what would go on to become one of the most successful and infamous groups of the boyband era, Lee, Antony,...


Breaking News

by Jeremy Thompson Biteback Publishing (October 19, 2017)

Until his retirement at the end of 2016, Jeremy Thompson was one of the longest-serving journalists and news anchors in the UK.

During a forty-year career in television news, Thompson gained a reputation as the...


Magic Carpet Ride

by Philip Harris & Ivan Fallon Biteback Publishing (October 19, 2017)

From humble beginnings in wartime Peckham, where his first memories are of being carried down into the air-raid shelter by his mother, Phil Harris would go on to transform his father’s market stall into Britain’s...


Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy

by Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley University of California Press (October 17, 2017)

The king of radio comedy from the Great Depression to the early 1950s, Jack Benny was one of the most influential entertainers of the twentieth-century. A master of comic timing and innovative producer, Benny...


Charles Burnett

by James Naremore University of California Press (October 17, 2017)

In the first book devoted to Charles Burnett, a crucial figure in the history of American cinema often regarded as the most influential member of the LA Rebellion group of African American filmmakers, James...


We're Going to Need More Wine

by Gabrielle Union Dey Street Books (October 17, 2017)

In the spirit of Amy Poehler’s Yes Please, Lena Dunham’s Not That Kind of Girl, and Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist, a powerful collection of essays about gender, sexuality, race, beauty, Hollywood, and what...


Killer

by Doug Gilmour & Dan Robson HarperCollins Publishers (October 17, 2017)

They called him Killer.

Doug Gilmour didn’t look fearsome on a pair of skates—being an “undersized” forward would plague him during his early career—but few players matched his killer instincts in the...


Where the Past Begins

by Amy Tan Ecco (October 17, 2017)

In Where the Past Begins, bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement Amy Tan reveals herself in a way she never has before, delving into her childhood, adolescence, family history, beginnings...


My Struggle to Become Human

by Walter Wink Fortress Press (October 15, 2017)

In this magnificent autobiography, Walter Wink, one of the most influential Christian intellectuals of our time, offers insight and perspective on his life and work-always through the lens of Jesus. From his...


Cloud Nine

by Max Stafford-Clark & Philip Roberts Nick Hern Books (October 11, 2017)

An inside account of the landmark 1979 production of Cloud Nine by Caryl Churchill, from one of Britain's most respected theatre directors, Max Stafford-Clark.

Taken from his book, Taking Stock, this case study...


Epsom Downs

by Max Stafford-Clark & Philip Roberts Nick Hern Books (October 11, 2017)

An inside account of the landmark 1977 production of Epsom Downs by Howard Brenton, from one of Britain's most respected theatre directors, Max Stafford-Clark.

Taken from his book, Taking Stock, this case study...


Fanshen

by Max Stafford-Clark & Philip Roberts Nick Hern Books (October 11, 2017)

An inside account of the landmark 1975 production of Fanshen by David Hare, from one of Britain's most respected theatre directors, Max Stafford-Clark.

Taken from his book, Taking Stock, this case study draws...


Macbeth

by Max Stafford-Clark & Philip Roberts Nick Hern Books (October 11, 2017)

An inside account of Out of Joint's acclaimed 2004 production of Macbeth by William Shakespeare, from one of Britain's most respected theatre directors, Max Stafford-Clark.

Taken from his book, Taking Stock,...


Our Country's Good

by Max Stafford-Clark & Philip Roberts Nick Hern Books (October 11, 2017)

An inside account of the landmark 1988 production of Our Country's Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker, from one of Britain's most respected theatre directors, Max Stafford-Clark.

Taken from his book, Taking Stock...


Rita, Sue and Bob Too

by Max Stafford-Clark & Philip Roberts Nick Hern Books (October 11, 2017)

An inside account of the landmark 1982 production of Rita, Sue and Bob Too by Andrea Dunbar, from one of Britain's most respected theatre directors, Max Stafford-Clark.

Taken from his book, Taking Stock, this...


Serious Money

by Max Stafford-Clark & Philip Roberts Nick Hern Books (October 11, 2017)

An inside account of the landmark 1987 production of Serious Money by Caryl Churchill, from one of Britain's most respected theatre directors, Max Stafford-Clark.

Taken from his book, Taking Stock, this case...


Some Explicit Polaroids

by Max Stafford-Clark & Philip Roberts Nick Hern Books (October 11, 2017)

An inside account of the landmark 1999 production of Some Explicit Polaroids by Mark Ravenhill, from one of Britain's most respected theatre directors, Max Stafford-Clark.

Taken from his book, Taking Stock, this...


The Steward of Christendom

by Max Stafford-Clark & Philip Roberts Nick Hern Books (October 11, 2017)

An inside account of the landmark 1999 production of The Steward of Christendom by Sebastian Barry, from one of Britain's most respected theatre directors, Max Stafford-Clark.

Taken from his book, Taking Stock...


Goodbye Christopher Robin

by Ann Thwaite St. Martin's Press (October 10, 2017)

Goodbye Christopher Robin: A.A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh is drawn from Ann Thwaite’s Whitbread Award-winning biography of A. A. Milne , one of England’s most successful writers. After serving...


Voice Lessons

by Cara Mentzel & Idina Menzel St. Martin's Press (October 10, 2017)

Voice Lessons is the story of one younger sister growing up in the shadow of a larger-than-life older sister—looking up to her, wondering how they were alike and how they were different and, ultimately, learning...


But My Brain Had Other Ideas

by Deb Brandon She Writes Press (October 10, 2017)

When Deb Brandon discovered that cavernous angiomas—tangles of malformed blood vessels in her brain—were behind the terrifying symptoms she'd been experiencing, she underwent one brain surgery. And then...


The Girl from Aleppo

by Nujeen Mustafa & Christina Lamb Harper Wave (October 10, 2017)

Prize-winning journalist and the co-author of smash New York Times bestseller I Am Malala, Christina Lamb, now tells the inspiring true story of another remarkable young hero: Nujeen Mustafa, a teenager born...


Frank Whittle (Icon Science)

by Andrew Nahum Icon Books Ltd (October 05, 2017)

The story of the jet engine has everything: genius, tragedy, heroism, a world war, the individual vs. the state, and an idea that would change the world. Frank Whittle always maintained that he was held back...


The World of Carmel Snow

by Carmel Snow V&A Publishing (October 03, 2017)

Carmel Snow (1887 – 1961), the notorious publishing rival of Vogue editor Edna Woolman Chase, left Vogue in 1932 to become fashion editor, then editor of Harper's Bazaar. This vibrant memoir recalls the glamour...


Captured By History

by John Toland St. Martin's Press (October 03, 2017)

Captured by History is an autobiography like none other in recent years, for few historians have interviewed as many men and women who helped shape the most momentous events of our century than John Toland....


Real American

by Julie Lythcott-Haims Henry Holt and Co. (October 03, 2017)

“Courageous, achingly honest."

—Michelle Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

A compelling, incisive and thoughtful examination...


Bounty Hunter 4/3

by Jason Delgado & Chris Martin St. Martin's Press (October 03, 2017)

The memoir of Jason Delgado, a US Marine scout sniper and MARSOC's first lead sniper instructor.

The fight for Jason Delgado's life and soul began when he was just a boy. He ultimately escaped the death and drugs...


Logical Family

by Armistead Maupin Harper (October 03, 2017)

"A book for any of us, gay or straight, who have had to find our family. Maupin is one of America’s finest storytellers."—Neil Gaiman

"I fell in love with Maupin’s effervescent Tales of the City decades...


Home For Christmas

by Alice Taylor & Emma Byrne Brandon (October 02, 2017)

Join Alice Taylor this Christmas as she welcomes us into her home and shows us the traditions of her family's Christmas. Alice looks back over her past Christmases and prepares for this Christmas.

With all the...


Pearl Jam & Eddie Vedder

by Martin Clarke Plexus Publishing Ltd. (October 01, 2017)

Exploding onto the world stage in 1991 with their multi-platinum first album, Ten, Pearl Jam courted controversy and conflict. They won credibility with their astounding second album, Vs., in 1993, which became...


Morrissey In Conversation

by Paul A. Woods Plexus Publishing Ltd. (October 01, 2017)

An English national treasure, Steven Patrick Morrissey has made barbed observations about modern culture for more than two decades. As renowned for his elegantly waspish interviews as for his celebrated song...


Refocusing My Family

by Amber Cantorna Fortress Press (October 01, 2017)

In 2012, at the age of twenty-seven, Amber Cantorna came out to her family as gay. As the daughter of a Focus on the Family executive, telling this truth came at a high cost.

Refocusing My Family is Amber‘s...


The Trials of Annie Oakley

by Howard Kazanjian & Chris Enss TwoDot (October 01, 2017)

Long before the screen placed the face of Mary Pickford before the eyes of millions of Americans, this girl, born August 13, 1860 as Phoebe Anne Oakley Moses, had won the right to the title of “America’s...


The Cowboy and the Senorita

by Chris Enss & Howard Kazanjian TwoDot (October 01, 2017)

Roy Rogers and Dale Evans ruled the West from the silver screen as the King of Cowboys and the Queen of the West. Off screen, this husband and wife duo raised a family and lived the "Code of the West." In this...


High Mountains and Cold Seas

by J.R.L. Anderson & Tim Madge Vertebrate Digital (September 28, 2017)

Harold William ‘Bill’ Tilman (1898 –1977) was among the greatest adventurers of his time, a pioneering mountaineer and sailor who held exploration above all else.

The son of a Liverpool sugar importer,...


The Prisoner King

by John Matusiak The History Press (September 28, 2017)

After more than half a century of comparative neglect, the crucial period encompassing Charles I’s captivity after his surrender to the Scots at Newark in May 1646 is ripe for thorough re-examination – with...


The Death of an Heir

by Philip Jett St. Martin's Press (September 26, 2017)

The Death of an Heir is Philip Jett's chilling true account of the Coors family’s gilded American dream that turned into a nightmare when a meticulously plotted kidnapping went horribly wrong.

In the 1950s...


Confessions of a Funeral Director

by Caleb Wilde HarperOne (September 26, 2017)

The blogger behind Confessions of a Funeral Director—what Time magazine called a "must read"—reflects on mortality and the powerful lessons death holds for every one of us in this compassionate and thoughtful...


The Woman Who Smashed Codes

by Jason Fagone Dey Street Books (September 26, 2017)

“Not all superheroes wear capes, and Elizebeth Smith Friedman should be the subject of a future Wonder Woman movie." —The New York Times

Joining the ranks of Hidden Figures and In the Garden of Beasts, the...


Wounds: A Memoir of War and Love

by Fergal Keane William Collins (September 21, 2017)

A family story of blood and memory and the haunting power of the past. A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

After nearly three decades reporting conflict from all over the world for the BBC, Fergal Keane has gone home...


China in Drag

by Michael Bristow Sandstone Press (September 21, 2017)

Approaching the end of his five year stint as a BBC journalist in Beijing, Michael Bristow decided he wanted to write about the country's modern history. To assist him he asked for the help of his language teacher....


The Last Chicago Boss

by Kerrie Droban & Peter 'Big Pete' James St. Martin's Press (September 19, 2017)

A legend in the biker community, Peter “Big Pete” James was the most revered gangster in the Outlaw Nation. He first perfected his skills with the Hells Angels, the Outlaws’ chief rival, before persuading...


The Kardashians

by Jerry Oppenheimer St. Martin's Press (September 19, 2017)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Crazy Rich comes a blockbuster unauthorized biography of one of the most famous and ubiquitous family dynasties in contemporary culture: The Kardashians.

Secrets...


Spiritual Graffiti

by Mc Yogi HarperOne (September 19, 2017)

Before he was one of the most well-known yoga teachers in North America and an international hip hop artist, MC YOGI was a juvenile delinquent who was kicked out of three schools, sent to live at a group home...


Khwezi

by Redi Tlhabi Jonathan Ball (September 18, 2017)

In May 2006 Jacob Zuma was found not guilty of the rape of Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo – better known as Khwezi – in the Johannesburg High Court. Another nail was driven into the coffin of South Africa's fight...


Debussy's Paris

by Catherine Kautsky Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 15, 2017)

Debussy’s Paris: Piano Portraits of the Belle Époque explores how key works reflect not only the most appealing and innocent aspects of Paris but also more disquieting attitudes of the time such as racism,...