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Anna Komnene and the Alexiad

by Loulia Kolovou Pen and Sword History (May 13, 2020)

Anna Komnene is one of the most curious figures in the history of an intriguing empire. A woman of extraordinary education and intellect, she was the only Byzantine female historian and one of the first and...


Uncrowned Queen

by Nicola Tallis Basic Books (June 01, 2020)

An "impeccably researched and beautifully written" biography of Lady Margaret Beaufort, matriarch of the Tudor dynasty (Tracy Borman, author of The Private Lives of the Tudors and Elizabeth's Women).

In 1485,...


Tip of the Spear

by Ryan Hendrickson Center Street (July 06, 2020)

The inspiring true story of a US Special Forces soldier who was medically retired after stepping on an IED, and his incredible return to active duty.

Sergeant First Class (SFC) Ryan Hendrickson is a brave, determined,...


Mi hermana

by Selenis Leyva & Marizol Leyva Bold Type Books (March 23, 2020)

A powerful memoir by two sisters about transitioning, family, and the path to self-realization.

When Orange Is the New Black and Diary of a Future President star Selenis Leyva was young, her hardworking parents...


Look at Me!

by Jonathan Reiss Hachette Books (February 03, 2020)

A compelling biography of SoundCloud sensation and rising star XXXTENTACION -- from his candid songwriting and connection with fans to his tragic death.

At the age of twenty, rapper Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy -- aka...


Private Investigations

by Victoria Zackheim Seal Press (April 20, 2020)

In this thrilling anthology, bestselling mystery writers abandon the cloak of fiction to investigate the suspenseful secrets in their own lives.

For many of us, a good, heart-pounding mystery is the perfect escape...


Yogi

by Jon Pessah Little, Brown and Company (March 23, 2020)

The definitive biography of Yogi Berra, the New York Yankees icon, winner of 10 World Series championships, and the most-quoted player in baseball history

Lawrence "Yogi" Berra was never supposed to become a...


This Is Big

by Marisa Meltzer Little, Brown and Company (April 13, 2020)

"A triumphant chronicle...acerbic, culturally astute and genuine." -New York Times

From contributor to The Cut, one of Vogue's "Most Anticipated Books of 2020," that has something to "bravely and honestly" (Busy...


The Betrayal of the Duchess

by Maurice Samuels Basic Books (April 13, 2020)

Fighting to reclaim the French crown for the Bourbons, the duchesse de Berry faces betrayal at the hands of one of her closest advisors in this dramatic history of power and revolution.

The year was 1832, a...


Aren't You Forgetting Someone?

by Kari Lizer Running Press Adult (April 06, 2020)

From award-winning TV comedy writer Kari Lizer (The New Adventures of Old Christine) comes a collection of hilarious essays about the challenges of being a woman of a certain age and all that comes with it:...


The House of Kennedy

by James Patterson Little, Brown and Company (April 12, 2020)

The Kennedys have always been a family of charismatic adventurers, raised to take risks and excel, living by the dual family mottos: "To whom much is given, much is expected" and "Win at all costs." And they...


The Ox

by Paul Rees Hachette Books (April 06, 2020)

The definitive, no-holds-barred biography of John Entwistle, The Who's legendary bass guitarist

It is an unequivocal fact that in terms of rock bands, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and the Who represent Year...


Lady in Waiting

by Anne Glenconner Hachette Books (March 23, 2020)

**New York Times Bestseller**USA Today Bestseller**The Sunday Times Bestseller**The Globe and Mail Bestseller**ABA Indie Bestseller**The Times (UK) Memoir of the Year**One of Newsweek's Most Anticipated Books...


One Hundred Daffodils

by Rebecca Winn Grand Central Publishing (March 23, 2020)

"When women share the truth about life and loss . . . hope is restored" in this enlightening and comforting memoir about purpose, personal growth, and nature's ability to heal (Sarah Ban Breathnach).

"There is...


Fighting Words

by Nancy F. Cott Basic Books (March 16, 2020)

From a Harvard historian, this riveting portrait of four trailblazing American journalists highlights the power of the press in the interwar period.

In the fragile peace following the Great War, a surprising...


Too Much

by Rachel Vorona Cote Grand Central Publishing (February 24, 2020)

Lacing cultural criticism, Victorian literature, and storytelling together, "TOO MUCH spills over: with intellect, with sparkling prose, and with the brainy arguments of Vorona Cote, who posits that women are...


Fighting for Space

by Amy Shira Teitel Grand Central Publishing (February 17, 2020)

Spaceflight historian Amy Shira Teitel tells the riveting story of the female pilots who each dreamed of being the first American woman in space.

When the space age dawned in the late 1950s, Jackie Cochran held...


Shadow on the Mountain

by Shaker Jeffrey & Katharine Holstein Da Capo Press (February 17, 2020)

A powerful and inspiring memoir of a young Yazidi who served as a U.S. combat interpreter but was later forced to flee into the mountains of Iraq to avoid the ISIS slaughter of his people

Shaker Jeffrey's life...


Dave Brubeck

by Philip Clark Da Capo Press (February 17, 2020)

The definitive, investigative biography of jazz legend Dave Brubeck ("Take Five")

In 2003, music journalist Philip Clark was granted unparalleled access to jazz legend Dave Brubeck. Over the course of ten days,...


A-List Angels

by Zack O'Malley Greenburg Little, Brown and Company (March 02, 2020)

How Hollywood cashed in on the latest tech boom-and changed the face of Silicon Valley.

When Ashton Kutcher first heard about 50 Cent's nine-figure Vitaminwater windfall in 2007, the actor realized he'd been...


Barry Sonnenfeld, Call Your Mother

by Barry Sonnenfeld Hachette Books (March 09, 2020)

Film and television director Barry Sonnenfeld's outrageous and hilarious memoir traces his idiosyncratic upbringing in New York City, his breaking into film as a cinematographer with the Coen brothers, and his...


Boots in the Ashes

by Cynthia Beebe Center Street (February 24, 2020)

The thrilling career of ATF agent Cynthia Beebe is told through the lens of six-high profile cases involving bombings, arson, and the Hell's Angels.

Boots in the Ashes is the memoir of Cynthia Beebe's groundbreaking...


American Queenmaker

by Julie Des Jardins Basic Books (January 20, 2020)

The first biography of Missy Meloney, the most important woman you've never heard of

Marie "Missy" Mattingly Meloney was born in 1878, in an America where women couldn't vote. Yet she recognized the power that...


Burn the Place

by Iliana Regan Scribner (August 04, 2020)

LONGLISTED for the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

A “blistering yet tender” (Publishers Weekly) memoir that chronicles one chef’s journey from foraging on her family’s Midwestern farm to running her own Michelin-starred...


Jayhawk

by Jay A Stout & George L Cooper Casemate (July 20, 2020)

Born in the Philippines to an American father and a Filipina mother, George Cooper is one of the few surviving veteran pilots who saw action over such fearsome targets as Rabaul and Wewak. Not just another flag-waving...


How Life Imitates Sports

by Ira Berkow Sports Publishing (August 04, 2020)

Memorable Stories From a Half Century of Sports Journalism

For the last half century, Pulitzer Prize–winning sportswriter Ira Berkow has been at the center of some of the most memorable moments in sports history....


Your Second Act

by Patricia Heaton Simon & Schuster (July 21, 2020)

An entertaining, inspirational book about second acts in life and reinventing yourself from beloved television actress Patricia Heaton--Emmy Award-winning star of Everybody Loves Raymond, The Middle, and most...


Patriots Twice

by Stephen M. Hood Savas Beatie (July 21, 2020)

The long and bloody American Civil War claimed the lives of more than 700,000 men. When it ended, former opponents worked to rebuild their reunified nation and moved into the future together. Many people will...


Muhammad Ali

by Fiaz Rafiq & Rasheda Ali Arena Sport (July 20, 2020)

Muhammad Ali is one of the most remarkable sports personalities and celebrities of our time. He is a legend who transcended boxing and rose above all sport. A man of mythic proportions, Ali rose to become a...


Untethered

by Hayley Katzen Ventura Press (May 01, 2020)

When South African Jewish academic Hayley Katzen moves to a remote Australian cattle property to live with her farmer girlfriend, she hopes, at last, to find home.

 

But this is no happy-ever-after tree change....


Signs of Life

by Stephen Fabes Pegasus Books (August 04, 2020)

A young doctor cycles around the world and discovers how societies treat their most vulnerable, in this thought-provoking and witty medical odyssey

When Stephen Fabes left his job as an emergency-room doctor...


My Captain America

by Megan Margulies Pegasus Books (August 04, 2020)

A finely wrought coming-of-age memoir about the author’s relationship with her beloved grandfather Joe Simon, cartoonist and co-creator of Captain America.

In the 1990s, Megan Margulies’s Upper West Side...


Inventory

by Darran Anderson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 03, 2020)

"Inventory is a remarkable memoir; a work of auto-archaeology, really, in which Darran Anderson disinters his own and his country's hard pasts, shaking life, love and loss out of the objects of his youth in...


Creating Anna Karenina

by Bob Blaisdell Pegasus Books (August 04, 2020)

The story behind the origins of Anna Karenina and the turbulent life and times of Leo Tolstoy.

Anna Karenina is one of the most nuanced characters in world literature and we return to her, and the novel she propels,...


Fallout

by Lesley M.M. Blume Simon & Schuster (August 04, 2020)

New York Times bestselling author Lesley M.M. Blume reveals how one courageous American reporter uncovered one of the deadliest cover-ups of the 20th century--the true effects of the atom bomb--potentially saving...


Meghan and Harry

by Lady Colin Cambell Pegasus Books (July 28, 2020)

This blockbuster narrative provides the first behind-the-scenes, authoritative account of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s marriage, by the New York Times bestselling author of Diana in Private.

The fall...


Frank Pantridge

by Cecil Lowry Pen and Sword Military (July 30, 2020)

Countless thousands of men and women around the world have good reason to be thankful that Frank Partridge survived three and a half years of brutal Japanese captivity. Had he not, they too would in all probability...


Churchill's Flawed Decisions

by Stephen Wynn Pen and Sword Military (May 30, 2020)

Winston Churchill is undoubtedly one of the most respected and best-loved characters the nation has ever known. However, much of how people view him is based on his leadership during the bleak and dire times...


Great Demon Kings

by John Giorno Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 03, 2020)

A rollicking, sexy memoir of a young poet making his way in 1960s New York City

When he graduated from Columbia in 1958, John Giorno was handsome, charismatic, ambitious, and eager to soak up as much of Manhattan's...


Inferno

by Catherine Cho Henry Holt and Co. (August 03, 2020)

"Inferno is a disturbing and masterfully told memoir, but it's also an important one that pushes back against powerful taboos. . ." --The New York Times Book Review

"Explosive" --Good Morning America

"Sublime"...


Life of a Klansman

by Edward Ball Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 03, 2020)

"A haunting tapestry of interwoven stories that inform us not just about our past but about the resentment-bred demons that are all too present in our society today . . . The interconnected strands of race and...


Too Much and Never Enough

by Mary L. Trump Simon & Schuster (July 14, 2020)

In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history...


Grand

by Sara Schaefer Gallery Books (August 11, 2020)

For fans of Mennonite in a Little Black Dress and Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, comedian and Emmy award-winning writer Sara Schaefer’s hilariously honest memoir follows Sara’s trip through the Grand...


Being Lolita

by Alisson Wood Flatiron Books (August 03, 2020)

A dark romance evolves between a high schooler and her English teacher in this breathtakingly powerful memoir about a young woman who must learn to rewrite her own story.

"Have you ever read Lolita?"

So begins...


What Really Happened: The Death of Hitler

by Robert J. Hutchinson Regnery History (August 04, 2020)

Think You Know Everything about the death of Hitler? Think Again.

After World War II, 50 percent of Americans polled said they didn’t believe Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun had committed suicide in their bunker...


My Time to Speak

by Ilia Calderón Atria Books (August 04, 2020)

An inspiring, timely, and conversation-starting memoir from the barrier-breaking and Emmy Award-winning journalist Ilia Calderón--the first Afro-Latina to anchor a high-profile newscast for a major Hispanic...


A Lab of One's Own

by Rita Colwell & Sharon Bertsch McGrayne Simon & Schuster (August 04, 2020)

A riveting memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have taken to bypass the problem, and how to...


The Answer Is . . .

by Alex Trebek Simon & Schuster (July 21, 2020)

A RECOMMENDED SUMMER READ BY THE NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, TIME, AND NEWSWEEK

Longtime Jeopardy! host and television icon Alex Trebek reflects on his life and career.

Since debuting as the host of Jeopardy!...


Combat Medic

by Terry Pickard Big Sky Publishing (April 17, 2020)

On 22nd April 1995, more than 4,000 Rwandans were massacred and thousands more injured in a place called Kibeho. Terry Pickard, a seasoned soldier and medic, was one of a 32-strong force of Australian UN peacekeepers...


A Particular Woman

by Ashley Dawson-Damer Impact Press (July 08, 2020)

Embracing the excitement and turbulence of sixties Sydney, Ashley is set to make her mark amid uni classes filled with ambitious young males. She imagines her future with a successful career, husband, and a...