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The Search for Anne Perry

by Joanne Drayton Arcade (June 03, 2014)

A New York Times Best Seller!

In 1994, director Peter Jackson released the movie Heavenly Creatures, based on a famous 1950s matricide committed in New Zealand by two teenage girls embroiled in an obsessive relationship....


A Man and His Words

by J. Patrick Boyer Dundurn (February 01, 2004)

Robert Boyer is an author, researcher, editor, and public speaker; a member of the Ontario Legislature for 17 years; and the first vice-chairman of Ontario Hydro.


Eye On the Struggle

by James McGrath Morris Amistad (February 17, 2015)

In this groundbreaking biography, celebrated author James McGrath Morris skillfully illuminates the life and accomplishments of pioneering journalist Ethel Lois Payne, while also bringing to the fore the critical...


Angry Optimist

by Lisa Rogak Thomas Dunne Books (September 08, 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...


Foreign Correspondent

by H.D.S. Greenway Simon & Schuster (July 16, 2014)

David Greenway, a journalist's journalist in the tradition of Michael Herr, David Halberstam, and Dexter Filkins. In this vivid memoir, he tells us what it's like to report a war up close.

Reporter David Greenway...


The Man from Essence

by Audrey Edwards, Edward Lewis & Camille O. Cosby Atria Books (June 10, 2014)

Essence magazine is the most popular, well respected, and largest circulated black women's magazine in history. Largely unknown is the remarkable story of what it took to earn that distinction.

The Man from Essence...


Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage and Love

by Bret Baier & Jim Mills Center Street (June 03, 2014)

Fox News Channel anchor Bret Baier shares the New York Times bestselling story of his son Paul's ongoing battle with heart disease, and how it transformed his own life and family.

This deeply touching personal...


Woodward and Bernstein: Life in the Shadow of Watergate

by Alicia C. Shepard Wiley (May 02, 2008)

Based on new interviews and never-before-seen archival materials, Woodward and Bernstein takes a fresh, thought-provoking look at this unlikely journalistic duo. Thrown together by fate or luck, Woodward and...


An Autobiography of Joseph Conrad

by Stephen Brennan Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

Heart of Darkness author Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in 1857) was a Polish writer who learned to read, write, and speak English after he was granted British nationality in 1886. Although...


Merchant of Words: The Life of Robert St. John

by Terry Fred Horowitz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 21, 2014)

During World War II, Robert St. John of NBC, broadcast from London opposite CBS's Edward R. Murrow. Afterward, St. John would become a noted writer and commentator on world affairs, as well as a prominent and...


The Power of Indignation

by Stéphane Hessel & E. C. Belli Skyhorse (February 18, 2014)

The astonishing life of the writer named by the New York Times one of the last living heroes of the darkest era of the twentieth century."

His brief pamphlet Indignez-vous! (Cry Out!) is an international bestseller,...


Stonewalled

by Sharyl Attkisson Harper (November 04, 2014)

Seasoned CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson reveals how she has been electronically surveilled while digging deep into the Obama Administration and its scandals, and offers an incisive critique of her industry and...


A Moveable Feast

by Ernest Hemingway, Sean Hemingway & Patrick Hemingway Scribner (July 14, 2009)

Ernest Hemingway?s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, now available in a restored edition, includes the original manuscript along with insightful recollections and unfinished sketches.

Published posthumously...


The Hot Seat

by Piers Morgan Gallery Books (October 15, 2013)

From ultimate media insider Piers Morgan, an adrenaline-fueled account of life at CNN, exclusive stories about his celebrity encounters, and details about his high-profile decision to take on the issue of gun...


Muckrakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors

by Edd Applegate Scarecrow Press (April 18, 2008)

Professor Edd Applegate profiles the men and women who either wrote muckraking journalism or edited publications that featured muckraking articles. Some of the most important figures of journalism are here,...


And Still Peace Did Not Come: A Memoir of Reconciliation

by Agnes Kamara-Umunna Hachette Books (March 22, 2011)

When bullets hit Agnes Kamara-Umunna's home in Monrovia, Liberia, she and her father hastily piled whatever they could carry into their car and drove toward the border, along with thousands of others. An army...


Alistair Cooke

by Nick Cooke Arcade (February 28, 2012)

One of the preeminent journalists of the twentieth century, Alistair Cooke has enjoyed a truly extraordinary career in print, radio, and television. Born into a working-class family and christened Alfred, Cooke...


Roone

by Roone Arledge HarperCollins (October 26, 2010)

Roone Arledge's extraordinary career of more than a half century mirrors the history of the television industry he helped create. Roone is the vivid, intimate account of his own rise to fame and power as the...


Lone Star: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Dan Rather

by Alan Weisman Wiley (May 02, 2008)

"Alan Weisman has come as close as anyone to unraveling one of the big mysteries of the television age: who is the real Dan Rather? Weisman has devoted much time, energy, and talent to that question, and this...


Dispatches from the Edge

by Anderson Cooper HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

From one of America’s leading reporters comes a deeply personal, extraordinarily powerful look at the most volatile crises he has witnessed around the world, from New Orleans to Baghdad and beyond.

Dispatches...


True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa

by Michael Finkel HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

In the haunting tradition of Joe McGinniss's Fatal Vision and Mikal Gilmore's Shot in the Heart, True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa weaves a spellbinding tale of murder, love, and deceit with a deeply personal...


The Man Time Forgot

by Isaiah Wilner HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Friends, collaborators, and childhood rivals, Briton Hadden and Henry R. Luce were not yet twenty-five when they started Time, the first newsmagazine, at the outset of the Roaring Twenties. By age thirty, they...


The Life of Sir Walter Scott: A Biography

by S. Fowler Wright Wildside Press (May 21, 2013)

Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) is one of the best-loved Scottish writers. Beginning with a series of poetry collections and nonfiction works, Scott quickly became known as a rising force in British letters. But...


America's Mom: The Life, Letters, and Legacy of Ann Lan

by Rick Kogan HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

For two generations of Americans, reading Ann Landers's daily column was as important as eating breakfast. For nearly fifty years an entire nation turned to this quick-witted, worldly-wise counselor for advice...


Writing Places

by William Zinsser HarperCollins e-books (May 19, 2009)

“William Zinsser turns his zest, warmth and curiosity—his sharp but forgiving eye—on his own story. The result is lively, funny and moving, especially for anyone who cares about art and the business of...


Then We Were One: Fragments of Two Lives

by Fred A. Reed Talonbooks (December 18, 2012)

This literary translator brings us a finely wrought autobiography that arcs from southern California through Iran, Syria, Lebanon and Canada.


After Daniel

by Moira Farr Harper Perennial (May 29, 2012)

Moira Farr discovered Daniel Jones’ body on Valentine’s Day, 1994. Struggling with deep depression, he had killed himself using a method clearly outlined in the bestselling book, Final Exit. Six years later,...


After Visiting Friends: A Son's Story

by Michael Hainey Scribner (February 19, 2013)

This haunting story of a son's quest to understand the mystery of his father's death is "searing and unforgettable...memoir writing at its best" (San Francisco Chronicle)--a "powerfully affecting" (O, The Oprah...


In Love with Defeat: The Making of a Southern Liberal

by H. Brandt Ayers NewSouth Books (January 08, 2013)

Journalist and publisher Brandt Ayers's journey takes him from the segregated Old South to covering the central scenes of the civil rights struggle, and finally to editorship of his family's hometown newspaper,...


When Tish Happens

by Frank Davey Ecw Press (April 01, 2011)

In the early 1960s, a group of students at UBC started a magazine called Tish. The name was purposefully an anagram of shit, in order to demonstrate their youthful and iconoclastic attitude. In many ways, Tish,...


30-Second Commute, The

by Stephanie Dickison Ecw Press (June 01, 2009)

The 30 Second Commute is a comic narrative about the real life of a full-time writer. Stephanie Dickison had been successfully publishing features and articles for over a decade while working a full-time job,...


The Drudge Revolution

by Matthew Lysiak & Jim Meskimen Blackstone Publishing (October 27, 2020)

The internet blogger equipped with no more than a high school education has been credited for everything from the impeachment of President Bill Clinton to the death of print news and the election of President...


They Tore Out My Heart and Stomped That Sucker Flat

by Lewis Grizzard NewSouth Books (September 01, 2010)

They Tore Out My Heart and Stomped That Sucker Flat, first published in 1982, has sold more than 100,000 copies. Without skipping a beat, one of America's favorite humorists, the late Lewis Grizzard, tells of...


All About the Story

by Leonard Downie Jr PublicAffairs (September 21, 2020)

At a time when the role of journalism is especially critical, the former executive editor of the Washington Post writes about his nearly fifty years at the newspaper and the importance of getting at the truth....


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...


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...


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....


Fallout

by Lesley M.M. Blume & Fred Sanders Simon & Schuster Audio (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...


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...


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...


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...


The Tender Hour of Twilight

by Richard Seaver, Jeannette Seaver & James Salter Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 02, 2012)

From Beckett to Burroughs, The Story of O to The Autobiography of Malcolm X, an iconic literary troublemaker tells the colorful stories behind the stories

Richard Seaver came to Paris in 1950 seeking Hemingway's...


You Look So Much Better In Person

by Al Roker Hachette Books (July 28, 2020)

In the tradition of Dick Van Dyke's Keep Moving and Dan Rather's Rather Outspoken, Today co-anchor Al Roker presents a humorous collection of essays based on lessons for living a happy life and achieving success...


Wall, Watchtower, and Pencil Stub

by John R. Carpenter Yucca (November 07, 2017)

It has been said that during times of war, the Muses fall silent. However, anyone who has read the major figures of mid-twentieth-century literature--Samuel Beckett, Richard Hillary, Norman Mailer, Albert Camus,...


Bulletins from Dallas

by Bill Sanderson Skyhorse (November 01, 2016)

An in-depth look at one of the twentieth century's star reporters and his biggest story.

Thanks to one reporter's skill, we can fix the exact moment on November 22, 1963 when the world stopped and held its breath:...


Ghosts by Daylight

by Janine Di Giovanni Arcade (November 05, 2013)

Janine di Giovanni has spent most of her career--more than twenty years--in war zones recording events on behalf of the voiceless. From Sarajevo to East Timor, from Sierra Leone to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia,...


Don't Be Afraid of the Bullets

by Laura Kasinof Arcade (March 01, 2016)

Laura Kasinof studied Arabic in college and moved to Yemen a few years laterafter a friend at a late-night party in Washington, DC, recommended the country as a good place to work as a freelance journalist....


Barney

by Michael Rosenthal Arcade (March 07, 2017)

An impetuous outsider who delighted in confronting American hypocrisy and prudery, Barney Rosset liberated American culture from the constraints of Puritanism. As the head of Grove Press, he single-handedly...


I Cover the Waterfront

by Max Miller Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

Distinctive, original, fresh in in tone and manner, with a quaint whimsicality of feeling and expression."The New York Times

Life on the Western waterfront has always fascinated Max Miller, a special reporter...


In the Long Run

by Jim Axelrod Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 09, 2011)

It's 2008. Jim Axelrod--once among the most watched correspondents on network news and the first television reporter to broadcast from Saddam International Airport in 2003--is covering the final stages of the...