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Iron Horses: America's Race to Bring the Railroads West

by Walter R. Borneman Little, Brown and Company (November 18, 2014)

A vivid account of the origins of the transcontinental railroad -- available for the first time in trade paperback -- by the author of the bestselling The Admirals: "Borneman is masterly at writing seamless...


A Cool and Lonely Courage: The Untold Story of Sister Spies in Occupied France

by Susan Ottaway Little, Brown and Company (September 30, 2014)

The incredible true story of British special agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne, sisters who risked everything to fight for freedom during the Second World War.

When elderly recluse Eileen Nearne died, few...


The Carnivore's Manifesto: Eating Well, Eating Responsibly, and Eating Meat

by Mike Edison, Patrick Martins & Alice Waters Little, Brown and Company (June 10, 2014)

One of The Atlantic's Best Food Books of 2014

Fifty ways to be an enlightened carnivore, while taking better care of our planet and ourselves, from the founder of Slow Food USA.

We have evolved as meat eaters,...


Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution

by John Paul Stevens Little, Brown and Company (April 22, 2014)

For the first time ever, a retired Supreme Court Justice offers a manifesto on how the Constitution needs to change.

By the time of his retirement in June 2010, John Paul Stevens had become the second longest...


Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health

by Jo Robinson Little, Brown and Company (June 04, 2013)

Winner of the 2014 IACP Cookbook Award in the category of "Food Matters."

The next stage in the food revolution--a radical way to select fruits and vegetables and reclaim the flavor and nutrients we've lost.

Ever...


David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

by Malcolm Gladwell Little, Brown and Company (October 01, 2013)

Malcolm Gladwell, the #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and What the Dog Saw, offers his most provocative---and dazzling---book yet.

Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient...


Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs,  and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers

by David Perlmutter & Kristin Loberg Little, Brown and Company (September 17, 2013)

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Perlmutter, the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, and a 4-week plan to achieve optimum health.

In Grain Brain, renowned...


American Coup: How a Terrified Government Is Destroying the Constitution

by William M. Arkin Little, Brown and Company (September 10, 2013)

A stunning exploration of the subtle erosion of freedom in an age of concocted fear and de facto military authority.

When we think of a military coup, the first image that comes to mind is a general, standing...


The Devil That Never Dies: The Rise and Threat of Global Antisemitism

by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen Little, Brown and Company (September 03, 2013)

A groundbreaking--and terrifying--examination of the widespread resurgence of antisemitism in the 21st century, by the prize-winning and #1 internationally bestselling author of Hitler's Willing Executioners...


an The Distraction Addiction: Getting the Information You Need and the Communication You Want, Without Enraging Your Family, Annoying Your Colleagues

by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang Little, Brown and Company (August 20, 2013)

The question of our time: can we reclaim our lives in an age that feels busier and more distracting by the day?

We've all found ourselves checking email at the dinner table, holding our breath while waiting...


Soul Full of Coal Dust

by Chris Hamby Little, Brown and Company (June 15, 2020)

In a devastating and urgent work of investigative journalism, Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hamby uncovers the tragic resurgence of black lung disease in Appalachia, its Big Coal cover-up, and the resilient mining...


Deep Delta Justice

by Matthew Van Meter Little, Brown and Company (February 29, 2020)

The "arresting, astonishing history" of one lawyer and his defendant who together achieved a "civil rights milestone" (Justin Driver).

In 1966 in a small town in Louisiana, a 19-year-old black man named Gary...


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...


Catch and Kill

by Ronan Farrow Little, Brown and Company (October 14, 2019)

One of the Best Books of the Year

Time * NPR * Washington Post * Bloomberg News * Chicago Tribune * Chicago Public Library * Fortune * Los Angeles Times * E! News * The Telegraph * Apple * Library Journal

In...


No Stopping Us Now

by Gail Collins Little, Brown and Company (October 14, 2019)

The beloved New York Times columnist "inspires women to embrace aging and look at it with a new sense of hope" in this lively, fascinating, eye-opening look at women and aging in America (Parade Magazine).

...


A Year Without a Name

by Cyrus Grace Dunham Little, Brown and Company (October 14, 2019)

A Lambda Literary Award Finalist: from "an extraordinary new voice," a "passionate and clear-eyed and unputdownable" meditation on queerness, family, and desire (Mary Karr).

For as long as they can remember,...


The Forgotten

by Ben Bradlee Jr. Little, Brown and Company (October 01, 2018)

The people of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania voted Democratic for decades, until Donald Trump flipped it in 2016. What happened?

Named one of the "juiciest political books to come in 2018" by Entertainment Weekly...


The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor

by Jake Tapper Little, Brown and Company (November 13, 2012)

The heartbreaking and inspiring story of one of America's deadliest battles during the war in Afghanistan, acclaimed by critics everywhere as a classic.

*Soon to be a major motion picture from Millennium Films*...


The Economists' Hour

by Binyamin Appelbaum Little, Brown and Company (September 01, 2019)

In this "lively and entertaining" history of ideas (Liaquat Ahamed, The New Yorker), New York Times editorial writer Binyamin Appelbaum tells the story of the people who sparked four decades of economic revolution....


Consent

by Donna Freitas Little, Brown and Company (August 12, 2019)

In this "compelling and disturbing" true story, a young woman's toxic mentor develops a dark, stalking obsession that disrupts her career -- and her peace of mind. (Rebecca Traister,New York Times bestselling...


Chaos

by Tom O'Neill & Dan Piepenbring Little, Brown and Company (June 24, 2019)

A journalist's twenty-year fascination with the Manson murders leads to shocking new revelations about the FBI's involvement in this riveting reassessment of an infamous case in American history.

Over two grim...


On the Clock

by Emily Guendelsberger Little, Brown and Company (July 15, 2019)

"Nickel and Dimed for the Amazon age," (Salon) the bitingly funny, eye-opening story of finding work in the automated and time-starved world of hourly low-wage labor

After the local newspaper where she worked...


The Making of a Justice

by Justice John Paul Stevens Little, Brown and Company (May 13, 2019)

A "timely and hugely important" memoir of Justice John Paul Stevens's life on the Supreme Court (New York Times).

When Justice John Paul Stevens retired from the Supreme Court of the United States in 2010, he...


An Innocent Bystander

by Julie Salamon Little, Brown and Company (June 10, 2019)

The definitive story of one American family at the center of a single, shocking act of international terrorism that "manages to capture the essence of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict" (Dan Ephron).

On October...


Upheaval

by Jared Diamond Little, Brown and Company (May 06, 2019)

A "riveting and illuminating" Bill Gates Summer Reading pick about how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't (Yuval Noah Harari), by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the landmark bestseller...


Surprise, Kill, Vanish

by Annie Jacobsen Little, Brown and Company (May 13, 2019)

From Pulitzer Prize finalist Annie Jacobsen, the untold USA Today bestselling story of the CIA's secret paramilitary units.

Surprise . . . your target. Kill . . . your enemy. Vanish . . . without a trace.

When...


The Queen

by Josh Levin Little, Brown and Company (May 20, 2019)

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography

In this critically acclaimed true crime tale of "welfare queen" Linda Taylor, a Slate editor reveals a "wild, only-in-America story" of political...


A Terrible Thing to Waste

by Harriet A. Washington Little, Brown and Company (July 22, 2019)

A "powerful and indispensable" (Gerald Markowitz) look at the devastating consequences of environmental racism -- and what we can do to remedy its toxic effects on marginalized communities.

Did you know...

  • Middle-class...


The Good Immigrant

by Nikesh Shukla & Chimene Suleyman Little, Brown and Company (February 18, 2019)

By turns heartbreaking and hilarious, troubling and uplifting, these "electric" essays come together to create a provocative, conversation-sparking, multivocal portrait of modern America (The Washington Post...


Dopesick

by Beth Macy Little, Brown and Company (August 06, 2018)

Journalist Beth Macy's definitive account of America's opioid epidemic "masterfully interlaces stories of communities in crisis with dark histories of corporate greed and regulatory indifference" (New York Times...


Bad Call

by Mike Scardino Little, Brown and Company (July 16, 2018)

An adrenaline-fueled read that will stay with you long after you turn the final page, Bad Call is a "compulsively readable, totally unforgettable" memoir about working on a New York City ambulance in the 1960s...


The Last Whalers

by Doug Bock Clark Little, Brown and Company (January 07, 2019)

In this "immersive, densely reported, and altogether remarkable first book [with] the texture and color of a first-rate novel" (New York Times), journalist Doug Bock Clark tells the epic story of the world's...


Kings of the Yukon

by Adam Weymouth Little, Brown and Company (May 14, 2018)

A thrilling journey by canoe across Alaska, by critically acclaimed writer Adam Weymouth.

The Yukon river is 2,000 miles long, the longest stretch of free-flowing river in the United States. In this riveting...


Utopia for Realists

by Rutger Bregman Little, Brown and Company (March 13, 2017)

Universal basic income. A 15-hour workweek. Open borders. Does it sound too good to be true? One of Europe's leading young thinkers shows how we can build an ideal world today.

"A more politically radical Malcolm...


They Can't Kill Us All

by Wesley Lowery Little, Brown and Company (November 14, 2016)

A deeply reported book that brings alive the quest for justice in the deaths of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and Freddie Gray, offering both unparalleled insight into the reality of police violence in America...


When Violence Is the Answer

by Tim Larkin Little, Brown and Company (September 04, 2017)

In a civilized society, violence is rarely the answer. But when it is, it's the only answer. The sound of breaking glass downstairs in the middle of the night. The words, "Move and you die." The hands on your...


Sing for Your Life

by Daniel Bergner Little, Brown and Company (September 26, 2016)

The New York Times bestseller about a young black man's journey from violence and despair to the threshold of stardom: "A beautiful tribute to the power of good teachers" (Terry Gross, Fresh Air).

"One of the...


Head in the Cloud

by William Poundstone Little, Brown and Company (July 18, 2016)

The real-world value of knowledge in the mobile-device age.

More people know who Khloe Kardashian is than who Rene Descartes was. Most can't find Delaware on a map, correctly spell the word occurrence, or name...


Assassination Generation

by Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman, Kristine Paulsen & Katie Miserany Little, Brown and Company (November 14, 2016)

The author of the 400,000-copy bestseller On Killing reveals how violent video games have ushered in a new era of mass homicide -- and what we must do about it.

Paducah, Kentucky, 1997: a 14-year-old boy shoots...


The Kingdom of Speech

by Tom Wolfe Little, Brown and Company (August 29, 2016)

The maestro storyteller and reporter provocatively argues that what we think we know about speech and human evolution is wrong.

Tom Wolfe, whose legend began in journalism, takes us on an eye-opening journey...


Food Fix

by Mark Hyman Little, Brown and Company (February 25, 2020)

How to grow, produce, and consume food to resolve the world's health, environmental, social, and economic crises, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Mark Hyman, MD.

Our most powerful tool to reverse the...


You Look Like a Thing and I Love You

by Janelle Shane Little, Brown and Company (November 05, 2019)

AI is everywhere. It powers the autocorrect function of your iPhone, helps Google Translate understand the complexity of language, and interprets your behavior to decide which of your friends' Facebook posts...


The Economist's Hour

by Binyamin Appelbaum Little, Brown and Company (September 02, 2019)

The Economist's Hour is the first book to critically examine the role of the professional economist in the U.S. government, showing how the free market ideology so popular post World War II has endured even...


Consent

by Donna Freitas Little, Brown and Company (August 13, 2019)

A powerful memoir about a young woman's toxic relationship with her mentor, an acclaimed professor, whose dark, stalking obsession altered her future forever.

Donna Freitas has lived two lives. In one life, she...


Chaos

by Tom O'Neill & Dan Piepenbring Little, Brown and Company (June 25, 2019)

A journalist's twenty-year obsession with the Manson murders leads to shocking new conspiracy theories about the FBI's involvement in this fascinating reevaluation of one of the most infamous cases in American...


On the Clock

by Emily Guendelsberger Little, Brown and Company (July 16, 2019)

In the tradition of Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickle and Dimed, journalist Emily Guendelsberger describes her own experience working in the automated and time-starved world of hourly labor, showing what life is like...


Upheaval

by Jared Diamond Little, Brown and Company (May 07, 2019)

A brilliant new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't, by the author of the landmark bestsellers Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse.

In his earlier bestsellers Guns, Germs...


Surprise, Kill, Vanish

by Annie Jacobsen Little, Brown and Company (May 14, 2019)

The definitive, character-driven history of CIA covert operations and U.S. government-sponsored assassinations, from the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Pentagon's Brain

Since 1947, domestic and foreign...


Shade

by Pete Souza Little, Brown and Company (October 16, 2018)

The new book by Pete Souza, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Obama: An Intimate Portrait

Shade is a portrait in contrasts, telling the tale of two presidencies through a series of powerful visual...


From Russia With Blood