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A wry and compassionate selection of essays reflecting on mortals and mortality, from the acclaimed author of The Undertaking.
“Her story is unique, but I hope the lessons are universal.”—Christine Pelosi
Understand and apply the wisdom of Madam Speaker Nancy Pelosi—through the eyes of someone who knows her best.
In this personal and important book Christine Pelosi takes a close look at how her mother went from homemaker to Speaker of the House of Representatives and be
A mother’s memoir of her transgender child’s odyssey, and her journey outside the boundaries of the faith and culture that shaped her.
From the age of two-and-a-half, Jacob, born “Em,” adamantly told his family he was a boy.$28.00ISBN: 9781580059169Availability: Available nowPublished: Seal Press - November 12th, 2019
The powerful coming-of-age story of an ultra-Orthodox child who was born to become a rabbinic leader and instead became a woman$28.00ISBN: 9780316535762Availability: Available nowPublished: Hachette Books - November 12th, 2019***NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER***AN EXPLOSIVE , REVELATORY ASSESSMENT OF THE GREATEST BETRAYAL IN AMERICAN HISTORY$19.99ISBN: 9781510749580Availability: Available nowPublished: Skyhorse - November 12th, 2019
Understanding and applying the wisdom of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg!
Given her incredible tenure as a Supreme Court justice as well as her monumental impact on the modern women’s rights movement, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become one of the most prominent political leaders of today.$19.95ISBN: 9781621062288Availability: Available nowPublished: Microcosm Publishing - November 12th, 2019
Portraits of women throughout history who have defied society's expectations of feminine behavior and appearance in order to live a more authentic life. These short vignettes combine biographical sketches with evocative illustrations for an impact that is as bold, powerful, and inspirational as the brilliant artists, writers, and musicians they represent.$27.00ISBN: 9781250209597Availability: Available nowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. - October 29th, 2019
A legendary record producer and performer takes readers on an alphabetical journey of insights into the music of the Beatles and individual reminiscences of John, Paul, George, and Ringo.$26.00ISBN: 9781501188497Availability: Available nowPublished: Simon & Schuster - November 12th, 2019
The unbelievable true story of the Cold War’s strangest proxy war, fought between the zoos on either side of the Berlin Wall.
“The liveliness of Mohnhaupt’s storytelling and the wonderful eccentricity of his subject matter make this book well worth a read.” —Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Living in West Berlin in the 1960s often$28.00ISBN: 9781982123536Availability: Available nowPublished: Scribner - November 12th, 2019
From brilliant young polymath Andrew Rader—an MIT-credentialed scientist, popular podcast host, and SpaceX mission manager—an illuminating chronicle of exploration that spotlights humans’ insatiable desire to continually push into new and uncharted territory, from civilization’s earliest days to current planning for interstellar travel.
For the first time in h$25.99ISBN: 9781982132019Availability: Available nowPublished: Tiller Press - November 12th, 2019
Emmy and Peabody Award–nominated health reporter Cleo Stiller’s fun(ny) and informative collection of advice and perspectives about what it means to be a good guy in the era of #MeToo.
Here are a few self-evident truths: Predatory men need to go, sexual assault is wrong, and women and men should be equal.$27.99ISBN: 9780062945761Availability: Not Available for Pre-Order Yet - Check back soon!Published: Dey Street Books - April 6th, 2021
The long-awaited memoir from the beloved film and television star—known to multiple generations for his starring roles on the long-running shows Magnum, P.I. and Blue Bloods—chronicles both his life in show business and his life away from it.
Nearly every American knows Tom Selleck, both by name and by face.$28.00ISBN: 9781501172410Availability: Available nowPublished: Simon & Schuster - November 12th, 2019
Veteran diplomatic correspondent Paul Richter goes behind the battles and the headlines to show how American ambassadors are the unconventional warriors in the Muslim world—running local government, directing drone strikes, nation-building, and risking their lives on the front lines.
The State Department’s heroes are the front-line diplomats who have been unheralded, but$18.00ISBN: 9781982112547Availability: Available nowPublished: Gallery Books - November 12th, 2019
Named one of Entertainment Weekly’s 12 biggest music memoirs this fall.$28.00ISBN: 9781609455569Availability: Available nowPublished: Europa Editions - November 12th, 2019
WINNER PRIX FEMINA AND PRIX DU ROMAN NEWS
A 2019 BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR (Evening Standard・New Statesman ・Lit Hub)$27.00ISBN: 9781400069705Availability: Available nowPublished: Random House - October 29th, 2019
Bestselling author Tom Brokaw brings readers inside the White House press corps in this up-close and personal account of the fall of an American president.$30.00ISBN: 9781982100032Availability: Available nowPublished: Scribner - November 5th, 2019
A “constantly captivating…well-researched and often moving” (The Wall Street Journal) history of Checkpoint Charlie, the famous military gate on the border of East and West Berlin where the United States confronted the USSR during the Cold War.$23.99ISBN: 9781982139599Availability: Available nowPublished: 37 Ink - November 5th, 2019
In the bestselling tradition of The Notorious RBG comes a lively, informative, and illustrated tribute to one of the most exceptional women in American history—Harriet Tubman—a heroine whose fearlessness and activism still resonates today.
Harriet Tubman is best known as one of the most famous conductors on the Underground Railroad.$29.95ISBN: 9781452173948Availability: Available nowPublished: Chronicle Books - October 22nd, 2019
DC: Women of Action is a collection of female Super Heroes and Super-Villains in the DC universe. This book focuses in on the fierce, strong, and independent heroes, along with the real-life women integral to their development.$29.99ISBN: 9781501197628Availability: Available nowPublished: Simon & Schuster - November 5th, 2019
From beloved CBS Sunday Morning correspondent and humorist Mo Rocca, an entertaining and rigorously researched book that celebrates the dead people who have long fascinated him.
Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries—reading about the remarkable lives of global leaders, Hollywood heavyweights, and innovators who changed the world.$26.95ISBN: 9780393609356Availability: Available nowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - October 29th, 2019
A vibrant, enchanting tour of the Seine from longtime New York Times foreign correspondent and best-selling author Elaine Sciolino.$30.00ISBN: 9780451493507Availability: Available nowPublished: Knopf - October 29th, 2019
They were the most famous sisters in China. As the country battled through a hundred years of wars, revolutions and seismic transformations, the three Soong sisters from Shanghai were at the center of power, and each of them left an indelible mark on history.
Red Sister, Ching-ling, married the 'Father of China', Sun Yat-sen, and rose to be Mao's vice-chair.Email or call for priceISBN: 9781597114684Availability: Temporarily Out of Stock - Check back soonPublished: Aperture - October 29th, 2019
In The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion, curator and critic Antwaun Sargent addresses a radical transformation taking place in fashion and art today. The featuring of the Black figure and Black runway and cover models in the media and art has been one marker of increasingly inclusive fashion and art communities.$26.00ISBN: 9781501192739Availability: Available nowPublished: Scribner - November 5th, 2019
In this groundbreaking new work, David Kessler—an expert on grief and the coauthor with Elisabeth Kübler-Ross of the iconic On Grief and Grieving—journeys beyond the classic five stages to discover a sixth stage: meaning.
In 1969, Elisabeth Kübler Ross first identified the stages of dying in her transformative book On Death and Dying.$28.00ISBN: 9780525541011Availability: Available nowPublished: TarcherPerigee - October 22nd, 2019
"Eight years in the White House went by so fast. That's why I'm so grateful that Lawrence was there to capture them. I hope you enjoy his work as much as I do."
--From the foreword by Barack Obama$38.00ISBN: 9780812993110Availability: Available nowPublished: Random House - October 22nd, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris comes a revelatory new biography of Thomas Alva Edison, the most prolific genius in American history.
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Time • Publishers Weekly • Kirkus Reviews$18.99ISBN: 9781250203625Availability: Available nowPublished: St. Martin's Griffin - October 22nd, 2019
The New York Public Library staff answers questions remarkable and preposterous, with illustrations by Barry Blitt.$12.95ISBN: 9781615195947Availability: Available nowPublished: The Experiment - October 29th, 2019
Friendship can be easy
Whoever coined the phrase "a dog's life" should've tried the lifestyle first! What's not to love when every meal is a feast, every errand is an adventure, and every day, you wake up to see your very favorite person?$27.00ISBN: 9781982129330Availability: Available nowPublished: Gallery Books - October 22nd, 2019
A NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2019 SELECTION
From “one of the most emotionally exacting, mercilessly candid, deeply funny, and intellectually rigorous writers of our time” (Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild) comes a seminal new book that reaches surprising truths about feminism, the Trump era, and the Resistance movement.$16.95ISBN: 9780691194721Availability: Available nowPublished: Princeton University Press - October 29th, 2019
"This little book is big fun."--Michael Pollan
An illustrated mini-encyclopedia of fungal lore, from John Cage and Terence McKenna to mushroom sex and fairy rings$28.00ISBN: 9780316487863Availability: Available nowPublished: Hachette Books - October 8th, 2019A Washington Post 2019 Notable SelectionA vivid and inspiring account of the "bromance" between Barack Obama and Joe Biden.$40.00ISBN: 9780358181729Availability: Available nowPublished: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 22nd, 2019A gorgeous compendium of Joni Mitchell’s handwritten lyrics and drawings, originally handcrafted as a gift for a select group of friends in 1971 and now available to the public for the first time
In 1971, as her album Blue topped charts around the world, Joni Mitchell crafted one hundred copies of Morning Glory on the Vine as a holiday gift for he$27.00ISBN: 9780374277727Availability: Available nowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 22nd, 2019
The instant New York Times bestseller | Named one of the ten best books of 2019 by People magazine
A chance encounter at a summer party on Martha’s Vineyard blossomed into an improbable but enduring friendship.$30.00ISBN: 9780300246247Availability: Available nowPublished: Yale University Press - October 22nd, 2019A practical, bipartisan call to action from the world’s leading thinkers on the environment and sustainability
Sustainability has emerged as a global priority over the past several years.$24.99ISBN: 9780062966100Availability: Available nowPublished: William Morrow - October 22nd, 2019
Discover the hidden world of the fabled yet enigmatic fox
"A lovely little book. Quietly lyrical, often funny. Shatters vulpine myths." —The Sunday Times (UK)$26.00ISBN: 9780735218772Availability: Available nowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 22nd, 2019
"A charming book, ringing with the joy of existence." -- Richard Dawkins
"This lyrical exploration of how we can find beauty in the natural world comes from the daughter of Carl Sagan . . . A wonderful gift for your favorite reader." --Good Housekeeping$30.00ISBN: 9780735223073Availability: Available nowPublished: Penguin Press - October 22nd, 2019
From the most brilliant and audacious choreographer of our time, the exuberant tale of a young dancer’s rise to the pinnacle of the performing arts world, and the triumphs and perils of creating work on his own terms—and staying true to himself
$35.00ISBN: 9780525575443Availability: Available nowPublished: Clarkson Potter - October 22nd, 2019
A visual delight and an inspiration for every bibliophile with a growing home library, this dream-and-drool design book features some of the most jaw-dropping book collections of homeowners around the world.$26.95ISBN: 9781616209131Availability: Available nowPublished: Algonquin Books - October 29th, 2019
One of the Must-Read Books of 2019 According to O: The Oprah Magazine * Time * Bustle * Electric Literature * Publishers Weekly * The Millions * The Week * Good Housekeeping
“There is more life packed on each page of Ordinary Girls than some lives hold in a lifetime.” —Julia Alvarez
In thi$27.50ISBN: 9781604698817Availability: Available nowPublished: Timber Press - October 29th, 2019
“A pleasure to read and a valuable resource to fall back on for the enthusiastic gardener.” —Publishers Weekly
Do you know a folly from a ha-ha? Can an allée be pleached? Does a skep belong on a plinth?$39.95ISBN: 9781611807103Availability: Available nowPublished: Roost Books - October 22nd, 2019
A stunning celebration of birds and why we love them. Gorgeous, close-up photographs highlight the magic in every feather, with enchanting essays about how birds touch our lives.$27.99ISBN: 9781250225825Availability: Available nowPublished: Flatiron Books - October 22nd, 2019
The Instant New York Times Bestseller
"From “Family Guy” to his own Instagram account, Janetti has been behind some of his generation’s greatest comedy. This book of essays is no exception."
— The New York Times
Fans of David Sedaris, Jenny Lawson, and Tina Fey… meet your new friend Gary Janetti.$22.00ISBN: 9781250237026Availability: Available nowPublished: Celadon Books - October 22nd, 2019
In HUNDRED, the simple pleasures and hard lessons of each age are gorgeously presented as a full color, illustrated journey of the passage of time.
What did you learn in life? At age 3? At 21? What about 45? 65? 80 and beyond? How can you share this wisdom with the people you love?$19.99ISBN: 9781335012203Availability: Available nowPublished: Hanover Square Press - October 15th, 2019
A Little Book about Big ChangeWe all want the same things. We want to live a life of purpose and meaning. We want to leave a legacy for our children and grandchildren. We want to leave the world a better place. And yet we spend so much time wringing our hands over what's wrong and not nearly enough time fixing those things within our control.$19.95ISBN: 9781452182759Availability: Available nowPublished: Chronicle Prism - October 22nd, 2019
New York Times Bestseller!
Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse is a satirical poetry collection from award-winning actor and bestselling author John Lithgow. Chronicling the last few raucous years in American politics, Lithgow takes readers verse by verse through the history of Donald Trump's presidency.$35.00ISBN: 9781579657444Availability: Available nowPublished: Artisan - October 29th, 2019
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019
Why do we make things by hand? And why do we make them beautiful? Led by the question of why working with our hands remains vital and valuable in the modern world, author and maker Melanie Falick went on a transformative, inspiring journey.