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The former Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison in the Trump White House provides an eye-opening look into the corruption and controversy of the current administration.
Few have been a member of Donald Trump’s inner orbit longer than Omarosa Manigault Newman.
The extraordinary true story of a young Jewish girl in Holland under Nazi occupation who finds refuge in the homes of an underground network of foster families, one of them the author's grandparents
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • As seen on The Daily Show, an illustrated portrait of the Donald J. Trump Twitter account, with analysis and “scholarly” commentary from the writers of The Daily Show and an introduction by Trevor Noah
Pope Francis met with French reporter and sociologist Dominique Wolton for an unprecedented series of twelve fascinating and timely conversations—open dialogues revolving around the political, cultural, and religious issues dominating communication and conflict around the world—now published in A Future of Faith: The Path of Change in Politics and Society.
From the author of Proust and the Squid, a lively, ambitious, and deeply informative epistolary book that considers the future of the reading brain and our capacity for critical thinking, empathy, and reflection as we become increasingly dependent on digital technologies.
At last, the definitive history of Al Capone, Eliot Ness's Untouchables, and gangster-era Chicago – a landmark magnum opus on America's great crime epic that reads like a novel
The only book to fully chart the devastating opioid crisis in America: "a harrowing, deeply compassionate dispatch from the heart of a national emergency" (New York Times) from a bestselling author and journalist who has lived through it
“The nonfiction novel of our moment.”—Jonathan Lethem
A wide-ranging, rule-bending collection from “a major American writer” (The New York Times)—reclaiming the power of attention in an age of constant distraction
A rich and illuminating biography of America’s forgotten Founding Father, the patriot physician and major general who fomented rebellion and died heroically at the battle of Bunker Hill on the brink of revolution
From Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Amber Smith, Sandhya Menon, and more of your favorite YA authors comes an anthology of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America.
This collection of twenty-one essays from major YA authors—including award-winning and bestselling writers—touches on a powerful range of topics related to gro
A smart and revealing political memoir from a rising star of the Democratic Party.
"In life and in politics, the most important work is often that which happens outside the wire."
“Mr. O'Brien . .$30.00ISBN: 9781476776620Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - August 14th, 2018
Nonpareil science writer David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology can change our understanding of evolution and life’s history, with powerful implications for human health and even our own human nature.
In the mid-1970s, scientists began using DNA sequences to reexamine the history of all life.$24.00ISBN: 9781501168741Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - August 14th, 2018
From an award-winning writer whose work bristles with “hard-won strength, insight, agility, and love” (Maggie Nelson), an exquisite and troubling narrative of masculinity, violence, and society.
In this groundbreaking new book, the author, a trans man, trains to fight in a charity match at Madison Square Garden while struggling to untangle the vexed relationship between masculin$26.00ISBN: 9781984823335Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Convergent Books - August 14th, 2018
THE TRUE EVENTS THAT INSPIRED THE UPCOMING MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring Forest Whitaker, Garrett Hedlund, Andrea Riseborough, and Usher; written and directed by Andrew Heckler; and produced by Robbie Brenner (Dallas Buyers Club)
A harrowing true story about the modern Ku Klux Klan and an act of compassion that shook a community in the Deep South.$27.00ISBN: 9781982100650Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Gallery Books - August 7th, 2018
In this heartbreaking and shocking exposé, one of Dynasty’s biggest stars lays bare a secretive organization that is holding her daughter hostage and details her mission to save her in this powerful depiction of a mother’s love and determination.
I am a mother whose child is being abused and exploited.$16.99ISBN: 9781612197630Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Melville House - August 14th, 2018
"Read this book and learn how best to protect our democracy." --Tom Steyer, founder of NeedToImpeach.org
The reasons Donald Trump must be impeached — as per the Founding Fathers — and what you can do to help make that happen$27.00ISBN: 9781632869647Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 7th, 2018
From the former director of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, a timely and passionate case for the role of the well-designed object in the digital age.$25.95ISBN: 9781681777931Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pegasus Books - August 7th, 2018$27.00ISBN: 9781982103125Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Free Press - August 7th, 2018
A respected, long-time Republican strategist, ad-maker, and contributor for The Daily Beast, skewers the disease that is destroying the conservative movement and burning down the GOP: Trumpism.
In Everything Trump Touches Dies, political campaign strategist and commentator Rick Wilson brings his darkly funny humor and biting analysis to the absurdity of American$27.00ISBN: 9780316440080Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hachette Books - August 7th, 2018
CNN contributor offers a searing indictment of America's law enforcement."This is a must-read.... Telling this story demonstrates nothing but raw courage for a black police officer who wants the truth to prevail." --John Lewis
$28.00ISBN: 9780316475303Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Mulholland Books - August 7th, 2018
The incredible true story of a woman who risked everything to put her brother, a murderous psychopath and one of the world's most infamous crime bosses, behind bars.$24.00ISBN: 9781501195259Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria / 37 INK - August 7th, 2018
Celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the acclaimed and influential debut album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill with this eye-opening and moving exploration of Lauryn Hill and her remarkable artistic legacy.
Released in 1998, Lauryn Hill’s first solo album is often cited by music critics as one of the most important recordings in modern history.$22.95ISBN: 9781611804492Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Shambhala - August 7th, 2018
A practical approach to becoming aware of the "five hindrances"--the negative qualities that inhibit living the awakened life--and to breaking free of them in order to live more mindfully, effectively, compassionately.$28.99ISBN: 9780062661395Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dey Street Books - August 7th, 2018
A brilliant, soulful, and timely portrait of a two-hundred-year-old crabbing community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay as it faces extinction$27.00ISBN: 9780316416382Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little Brown and Company - July 31st, 2018
The thrilling behind-the-scenes account of how the most sensational scandal in NFL history culminated in the greatest comeback in sports history, featuring dozens of exclusive interviews with Patriots players--including Tom Brady himself.$17.99ISBN: 9781982100988Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Touchstone - July 31st, 2018
In “the ultimate meeting of the sublime with the ridiculous” (London Evening Standard) My Beautiful Despair blends the existential philosophy of Søren Kierkegaard with the superficial musings of Kim Kardashian West, based on the popular Twitter feed @KimKierkegaard.
The love child of Søren Kierkegaard and Kim Kardashian, the @KimKierkegaard Twitter$26.00ISBN: 9780316395700Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little Brown and Company - July 31st, 2018
The "hilarious and poignant" story of one chronically anxious woman's quest to become braver by seeking out the kinds of experiences she's spent her life avoiding. (Cheryl Strayed)$27.00ISBN: 9780399175749Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Blue Rider Press - July 31st, 2018
“A mosaic mystery told in vignettes, cliffhangers, curious asides, and some surreal plot twists as Raffel investigates the secrets of the man who changed infant care in America.… It's a fascinating historical footnote, compassionately told.” —NPR
A New York Times Book Review New & Noteworthy Title$22.00ISBN: 9781984801883Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Spiegel & Grau - July 31st, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • As seen on The Daily Show, an illustrated portrait of the Donald J. Trump Twitter account, with analysis and “scholarly” commentary from the writers of The Daily Show and an introduction by Trevor Noah$27.00ISBN: 9780316518963Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hachette Books - July 24th, 2018
THE FIRST FEMALE MUSLIM AMERICAN TO MEDAL AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES
NAMED ONE OF TIME'S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE$27.99ISBN: 9780062449177Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper Wave - July 24th, 2018
Michael Scott Moore, a journalist and the author of Sweetness and Blood, incorporates personal narrative and rigorous investigative journalism in this profound and revelatory memoir of his three-year captivity by Somali pirates—a riveting,thoughtful, and emotionally resonant exploration of foreign policy, religious extremism, and the costs of survival.$27.00ISBN: 9781101980071Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - July 24th, 2018
Camas Davis was at an unhappy crossroads. A longtime magazine editor, she had left New York City to pursue a simpler life in her home state of Oregon, with the man she wanted to marry, and taken an appealing job at a Portland magazine. But neither job nor man delivered on her dreams, and in the span of a year, Camas was unemployed, on her own, with nothing to fall back on.$24.00ISBN: 9780525574828Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tim Duggan Books - July 17th, 2018
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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic comes an impassioned critique of America’s retreat from reason$26.00ISBN: 9781101983713Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Blue Rider Press - July 17th, 2018
A fascinating exploration of the history, development, and future of virtual reality, a technology with world-changing potential, written by award-winning journalist and author David Ewalt, stemming from his 2015 Forbes cover story about the Oculus Rift and its creator Palmer Luckey.$29.99ISBN: 9781476745978Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - July 17th, 2018
In the grand tradition of David McCullough and Ron Chernow, the sweeping story of the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades.
There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into their own, when fortunes were made and lost importing luxury goods from China.$26.95ISBN: 9780393245165Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - July 17th, 2018
On November 23rd of 1849, in the heart of Boston, one of the city's richest men simply vanished. Dr. George Parkman, a Brahmin who owned much of Boston's West End, was last seen that afternoon visiting his alma mater, Harvard Medical School. Police scoured city tenements and the harbor, and offered hefty rewards as leads put the elusive Dr. Parkman at sea or hiding in Manhattan.$16.95ISBN: 9781604698794Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Timber Press (OR) - July 11th, 2018
Nature meets modern science in this lushly illustrated book about the healing benefits of forest bathing.$14.95ISBN: 9781941040997Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tin House Books - April 3rd, 2018
When the New York Times called Ursula K. Le Guin, "America's greatest living science fiction writer," they just might have undersold her legacy. It's hard to look at her vast body of work--novels and stories across multiple genres, poems, translations, essays, speeches, and criticism--and see anything but one of our greatest writers, period.$35.00ISBN: 9781631491177Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Liveright Publishing Corporation - July 10th, 2018
Arrested in 1962 as South Africa's apartheid regime intensified its brutal campaign against political opponents, forty-four-year-old lawyer and African National Congress activist Nelson Mandela had no idea that he would spend the next twenty-seven years in jail.$20.00ISBN: 9781635571912Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - July 10th, 2018
The bestselling exploration of the dimensions of love, marriage, mourning, and kinship from two-time Booker Prize finalist Deborah Levy.
To strip the wallpaper off the fairy tale of The Family House in which the comfort and happiness of men and children has been the priority is to find behind it an unthanked, unloved, neglected, exhausted woman.$28.00ISBN: 9780525509127Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Spiegel & Grau - July 10th, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “[This] breezy page turner is essentially Bridget Jones goes to the White House.”—The New York Times
$27.00ISBN: 9780525534631Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Blue Rider Press - July 10th, 2018
Leslie Schwartz's powerful, skillfully woven memoir of redemption and reading, as told through the list of books she read as she served a 90 day jail sentence
In 2014, novelist Leslie Schwartz was sentenced to 90 days in Los Angeles County Jail for a DUI and battery of an officer. It was the most harrowing and holy experience of her life.$27.99ISBN: 9781250092755Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Thomas Dunne Books - July 10th, 2018
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"For all the insight he offers into the hard science and thorny logistics of studying cancer, Dr. Scadden’s most moving passages consider the effect of the disease on the people who suffer from it and those who care for them." —The Wall Street Journal$28.00ISBN: 9781501135941Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - July 10th, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “GRIPPING…THIS YARN HAS IT ALL.” —USA Today • “A WONDERFUL BOOK.” —Christian Science Monitor • “ENTHRALLING.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) • “A MUST-READ.” —Booklist (starred review)
A human drama unlike any other$24.99ISBN: 9781501192166Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Gallery Books - July 10th, 2018
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Selp-Helf comes the “leaked” diary of YouTube comedic personality Miranda Sings.
Taped together so the world can read all about her life through her eyes, My Diarrhe includes pages from Miranda’s baby book, poems from her years as an emotional teen, secrets from her dating life, and stories from her rise$16.95ISBN: 9781604698794Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Timber Press (OR) - July 11th, 2018
Nature meets modern science in this lushly illustrated book about the healing benefits of forest bathing.$24.00ISBN: 9780525533108Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Portfolio - July 10th, 2018
Can you imagine what life would be like if you could accept failure, cellulite, wrinkles, imperfection, screw-ups, and vulnerability?
$28.00ISBN: 9780316509152Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hachette Books - May 29th, 2018
A "close-up look at the cloistered country" (USA Today), See You Again in Pyongyang is American writer Travis Jeppesen's "probing" and "artful" (New York Times Book Review) chronicle of his travels in North Korea--an eye-opening portrait that goes behind the headlines about Trump and Kim, revealing North Koreans' "entrepreneurial spirit, and hidden love of foreign media, as$26.95ISBN: 9780393635201Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - July 10th, 2018
For more than a century, Wisconsin has been hailed as "laboratory for democracy" a bastion of progressive ideas and government, cradle of the labor and environmental movements, and birthplace of the famed Wisconsin Idea, which championed expertise in the service of the public good.$27.00ISBN: 9780465052615Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Basic Books - July 10th, 2018
From the award-winning author of The Triumph of Seeds and Feathers, a natural and cultural history of the buzzing wee beasties that make the world go round.$28.00ISBN: 9781250170583Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Picador - July 3rd, 2018
From Paul French, the New York Times bestselling author of Midnight in Peking—winner of both the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime and the CWA Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction—comes City of Devils, a rags-to-riches tale of two self-made men set against a backdrop of crime and vice in the sprawling badlands of Shanghai.$23.99ISBN: 9780062397867Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - July 3rd, 2018
In this brilliant collection, the follow-up to her New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer, the distinguished novelist, literary critic, and essayist celebrates the pleasures of reading and pays homage to the works and writers she admires above all others, from Jane Austen and Charles Dickens to Jennifer Egan and Roberto Bolaño.$27.99ISBN: 9780062400734Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - July 3rd, 2018
“In this profound memoir, Mary Carter Bishop takes an openhearted and unflinching look at a family history that is equal parts love story and requiem for a brother she barely knew. Bishop turns her formidable investigative journalism skills inward to unearth long-simmering class and culture divides in bucolic rural Virginia."--Beth Macy$28.99ISBN: 9780062654090Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperBusiness - July 3rd, 2018
The remarkable story of Sumner Redstone, his family legacy, and the battles for all he controls.$25.99ISBN: 9781501172496Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - July 3rd, 2018
From one of the world’s most celebrated moral philosophers comes a thorough examination of the current political crisis and recommendations for how to mend our divided country.
For decades Martha C. Nussbaum has been an acclaimed scholar and humanist, earning dozens of honors for her books and essays.$27.00ISBN: 9781501188749Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - July 3rd, 2018
Part pop history and part whimsical memoir in the spirit of National Lampoon's Vacation—Don’t Make Me Pull Over! is a nostalgic look at the golden age of family road trips—a halcyon era that culminated in the latter part of the twentieth century, before portable DVD players, iPods, and Google Maps.
In the days before cheap air travel, families didn&rsq$19.95ISBN: 9781681777696Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pegasus Books - July 3rd, 2018$27.00ISBN: 9781476754284Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - July 3rd, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “One of the best golf books this century.” —Golf Digest
From Tom Coyne—the author of the New York Times bestselling A Course Called Ireland, hailed as “a joy from start to finish” by The Wall Street Journal—comes the heartfelt and humorous celebration of his quest to play$27.00ISBN: 9780399589454Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - June 26th, 2018
“A wonderfully vivid portrait of the man behind Sherlock Holmes . . . Like all the best historical true crime books, it’s about so much more than crime.”—Tana French, author of In the Woods
One of USA Today’s “Five new books you won’t want to miss!”$28.00ISBN: 9780451497895Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown - June 19th, 2018
In 2015, Russian hackers tunneled deep into the computer systems of the Democratic National Committee, and the subsequent leaks of the emails they stole may have changed the course of American democracy.$27.00ISBN: 9781594206634Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - June 26th, 2018
From the author of She Left Me The Gun, an explosive and hilarious memoir about the exceptional and life-changing decision to conceive a child on one's own via assisted reproduction
$27.99ISBN: 9780062391162Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ecco - June 26th, 2018
An Amazon Best Nonfiction Book of the Month
Award-winning science writer Helen Thomson unlocks the biggest mysteries of the human brain by examining nine extraordinary cases$24.99ISBN: 9780062391094Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperOne - June 26th, 2018
The beloved spiritual teacher builds on the message of his enduring New York Times and international bestseller The Four Agreements with this profound guide that takes us deeper into the tradition of Toltec wisdom, helping us find and use the hidden power within us to achieve our fullest lives.$27.00ISBN: 9780735224568Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - June 26th, 2018
A dive into the secret lives of whales, from their evolutionary past to today's cutting edge of science$29.95ISBN: 9781101946398Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - June 26th, 2018
From the best-selling author of Carter Beats the Devil and Sunnyside, a big-hearted memoir told in three parts: about growing up in the wake of the destructive choices of an extremely unconventional mother.$28.99ISBN: 9781250151216Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - June 26th, 2018
In this international bestseller investigating the murder of the Russian Imperial Family, Helen Rappaport embarks on a quest to uncover the various plots and plans to save them, why they failed, and who was responsible.$24.95ISBN: 9781523095841Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - June 26th, 2018
"Technology is a great servant but a terrible master. This is the most important book ever written about one of the most significant aspects of our lives--the consequences of our addiction to online technology and how we can liberate ourselves and our children from it."$28.00ISBN: 9781635571172Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - June 26th, 2018
A new memoir from acclaimed author Edmund White about his life as a reader.$24.99ISBN: 9781948062046Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Apollo Publishers - May 8th, 2018
The world's leading chocolate taster shares his wild ride to attain the most envied job, and explains his warning heard around the world: that we might soon run out of chocolate.$27.99ISBN: 9780062412256Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ecco - June 26th, 2018
One of TIME’s Best New Books to Read This Summer$28.00ISBN: 9780399590832Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: One World - June 19th, 2018
The dramatic story of the Flint water crisis, told “with the gripping intrigue of a Grisham thriller” (O: The Oprah Magazine)—an inspiring tale of scientific resistance by a relentless physician who stood up to power.