Winner of the National Book Award and PEN/Faulkner award, and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. The demands of human longing contend with the weight of centuries of custom in acclaimed author Ha Jin's Waiting.
A New York Times Bestseller and Notable Book, Lambda Literary Award Winner, PEN Open Book Award Nominee, and Publishers Weekly Best Book in 2014. In this beautiful memoir of a harrowing childhood, the New York Times columnist shares his redemptive journey.
An Amazon and iBooks Best Book of 2014. Set amid the 1950s New York theater scene and the starstudded parties of 1970s Malibu, Academy Award-winning actress and director Lee Grant vividly recounts her early career, its destruction, and how she rebuilt her life on her own terms.
A New York Times Bestseller and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography. Two sisters confront schizophrenia in this poignant memoir. Through stunning prose and original art, Mira Bartok captures the complexity of truth and family’s capacity for forgiveness.
A New York Times Bestseller, and an Amazon and iBooks Best Book of 2014. In this innovative memoir, beloved actor Neil Patrick Harris shares delightfully amusing stories from his life on and off the screen—all in a narrative chosen by the reader.
A New York Times Bestseller, adapted into the film starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin. Master storyteller Joyce Maynard draws readers into the unforgettable tale of a mother and son changed forever when a mysterious man enters their lives.
A Christopher Award Winner and NAACP Award Nominee. Acclaimed actor and producer Wendell Pierce paints an insightful and poignant portrait of family, post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, and the transforming power of art.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History. A New York Times Bestseller and 10 Best Book of the Year, and a Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year. In exploring the true causes of the Great Depression, Liaquat Ahamed crafts a potent reminder of the enormous impact of bankers’ decisions, their fallibility, and the terrible human consequences that can result when they are wrong.
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in Fiction, and the Carla Furstenberg Cohen Fiction Award. Two doctors risk everything to save the life of a hunted child in this majestic debut.
A New York Times and Washington Post Bestseller and New York Times Notable Book. Steven Brill investigates how the Affordable Care Act is changing—and failing to change—the rampant abuses in the healthcare industry.
A New York Times Bestseller. Raised in a South Boston housing project, James “Whitey” Bulger became the most wanted fugitive of his generation. In this riveting story, Boston Globe reporters Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy follow his extraordinary criminal career.
A New York Times Bestseller. From sheetmetal apprentice to one of the founding members of the Beach Boys, Mike Love tells the story of his legendary, turbulent, and triumphant five-decade career
A New York Times Bestseller. Time magazine journalist Amanda Ripley follows three brilliant young Americans pursuing their educations abroad, and her work reveals groundbreaking research into other cultures’ patterns of learning and transformation.
A New York Times and USA Today Bestseller, and People’s Best Book of 2016. Comedian, producer, and television writer Jessi Klein skewers the rites of modern femininity in hilarious, candid, and incisive collection of real-life stories.
The first black governor of the state of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick takes readers through his extraordinary and uniquely American odyssey, and offers a road map for attaining happiness, empowerment, and success.
Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, and into an Oscar-nominated film by Columbia Pictures. Chris Gardner chronicles his astonishing transformation from homeless father to power player in New York’s financial district.
A national bestseller and Oprah Book Club selection, adapted into the hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon. With suspense and style, Cheryl Strayed powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of her one-woman, thousand-mile hike along the Pacific Crest trail that maddened, strengthened, and healed her.
A #1 New York Times Bestseller and USA Today Bestseller. Amy Schumer shares the experiences that have shaped who she is—a woman with the courage to bare her soul to stand up for what she believes in, all while making us laugh.
A New York Times Bestseller. From television sensation and Academy Award-nominee Taraji P. Henson, Around the Way Girl is an inspiring and funny tale of the hustle required to make it from DC to Hollywood, and the joy of living one’s own truth.
A New York Times Bestseller and a Los Angeles Times Bestseller. Veteran Vanity Fair contributor Sam Kashner and biographer Nancy Schoenberger definitively recount the lives of Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and their glamorous, volatile, audacious relationship—the greatest Hollywood love story ever told.
A New York Times Bestseller and Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book. The legendary singer-songwriter and creative force behind Creedence Clearwater Revival enchants in this long-awaited and intimate memoir.
A New York Times Bestseller. Marina Keegan’s collection of essays and stories, published following her tragic death just days after her graduation from Yale, captures the hope, uncertainty, and possibility of her generation.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. With her signature exquisite prose, Gail Caldwell mines the deepest levels of devotion and grief in this moving memoir about treasuring and losing her best friend, fellow writer Caroline Knapp.
A New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestseller. A Publishers Weekly and Amazon Best Book of 2015. The New Yorker’s comma queen brings her vast experience, good cheer, and finely sharpened pencils to help the rest of us in a language book full of life and practical advice.
Six-time Emmy Award-winning funny man Tim Conway, best known for his roles on The Carol Burnett Show, offers a straight-shooting and hilarious bestselling memoir about his life on stage and off as an actor and comedian.
The recently discovered first novel of the beloved American writer of Little Women. The story of Edith Adelon, an Italian orphan brought to England by a wealthy lord, is a fascinating window into Alcott’s earlier career.
A New York Times Bestseller, Amazon Best Book of 2013, and James Beard Award Nominee. Luke Barr, great-nephew of M.F.K. Fisher, depicts a seminal meeting of culinary minds, set against a stunning backdrop in cinematic scope—complete with gossip, drama, and contemporary relevance.
A New York Times Bestseller. Marked by her irresistible humor and confessional writing style, chart-topping singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles’ memoir is a moving tribute to the universal search for growth, healing, and self-acceptance.
A New York Times Bestseller. US Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills relates the details of his remarkable and inspirational recovery as one of only five soldiers from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to survive a quadruple amputation.
Translated into 17 languages. Marina Abramovic relates the spiritual and emotional trials of her life as a child of postwar Yugoslavia, a struggling artist traveling through Europe and finally as a force of nature in performance art in this moving, epic memoir.
A New York Times Bestseller and Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book. Linda Hirshman’s dual biography tells the fascinating story of the intertwined lives of Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first and second women to serve as Supreme Court justices