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Bernie Madoff and the Crisis

by Colleen P. Eren

Bernie Madoff's arrest could not have come at a more darkly poetic moment. Economic upheaval had plunged America into a horrid recession. Then, on December 11, 2008, Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi scheme came to...


The Contractor

by Raymond Davis & Storms Reback

On January 27, 2011, on the streets of Lahore, Pakistan, US Government Security contractor Raymond Davis found himself staring down the barrel of a gun. Defending himself, he shot and killed two men who were—depending...


Meet Me In The In-Between

by Bella Pollen

Growing up the middle child of transatlantic parents—her English Rose mother and cowboy boot-loving father—Bella Pollen never quite figured out how to belong. Restlessly crossing back and forth between the...


The Future Royal Family

by Robert Jobson

An insightful, authoritative biography of “modern royals” William and Kate and their family, by the “Godfather of Royal Reporting”!

A true insider account of Prince William’s love affair with Kate Middleton,...


Miley Cyrus

by Sarah Oliver

An in-depth biography by one of Miley's biggest Smilers!

Miley Cyrus first shot to fame playing Hannah Montana, but she has long since said goodbye to her good girl image. She is now best known for pushing the...


Blinded by Hope

by Meg McGuire

One day a teenage boy gets on his bike and rides forty miles up California’s Pacific Coast Highway to avoid causing an earthquake he fears will endanger his mother and sister. But the quake he is experiencing...


The Man Who Carried Cash

by Julie Chadwick

  • Johnny Cash is more popular than ever, and the demographic of his international fan base spans from youth to the elderly
  • Oriented at music fans and collectors: full of never-before-published material on Cash,...


How Different It Was

by Michael J. Goodspeed

  • Canada in the Victorian era was markedly different from the UK, Europe, and America of the same age, and this is the first book to show specifically how unique it was
  • 2017 will be Canada’s sesquicentennial...


Goodbye Palestine

by Eric Vedsegaard

Eric Vedsegaard could not serve his compulsory military duty in his home country of Denmark until there arose an opportunity for him to serve it in England. Much against his wishes, he ended up in an elite paratroop...


La Famille Qui Est Allée À La Guerre

by Gordon Smith

This book is on the life of a family during the First World War. The Family that went to War” is set back in the early 1900’s during wartime. The story follows six Australian family members as they each...


The Essential Hamilton: Letters & Other Writings

by Alexander Hamilton & Joanne Freeman

A brash immigrant who rose to become George Washington’s right-hand man. A fierce partisan whose nationalist vision made him Thomas Jefferson’s bitter rival. An unfaithful husband whose commitment to personal...


The Long Run: A Memoir of Loss and Life in Motion

by Catriona Menzies-Pike

An unlikely marathoner finds her way through grief and into the untold history of women and running.

Thirty-year-old Catriona Menzies-Pike defined herself in many ways: voracious reader, pub crawler, feminist,...


Einstein in Berlin

by Thomas Levenson

In a book that is both biography and the most exciting form of history, here are eighteen years in the life of a man, Albert Einstein, and a city, Berlin, that were in many ways the defining years of the twentieth...


The Good Intent

by John Renning Phillips

In 1918, John Pressley Phillips, the son of William Walker Phillips of Fresno, married Ruth Anderson, the daughter of David Pressley Anderson of Santa Rosa. Their common ancestor was David Adams, Jr., who served...


A Speck in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue

by John Aldridge & Anthony Sosinski

The harrowing adventure-at-sea memoir recounting the 2013 search-and-rescue mission for lost Montauk fisherman John Aldridge - first a New York Times Magazine feature story, now in priority development as a...


The Ranger Way: Living the Code On and Off the Battlefield

by Kris Paronto

Former Army Ranger Kris Paronto, a survivor of the 2012 Benghazi siege that was subject of the book and movie 13 Hours, provides powerful, motivational tools for surviving and thriving to bring readers discipline,...


The Hue and Cry at Our House: A Year Remembered

by Benjamin Taylor

A memoir of one tumultuous year of boyhood in Fort Worth, Texas, opening with a handshake with JFK, and recalling the changes and revelations of the months that followed.

 

“Taylor’s Hue and Cry is a vast...


In Their Lives: Great Writers on Great Beatles Songs

by Andrew Blauner

For readers who loved Tune In and Nick Hornby’s Songbook, an anthology of essays from a chorus of twenty-nine luminaries singing the praises of their favorite Beatles songs.

The Beatles’ influence—on their...


Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

by Thomas E. Ricks

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Thomas E. Ricks, a dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, whose farsighted vision and inspired action preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism,...


Young Leonardo

by Jean-Pierre Isbouts & Christopher Heath Brown

Provocative and original, this fresh look at Leonardo da Vinci’s formative years in Florence and Milan provides a radically different scenario of how he created his signature style that would transform Western...