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The Crown: The Official Companion, Volume 1: Elizabeth II, Winston Churchill, and the Making of a Young Queen (1947-1955)

by Robert Lacey

The official companion to the Emmy-winning Netflix drama chronicling the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, and starring Claire Foy and John Lithgow, The Crown by Peter Morgan, featuring additional historical background...


Fire on the Track: Betty Robinson and the Triumph of the Early Olympic Women

by Roseanne Montillo

The inspiring and irresistible true story of the women who broke barriers and finish-line ribbons in pursuit of Olympic Gold

When Betty Robinson assumed the starting position at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam,...


A Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf

by Emma Claire Sweeney, Emily Midorikawa & Margaret Atwood

A fascinating, inspirational look at the relationships between some of our best-loved female authors and their little-known literary collaborators and friends


The Authorized Roy Orbison: The Authorized Biography

by Alex Orbison, Roy Orbison & Wesley Orbison

For the first time, legendary performer Roy Orbison's story as one of the most beloved rock legends will be revealed through family accounts and records.

Roy Orbison is a rock and roll icon almost without peer....


Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space

by Tim Peake

Was it fun to do a space walk? How squashed were you in the capsule on the way back? What were your feelings as you looked down on Earth for the first time? Were you ever scared? Where to next--the Moon, Mars,...


White Like Her: My Family's Story of Race and Racial Passing

by Gail Lukasik & Kenyatta Berry

The story one woman's struggle with her identity, race, and finding out who she really is.


Saint Mick: My Journey From Hardcore Legend to Santa's Jolly Elf

by Mick Foley

A 2-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, Mick Foley is one of the most beloved wresters and entertainers of all time. And in SAINT MICK, he has written a holiday memoir about how the Christmas season picked...


Motherhood Reimagined

by Sarah Kowalski

• More and more women are putting off childbirth until later in life to pursue careers and enter motherhood with more maturity, only to find out they are infertile; since 1990, the birthrate has tripled for...


Our Grand Finale

by Laraine Denny Burrell

• Over 8 million people a year suffer from the loss of a close family member. • It is estimated that over 20,000 will die from non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2017. • Almost 50% of women now giving birth for the...


You Can't Buy Love Like That

by Carol E. Anderson

Carol Anderson grows up in a fundamentalist Christian home in the ?60s, a time when being gay was in opposition to all social and religious mores and against the law in most states. Fearing the rejection of...


Suzanne's Children: A Daring Rescue in Nazi Paris

by Anne Nelson

A story of courage in the face of evil. The tense drama of Suzanne Spaak who risked and gave her life to save hundreds of Jewish children from deportation from Nazi Paris to Auschwitz. This is one of the untold...


Leonardo da Vinci

by Walter Isaacson

"A powerful story of an exhilarating mind and life....the book is a study in creativity: how to define it, how to achieve it."—The New Yorker

“Majestic . . . Enthralling, masterful, and passionate.”—Kirkus...


Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy

by Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley

The king of radio comedy from the Great Depression to the early 1950s, Jack Benny was one of the most influential entertainers of the twentieth-century. A master of comic timing and innovative producer, Benny...


Charles Burnett

by James Naremore

In the first book devoted to Charles Burnett, a crucial figure in the history of American cinema often regarded as the most influential member of the LA Rebellion group of African American filmmakers, James...


We're Going to Need More Wine

by Gabrielle Union

In the spirit of Amy Poehler’s Yes Please, Lena Dunham’s Not That Kind of Girl, and Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist, a powerful collection of essays about gender, sexuality, race, beauty, Hollywood, and what...


Killer

by Doug Gilmour & Dan Robson

They called him Killer.

Doug Gilmour didn’t look fearsome on a pair of skates—being an “undersized” forward would plague him during his early career—but few players matched his killer instincts in the...


Where the Past Begins

by Amy Tan

In Where the Past Begins, bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement Amy Tan reveals herself in a way she never has before, delving into her childhood, adolescence, family history, beginnings...


Walking in the Woods

by Herb Belcourt

An updated edition of Herb Belcourt’s remarkable life story with a brand-new foreword by the author.

The eldest of ten children, Belcourt grew up in a small log home near the Métis settlement of Lac Ste....


Living the Dream

by Daniel O'Donnell & Eddie Rowley

In Ireland, Daniel O’Donnell is more than just a singing star: he has reached the status of 'national treasure'. It has been a long journey for the boy from Kincasslagh, County Donegal, and in Living the Dream...


The Quotable Darwin

by Janet Browne

A treasure trove of illuminating and entertaining quotations from the legendary naturalist

Here is Charles Darwin in his own words—the naturalist, traveler, scientific thinker, and controversial author of On...