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bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America

by Yossef Bodansky

"Fascinating account. I strongly recommend it."  —Jeane J. Kirkpatrick

World-renowned terrorism expert Yossef Bodansky explores the transformation of Osama bin Laden from a once promising engineering student...


Walt Whitman's America: A Cultural Biography

by David S. Reynolds

In his poetry Walt Whitman set out to encompass all of America and in so doing heal its deepening divisions. This magisterial biography demonstrates the epic scale of his achievement, as well as the dreams and...


Raoul Walsh

by Marilyn Moss

Raoul Walsh (1887-1980) was known as one of Hollywood's most adventurous, iconoclastic, and creative directors. He carved out an illustrious career and made films that transformed the Hollywood studio yarn into...


The Kiss: A Memoir

by Kathryn Harrison & Jane Smiley

In this extraordinary memoir, one of the best young writers in America today transforms into a work of art the darkest passage imaginable in a young woman's life: an obsessive love affair between father and...


Catching Heat

by Jim Leyritz

Most people remember me for two events, both of which tested my faith in different ways. I controlled one; the other, I did not. I was in control of the home run I hit in the 1996 World Series against the Atlanta...


Play Like You Mean It: Passion, Laughs, and Leadership in the World's Most Beautiful Game

by Rex Ryan

No football fan will want to be without the book that delivers pure, unfiltered Rex Ryan—head coach of the New York Jets and one of the most popular, outspoken, well-liked, and widely respected personalities...


Robert Redford: The Biography

by Michael Feeney Callan

The long-anticipated biography of Robert Redford.

Among the most widely admired Hollywood stars of his generation, Redford has appeared onstage and on-screen, in front of and behind the camera, earning Academy,...


Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large

by Kimberly Brittingham

Kim Brittingham struggled for years with her weight and body image before she learned how to love her self unconditionally, find her confidence, and fully enjoy her life.  In this unflinching, humorous, and...


Joan Mitchell: Lady Painter

by Patricia Albers

“Gee, Joan, if only you were French and male and dead.” —New York art dealer to Joan Mitchell, the 1950s

She was a steel heiress from the Midwest—Chicago and Lake Forest (her grandfather built Chicago’s...


My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business: A Memoir

by Dick Van Dyke

Dick Van Dyke, indisputably one of the greats of the golden age of television, is admired and beloved by audiences the world over for his beaming smile, his physical dexterity, his impeccable comic timing, his...


Good Stuff: A Reminiscence of My Father, Cary Grant

by Jennifer Grant

Jennifer Grant is the only child of Cary Grant, who was, and continues to be, the epitome of all that is elegant, sophisticated, and deft. Almost half a century after Cary Grant’s retirement from the screen,...


Eating Ice Cream With My Dog: A True Story of Food, Friendship, and Losing Weight...Again

by Frances Kuffel

"A skilled blend of insight...and emotion" (Publishers Weekly), a memoir for every woman who has ever tried to lose weight.

Frances Kuffel transformed her life by losing 188 pounds. Unfortunately, she gained...


The Shirley MacLaine Collection: The Camino, Out On a Leash, and Sage-ing While Age-ing

by Shirley Maclaine

A collection of three books from wise, witty, fearless, and award-winning film actress, Shirley Maclaine.

The Camino: The story of Shirley Maclaine’s riveting and difficult pilgrimage along the Santiago de...


From This Moment On

by Shania Twain

The world may know Shania Twain as many things: a music legend, a mother, and recently, a fixture in the news for her painful, public divorce and subsequent marriage to a cherished friend. But in this extraordinary...


A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother

by Janny Scott

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A major publishing event: an unprecedented look into the life of the woman who most singularly shaped Barack Obama-his mother.

Barack Obama has written extensively about his father, but little...


The Ballad of Bob Dylan: A Portrait

by Daniel Mark Epstein & Daniel Mark Epstein

Through the lens of four seminal concerts,acclaimed poet and biographer DanielMark Epstein offers an intimate, nuancedlook at Bob Dylan: a vivid, full-bodiedportrait of one of the most influential artistsof...


God Is Not a Christian: And Other Provocations

by Desmond Tutu

In this essential collection of Desmond Tutu’s most historicand controversial speeches and writings, we witness hisunique career of provoking the powerful and confronting theworld in order to protect the oppressed,...


An Accidental Sportswriter: A Memoir

by Robert Lipsyte

A longtime sports columnist for the New York Times interweaves stories from his life and the events he covered to explore the relationships between the games we play and the lives we lead

Growing up, Robert Lipsyte...


If You Ask Me: (And of Course You Won't)

by Betty White

The New York Times bestseller from the beloved actress who's made us laugh on shows from The Mary Tyler Moore Show to Saturday Night Live! In this candid take on everything from the unglamorous reality behind...


The Old Man and the Swamp: A True Story About My Weird Dad, a Bunch of Snakes, and One Ridiculous Road Trip

by John Sellers

I have nothing against snakes, provided that they’re hundreds of miles away from me. And I have nothing against my dad, given the same set of conditions.

In a fit of questionable judgment, consummate indoorsman...