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One in Three: A Son's Journey into the History and Science of Cancer

by Adam Wishart

“Calming and illuminating . . . A story more gripping than frightening.”—Janet Maslin, The New York Times

Writer and documentary director Adam Wishart’s poignant and timely book on cancer is the first of...


The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop?

by Francisco Goldman

Bishop Juan Gerardi, Guatemala’s leading human rights activist, was bludgeoned to death in his garage on a Sunday night in 1998, two days after the presentation of a groundbreaking church-sponsored report...


Sick Girl

by Amy Silverstein

The hardcover publication of Sick Girl garnered tremendous attention, generated impressive sales, and ignited controversy. Both inspiring and provocative, reactions to the book ranged from inflammatory posts...


Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music

by Blair Tindall

From her debut recital at Carnegie Hall to performing with the orchestras of Les Miserables and Miss Saigon, oboist Blair Tindall has been playing classical music professionally for twenty-five years. She's...


Outrage: An Anarchist Memoir of the Penal Colony

by Clement Duval, Michael Shreve & Marianne Enckell

This memoir of Clément Duval, a famed 19th-century French anarchist and criminal, details his sentence and eventual escape from the “dry guillotine” of the French penal colonies on Devil’s Island. In this...


Uphill Walkers: Portrait of a Family

by Madeleine Blais

In 1952, Madeleine Blais's father died suddenly, leaving his pregnant wife and their five young children to face their future alone. Uphill Walkers is the story of how the Blais family pulled together to survive...


The Royal Nonesuch: Or, What Will I Do When I Grow Up?

by Glasgow Phillips

Glasgow Phillips published his debut novel Tuscaloosa at the tender age of twenty-four. The results were disastrous: encouraging reviews, translations, a paperback sale, a film option, and a Stegner Fellowship...


John D. MacArthur: A View from the Bar

by Robert V. Sanford

Many of us have seen some of the blessings provided by The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, mostly at the close of programs on PBS-TV. But few of us are aware of how wide-ranging The Foundation...


Confessions of a Mullah Warrior

by Masood Farivar

Masood Farivar was ten years old when his childhood in peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan was shattered by the Soviet invasion of 1979. Although he was born into a long line of religious and political leaders...


It's Great to be Alive... Because He Lives

by Bill Jamerson, Jean Willard & Joan Pleso

Bill Jamerson was not always focused on following God. He forged his own path for years, determined to play sports and fight for his country in World War II. But everything changed that day when he felt the...


The Songs

by Janet L. Sharp

Janet Sharp's grandfather's life was anything but normal. Born in 1891, his mother had to give him up at the tender age of two and a half if he was to have any chance at survival. Fortunately, he developed an...


The Sexual Life of Catherine M.

by Catherine Millet

A national best-seller that was featured on such lists as The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe, and Publishers Weekly, The Sexual Life...


Magnificent Desolation: The Long Journey Home from the Moon

by Buzz Aldrin & Ken Abraham

Forty years ago, Buzz Aldrin became the second human, minutes after Neil Armstrong, to set foot on a celestial body other than the Earth. The event remains one of mankind’s greatest achievements and was witnessed...


Mrs. Astor Regrets: The Hidden Betrayals of a Family Beyond Reproach

by Meryl Gordon

The fate of Brooke Astor, the endearing philanthropist with the storied name, has generated worldwide headlines since her grandson Philip sued his father, Anthony Marshall, in 2006, alleging mistreatment of...


Madness: A Bipolar Life

by Marya Hornbacher

An astonishing dispatch from inside the belly of bipolar disorder, reflecting major new insights

When Marya Hornbacher published her first book, Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia, she did not yet have...


I Live for This: Baseball's Last True Believer

by Bill Plaschke & Tommy Lasorda

Tommy Lasorda is baseball's true immortal and one of its larger than life figures. A former pitcher who was overshadowed by Sandy Koufax, Lasorda went on to a Hall of Fame career as a manager with one of baseball's...


The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen

by Jacques Pepin

From the moment of its publication, The Apprentice established itself as an “instant classic” (Anthony Bourdain). With sparkling wit and occasional pathos, the man whom Julia Child has called “the best...


Sharing Sadhana: Insights and Inspiration for a Personal Yoga Practice

by Victoria Bailey

Practicing a personal daily yoga practice, or sadhana, has many physical and mental health benefits, but developing that practice can be challenging and confusing at times. Here, the author offers experienced...


Undaunted: One Man's Real-Life Journey from Unspeakable Memories to Unbelievable Grace

by Josh D. McDowell & Cristobal Krusen

Undaunted—both the book and movie—chronicles the riveting true story of a young farm boy named Josh who carried unspeakable memories of an alcoholic father and a farmhand’s abuse, causing him to defy God’s...


Impact Player: Leaving a Lasting Legacy on and Off the Field

by David Thomas, Bobby Richardson & Joe Girardi

Former Yankee Bobby Richardson played alongside Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Whitey Ford, Joe Pepitone, and Yogi Berra during one of the most prolific dynasties in baseball history, and he remains to this day...