The former Secretary of State, senator, and First Lady shares candid reflections about the key moments of her service in the Obama Administration as well as her thoughts about how to navigate the challenges of the 21st century.
Relates the stories of two families, one black and one white, who trace their ancestry to the same Texas slave plantation, and the author's discovery that his counterpart in the African American family is NFL running back LaDainian Tomlinson.
Describes the story of a journalist who befriended the notoriously quiet and private author of To Kill a Mockingbird, eventually moving in next door to the writer and her sister and becoming part of their life in Alabama.
The only professional fighter in history to return to the ring after open-heart surgery, a rising star in professional kickboxing shares how he overcame repeated obstacles to realize his dreams and discusses the fights — both in and out of the ring — that have shaped him.
The accomplished actress describes her rise to fame and the subsequent destruction of her career after being added to the Hollywood blacklist and how she eventually rebuilt her life and career after being exonerated.
The author recounts his years working as a reporter for The Washington Post at the height of the crack epidemic, where he covered the drug-fueled crimes of the street even as he tried to hide his own crack addiction.
An account of the dramatic writing of and fight to publish James Joyce's Ulysses reveals how the now-classic book was the subject of a landmark federal obscenity trial in 1933 that overturned key censorship laws.
When Saroo Brierley used Google Earth to find his long-lost birthplace half a world away, his story made global headlines. Brierley describes how he was accidentally separated from his family in the mid-1980s, his survival on the streets of Calcutta, his adoption by an Australian family and his headline-making search.
A Gastronomica writer meditates on the rural Pennsylvania organic farm of his childhood, relaying his Vietnam veteran father's decision to pursue farming, the shadow of a neighbor's murder and his reflections on the cyclical nature of farming.
A Mexican-American writer and children's mentor traces her effort to confront her father's turbulent and often violent legacy, describing how after a 14-year estrangement he shared stories about his own father and his extradition from the U.S. for murder. 35,000 first printing.
Brendan Koerner documents the 1972 story behind the longest-distance hijacking in U.S. history, tracing the events of the hijacking against a backdrop of civil unrest and the skyjacking wave of the early 1970s.