The author chronicles her quest to find and save her charismatic, troubled and elusive father, a self-mythologizing Mexican immigrant who travels across continents—and across the borders between imagination and reality—fleeing real and invented persecutors. A PEN America Literary Award winner.
More than 200 of the anti-apartheid champion's letters, written during his 27-year incarceration, convey his perspectives on such subjects as his wife's imprisonment, the death of his son, and human rights. Edited by Sahm Venter.
A follow-up to the National Book Award-shortlisted Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys relates the death of the counterculture musician's mother during her first memoir's launch party, her discovery of a mysterious bag of personal items her mother intended to discard and her explorations of sex, aging and feminism in the early 21st century.
Drawing on her own experience of attempting to live with pleasure, value and meaning, the two-time Booker Prize finalist, in a "living autobiography," critiques the roles that society assigns to us and reflects on the politics of breaking with the usual gendered rituals.
The author recalls his life as a controversial leading evangelical minister, with a focus on three turning points in his life: his conversion to Christianity, his turn to a politicized faith, and his later return to the purity of the Gospel.
The author of An Anatomy of Addiction traces the story of brothers Harvey and Will Kellogg, one of whom became a revered doctor and founder of the famous Battle Creek Sanitarium, the other of whom founded the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company, which eventually became General Mills.
Presents a never-before-published work from the author of the American classic Their Eyes Were Watching God that illuminates the horror and injustices of slavery as it tells the true story of one of the last known survivors of the Atlantic slave trade—abducted from Africa on the last "Black Cargo" ship to arrive in the United States. 150,000 first printing.
Combines biography and memoir in a collaborative portrait of the visionary filmmaker, artist and creator of Twin Peaks that draws on Lynch's own contributions as well as those of his closest colleagues, friends and family members.
The Wall Street and Silicon Valley Hive reporter presents an insider's account of the Trump family that discusses the experiences and perspectives that have shaped their controversial political and cultural views as well as the upbringings of the family's younger members. 150,000 first printing. Media tie-in.
The year 1947 marks a turning point in the 20th century. Peace with Germany becomes a tool to fortify the West against the threats of the Cold War. The CIA is created, Israel is about to be born, Simone de Beauvoir experiences the love of her life, an ill George Orwell is writing his last book, and Christian Dior creates the hyper-feminine New Look as women are forced out of jobs and back into the home. Translated by Fiona Graham.
A Princeton University historian describes her post-retirement decision to study art, a venture that compelled her to find relevance in the undervalued masters she loves, the obstacles faced by women artists and the challenges of balancing art and life. $20,000 ad/promo.
A young Somalian, who learned English through American pop culture uses his skills to post secret dispatches to the Internet and NPR after a radical Islamist group comes to power, until he finally wins a visa lottery to emigrate.
Relates how African-American detective Ron Stallworth went undercover to investigate the Ku Klux Klan in Colorado Springs, Colo., in 1978, describing how he disrupted Klan activities and exposed white supremacists in the military during the months-long investigation.
The Gold Glove first baseman chronicles his life and career in baseball, from his minor league years through his World Series wins with the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets, and offers an honest assessment of the past, present, and future of baseball.
From one of Barack Obama's closest aides comes a behind-the-scenes account of his presidency—and how idealism can confront harsh reality and still survive. Illustrations. Tour.
The former NBA All-Star traces his career in professional basketball, touching on such subjects as the vertical-versus-horizontal strategies that shaped him as both a player and a general manager, his battles against racism, and his relationship with thenotorious Donald Sterling.
The best-selling author of Bringing Up Bébé charts the largely unexplored realities of being a 40-something in today's world, in a latest collection of laugh-out-loud essays that examines the decade as a milestone less associated with midlife than by the disconnects of social media, the French perspectives about libido and the challenges of raising kids while caring for aging parents.
The former Director of National Intelligence and senior advisor to Barack Obama traces his five-decade career, detailing his relationships with multiple presidents, the truth about Russia's alleged role in the election of Donald Trump and more.
What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
Presents an investigation into the medical and scientific revolution currently taking place in the field of psychedelic drugs, tracing the criminalization of such substances as LSD and psychedelic mushrooms and how they may offer treatment options for difficult health challenges.