Bestselling author Max Hastings offers a welcome re-evaluation of one of the most gripping and tense international events in modern history—the Cuban Missile Crisis—providing a people-focused narrative that explores the attitudes and conduct of Russians, Cubans, Americans, and a terrified world that followed each moment as it unfolded.
A strikingly rendered and spiritually transformative tarot set, penned by a masterful contemporary illustrator.
A moving account of raising, then freeing, an orphaned screech owl, whose lasting friendship with the author illuminates humanity’s relationship with the world.
A deeply compelling exploration of the death industry and the people—morticians, detectives, crime scene cleaners, embalmers, executioners—who work in it and what led them there.
National Bestseller • One of the year's most acclaimed works of nonfiction
A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: New York Times, Washington Post, New Yorker, Chicago Tribune, Kirkus, New York Post, Fast Company
A revealing history of the formative period when voices of dissent and innovation defied power and created visions of America still resonant today.
A visual storytelling celebration of American roots music in its rich variety through unseen and newly scanned photographs by the founder of the legendary Arhoolie Records.
Founded in 1960 by Chris Strachwitz, the one-man operation Arhoolie Records eventually produced more than four hundred albums during more than forty years in operation, exploring the far corners of American ve
"Destined to become a new classic . . . Elkin shatters the truisms that have evolved around feminist thought.” —Chris Kraus, author of I Love Dick and After Kathy Acker: A Literary Biography
One of Lit Hub's most anticipated books of 2023
The most prestigious and influential book on strategy and dealing with conflict, beautifully translated for clear, accessible reading—including commentaries by other ancient Chinese philosophers and strategists.
An inclusive guide for yoga teachers and practitioners to create balanced movement sequences and well-rounded classes for all students.
Discover a unified theory for sequencing fresh, contemporary yoga and mindful-movement classes that reflect the diversity of modern practitioners.
A gorgeous, witty account of birding, nature, and the beauty around us that hides in plain sight, written and illustrated by the best-selling author of The Joy Luck Club • With a foreword by David Allen Sibley
“Unexpected and spectacular” —Ann Patchett, best-selling author of These Precious Days
Best Books of the Month: Wall Street Journal, Kirkus Reviews
From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Gulf, a sweeping cultural and natural history of the bald eagle in America.
In her introduction to this year’s The Best American Essays, guest editor Vivian Gornick states that her selections “contribute materially to the long and honorable history of the personal essay by way of the value they place on lived experience.” Provocative, daring, and honest at a time when many writers are deliberately silencing themselves in the face of authorita
A collection of the year’s top food writing, selected by prolific food writer and author of How to Cook Everything Mark Bittman.
Award-winning writer, columnist, and journalists Carl Zimmer selects twenty science and nature essays that represent the best examples of the form published in 2022.
A New Yorker Best Book of 2022
A vibrant account of how measurement has invisibly shaped our world, from ancient civilizations to the modern day.
From the magical moments on set as Draco Malfoy to the challenges of growing up in the spotlight, get a backstage pass into Tom Felton’s life on and off the big screen in this #1 New York Times bestseller.
Tom Felton’s adolescence was anything but ordinary.
If you've ever felt oppressed, angry at the patriarchy, been ghosted or experienced a bad case of imposter syndrome, this book is just the magical elixir you've been waiting for.
Join expert witch Semra Haksever as she invites you to summon your Big Witch Energy and awaken the abundance of power within.
A magnificent, foundational reckoning with how Black Americans have used the written word to define and redefine themselves, in resistance to the lies of racism and often in heated disagreement with each other, over the course of the country’s history.
The epic story of the buffalo in America, from prehistoric times to today—a moving and beautifully illustrated work of natural history
A scientist’s exploration of the "ocean engine"—the physics behind the ocean’s systems—and why it matters.
A celebration of the unique decorative style of New Orleans, featuring the resplendent rooms of seventeen decadent residences rich with patina, family heirlooms, and history.
One of The New Yorker's Best Books of the Year
"A lively book.…[Luzzi] brilliantly sets the operatic stage of vibrant, violent Renaissance Florence and brings to life the characters who helped resurrect Botticelli." —Max Norman, Wall Street Journal
A story of perseverance and the power of convictions from the groundbreaking immigrant scientist whose decades-long research led to the COVID-19 vaccines, hailed as “an inspiration” by Bill Gates
"Brutalities is electric with insight, riveted by its commitments—to love and bewilderment, to bearing witness—and utterly propulsive." —Leslie Jamison, author of The Empathy Exams
A searing, vivid memoir that investigates the dynamics of violence, power, desire, and a body pushed to the brink.
Everything you need to know about brewing, using, and enjoying coffee at home, featuring more than 40 recipes, from morning cup to coffee-spiked nightcap.
The first major biography in more than twenty years of one of America’s greatest writers, based on newly available letters and journals
“Crucefix’s translation will have, and keep, a place on my shelves where all the poetry lives.” – Philip Pullman
A new selection and translation, by an acclaimed poet, of Rilke’s most essential work – the perfect gift for the poetry lover in your life
From the New York Times bestselling author who inspired the hit Netflix series about a struggling mother barely making ends meet as a housecleaner—a gripping memoir about college, motherhood, poverty, and life after Maid.
When Stephanie Land set out to write her memoir Maid, she never could have imagined what was to come.
An exclusive insider account with unprecedented access to Deion Sanders, his staff, and players, who are shattering expectations weekly and changing the culture of college football.
The landmark collected work of one of the greatest poets of the 20th century, now in paperback.
How splendid and impressive to have a complete, clear, and unobstructed view of Denise Levertov. Covering more than six decades and including, chronologically, every poem she ever published, Levertov’s Collected Poems presents her marvelous, groundbreaking work in full.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Come as You Are and co-author of Burnout comes an illuminating exploration of how to maintain a happy sex life in a long-term relationship.
From the beloved New York Times opinion writer and bestselling author of Late Migrations comes a "howling love letter to the world" (Ann Patchett): a luminous book that traces the passing of seasons, personal and natural.In The Comfort of Crows, Margaret Renkl presents a literary devotional: fifty-two chapters that follow the creatures and plants in her backyard over the cours
The eagerly anticipated baking bible from America's most respected authority: 100+ recipes for cookies, cakes, breads, breakfast pastries, and much more.
When you’re feeling depleted, tap into the Earth’s energies.
Inside the Earth our planet is a wealth of crystals, each unique in beauty and properties. Whether you want to cleanse your mind or shield against negativity, there’s a crystal that’s perfect for you and your needs.
Discover the healing power of more than 180 crystals in this ultimate guide to mineral magic
Bold and irresistible Southern-inspired home cooking from internet sensation and Food Network personality Danni Rose, packed with memories, family history, and laugh-out-loud stories.
A breathtaking memoir about two sisters and a high-profile case: Nikki Addimando, incarcerated for killing her abuser; and the author, Michelle Horton, left in the devastating fall-out to raise Nikki's young children and to battle the criminal justice system.
In September 2017, a knock on the door upends Michelle Horton’s life forever: her sister had just shot her partner and w
Part memoir, part sweeping journalistic saga: As Casey Parks follows the mystery of a stranger's past, she is forced to reckon with her own sexuality, her fraught Southern identity, her tortured yet loving relationship with her mother, and the complicated role of faith in her life.
New York Times bestselling author and queen of healthy weeknight dinners Alex Snodgrass shares delicious dinners that will bring everyone to the table.
The much-anticipated follow up to the groundbreaking anthology Disability Visibility: another revolutionary collection of first-person writing on the joys and challenges of the modern disability experience, and intimacy in all its myriad forms.
Which American Girl are you?
The revised and updated edition of the bestselling guidebook that equips parents with all the confidence they need to embark on and enjoy the ultimate outdoor activity with their kids: camping.
Written by a seasoned camper, adventurer, and mother of three, this book is a practical, irreverent introductory guide to all things camping.
Dress up your favorite it-boy with this press-and-play paper doll book.
Style Mr. Styles in some of his most iconic fits, from the red carpet to the stage and silver screen.
A beautiful gift anthology for the season of Easter with material from Tom Wright, Timothy Radcliffe, Basil Hume, Rowan Williams, Brian McLaren, Paula Gooder, Henri Nouwen, Desmond Tutu, Maria Boulding.
Merlin Sheldrake’s New York Times bestseller, Entangled Life, is now a lavish visual journey into the hidden lives of fungi.
"With Every Shot Counts, I hope that you'll be as inspired by Carlos' journey as I've been."--Shaquille O'Neal
From NBA All-Star and ESPN commentator Carlos Boozer, a gripping, intimate and inspiring memoir about overcoming trauma, achieving your dreams and staying true to who you are in the process
From veteran Amazon reporter for The Wall Street Journal, and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting, Dana Mattioli's The Everything War is the shocking, explosive, and untold exposé of Amazon's endless strategic greed, from destroying Main Street to remaking corporate power, in pursuit of total domination, by any means nece
Discover the extraordinary history and thrilling frontiers of exploration with this gorgeously illustrated guide from The Explorers Club, the esteemed home of the world's most prominent explorers.
A journey through the great mass extinction events that have shaped our Earth.
A riveting true story of a mother who fought back against the drug cartels in Mexico, pursuing her own brand of justice to avenge the kidnapping and murder of her daughter—from a global investigative correspondent for The New York Times
A spirited portrait of twentieth-century war correspondent Maggie Higgins and her tenacious fight to the top in a male-dominated profession.
The only all-occasion guide to homemade food gifts that look as fabulous as they taste, with more than 150 recipes, hundreds of packaging ideas, and insider tips from best-selling author and food stylist Elle Simone Scott
From The Athletic, powerhouse of sports reporting, comes the definitive story of the greatest football players of all time.
It is a question that has bedeviled football fans for generations: Who’s the best? Of the more than 25,000 men who have suited up during the NFL’s century of existence, which ones stood head and shoulders above all others?
From the bestselling author-photographer of Strong Is the New Pretty, this newest collection of Kate Parker’s photographs celebrates girls and women finding, using, amplifying, and sustaining their voices to empower themselves and the people around them.
Mothers lifting up their daughters. Sisters standing their ground. Classmates lending a helping hand.
From bestselling historian and Pulitzer Prize finalist H.W. Brands, a revelatory history of the shocking emergence of vicious political division at the birth of the United States.
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE IN HISTORY • An “important, deeply affecting—and regrettably relevant” (New York Times Book Review) chronicle of a sinister idea of freedom: white Americans’ freedom to oppress others and their fight against the government that got in their way
American freedom is typically associated with the fight of
Winner of the 2023 Pulitzer Prize in Biography
Winner of the 2022 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography, the 2023 Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy, and the 43rd LA Times Book Prize in Biography | Finalist for the 2023 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography
Successful gardening depends on good timing-knowing what to do when. With this revised, easy-to-use gardener's companion, you can plan the year's horticultural tasks and get ahead in the garden whatever the season. Gardening Through the Year is clearly laid out and completely practical in approach.
David Grann meets Susan Orlean in this page-turning true story of an underground operation into the mysterious world of alligator poaching and its larger than life Floridian characters
"A fast-paced debut...Espionage buffs will savor this vibrant account." -- Publishers Weekly
“Aims to prove that soup can be served year-round with recipes for broths, bisques, chowders, and more.” —Publishers Weekly
Before Chef Joris Bijdendijk cooked together three Michelin stars and Samuel Levie became a prolific sausage maker, soup was a regular guest in many memories.
The untold, almost unbelievable, story of the daring pilots who risked their lives in an unprecedented air race in 1919—and put American aviation on the map.
Timeless Stitches & Beautiful Bindings to Craft Your Perfect Book
You don’t need to be an experienced bookbinder to create one-of-a-kind books. Chanel Ly, founder of Bitter Melon Bindery, is here to guide you through 12 practical projects that you can personalize to show off your creative side. All you need are a few basic tools and materials to get started.
Authors Keegan-Michael Key and Elle Key build on the popularity of their 2022 Webby Award–winning podcast and delve deeper into the world of sketch, helped along with new essays created expressly for the book by comedy greats.
The History of Sketch Comedy will appeal to all kinds of comedy fans as well as fans of Keegan-Michael Key, whether they know him from
A wonderfully illustrated exploration of one of Hokusai’s key motifs: Mount Fuji.
Now in paperback, a collection of deeply personal conversations from award-winning actress and activist Laura Dern and the woman she admires most, her mother—legendary actress Diane Ladd.
What happens when we are brave enough to speak our truths to the ones we love the most?
Laura Dern and Diane Ladd always had a close relationship, but the stakes
Discover over 330 houseplant varieties and make the most of them with care advice, design inspiration, and step-by-step projects.
Turn your living space into an indoor oasis with the RHS’s definitive guide to more than 330 houseplant varieties.
Nicolson crafts a geography of the ancient world and a brilliant exploration of our connections to the past.
What is the nature of things?
What is justice? How can I be myself?
How should we treat each other?
A practical, heartfelt guide to the art of truly knowing another person in order to foster deeper connections at home, at work, and throughout our lives—from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Road to Character and The Second Mountain
With echoes of Educated and Born a Crime, How to Say Babylon is the stunning story of the author’s struggle to break free of her rigid Rastafarian upbringing, ruled by her father’s strict patriarchal views and repressive control of her childhood, to find her own voice as a woman and poet.
Throughout her childhood, Safiya Sinclair’s father, a vol
Essays, stories and poems on the interior lives of bookstores.
A New York Times Bestseller
By the author of Showtime—the source for HBO’s Winning Time—the definitive biography of mythic multi-sport star Bo Jackson.
“A legendary tome on a legendary athlete." —Chris Herring, author of Blood in the Garden
A personal collection of more than a hundred favorite family recipes—from Crespelle with Herb Pesto and Penne with Sausage, Mushrooms and Ricotta Vegetable Polpette, to Lidia's Simple Roast Chicken and Mimosa Cake—from the best-selling, award-winning "doyenne of Italian cooking" (The New York Times)
From NFL player Steve Gleason, a powerful, inspiring memoir of love, heartbreak, resilience, family, and remarkable triumph in the face of ALS
For readers of Amy Bloom’s In Love, Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air, and Kate Bowler's Everything Happens for a Reason.
Named a Most Anticipated Title by: Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post!
A groundbreaking study of the first Black female novelist and her life as an enslaved woman, from the biographer who solved the mystery of her identity, with a preface by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
A USA Today Must Read New Book
From the bestselling author of Women Rowing North and Reviving Ophelia-a memoir in essays reflecting on radiance, resilience, and the constantly changing nature of reality.
This intimate and lavishly illustrated journey into the world of the hummingbird is a treasure and a gift for birdwatchers, gardeners, and anyone who loves these amazing little creatures. Features 45+ vintage-inspired, full-color illustrations.
Douglas Preston, the #1 bestselling author of The Lost City of the Monkey God, presents jaw-dropping true stories of Egyptian burial chambers, prehistoric ruins, pirate treasure, bizarre crimes, and more…
What's it like to be the first to enter an Egyptian burial chamber that's been sealed for thousands of years?
Among the most cherished love poems ever written, Catullus’s brilliant, everlasting verses are collected here in a marvelous mix of English translations.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A Washington Post Notable Book
Excerpted in The New Yorker
A work of unparalleled candor and splendorous beauty, The Lyrics celebrates the creative life and the musical genius of Paul McCartney through his most meaningful songs.
In the tradition of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, a page-turning 93-year history of Crownsville Hospital, one of the nation’s last segregated asylums, told by an award-winning journalist on her decade-long search for sanity in America’s mental healthcare system.
On a cold day in March of 1911, officials marched twelve Black me
From the bestselling author of the princess saves herself in this one comes an accessible guide to welcoming magic into your life, perfect for beginner witches and the magic-curious alike.
As witchcraft grows ever more popular, there are countless introductions and paths into magical practice to choose from—so many that you might not know where to begin.
The long-awaited memoir from iconic, beloved actor and living legend Sir Patrick Stewart!
From his acclaimed stage triumphs to his legendary onscreen work in the Star Trek and X-Men franchises, Sir Patrick Stewart has captivated audiences around the world and across multiple generations with his indelible command of stage and screen.
LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
The highly original, blistering, and unconventional memoir by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sympathizer, which has now sold over one million copies worldwide
The dark story behind the bright lights of Tinseltown
From the forageable to the bizarre, this book is an introduction to 50 of the fungi kingdom’s most interesting mushrooms.
Plan your garden and track your plants throughout each growing season with this comprehensive gardening journal—perfect for beginner and seasoned gardeners alike!
Whether you’re new to gardening or an experienced green thumb, this gardening journal from Sarah Simon (@themintgardener) and Colin Simon will help you get a head start on next season’s harvest.
Immerse yourself in stories of gods and goddesses of the underworld and explore how themes of death, love, and revenge are depicted in folklore and mythology by different cultures around the world.
Myths of the Underworld is a vibrant collection of ten retellings of forbidden love, acts of vengeance, and naive attractions.
Targeted to the millions of consumers treating common ailments with herbal remedies, this authoritative guide to 100 essential herbs is chock-full of crucial information for the health-minded consumer, wellness advocate, gardener, and naturalist.
Natural remedies have been used across the world for centuries—this practical guide will show you how to make them a part of your life.
From tried and tested traditional herbal preparations and soothing and uplifting aroma blends, to ancient crystals and modern superfoods, The Natural Remedies Guide contains a plethora of ideas for intriguing remedies to use fo
Poems to celebrate spring.
A sublime bedside companion to enjoy as the frost melts and days grow longer, with poems to immerse yourself in the season. From William Blake and Emily Dickinson to Robert Browning and Eleanor Farjeon, some of the finest poets that ever put pen to paper describe this wondrous season of new beginnings.
Poems to celebrate the winter season.
A wonderful bedside companion for a frosty winter’s evening, with poems to immerse yourself in the season. From William Shakespeare to John Keats to Katherine Mansfield, the finest poets that ever put pen to paper describe this beautiful and sometimes terrible season.
Make scrumptious sacrifices to the Ancient Ones with these bloodcurdling bites for haunted housewarmings, inglorious game nights, and other grim gatherings.
A compact, colorful, and informative deck of 103 flashcards for newly minted mushroom lovers, featuring illustrations from the renowned archives of the New York Botanical Garden and text from the Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms
A Most Anticipated Book by Poets & Writers • The Boston Globe • San Francisco Chronicle • The Millions • Library Journal • and many more!
A comprehensive and definitive guide to the wonders of the night sky and the universe
Discover the wonders of the Universe with this indispensable guide. The Night Sky is chock full of information explaining what, when and how to observe space and understanding the night sky.
Not only accessible, but also invaluable, this is the perfect practical gui
The best things in life are really not that fancy. This photo-driven book featuring all-things-Reba invites you to get back to the basics of life: fun, food, friends, and family. In her first book in over two decades, actress and country music legend Reba McEntire takes you behind the scenes and shares the stories, recipes, and Oklahoma-style truths that guide her life.
The hilarious, irreverent guide to world history you never knew you needed, featuring 366 profanity-filled tales of triumph and terror, science and stupidity, courage and cowardice
Those who cannot remember the past . . . need a history teacher who says “f*ck” a lot.
From beloved and bestselling author Roxane Gay, “a strikingly fresh cultural critic” (Washington Post) comes an exhilarating collection of her essays on culture, politics, and everything in between.