Camelot’s Court: Inside the Kennedy White House
By Robert Dallek
The leading authority on JFK presents an authoritative portrait of the president and his inner circle of advisors who, despite being the “best and the brightest,” ignited fiery debates behind closed doors due to their personal ambitions and clashing beliefs.
Confidence: Overcoming Low Self-Esteem, Insecurity, and Self-Doubt
By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
A Harvard Business Review and Psychology Today authority shares a practical study of the human mind to demonstrate how to promote capability through greater confidence, drawing on anecdotal research to challenge popular beliefs about the effects of confidence on everyday life.
Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?
By Alan Weisman
In this follow-up to his best-selling The World Without Us, Weisman visits 20 countries around the world to get a first-hand take on the sustainability of human life on the planet, discussing optimum population and how to prosper without endless growth.
David and Goliath: The Triumph of the Underdog
By Malcolm Gladwell
The best-selling author of Outliers uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty, the powerful and the dispossessed.
Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House
By Peter Baker
A New York Times senior White House correspondent presents a definitive history of the controversial Bush and Cheney White House years that shares revealing anecdotes by more than 200 insiders to explore the profound inner conflicts that shaped the handling of the period’s significant historical events.
Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol
By Ann Dowsett Johnston
An award-winning journalist, combining in-depth research with her own personal story of recovery, investigates the psychological, social and industry factors that have caused rising rates of alcohol abuse and binge-drinking among women and girls.
Eat to Live Cookbook
By Joel Fuhrman
A nationally-recognized expert in the field of health and nutrition presents a long-awaited cookbook companion to his best-selling Eat to Live diet that includes current nutritional science, success stories, and meals for every occasion.
Everything I Learned About Life, I Learned in Dance Class
By Abby Lee Miller
The bold, brash, and tough-as-nails star of Lifetime’s hit shows Dance Moms and Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition offers a wealth of inspirational advice for parents who want to help their children become the best they can be.
Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence
By Daniel Goleman
Drawing on cutting-edge research along with practical findings, this landmark book on the science of attention reveals what distinguishes experts from amateurs and stars from average performers, and urges readers to pay attention to what matters most to them.
Free Spirit: Growing Up On the Road and Off the Grid
By Joshua Safran
Exploring his spiritual rebirth and connection with his Jewish roots, as well as his legal work on behalf of women who suffer from domestic violence, Safran recollects his unconventional childhood during which he was abused and bullied until he summoned the courage to fight back.
The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme
By Joe Sacco and Adam Hochschild
The authors describe the battle on the first day of World War I, which saw 20,000 British soldiers killed and another 40,000 injured, on the banks of the French river as they mounted a joint offensive against the German army.
Grow a Pair: How to Stop Being a Victim and Take Back Your Life, Your Business, and Your Sanity
By Larry Winget
The professional motivational speaker and self-described “Pit Bull of Personal Development” offers kick-in-the-pants guidance towards achieving goals and describes how readers can become more assertive and take responsibility for their actions.
History Decoded: The 10 Greatest Conspiracies of All Time
By Brad Meltzer
A book inspired by the History Network show of the same name explores fascinating, unexplained questions, including: Is Fort Knox empty? Why was Hitler so intent on capturing the Roman “Spear of Destiny?” What’s the government hiding in Area 51? Where did the Confederacy’s $19 million in gold and silver go at the end of the Civil War? Did Lee Harvey Oswald really act alone?
Honor and Betrayal: The Untold Story of the Navy SEALs Who Captured the “Butcher of Fallujah” – and the Shameful Ordeal They Later Endured
By Patrick Robinson
The coauthor of the best-selling Lone Survivor offers a riveting, behind-the-scenes story of the three Navy SEALs who captured the “Butcher of Fallujah,” but were subsequently charged with “prisoner abuse” and chronicles their long road to justice.
I Don’t Know: In Praise of Admitting Ignorance and Doubt (Except When You Shouldn’t)
By Leah Hager Cohen
In a slender volume, Cohen delivers enormously useful advice as she advocates for the practice of honoring doubt and the wisdom behind saying “I don’t know.”
The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty
By Nina Munk
The Secretary General of the United Nations and author of Fools Rush In argues that extreme poverty is a solvable problem, as he draws on success stories from his daring five-year Millennium Villages Project experiment in Africa to demonstrate how specific initiatives can enable profound positive changes.
The Kennedy Half-Century: The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy
By Larry J. Sabato
Published to coincide with the anniversary of JFK’s assassination, a renowned political scientist explores the profound impact his short presidency had on the media, the general public, and each of his nine presidential successors.
The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus
By Jonathan Franzen and Karl Kraus
The author of the best-selling novels The Corrections and Freedom presents newly translated and annotated works of the Viennese satirist who was celebrated by Franz Kafka for his willingness to express unpopular opinions, including the media’s manipulation of reality and the dehumanizing nature of technology.
The Men Who United the States
By Simon Winchester
Following in the footsteps of America’s most essential explorers, thinkers and innovators, the best-selling author of Atlantic delivers his first book about America that offers a new perspective on how the most powerful nation on Earth came together.
Mothers Who Can’t Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters
By Susan Forward and Donna Frazier Glynn
Filled with compelling case histories, one of the nation’s foremost therapists provides emotional support and guidance for women struggling to overcome the damage inflicted by the unloving mothers who raised them, helping them reclaim their confidence and self-respect.
O, What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound
By Garrison Keillor
The celebrated radio host of A Prairie Home Companion presents his first collection of poetry, featuring his reflections on daily life, love, politics and religion in verse that reflects his characteristic humor and insight.
One Summer: America
By Bill Bryson
Bryson recounts the story of a pivotal cultural year in the United States when mainstream pursuits and historical events were marked by contributions by such figures as Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth and Al Capone.
Some Nerve: Lessons Learned While Becoming Brave
By Patty Chang Anker
The creator of the award-winning blog, “Facing Forty Upside Down,” describes how midlife and a desire to be a better role model to her daughters compelled her to confront common personal fears, including riding a bike, diving into a swimming pool and surfing.
Still Writing: The Pleasure and Perils of a Creative Life
By Dani Shapiro
The best-selling author of Devotion examines the process of creative writing and storytelling through her personal stories and experiences and shares the lessons she learned and insights she gained to inspire aspiring authors everywhere.
Thank You for Your Service
By David Finkel
An award-winning staff writer for The Washington Post discusses the hardships faced by soldiers who have come home from service by following the men of the 2-16 Infantry Batallion who were originally depicted in his book The Good Soldiers.
There’s More to Life Than This: Healing Messages, Remarkable Stories, and Insight About the Other Side from the Long Island Medium
By Theresa Caputo
Blending together personal stories, compelling anecdotes and client readings, the star of TLC’s Long Island Medium invites readers into her world where they can experience her exceptional gift of communicating with those who have crossed over to The Other Side.
They Killed Our President: 63 Facts That Prove a Conspiracy to Kill JFK
By Jesse Ventura, with Dick Russell and David Wayne
Just in time for the 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK, a former Navy SEAL and Governor of Minnesota team up with a successful author and some of the most respected and influential assassination researchers to provide all the conspiracy angles of this notable event in American history.
War Play: Video Games and the Future of Armed Conflict
By Corey Mead
Taking readers behind the scenes at training sessions where soldiers play multiplayer missions that test combat skills, develop unit cohesion and teach cultural awareness, an expert on military innovation shows how the military is now influencing the adoption of video games as learning and recruitment tools.
The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914
By Margaret MacMillan
The award-winning author of Paris 1919 presents a narrative portrait of Europe in the years leading up to World War I that illuminates the political, cultural and economic factors and contributing personalities that shaped major events.
Who Discovered America?: The Untold History of the Peopling of the Americas
By Gavin Menzies and Ian Hudson
Combining in-depth research with an adventurer’s spirit, a distinguished historian presents a radical rethinking and new revelations relating to the Beringia theory of how humans crossed a land bridge connecting Asia and North America during the last Ice Age.
Who Really Killed Kennedy?: The Ultimate Guide to the Assassination Theories – 50 Years Later
By Jerome R. Corsi
Each chapter examines the strongest alternate theories regarding the assassination of JFK, including theories surrounding the mob, the CIA, Cuban radicals, LBJ, right-wing extremists and more.