Tom Reiss - History - 2012 - 432 pages
Here is the remarkable true story of the real Count of Monte Cristo – a stunning feat of historical sleuthing that brings to life the forgotten hero who inspired such classics as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.
Willie Nelson - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 248 pages
He also tells some great dirty jokes. The result is a book as wise and hilarious as its author. It’s not meant to be taken seriously as an instruction manual for living-but you could do a lot worse. From the Hardcover edition.
Anne Applebaum - History - 2012 - 608 pages
In Iron Curtain, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anne Applebaum describes how the Communist regimes of Eastern Europe were created and what daily life was like once they were complete.
James Andrew Miller, Tom Shales - Sports & Recreation - 2011 - 784 pages
Today, ESPN is arguably the most successful network in modern television history, spanning eight channels in the Unites States and around the world. But the inside story of its rise has never been fully told-until now.
David Limbaugh - Religion - 2014 - 406 pages
In Jesus on Trial, New York Times bestselling author David Limbaugh applies his lifetime of legal experience to a unique new undertaking: making a case for the gospels as hard evidence of the life and work of Jesus Christ.
Charles Yu - Fiction - 2010 - 256 pages
He learns that the key may be found in a book he got from his future self. It’s called How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, and he’s the author.
Teju Cole - Fiction - 2011 - 259 pages
A New York Times Notable Book • One of the ten top novels of the year —Time and NPR NAMED A BEST BOOK ON MORE THAN TWENTY END-OF-THE-YEAR LISTS, INCLUDING The New Yorker • The Atlantic • The Economist • Newsweek/The Daily Beast ...
Megan Abbott - Fiction - 2012 - 304 pages
Award-winning novelist Megan Abbott, writing with what Tom Perrotta has hailed as "total authority and an almost desperate intensity," provides a harrowing glimpse into the dark heart of the all-American girl.
John Brooks - Business & Economics - 2014 - 400 pages
Five additional stories on equally fascinating subjects round out this wonderful collection that will both entertain and inform readers . . . Business Adventures is truly financial journalism at its liveliest and best.
Gillian Flynn - Fiction - 2012 - 432 pages
THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary.
Danielle Evans - Fiction - 2010 - 240 pages
Now this debut short story collection delivers on the promise of that early story. In "Harvest," a college student's unplanned pregnancy forces her to confront her own feelings of inadequacy in comparison to her white classmates.
Jo Walton - Fiction - 2011 - 304 pages
Combining elements of autobiography with flights of imagination in the manner of novels like Jonathan Lethem's The Fortress of Solitude, this is potentially a breakout book for an author whose genius has already been hailed by peers like ...
Victor Cha - History - 2012 - 560 pages
In The Impossible State, seasoned international-policy expert and lauded scholar Victor Cha pulls back the curtain, providing the best look yet at North Korea's history, the rise of the Kim family dynasty, and the obsessive personality cult ...
Anthony Doerr - Fiction - 2014 - 544 pages
Ten years in the writing, a National Book Award finalist, All the Light We Cannot See is a magnificent, deeply moving novel from a writer “whose sentences never fail to thrill” (Los Angeles Times).
Jennifer Egan - Fiction - 2010 - 288 pages
With music pulsing on every page, A Visit from the Goon Squad is a startling, exhilarating novel of self-destruction and redemption. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Maria Menounos - Health & Fitness - 2014 - 304 pages
This book finds new ways to help you stay inspired and gives you techniques that will change your life and get you in shape.”—Khloé Kardashian From the Trade Paperback edition.
Terry Romero - Cooking - 2014 - 240 pages
Go beyond the pale of iceberg lettuce with recipes for indulgent salads of plant-based proteins, vibrant veggies, and zesty dressings.