Longtime Californ'

Longtime Californ'

Beginning with the immigrants who left poverty-ridden villages in China to try for a better livelihood in America, the narratives and extensive interviews of Longtime Californ’...

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Patron Saints

Patron Saints

This lively work of cultural history tells the stories of five young art patrons who, in the last 1920s and 1930s, were instrumental in bringing modern painting,...

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The Radical Republicans

The Radical Republicans

This is the story of the men who, as political realists, fought for the cause of racial reform in America before, during, and after the Civil War. Charles Sumner, Thaddeus...

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The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries

The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries

The Most Complete Collection of Impossible Crime Stories Ever Assembled, with puzzling mysteries by Stephen King, Dashiell Hammett, Lawrence Block, Agatha Christie, Georges Simenon, Dorothy L. Sayers, P. G. Wodehouse,...

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Chaos in Kabul

Chaos in Kabul

As U.S. troops prepare to withdraw from Afghanistan, and the Taliban is poised to take over, the CIA calls upon the Austrian aristocrat Malko Linge to execute a dangerous and delicate plan...

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Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

A brief yet definitive new biography of one of film's greatest legends: perfect for readers who want to know more about the iconic star but who don't want to commit to a...

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The Compleat Ankh-Morpork

The Compleat Ankh-Morpork

A brand-new street directory of Discworld city Ankh-Morpork complete with a beautifully illustrated pull-out map. 'There's a saying that all roads lead to Ankh-Morpork....

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Fields of Blood

Fields of Blood

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence. For the first time, religious self-identification is on...

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The Georgetown Set

The Georgetown Set

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War...

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The Handsome Man's De Luxe Café

The Handsome Man's De Luxe Café

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency often helps people find things they have lost. But they have never had to help a client find herself—until now, in this latest installment of Alexander McCall...

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Isabella

Isabella

An engrossing and revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus's journey to the New World, established...

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It Ain't Sauce, It's Gravy

It Ain't Sauce, It's Gravy

Has cooking ever saved a life? It definitely rescued Steve Martorano from the streets of South Philadelphia, and an almost certain end in jail … or worse. Raised on Gram’s meatballs and Mom’s macaroni,...

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Jewish Soul Food

Jewish Soul Food

The author of the acclaimed The Book of New Israeli Food returns with a cookbook devoted to the culinary masterpieces of Jewish grandmothers from Minsk to Marrakesh: recipes that have traveled across continents and...

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Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc

The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British...

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Love Me, Feed Me

Love Me, Feed Me

From the esteemed food editor and author Judith Jones, a charming, practical guide to sharing the pleasures of home cooking with your dog. Doesn’t man’s best friend deserve a little more than...

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Maeve's Times

Maeve's Times

Five decades of selected writings from the Irish Times by the beloved and best-selling author, filled with her hallmark humor, candor, and wisdom-a timeless gift...

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An Officer and a Spy

An Officer and a Spy

NATIONAL BESTSELLER Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for historical fictionA whistle-blower.  A witch hunt. A cover-up. Secret tribunals, out-of-control...

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Prince Lestat

Prince Lestat

A stunning departure, a surprising and compelling return…From Anne Rice, perennial best seller, single-handed reinventor of the vampire cosmology--a new, exhilarating novel, a deepening of her vampire mythology, and a chillingly hypnotic mystery-thriller."What...

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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

The Secret History of Wonder Woman

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century...

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Stories of Art and Artists

Stories of Art and Artists

Stories of Art and Artists gathers two centuries of classic stories from around the world. From Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Artist of the Beautiful” and Albert Camus’s...

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Beautiful You

Beautiful You

"A billion husbands are about to be replaced."From the author of Fight Club, the classic portrait of the damaged contemporary male psyche, now comes...

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Gray Mountain

Gray Mountain

John Grisham has a new hero . . . and she’s full of surprises The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer’s career at a huge Wall Street law firm...

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Hitler's First Victims

Hitler's First Victims

The remarkable story of Josef Hartinger, the German prosecutor who risked everything to bring to justice the first killers of the Holocaust and whose efforts would play a key role in the Nuremberg tribunal....

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The Lost Book of Mormon

The Lost Book of Mormon

Is the Book of Mormon the Great American Novel? Decades before Melville and Twain composed their great works, a farmhand and child seer named Joseph Smith unearthed a long-buried book from a haunted hill in western New York State that...

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