Bestsellers & Award Winners

  • FROM THE CORNER OF THE OVAL

    By Beck Dorey-Stein

    A New York Times Bestseller. This compulsively readable, behind-the-scenes memoir takes readers inside the Obama White House, through the eyes of a young staffer learning the ropes, falling in love, and finding her place in the world.


    THE RISE AND FALL OF THE DINOSAURS

    By Steve Brusatte

    A New York Times Bestseller. A sweeping and revelatory new history of the age of dinosaurs, from one of the world's finest young scientists.


  • THE LAST TIME I LIED

    By Riley Sager

    A New York Times Bestseller. In this thriller from the bestselling author of Final Girls, a young woman returns to her childhood summer camp to uncover the truth about a tragedy that happened there fifteen years ago.


    BORN TRUMP

    By Emily Jane Fox

    A New York Times Bestseller. Vanity Fair journalist Emily Jane Fox's dishy, deeply reported, and richly detailed look at Donald J. Trump’s five children.


  • #NEVERAGAIN

    By David Hogg & Lauren Hogg

    A New York Times Bestseller. A declaration for our times from two survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting, and an in-depth look at the making of the #NeverAgain movement.


    BARONS OF THE SEA

    By Steven Ujifusa

    A LA Times Bestseller. The riveting tale of innovation and ingenuity behind the race to build the world's fastest clipper ship.


  • GETTING BACK TO HAPPY

    By Marc & Angel Chernoff

    A New York Times Bestseller. The go-to voices in personal development reveal strategies for changing thought patterns and daily habits to bounce back from tough times.


    TAILSPIN

    By Steven Brill

    A New York Times Bestseller. Covering the years 1967 to 2017, Brill gives us a stunningly cogent picture of the broken system at the heart of our society.


  • I AM ENOUGH

    By Grace Byers

    A New York Times Bestseller. A lyrical ode to loving who you are from Empire actor and activist Grace Byers.


    STRENGTH IN STILLNESS

    By Bob Roth

    A New York Times Bestseller and #1 Amazon Bestseller in Spiritual Meditations. An essential guide to Transcendental Meditation from world authority Bob Roth, teacher of Oprah Winfrey, Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen DeGeneres, Tom Hanks, and others.


  • TOGETHER WE RISE

    By The Women's March Organizers and Condé Nast

    A New York Times Bestselling retrospective of the largest global protest in modern history, with exclusive interviews, never-before-seen photographs, and essays by feminist activists.


    THE ANNOTATED AFRICAN AMERICAN FOLKTALES

    By Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Maria Tatar

    Winner of the NAACP Image Award in Fiction. Gates and Tatar collect nearly 150 African American folktales that animate our past and reclaim a lost cultural legacy to redefine American literature.


  • THE MAGIC MISFITS

    By Neil Patrick Harris

    A New York Times Bestseller, and a USA Today Bestselling Book. The first book in a new middle grade series by award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris.


    THE LAST CHRISTMAS IN PARIS

    By Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb

    A Globe & Mail Bestseller. New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor has joined with Heather Webb to create an unforgettable novel of the Great War.


  • WE'RE GOING TO NEED MORE WINE

    By Gabrielle Union

    A New York Times Bestseller. The critically acclaimed star of Being Mary Jane brings us stories that are funny, complicated, and true.


    I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER

    By Erika L. Sánchez

    A New York Times Bestseller and finalist for the National Book Award. A poignant tale about coming of age amid the expectations and stereotypes of a Mexican-American home.


  • CODE GIRLS

    By Liza Mundy

    A National Bestseller. Liza Mundy reveals the secret history of more than ten thousand women who served as codebreakers during World War II.


    THE GIFT OF ANGER

    By Arun Gandhi

    An International Bestseller. A poignant and timely exploration of the true path from anger to peace, as recounted by Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson.


  • THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO

    By Amy Schumer

    A #1 New York Times Bestseller and USA Today Bestseller. Amy Schumer shares the experiences that have shaped who she is—a woman with the courage to bare her soul to stand up for what she believes in, all while making us laugh.


    WHY DON'T STUDENTS LIKE SCHOOL

    By Daniel T. Willingham

    A Washington Post Bestseller. Cognitive scientist Dan Willingham offers easy-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for engaging students in the classroom.


  • SHATTERED

    By Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes

    A #1 New York Times and Amazon Bestseller, Shattered is filled with revelations that will change the way readers understand what happened to America on November 8, 2016.


    DARWIN'S FIRST THEORY

    By Rob Wesson

    #1 Denver Post Bestseller. An acclaimed geologist leads the reader on an adventure through the landscape that absorbed and inspired Charles Darwin to conceive his theory of subsidence and uplift—Darwin's first theory that led to his subsequent discoveries in evolution.


  • GOODNIGHT NUMBERS

    By Danica McKellar

    A New York Times Bestseller. Actress, math whiz, and New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar uses her proven math success to show children that loving numbers is as easy as 1, 2, 3.


    THE MOST BEAUTIFUL

    By Mayte Garcia

    At the one-year anniversary of his death, legendary musician Prince's first wife shares a uniquely intimate, candid, and revelatory look inside the personal and professional life of one of the world's most beloved icons.


  • WHAT DOESN'T KILL US

    By Scott Carney

    A New York Times Bestseller. Scott Carney reveals the science that allows us to push past our perceived limitations.


    JOHN DERIAN PICTURE BOOK

    By John Derian

    A New York Times Bestseller. John Derian Picture Book contains beguiling images drawn from antique prints and lithographs selected from John’s vast archive.


  • ALL JOE KNIGHT

    By Kevin Morris

    Longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. Set in hardscrabble Philadelphia, Kevin Morris's audacious debut novel is about an orphan named Joe and the basketball team that raised him—a team that also has the power to be his undoing.


    WALK THROUGH WALLS

    By Marina Abramovic

    Translated into 17 languages. Marina Abramovic relates the spiritual and emotional trials of her life as a child of postwar Yugoslavia, a struggling artist traveling through Europe and finally as a force of nature in performance art in this moving, epic memoir.


  • AROUND THE WAY GIRL

    By Taraji P. Henson

    A New York Times Bestseller. From television sensation and Academy Award-nominee Taraji P. Henson, Around the Way Girl is an inspiring and funny tale of the hustle required to make it from DC to Hollywood, and the joy of living one’s own truth.


    GOOD VIBRATIONS

    By Mike Love

    A New York Times Bestseller. From sheetmetal apprentice to one of the founding members of the Beach Boys, Mike Love tells the story of his legendary, turbulent, and triumphant five-decade career


  • YOU’LL GROW OUT OF IT

    By Jessi Klein

    A New York Times and USA Today Bestseller, and People’s Best Book of 2016. Comedian, producer, and television writer Jessi Klein skewers the rites of modern femininity in hilarious, candid, and incisive collection of real-life stories.


    HER AGAIN

    By Michael Schulman

    A New York Times Bestseller. The first thoroughly researched biography of Meryl Streep, the “Iron Lady” of acting, nominated for nineteen Oscars and winner of three.


  • THE BATTLE OF VERSAILLES

    By Robin Givhan

    A New York Times Bestseller and a Washington Post 50 Notable Nonfiction Book. Pulitzer-Prize winning fashion journalist Robin Givhan offers a lively and meticulously well-researched account of a unique event in fashion history.


    BETWEEN YOU & ME

    By Mary Norris

    A New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestseller. A Publishers Weekly and Amazon Best Book of 2015. The New Yorker’s comma queen brings her vast experience, good cheer, and finely sharpened pencils to help the rest of us in a language book full of life and practical advice.


  • MY PARIS DREAM

    By Kate Betts

    A New York Times Bestseller. Kate Betts’s captivating memoir magically re-creates that moment in life when a young woman discovers who she’s meant to be.


    THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL

    By Jack Viertel

    A New York Times Bestseller. Jack Viertel shows us how musicals happen, what makes them work, how they captivate audiences, and how one landmark show leads to the next.


  • TOUGH AS THEY COME

    By Travis Mills

    A New York Times Bestseller. US Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills relates the details of his remarkable and inspirational recovery as one of only five soldiers from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to survive a quadruple amputation.


    RAZZLE DAZZLE

    By Michael Riedel

    A New York Times Bestseller. The story of the rise, fall, and redemption of Broadway from one of its most respected (and feared) commentator.


  • FORTUNATE SON

    By John Fogarty

    A New York Times Bestseller and Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book. The legendary singer-songwriter and creative force behind Creedence Clearwater Revival enchants in this long-awaited and intimate memoir.


    SOUNDS LIKE ME

    By Sara Bareilles

    A New York Times Bestseller. Marked by her irresistible humor and confessional writing style, chart-topping singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles’ memoir is a moving tribute to the universal search for growth, healing, and self-acceptance.


  • SISTERS IN LAW

    By Linda Hirshman

    A New York Times Bestseller and Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book. Linda Hirshman’s dual biography tells the fascinating story of the intertwined lives of Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first and second women to serve as Supreme Court justices


    HOW ABOUT NEVER

    By Bob Mankoff

    A New York Times Bestseller. A memoir in cartoons by the former cartoon editor of The New Yorker and current humor editor of Esquire.


  • I SAID YES TO EVERYTHING

    By Lee Grant

    An Amazon and iBooks Best Book of 2014. Set amid the 1950s New York theater scene and the starstudded parties of 1970s Malibu, Academy Award-winning actress and director Lee Grant vividly recounts her early career, its destruction, and how she rebuilt her life on her own terms.


    THE WIND IN THE REEDS

    By Wendell Pierce

    A Christopher Award Winner and NAACP Award Nominee. Acclaimed actor and producer Wendell Pierce paints an insightful and poignant portrait of family, post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, and the transforming power of art.


  • AMERICA’S BITTER PILL

    By Steven Brill

    A New York Times and Washington Post Bestseller and New York Times Notable Book. Steven Brill investigates how the Affordable Care Act is changing—and failing to change—the rampant abuses in the healthcare industry.


    THE SPIRITUAL CHILD

    By Dr. Lisa Miller

    A New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Bestseller, and Publishers Weekly Bestseller. Psychologist Lisa Miller explains the clear, scientific link between spirituality and health.


  • GOD'S BANKERS

    By Gerald Posner

    A New York Times Bestseller. A deeply reported, fast-paced exposé of the money and the cardinals-turned-financiers at the heart of the Vatican.


    FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES

    By Charles Blow

    A New York Times Bestseller and Notable Book, Lambda Literary Award Winner, PEN Open Book Award Nominee, and Publishers Weekly Best Book in 2014. In this beautiful memoir of a harrowing childhood, the New York Times columnist shares his redemptive journey.


  • THE FIRM

    By Duff McDonald

    A New York Times Bestseller. The story of McKinsey & Co., America’s most influential and controversial business consulting firm.


    THE SMARTEST KIDS IN THE WORLD

    By Amanda Ripley

    A New York Times Bestseller. Time magazine journalist Amanda Ripley follows three brilliant young Americans pursuing their educations abroad, and her work reveals groundbreaking research into other cultures’ patterns of learning and transformation.


  • CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

    By Neil Patrick Harris

    A New York Times Bestseller, and an Amazon and iBooks Best Book of 2014. In this innovative memoir, beloved actor Neil Patrick Harris shares delightfully amusing stories from his life on and off the screen—all in a narrative chosen by the reader.


    A CONSTELLATION OF VITAL PHENOMENA

    By Anthony Marra

    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in Fiction, and the Carla Furstenberg Cohen Fiction Award. Two doctors risk everything to save the life of a hunted child in this majestic debut.


  • HANDBOOK FOR AN UNPREDICTABLE LIFE

    By Rosie Perez

    An NAACP Award Nominee for Outstanding Literary Work in Biography / Autobiography. Oscar-nominated actress Rosie Perez’s never-before-told story of surviving a harrowing childhood and of how she found success.


    THE OPPOSITE OF LONELINESS

    By Marina Keegan

    A New York Times Bestseller. Marina Keegan’s collection of essays and stories, published following her tragic death just days after her graduation from Yale, captures the hope, uncertainty, and possibility of her generation.


  • HRC

    By Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes

    A New York Times and USA Today bestseller. The story of Hillary Clinton’s political rebirth, based on eyewitness accounts from deep inside her inner circle.


    PROVENCE, 1970

    By Luke Barr

    A New York Times Bestseller, Amazon Best Book of 2013, and James Beard Award Nominee. Luke Barr, great-nephew of M.F.K. Fisher, depicts a seminal meeting of culinary minds, set against a stunning backdrop in cinematic scope—complete with gossip, drama, and contemporary relevance.


  • CIVILIAN WARRIORS

    By Erik Prince

    A New York Times Bestseller. The founder of Blackwater offers the gripping true story of the world’s most controversial military contractor.


    LABOR DAY

    By Joyce Maynard

    A New York Times Bestseller, adapted into the film starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin. Master storyteller Joyce Maynard draws readers into the unforgettable tale of a mother and son changed forever when a mysterious man enters their lives.


  • WHITEY BULGER

    By Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy

    A New York Times Bestseller. Raised in a South Boston housing project, James “Whitey” Bulger became the most wanted fugitive of his generation. In this riveting story, Boston Globe reporters Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy follow his extraordinary criminal career.


    SWEET

    By Valerie Gordon

    An Amazon Best Book in 2013 and James Beard Award Nominee. A comprehensive cookbook from a chef renowned for her award-winning sweets and baked goods.


  • LORDS OF FINANCE

    By Liaquat Ahamed

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History. A New York Times Bestseller and 10 Best Book of the Year, and a Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year. In exploring the true causes of the Great Depression, Liaquat Ahamed crafts a potent reminder of the enormous impact of bankers’ decisions, their fallibility, and the terrible human consequences that can result when they are wrong.


    FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY AND THE DODGEBALL BULLY

    By Julianne Moore

    Academy Award-winning actress and New York Times bestselling author Julianne Moore's follow-up to Freckleface Strawberry is a funny, inspiring story about an all-too-common problem that kids, parents, and teachers will easily relate to.


  • BAILOUT

    By Neil Barofsky

    A New York Times Bestseller. In this riveting account of the mishandling of the 2008 banking bailout, a former Special United States Treasury Department Inspector General offers behind-the-scenes proof of the corrupt ways Washington officials serve the interests of Wall Street.


    THE DROP 10 DIET

    By Lucy Danziger

    A New York Times Bestseller. The editor of SELF magazine and her team of nutrition experts have created a revolutionary, flexible diet to help trigger weight loss and instill better body health.


  • THE LONGEST WAY HOME

    By Andrew McCarthy

    A New York Times Bestseller. Award-winning travel writer and actor Andrew McCarthy takes us on a deeply personal journey played out amid some of the world’s most evocative locales.


    THE PARTY IS OVER

    By Mike Lofgren

    A New York Times bestseller. This book is about America’s broken political system: how it got that way, who benefits, and who loses.


  • WILD

    By Cheryl Strayed

    A national bestseller and Oprah Book Club selection, adapted into the hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon. With suspense and style, Cheryl Strayed powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of her one-woman, thousand-mile hike along the Pacific Crest trail that maddened, strengthened, and healed her.


    WHAT’S SO FUNNY

    By Tim Conway

    Six-time Emmy Award-winning funny man Tim Conway, best known for his roles on The Carol Burnett Show, offers a straight-shooting and hilarious bestselling memoir about his life on stage and off as an actor and comedian.


  • FULL SERVICE

    By Scotty Bowers and Lionel Friedberg

    A New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestseller. A fascinating chronicle of Los Angeles’s sexual underground during Hollywood's Golden Age.


    HOW TO BE RICHER, SMARTER, AND BETTER-LOOKING THAN YOUR PARENTS

    By Zac Bissonnette

    A New York Times Bestseller. Twenty-three-year-old Zac Bissonnette demystifies the many traps young people fall victim to in their post-college years.


  • A REASON TO BELIEVE

    By By Deval Patrick

    The first black governor of the state of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick takes readers through his extraordinary and uniquely American odyssey, and offers a road map for attaining happiness, empowerment, and success.


    THE MEMORY PALACE

    By Mira Bartok

    A New York Times Bestseller and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography. Two sisters confront schizophrenia in this poignant memoir. Through stunning prose and original art, Mira Bartok captures the complexity of truth and family’s capacity for forgiveness.


  • LET’S TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME

    By Gail Caldwell

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. With her signature exquisite prose, Gail Caldwell mines the deepest levels of devotion and grief in this moving memoir about treasuring and losing her best friend, fellow writer Caroline Knapp.


    100 RECIPES EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW

    By Cindi Leive & the editors of Glamour

    A New York Times Bestseller. Glamour magazine's hundred most-loved, best-reviewed dishes.


  • FURIOUS LOVE

    By Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger

    A New York Times Bestseller and a Los Angeles Times Bestseller. Veteran Vanity Fair contributor Sam Kashner and biographer Nancy Schoenberger definitively recount the lives of Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and their glamorous, volatile, audacious relationship—the greatest Hollywood love story ever told.


    DANIEL PATRICK MOYNIHAN: A PORTRAIT IN LETTERS

    By Daniel Patrick Moynihan

    A New Yorker Reviewers’ Favorite and Washington Post Bestseller. A collection showcasing the range of the legendary senator's intellect and interests, his appreciation for his constituents, his renowned wit, and his warmth even for those with whom he profoundly disagreed.


  • ASK A MEXICAN

    By Gustavo Arellano

    A Los Angeles Times Bestseller. Questions and answers about our spiciest Americans from the popular author of the ¡Ask a Mexican! column.


    BEING CATHOLIC NOW

    By Kerry Kennedy

    A New York Times Bestseller. Some of America’s most accomplished celebrities, artists, and thinkers reveal what Catholicism means to them, what it is–and what it should be.


  • SOLDIER'S HEART

    By Elizabeth D. Samet

    Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and a New York Times 50 Notable Nonfiction Books. A literature professor at West Point, Samet chronicles the ways in which war has transformed her relationship to the books she and her students read together.


    THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS

    By Chris Gardner

    Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, and into an Oscar-nominated film by Columbia Pictures. Chris Gardner chronicles his astonishing transformation from homeless father to power player in New York’s financial district.


  • WAITING

    By Ha Jin

    Winner of the National Book Award and PEN/Faulkner award, and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. The demands of human longing contend with the weight of centuries of custom in acclaimed author Ha Jin's Waiting.


    THE INHERITANCE

    By Louisa May Alcott

    The recently discovered first novel of the beloved American writer of Little Women. The story of Edith Adelon, an Italian orphan brought to England by a wealthy lord, is a fascinating window into Alcott’s earlier career.


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