Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and MSNBC reporter Trymaine Lee’s Million Dollar Bullets: The True Cost of (Black) Life in America, which illuminates one of the most pressing and important topics of our time: gun violence in America, in terms of lost dreams and wasted dollars, pitched as combining the big-picture examination of race in Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow with the human-focused narrative of Katherine Boo’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers, sold to Elisabeth Dyssegaard at St. Martin’s, at auction, by Jennifer Gates.