Adult Nonfiction Coming Soon

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Adult Fiction Coming Soon
Adult Bestsellers Coming Soon

Brower, Kate Andersen

Biography

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Residence and First Women, the first ever authorized biography of the most famous movie star of the twentieth century, Elizabeth Taylor.

Kozinn, Allan

Biography

Set against the backdrop of the Beatles splintering over both business and creative issues, McCartney Legacy Volume 1 covers a period in which Paul McCartney recreated himself, both as a man and as a musician. This is an in-depth and revealing exploration of his creative life beyond the Beatles—featuring hundreds of interviews with fellow musicians, tour managers, recording engineers, producers, filmmakers, and more.

Levy, Aidan

Biography

The long-awaited first full biography of legendary jazz saxophonist and composer Sonny Rollins 

Buettner, Dan

Cooking

Best-selling Blue Zones Kitchen author Dan Buettner spent years uncovering the Blue Zones--the five places around the world where people consistently live to or past, 100--and sharing lifestyle tips and recipes gleaned from these places. Now, creating your own Blue Zone at home is easier than ever, thanks to plant-forward recipes in this inspiring book--all developed right in our own backyard.
 

Thurman, Judith

Essays

 

A collection of essays from Judith Thurman, National Book Award–winning writer and New Yorker staff writer.

Philip, Leila

History

An intimate and revelatory dive into the world of the beaver—the wonderfully weird rodent that has surprisingly shaped American history and may save its ecological future.
 

The Countess of Carnarvon

History

Bestselling author the Countess of Carnarvon tells the thrilling behind-the-scenes story of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun on its centennial, and explores the unparalleled life of family ancestor George Herbert—the famed Egyptologist, world-traveler, and 5th Earl of Carnarvon behind it—whose country house, Highclere Castle, is the setting of the beloved series Downton Abbey.

Levy, Buddy

History

The true, harrowing story of the ill-fated 1913 Canadian Arctic Expedition and the two men who came to define it.
 

Rose, Alexander

History

From the New York Times bestselling author of Washington’s Spies, the thrilling story of the Confederate spy who came to Britain to turn the tide of the Civil War—and the Union agent resolved to stop him.

Weir, Alison

History

Packed with dramatic true stories from one of European history’s most romantic and turbulent eras, this epic narrative chronicles the five vividly rendered queens of the Plantagenet kings who ruled England between 1299 and 1399.
 

Gristwood, Sarah

History

A brilliant history of the Tudor dynasty, showing how the rules of romantic courtly love irrevocably shaped the politics and international diplomacy of the period.
 

Strachey, Nino

History

An “illuminating” (Daily Mail, London) exploration of the second generation of the iconic Bloomsbury Group who inspired their elders to new heights of creativity and passion while also pushing the boundaries of sexual freedom and gender norms in 1920s England.
 

Le Carre, John

Letters

An archive of letters written by the late John le Carré, giving readers access to the intimate thoughts of one of the greatest writers of our time
 

Jealous, Benjamin Todd

Memoirs

“One of the nation’s most prominent civil rights leaders” (Washington Post), a New York Times bestselling author, community organizer, investigative journalist, Ivy League professor, and former head of the NAACP, Ben Jealous draws from a life lived on America’s racial fault line to deliver a series of gripping and lively parables that call on each of us to reconcile, heal, and work fearlessly to make America one nation.

Dionne, Evette

Memoirs

A poignant and ruthlessly honest journey through cultural expectations of size, race, and gender—and toward a brighter future—from National Book Award nominee Evette Dionne

Tuama, Padraig O.

Poetry

Expanding on the popular podcast of the same name from On Being Studios, Poetry Unbound offers immersive reflections on fifty powerful poems.

Lewis, Robin Coste

Poetry

A genre-bending exploration of poetry, photography, and human migration--another revelatory visual expedition from the National Book Award–winning poet who changed the way we see art, the museum, and the Black female figure.
 

Hollis, Matthew

Poetry

A riveting account of the making of T. S. Eliot's celebrated poem The Waste Land on its centenary.

Imbler, Sabrina

Science

"A miraculous, transcendental book. Sabrina Imbler is a generational talent, and this book is a gift to us all." -- ED YONG, New York Times Bestselling author of I Contain Multitudes
 

Morus, Iwan Rhys

Science

The rich and fascinating history of the scientific revolution of the Victorian Era, leading to transformative advances in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
 

Brookshire, Bethany

Science

An engrossing and revealing study of why we deem certain animals “pests” and others not—from cats to rats, elephants to pigeons—and what this tells us about our own perceptions, beliefs, and actions, as well as our place in the natural world.

Dunlap, Tori

Self Help

From the globally recognized personal finance educator and the TikTok star behind Her First $100K, an inclusive guide to all things money—from managing debt to investing and voting with your dollars—for the financial feminist in you. 

Gillihan, Seth J.

Self Help

Psychologist Dr. Seth J. Gillihan offers a transformative guide for incorporating mindfulness and spirituality into Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), equipping us to combat anxiety, depression, and negative thinking and find deep, lasting healing and peace

Noom

Self Help

Your health has a mind of its own.
 

Hallerman, Elisa

Self Help

The founder of Recovery Management Agency—the world’s first agency devoted to helping addicts heal their addictions by reawakening their souls—uses her knowledge of depth psychology and her personal experience as a recovering addict to help you reconnect with soul, find meaning and live your purpose.
 

Goleman, Daniel

Self Help

A practical and soul-stirring guide to meditation that offers a much-needed antidote to the forces of stress that overwhelm so many of us—from the New York Times bestselling author of the “thoughtfully written, persuasive” (USA TODAY) Emotional Intelligence and renowned meditation teacher,​ Tsoknyi Rinpoche.
 

Nussbaum, Martha C.

Social Science

A revolutionary new theory and call to action on animal rights, ethics, and law from the renowned philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum.
 

Grose, Jessica

Social Science

In this timely and necessary book, New York Times opinion writer Jessica Grose dismantles two hundred years of unrealistic parenting expectations and empowers today's mothers to make choices that actually serve themselves, their children, and their communities"

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