Adult Nonfiction Coming Soon

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Adult Fiction Coming Soon
Adult Bestsellers Coming Soon

Daoudi, Youssef

Biography

A groundbreaking graphic portrait of boxing legend Jack Johnson, Last On His Feet offers a front-row seat to the Battle of the Century.

Collins, Max Allan

Biography

The first-ever biography of the most popular and most influential pulp writer of all time, written by the collaborator who knew him best.

Taylor-Stinson, Therese

Biography

Readers active in the fight for social justice will discover a profound path forward with this intimate look at the deeply spiritual life of Harriet Tubman, the iconic activist whose faith led to her internal liberation, the ultimate freedom that fueled her fight against slavery.

Seligman, Craig

Biography

An exciting new history of drag told through the life of the remarkable, flawed, and singular Doris Fish

Oreskes, Naomi

Business

The bestselling authors of Merchants of Doubt offer a profound, startling history of one of America's most tenacious--and destructive--false ideas: the "magic of the marketplace."

McLaughlin, Kathleen

Business

Invisible Kingdom meets Empire of Pain in this explosive and deeply personal account of an underground for-profit medical industry and the American underclass it drains for blood and profit.
 

Smialek, Jeanna

Business

A nonfiction book about how the central bank has been forced into a new era of transparency amidst rising inequality, weakening global economic prospects, and a pandemic.

Helgesen, Sally

Business

In this follow-up to her international bestseller How Women Rise, Sally Helgesen draws on three decades of work with leaders and aspiring leaders around the world to offer practical ways to build more inclusive relationships, teams, and workplaces.
 

Yoshino, Kenji

Business

A practical, shame-free guide for navigating conversations across our differences at a time of rapid social change.
 

White, Tessa

Business

People are competing for jobs at a rate not seen since World War II. In this book, Tessa White teaches readers, specifically digital native millennials, how to recognize what is holding them back from getting a job and climbing the ladder.

America's Test Kitchen

Cooking

This complete guide to the wonderfully diverse world of small plates offers practical ways to make spreads that can be sumptuous or streamlined
 

Cohen, Roger

Essays

A collection of the finest New York Times columns written by Roger Cohen over more than a decade, accompanied by an original, twenty-thousand-word essay on the state of the world
 

Lieberman, Jeffrey a.

Health

Of the many myths and misconceptions that obscure our understanding of schizophrenia, the most pernicious is that there is no effective treatment or cure. Though that may have been true in the past, the current reality couldn’t be more different: today’s treatments have the potential to be game-changing—and often lifesaving.
 

Tabor, Nick

History

The powerful story of the enslaved people brought over on America’s last slave ship, and the community they established outside Mobile that still exists today.
 

Garfield, Simon

History

From the “deliriously clever” (Boston Globe) Simon Garfield, New York Times bestselling author of Just My Type, comes the wild and fascinating story of the encyclopedia, from Ancient Greece to the present day.

Puchner, Martin

History

In Culture, acclaimed author, professor, and public intellectual Martin Puchner takes us on a breakneck tour through pivotal moments in world history, providing a global introduction to the arts and humanities in one engaging volume.

Siegal, Nina

History

A riveting look at the story of World War II and the Holocaust through the diaries of Dutch citizens, firsthand accounts of ordinary people living through extraordinary times

Prud'homme, Alex

History

A wonderfully entertaining, often surprising history of presidential taste, from the grim meals eaten by Washington and his starving troops at Valley Forge to Trump’s fast-food burgers and Biden’s ice cream—what they ate, why they ate it, and what it tells us about the state of the nation—from the coauthor of Julia Child’s best-selling memoir My Life in France

Olson, Lynne

History

The extraordinary story of the intrepid French archaeologist who led the international effort to save ancient Egyptian temples from the floodwaters of the Aswan Dam, from the New York Times bestselling author of Madame Fourcade's Secret War
 

Zernike, Kate

History

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who broke the story, the inspiring account of the sixteen female scientists who forced MIT to publicly admit it had been discriminating against its female faculty for years—sparking a nationwide reckoning with the pervasive sexism in science.
 

Ramirez, Janina

History

A groundbreaking reappraisal of medieval femininity, revealing why women have been written out of history, and why it matters, by BBC historian Janina Ramirez.

Brookes, Adam

History

The gripping true story of the bold and determined museum curators who saved the priceless treasures of China’s Forbidden City in the years leading up to World War II and beyond.
 

Andrews, Bryce

History

From the award-winning author of Down from the Mountain, a memoir of inheritance, history, and one gun’s role in the violence that shaped the American West—and an impassioned call to forge a new way forward.

Wright, Jennifer

History

This is the story of one of the boldest women in American history: self-made millionaire, a celebrity in her era, a woman beloved by her patients and despised by the men who wanted to control them.

Schulman, Michael

History

The author of the New York Times bestseller Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep returns with a lively history of the Academy Awards, focusing on the brutal battles, the starry rivalries, and the colorful behind-the-scenes drama.

Tschann, Judith

History

Food and words—we rely on both to sustain our daily lives. We begin each morning hungry for nourishment and conversation, and our happiest moments and fondest memories are often filled with ample servings of both.
 

Whitaker, Mark

History

Journalist and author Mark Whitaker explores the momentous year that redefined the civil rights movement as a new sense of Black identity expressed in the slogan “Black Power” challenged the nonviolent philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and John Lewis.

Bound, Mensun

History

The extraordinary firsthand account of the discovery of Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance, the ship that gave its name to the world’s most famous survival epic, told by the man who led the search.

Smithsonian Institution

History

From the Smithsonian Institution, the real story of the American table in a collection of snapshots, stories, and recipes from the pre-colonial era through today, including the people and events that have often been left out

Warner, Joel

True Crime

The captivating, deeply reported true story of how one of the most notorious novels ever written—Marquis de Sade’s 120 Days of Sodom—landed at the heart of one of the biggest scams in modern literary history.
 

Rae-Venter, Barbara

True Crime

The amateur DNA sleuth who solved one of the most infamous cold cases in American history—the Golden State Killer crime spree—tells the incredible true story of how she did it, and explains how her methods have forever changed criminal investigations.
 

Schwarcz, Luiz

Memoirs

A literary sensation in Brazil, Luiz Schwarcz’s brave and tender memoir interrogates his ordeal of bipolar disorder in the context of a family story of murder, dispossession, and silence—the long echo of the Holocaust across generations
 

Tate, Christie

Memoirs

From the author of Group, a New York Times bestseller and Reese’s Book Club Pick, comes a moving, heartwarming, and powerful memoir about Christie Tate’s lifelong struggle to sustain female friendship, and the friend who helps her find the human connection she seeks.
 

Gay, Heather

Memoirs

Drinking and Tweeting meets Unorthodox in this vulnerable memoir about The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star’s departure from the Mormon Church, and her unforeseen success in business, television, and single motherhood.
 

Nahvi, Farzon A.

Memoirs

Code Gray is a narrative-driven medical memoir that places you directly in the crucible of urgent life-or-death decision-making, offering insights that can help us cope at a time when the world around us appears to be falling apart.
 

Felix, Camonghne

Memoirs

An epic meditation on loving oneself in the face of heartbreak, from the acclaimed author of Build Yourself a Boat, longlisted for the National Book Award
 

Perkins, Kendrick

Memoirs

An intimate memoir about race, fatherhood, and basketball, from former NBA player and outspoken cultural critic, Kendrick "Perk" Perkins.
 

Masters, Oksana

Memoirs

Oksana Masters, the United States’ most decorated winter Paralympic or Olympic athlete, tells her jaw-dropping story of triumphing over extraordinary Chernobyl disaster-caused physical challenges to create a life that, by example, challenges everyone to push through what is holding them back.
 

H, Lamya

Memoirs

A queer hijabi Muslim immigrant survives her coming-of-age by drawing strength and inspiration from stories in the Quran in this daring, provocative, and radically hopeful memoir.
 

Iduma, Emmanuel

Memoirs

Equal parts memoir, national history, and political reckoning, a deeply moving, lyrical journey through the author's homeland, in search of the truth about his uncle, who disappeared during the Nigerian Civil War, and the history of this war that shaped his family and the nation--and the author himself.

Jackson, Bruce

Memoirs

Microsoft’s associate general counsel shares the inspirational story of his rise from childhood poverty in pre-gentrified New York City to a stellar career at the top of the technology and music industries in this stirring true story of grit and perseverance. For fans of Indra Nooyi’s My Life in Full and Viola Davis’s Finding Me.
 

Field, Patricia

Memoirs

From the iconic stylist and fashion provocateur whose designs transformed culture—bringing the glitz of Studio 54 and the sophistication of Sex and the City to the mainstream—comes a playful yet intimate memoir of a life spent challenging conventions.

Thomas, Joseph Earl

Memoirs

"A brilliant and brilliantly different" (Kiese Laymon), wrenching and redemptive coming-of-age memoir about the difficulty of growing up in a hazardous home and the glory of finding salvation in geek culture.

Bergdorf, Munroe

Memoirs

In this thought-provoking, timely book, model and activist Munroe Bergdorf reflects on individuality, evolution, and the ever-changing nature of identity, revealing how they have shaped her own lived experience and how society shapes—and is shaped by—each.

Schwalbe, Will

Memoirs

A warm, funny, irresistible book that follows an improbable and life-changing college friendship over the course of forty years—from the best-selling author of The End of Your Life Book Club
 

Glenconner, Anne

Memoirs

Bracing honesty, rare insight, and more revelations: the New York Times bestselling author of Lady in Waiting shares everything she's learned from her extraordinary and unexpected life.

Park, Yeonmi

Memoirs

The North Korean defector, human rights advocate, and bestselling author of In Order to Live sounds the alarm on the culture wars, identity politics, and authoritarian tendencies tearing America apart.
 

Rock, Bretman

Memoirs

From one of the original influencers and the internet’s sweetheart, Bretman “The Baddest” Rock, a chaotically joyous essay collection that is a funny and inspiring celebration of self, identity, queerness, and his Filipino heritage.

Frank, Tanya

Memoirs

A compassionate, heartrending memoir of a mother's quest to accept her son's journey through psychosis.

Rovelli, Carlo

Science

The bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics illuminates the nature of science through the revolutionary ideas of the Greek philosopher Anaximander
 

Thunberg, Greta

Science

We still have time to change the world. From Greta Thunberg, the world's leading climate activist, comes the essential handbook for making it happen.
 

Eklof, Johan

Science

In the bestselling tradition of Why We Sleep and The Sixth Extinction, an urgent and insightful look at the hidden impact of light pollution, and a passionate appeal to cherish natural darkness for the sake of the environment, our own wellbeing, and all life on earth.
 

Bagby, Meredith

Science

The never-before-told story of NASA’s barrier-breaking Astronaut Class of 1978, which for the first time ever, included women, Blacks, and people of color—with exclusive cooperation of five astronauts. They rode NASA’s cutting-edge shuttle, through its triumphs and tragedies (Challenger, Columbia), never losing sight of their conviction—space is for everyone.

Darlington, Miriam

Science

"A beautiful book; wise and sharp-eared as its subject." --Robert Macfarlane One minute I was sipping my tea by the window. There was nothing but the palest edge of grey light and a wisp of steam from my cup--and then a shadow swooped out of the air. With the lightest of scratches, as if the dawn light was solidifying into life, there it was, perched like an exclamation mark on the balcony: an owl, come to my home.

King, Vex

Self Help

Beloved spiritual teacher Vex King follows up his international bestseller Good Vibes, Good Life with this essential guide to building meaningful, mindful, and loving relationships.

Glover Tawwab, Nedra

Self Help

From the bestselling author of Set Boundaries, Find Peace, a road map for understanding and moving past family struggles—and living your life, your way.
 

Damour, Lisa

Self Help

An urgently needed guide to help parents understand their teenagers’ intense and often fraught emotional lives—and how to support them through this critical developmental stage—from the New York Times bestselling author of Untangled and Under Pressure

May, Katherine

Self Help

From the New York Times bestselling author of Wintering, an invitation to rediscover the feelings of awe and wonder available to us all.
 

Schuster, Tara

Self Help

The author of the runaway hit Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies shares honest and practical lessons for healing your past and owning your future so you can radiate strength, bravery, and joy when life gets dark.
 

Pharaon, Vienna

Self Help

From licensed therapist and popular Instagram relationship expert Vienna Pharaon (@mindfulmft, +631K followers) comes a profound guide to understanding and overcoming wounds from your Family of Origin-the foundation of how we relate to others, ourselves, and the world around us

Tsabary, Shefali

Self Help

Based on New York Times bestselling author Dr. Shefali’s classic parenting guide The Conscious Parent—endorsed by Oprah and Eckhart Tolle—a groundbreaking family program for raising empowered and joyful kids.

Cheyenne, Yasmine, author.

Self Help

Wellness and self-healing expert Yasmine Cheyenne's THE SUGAR JAR, an accessible, inclusive approach to self-healing, boundary setting, and protecting your Sugar Jar (a.k.a. your core energy)

Penniman, Leah

Social Science

A soulful collection of illuminating essays and interviews that explore Black people’s spiritual and scientific connection to the land, waters, and climate, curated by the acclaimed author of Farming While Black.

Owens, Ernest

Social Science

The first major case for cancel culture as a fundamental means of democratic expression throughout history, and timely necessity aimed at combating systems of oppression.
 

Wilkinson-Ryan, Tess

Social Science

Moral psychologist Tess Wilkinson-Ryan examines what she calls the "sucker construct," the fear of being taken advantage of-of being a sucker-and its outsized role in the shaping of our lives and our world

Wilson, Jessica

Social Science

This “necessary book” (Roxanne Gay, New York Times bestselling author, Bad Feminist and Hunger) shares an essential look at the ways in which Black women are left out of conversations about “diet culture,” health, and wellness.

Rivera Garza, Cristina

Social Science

A haunting, unforgettable memoir about a beloved younger sister and the painful memory of her murder, from "one of Mexico's greatest living writers" (Jonathan Lethem).
 

Benforado, Adam

Social Science

A revelatory investigation into how America is failing its children, and an urgent manifesto on why helping them is the best way to improve all of our lives—from the New York Times bestselling author of Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice
 

Sommer, Will

Social Science

A journalist who has followed the rise of QAnon explains what it is, how it has gained a mainstream following among Republican lawmakers and ordinary citizens, the threat it poses to democracy, and how we can reach those who have embraced the conspiracy and are disseminating its lies.

Patterson, James

Social Science

Police officers risk their lives every day to protect and serve our homes, families and communities. Here is “a notable collection of heartfelt stories from the front line told with honesty and compassion” (Kirkus).