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The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis.
Classified for over half a century, the full account of the unforgettable story of loyalty, self-sacrifice, and bravery is now being told for the first time ever. The Forgotten 500 is the gripping, behind-the-scenes look at the greatest rescue mission of World War II—when the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia.
The bestselling author and star of ABC’s Shark Tank reveals how to master the three prongs of influence: reputation, negotiation, and relationships.
Dad Is Fat is sharply observed, explosively funny, and a cry for help from a man who has realized he and his wife are outnumbered in their own home.
Hanif Abdurraqib has written a profound and lasting reflection on how Black performance is inextricably woven into the fabric of American culture. With care and generosity, he explains the poignancy of performances big and small, each one feeling intensely familiar and vital, both timeless and desperately urgent.
A lone astronaut must save the earth from disaster in this “propulsive” (Entertainment Weekly) new science-based thriller from the bestselling author of The Martian.
The cats of America are under siege! Long gone are the good old days when a cat’s biggest worries were mean dogs or a bath. Modern cats must confront satanists, online predators, the possibility of needing to survive in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, and countless other threats to their nine lives.
The best-selling author of The River returns with a heart-racing thriller about a young man who, escaping his own grief, is hired by an elite fishing lodge in Colorado, where amid the natural beauty of sun-drenched streams and forests he uncovers a plot of shocking menace.
There’s a reason this system for time management, goal setting, and intentional living has been adopted by millions around the globe: it works. Not only will you get more done, but you’ll get the right things done. All you need is a pen, paper, and five spare minutes a day.
Ghost Soldiers is the enthralling account of the heroic mission to rescue the last survivors of the Bataan Death March. It is also a testament to the human spirit, an account of enormous bravery and self-sacrifice amid the most trying conditions.
Sam Sifton, founding editor of New York Times Cooking, makes improvisational cooking easier than you think. In this handy book, Sifton delivers more than one hundred no-recipe recipes to make with the ingredients you have on hand. You’ll see how to make these meals as big or as small as you like, substituting ingredients as you go.
With bold art and thoughtful yet playful text, Antiracist Baby introduces the youngest readers and the grown-ups in their lives to the concept and power of antiracism. Providing the language necessary to begin critical conversations at the earliest age, this book is the perfect gift for readers of all ages dedicated to forming a just society.
While Justice Sleeps is a cunningly crafted, sophisticated novel, layered with myriad twists and a vibrant cast of characters. Drawing on her astute inside knowledge of the court and political landscape, Stacey Abrams shows herself to be not only a force for good in politics, but also a major new talent in suspense fiction.
One of the preeminent linguists of our time examines the realms of language that are considered shocking and taboo in order to understand what imbues curse words with such power—and why we love them so much.
Celebrate the special bond between grandpas and grandchildren in this delightful bestseller that puts the kids in charge! How to Babysit a Grandpa is a funny and heartwarming celebration of grandpas and all that they do!
A sweeping history—and counter-narrative—of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee is the essential, intimate story of a resilient people in a transformative era.
One part game, one part conversation starter, you don’t need to be a pun master to master Punderdome: the goal is to make bad jokes and have fun along the way. A stu-PUN-dous time for friends and families, in person or remotely over video chat.
The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War.
A hilarious novel of social and political intrigues, set against the glittering backdrop of Florida’s gold coast. Irreverent, ingenious, and uproariously entertaining, Squeeze Me perfectly captures the absurdity of our times.
This fascinating and hands-on guide shows you how to re-create landmark scientific studies on cognitive, motor, language, and behavioral development—using your own bundle of joy as the research subject. These simple, surprising projects will help you see the world through your baby’s eyes—and discover ways to strengthen newly acquired skills during your everyday interactions.
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