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A powerful memoir from Katalin Karikó, winner of the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, whose decades-long research led to the COVID-19 vaccines. Breaking Through isn’t just the story of an extraordinary woman. It’s an indictment of closed-minded thinking and a testament to one woman’s commitment to laboring intensely in obscurity — knowing she might never be recognized in a culture that is driven by prestige, power, and privilege — because she believed her work would save lives.
Rachel Maddow traces the fight to preserve American democracy back to World War II, when a handful of committed public servants and brave private citizens thwarted far-right plotters trying to steer our nation toward an alliance with the Nazis.
Two outcasts find themselves caught in a web of forbidden love, dangerous magic, and dark secrets that could change the world forever in the start of a riveting epic fantasy series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Shadowhunter Chronicles.
Set in suburban Melbourne in the early 1980s, The Children’s Bach centers on Dexter and Athena Fox, their two sons, and the insulated world they’ve built together. Despite the routine challenges of domestic life, they are largely happy. But when a friend from Dexter’s past resurfaces and introduces the couple to the city’s bohemian underground — unbound by routine and driven by desire — Athena begins to wonder if life might hold more for her, and the tenuous bonds that tie the Foxes together start to fray.
On the evening of Father’s Day, 2005, separated husband Robert Farquharson was driving his three young sons back to their mom’s house when the car veered off the road and plunged into a dam. Farquharson survived the crash, but his boys drowned. Was this a tragic accident, or an act of revenge? The court case that followed became a national obsession — a macabre parade of witnesses, family members, and the defendant himself, each forced to relive the unthinkable for an audience of millions. This is the engrossing true-crime classic from one of Australia’s most acclaimed writers.
Witness what the gods do after dark in the fifth volume of a stylish and contemporary reimagining of one of the best-known stories in Greek mythology, featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes content from creator Rachel Smythe.
One of our great behavioral scientists, the bestselling author of Behave, plumbs the depths of the science and philosophy of decision-making to mount a devastating case against free will, an argument with profound consequences.
Welcome to the West Heart country club. Where the drinks are neat but behind closed doors … things can get messy. Where upright citizens are deemed downright boring. Where the only missing piece of the puzzle is you, dear reader. A unique and irresistible murder mystery set at a remote hunting lodge where everyone is a suspect, including the erratic detective on the scene — a remarkable debut that gleefully upends the rules of the genre.
Ginny Murphy is a total guy’s girl. She’s always found friendships with boys easier to form and keep drama-free — as long as they don’t fall for her, and she doesn’t fall for them. She and her best guy friends have stuck to that. But then she meets Adrian Silvas, the only one who’s ever made her crave more, and Ginny begins to question her own rules…
The final book in Max Brooks’s official Minecraft trilogy! The New York Times bestselling author of Minecraft: The Island details the story of two stranded heroes whose block-breaking expedition lands them squarely in the middle of a conflict that only they can resolve.
In this spiritual and practical devotional, marriage coaches Chris and Jamie Bailey speak to the challenges that every newlywed couple faces and provide both inspiration and guidance. Whether couples are just getting back from their honeymoons or renewing their vows, this timeless devotional offers essential navigation tools for finding God in their marriages.
The first short story collection by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author and master of the form since her number one New York Times bestseller Unaccustomed Earth. Rome — metropolis and monument, suspended between past and future, multi-faceted and metaphysical — is the protagonist, not the setting, of these nine stories.
Learn chess from International Master and YouTube’s top chess teacher Levy Rozman (aka GothamChess) in this refreshing and fun guide for beginner and intermediate players. Whether you want to become a recreational chess player or are training to be a Grandmaster, How to Win at Chess is the perfect interactive introduction to the world of chess!
Change the way you think about cooking! In this epic guide to better eating, the chef, recipe developer, and video producer Sohla El-Waylly reimagines what a cookbook can be, teaching home cooks of all skill levels how cooking really works.
Comedian and musician Reggie Watts shares his story of growing up in Montana as a biracial oddball struggling to navigate life, girls, drugs, and his own identity in America’s heartland — and having a blast doing it.
From the beloved, New York Times bestselling author of Heart Talk, a collection of prose and poetry that explores how we can find light in periods of lostness, love for ourselves after heartbreak, okay-ness in the midst of change, and strength in letting go.
Guided Art Therapy Card Deck allows you to use art as therapy, focusing on the inherent healing power of art making to manage anxiety and stress, improve self-esteem, and deepen your relationships with others and your inner self. Understand your emotions and let go of what’s holding you back with this empowering art therapy card deck.
It’s time to crank up the heat and lose the measuring spoons because the secret to cooking is hiding in one simple motto: MORE IS MORE. Learn to cook with confidence and unbridled joy in 100 big, bold, flavorful recipes from New York Times bestselling author Molly Baz.
A Contemporary Classics hardcover edition of Dr. Sacks’s most extraordinary book, in which the “poet laureate of medicine” (The New York Times) recounts fascinating case histories of patients with neurological disorders.
The seven rules to follow to realize your true purpose in life — distilled by Arnold Schwarzenegger from his own journey of ceaseless reinvention and extraordinary achievement. As he puts it, no one is going to come rescue you — you only have yourself. The good news, it turns out, is that you are all you need.
From the founding member of Sonic Youth, a passionate memoir tracing the author’s life and art — from his teen years as a music obsessive in small-town Connecticut, to the formation of his legendary rock group, to thirty years of creation, experimentation, and wonder.
Few things will change your trajectory in life or business as much as learning to think clearly. Yet few of us recognize opportunities to think in the first place. Clear Thinking is a must-have manual for optimizing decision-making, gaining competitive advantage, and living a more intentional life.
A woman risks everything to end her family’s centuries-old curse, solve her mother’s disappearance, and find love in this mesmerizing novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Spells for Forgetting. With The Unmaking of June Farrow, Adrienne Young delivers a brilliant novel of romance, mystery, and a touch of the impossible — a story you will never forget.
From the New York Times bestselling author of K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches comes the ultimate history of the World Series — a vivid portrait of baseball at its finest and most intense, filled with humor, lore, analysis, and fascinating behind-the-scenes stories from 117 years of the Fall Classic. Now in paperback!
A young chef stumbles on a secret family recipe that might lead her to the love — and life — she’s been looking for in this stunning novel from the New York Times bestselling author of One Day in December.
The acclaimed author of Code Girls returns with a revelatory history of three generations at the CIA — the women who fought to become operatives, transformed spycraft, and tracked down Osama bin Laden.
The inside story of a band of entrepreneurial upstarts who made millions selling painkillers — until their scheme unraveled, putting them at the center of a landmark criminal trial. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt and Chris Evans.
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Relationship Goals and Crazy Faith proves that no matter how badly you’ve messed up, no matter what hardship or pain you’ve experienced, nothing can destroy the priceless, God-given value of your life.
The first and only estate-authorized biography of the legendary artist, Tupac Shakur, a moving exploration of his life and powerful legacy, fully illustrated with photos, mementos, handwritten poetry, musings, and more.
The essential oral history of hip-hop, from its origins on the playgrounds of the Bronx to its reign as the most powerful force in pop culture — from the award-winning journalist behind All the Pieces Matter, the New York Times bestselling oral history of The Wire. Now in paperback!
From historian and author of the popular daily newsletter Letters From An American, a vital narrative that explains how America, once a beacon of democracy, now teeters on the brink of autocracy — and how we can turn back.
Soulfull is a gentle nudge to reorient our intentions and want more for our one precious life: a collection of spiritual reflections, recipes, activities, and prayers that come together as an encyclopedia of hope and spiritual direction.