Award Winners

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  1. Book ImageSomeone Knows My Name: A Novel

    Lawrence Hill

    Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize. "Wonderfully written...populated by vivid characters and rendered in fascinating detail."—Nancy Kline, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  2. Book ImageThe Superorganism: The Beauty, Elegance, and Strangeness of Insect Societies

    Bert Hölldobler, Edward O. Wilson

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of The Ants render the extraordinary lives of the social insects in this visually spectacular volume.More

  3. Book ImageTo the Heart of the Storm

    Will Eisner

    An extraordinary autobiography story from a legend in American comics.More

  4. Book ImageThe Name of the Game

    Will Eisner

    Four extraordinary autobiographical stories from a legend in American comics.More

  5. Book ImageThe Discovery of France: A Historical Geography

    Graham Robb

    "A witty, engaging narrative style....[Robb's] approach is particularly engrossing."—New York Times Book Review, front-page reviewMore

  6. Book ImageThe Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary

    Robert Alter

    "A modern classic....Thrilling and constantly illuminating."—Michael Dirda, Washington Post Book WorldMore

  7. Book ImageCultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts

    Clive James

    "I can't remember when I've learned as much from something I've read—or laughed as much while doing it."—Jacob Weisberg, SlateMore

  8. Book ImageGraphic Storytelling and Visual Narrative

    Will Eisner

    "There isn't a comics artists alive who hasn't benefited from Will Eisner's masterful work and formidable wisdom."—Scott McCloud, author of Understanding ComicsMore

  9. Book ImageHouse Lights: A Novel

    Leah Hager Cohen

    “Tantalizing ... captivating ... provocative.”—BooklistMore

  10. Book ImageThe Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China and What It Means for All of Us

    Robyn Meredith

    "A comprehensive primer on the development of these Asian tigers."—Noam Lupu, San Francisco ChronicleMore

  11. Book ImageForever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious Disasters

    James M. Tabor

    Winner of the 2007 Banff Mountain Festival Book Awards Grand Prize (The Phyllis & Don Munday Award): "A riveting account of a long-ago mountaineering disaster."—TimeMore

  12. Book ImageGoing Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign

    Michael K. Honey

    The definitive history of the epic struggle for economic justice that became Martin Luther King Jr.'s last crusade.More

  13. Book ImageThe Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics

    James Oakes

    "A great American tale told with a deft historical eye, painstaking analysis, and a supple clarity of writing.”—Jean BakerMore

  14. Book ImageInvisible People

    Will Eisner

    One of four extraordinary graphic novels celebrating the Big Apple, from the master of American comics art.More

  15. Book ImageThe House That Trane Built: The Story of Impulse Records

    Ashley Kahn

    "A jazz-lover's delight."—Ray Olson, BooklistMore

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