Bestsellers & Award Winners

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  1. Book ImageAdjustment Day: A Novel

    Chuck Palahniuk

    The author of Fight Club takes America beyond our darkest dreams in this timely satire.More

  2. Book ImageWar on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence

    Ronan Farrow

    A harrowing exploration of the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership, by the winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Public Service.More

  3. Book ImageThe Death and Life of the Great Lakes

    Dan Egan

    New York Times Bestseller
    Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize
    Winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Award

    "Nimbly splices together history, science, reporting and personal experiences into a taut and cautiously hopeful narrative.… Egan’s book is bursting with life (and yes, death)." —Robert Moor, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  4. Book ImageThe Overstory: A Novel

    Richard Powers

    New York Times Bestseller

    A monumental novel about trees and people by one of our most "prodigiously talented" (The New York Times Book Review) novelists.More

  5. Book ImageThe Gulf: The Making of An American Sea

    Jack E. Davis

    Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for History
    Winner of the 2017 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction
    A National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Finalist
    A New York Times Notable Book of 2017
    One of the Washington Post's Best Books of the Year

    In this “cri de coeur about the Gulf’s environmental ruin” (New York Times), “Davis has written a beautiful homage to a neglected sea” (front page, New York Times Book Review).More

  6. Book ImageNorse Mythology

    Neil Gaiman

    “Remarkable.… Gaiman has provided an enchanting contemporary interpretation of the Viking ethos.”—Lisa L. Hannett, AtlanticMore

  7. Book ImageChester B. Himes: A Biography

    Lawrence P. Jackson

    Winner of the 2018 Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical Work
    A Washington Post Notable Book

    The definitive biography of the groundbreaking African American author who had an extraordinary legacy on black writers globally.More

  8. Book ImageGrunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

    Mary Roach

    A New York Times / National Bestseller

    "America's funniest science writer" (Washington Post) Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war.More

  9. Book ImageAstrophysics for People in a Hurry

    Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Over a year on the New York Times bestseller list and more than a million copies sold.

    The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.More

  10. Book ImageThe Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

    Diane Ackerman

    Movie Tie-in

    The New York Times bestseller now a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain.More

  11. Book ImageThe Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

    Michael Lewis

    How a Nobel Prize–winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.More

  12. Book ImageFood City: Four Centuries of Food-Making in New York

    Joy Santlofer, Marion Nestle

    A 2017 James Beard Award Nominee: From the breweries of New Amsterdam to Brooklyn’s Sweet’n Low, a vibrant account of four centuries of food production in New York City.More

  13. Book ImageShirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life

    Ruth Franklin

    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography
    Winner of the Edgar Award in Critical/Biographical
    Winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Nonfiction

    A New York Times Notable Book of 2016
    A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Pick of 2016
    An Entertainment Weekly Best Book of 2016
    A Time Magazine Top Nonfiction of 2016
    A Seattle Times Best Book of 2016
    A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2016
    An NPR 2016's Great Read
    A Boston Globe Best Book of 2016
    A Nylon Best Book of 2016
    A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2016
    A Booklist 2016 Editors' Choice

    This "historically engaging and pressingly relevant" biography establishes Shirley Jackson as a towering figure in American literature and revives the life and work of a neglected master.More

  14. Book ImageThe Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science

    J. Kenji López-Alt

    A New York Times Bestseller
    Winner of the James Beard Award for General Cooking and the IACP Cookbook of the Year Award

    "The one book you must have, no matter what you’re planning to cook or where your skill level falls."—New York Times Book ReviewMore

  15. Book ImageFamily Life: A Novel

    Akhil Sharma

    Winner of the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award

    "Gorgeously tender at its core…beautiful, heartstopping…Family Life really blazes." —Sonali Deraniyagala, New York Times Book ReviewMore

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