Bestsellers & Award Winners

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  1. Book ImageA Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley

    Jane Kamensky

    “A sensory tour de force.” —Caitlin Fitz, The AtlanticMore

  2. 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

  3. Book ImageA Colony in a Nation

    Chris Hayes

    New York Times best-selling author and Emmy Award–winning news anchor Chris Hayes argues that there are really two Americas: a Colony and a Nation.More

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

    Diane Ackerman

    Movie Tie-in

    The movie The Zookeeper’s Wife, based on the New York Times bestselling book, opens March 2017.More

  5. Book ImageNorse Mythology

    Neil Gaiman

    Introducing an instant classic—master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths.More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Book ImageThe Gustav Sonata: A Novel

    Rose Tremain

    Winner of the 2016 National Jewish Book Award for Fiction

    A breathtakingly radiant story of an unlikely childhood friendship that survives the test of time.More

  10. Book ImageTennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh

    John Lahr

    National Book Critics Circle Award Winner: Biography Category
    National Book Award Finalist
    2015 Winner of the Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography
    American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award
    A Chicago Tribune 'Best Books of 2014'
    USA Today: 10 Books We Loved Reading
    Washington Post, 10 Best Books of 2014

    The definitive biography of America's greatest playwright from the celebrated drama critic of The New Yorker.More

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Book ImageWhitey Bulger: America's Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice

    Kevin Cullen, Shelley Murphy

    "This is the definitive story of Whitey Bulger…a masterwork of reporting." —Michael Connelly, best-selling author of The Wrong Side of GoodbyeMore

  14. Book ImageThe Swerve: How the World Became Modern

    Stephen Greenblatt

    Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction 
    Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-FictionMore

  15. Book ImageThe Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

    Annette Gordon-Reed

    Winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize: “[A] commanding and important book.”—Jill Lepore, The New YorkerMore

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