New & Upcoming Nonfiction

    • Aloha Rodeo
      David Wolman

      Traces the lesser-known role of three Hawaiian cowboys who indelibly shaped the early-20th century West, detailing how their careers influenced post-annexation Hawaiian identity, island ranching and the rodeo culture of Cheyenne.

    • Alone at Dawn
      Dan Schilling

      The astonishing true account of John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller, and his heroic one-man stand during the Afghan War, as he sacrificed his life to save the lives of 23 comrades-in-arms.

    • City of Omens
      Dan Werb

      Werb's search for the ultimate causes of Tijuana's femicide casts new light on immigration, human trafficking, addiction, and the true cost of American empire-building. It leads Werb all the way from factory slums to drug dens to the corridors of police corruption, as he follows a thread that ultimately leads to a surprising turn back over the border, looking northward.

    • The Code
      Margaret O'Mara

      The true, behind-the-scenes history of the people who built Silicon Valley and shaped Big Tech in America.

    • For the Good of the Game
      Bud Selig

      The longtime Commissioner of Major League Baseball provides an unprecedented look inside professional baseball today, focusing on how he helped bring the game into the modern age and revealing his interactions with players, managers, fellow owners, and fans nationwide.

    • The Infinite Game
      Simon Sinek

      In infinite games, like business or politics or life itself, the players come and go, the rules are changeable, and there is no defined endpoint. There are no winners or losers in an infinite game; there is only ahead and behind. I now believe that the ability to adopt an infinite mindset is a prerequisite for any leader who aspires to leave their organization in better shape than they found it.

    • Kennedy Heirs
      Randy Taraborrelli

      Based on hundreds of exclusive first-hand interviews and cultivated over twenty years of research--including numerous Oral Histories from the JFK Library and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute-- The Kennedy Heirs is an epic drama of ambition, scandal, pride and power.

    • This Land is Our Land
      Suketu Mehta

      Draws on the author's firsthand experiences and years of reporting to examine the worldwide anti-immigrant backlash and to outline timely reasons for why the United States and the West would benefit from accepting more immigrants.

    • The Last Pirate of New York
      Rich Cohen

      Documents the story of underworld legend Albert Hicks, chronicling his mid-nineteenth-century crime spree and the plot gone wrong that culminated in an onboard massacre and manhunt in 1860 Coney Island.

    • Leaving the Witness
      Amber Scorah

      A third-generation Jehovah's Witness, Amber Scorah had devoted her life to sounding God's warning of impending Armageddon. She volunteered to take the message to China, where the preaching she did was illegal and could result in her expulsion or worse. Immersion in a foreign language and culture turned her world upside down, and eventually led her to lose all that she had been sure was true.

    • The Liberation of Paris
      Jean Edward Smith

      Prize-winning and bestselling historian Jean Edward Smith tells t he dramatic story of the liberation of Paris during World War II--a triumph that was achieved through the remarkable efforts of Americans, French, and Germans, all racing to save the city from destruction.

    • Make It Scream, Make It Burn
      Leslie Jamison

      From the author of the New York Times. bestsellers The Recovering and The Empathy Exams comes a return to the essay form in this expansive new book. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

    • On Being Human
      Jennifer Pastiloff

      An inspirational memoir about how Jennifer Pastiloff's years of waitressing taught her to seek out unexpected beauty, how deafness taught her to listen fiercely, how being vulnerable allowed her to find love, and how imperfections can lead to a life full of wild happiness.

    • The Plaza
      Julie Satow

      This is the account of one vaunted New York City address that has become synonymous with wealth and scandal, opportunity and tragedy. With glamour on the surface and strife behind the scenes, it is the story of how one hotel became a mirror reflecting New York's place at the center of the country's cultural narrative for over a century.

    • Running to the Edge
      Matthew Futterman

      In the dusty hills above San Diego, Bob Larsen became America's greatest running coach. Starting with a ragtag group of high school cross country and track runners, Larsen set out on a decades-long quest to find the secret of running impossibly fast, for longer distances than anyone thought possible. Running to the Edge is a riveting account of Larsen's journey, and his quest to discover the unorthodox training secrets that would lead American runners (elite and recreational) to breakthroughs never imagined.

    • Three Women
      Lisa Taddeo

      Offers a riveting account of the sex lives of three ordinary American women, based on nearly a decade of reporting.

    • The Weather Machine
      Andrew Blum

      The author of Tubes presents a lively tour through the global network that predicts weather, the work of cutting-edge forecasters and what weather technology reveals about our planet and its climate.

    • Year of the Monkey
      Patti Smith

      Smith melds the western landscape with her own dreamscape. Taking us from California to the Arizona desert; to a Kentucky farm as the amanuensis of a friend in crisis; to the hospital room of a valued mentor; and by turns to remembered and imagined places, this haunting memoir blends fact and fiction with poetic mastery.

    • The Yellow House
      Sarah M. Broom

      A book of great ambition, Sarah M. Broom's The Yellow House tells a hundred years of her family and their relationship to home in a neglected area of one of America's most mythologized cities. This is the story of a mother's struggle against a house's entropy, and that of a prodigal daughter who left home only to reckon with the pull that home exerts, even after the Yellow House was wiped off the map after Hurricane Katrina.