A large category - includes biography and history: interesting lives, times past...
And cookbooks, gardening, adventure, and more!
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The little-known true story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II, from the bestselling author of Citizens of London and Last Hope Island
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Packed with incredible insight about what it means to be a woman today.”—Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Pick)
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
An intimate, fresh perspective on the most powerful woman in American political history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by award-winning political journalist Molly Ball
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the New York Times food editor and former restaurant critic comes a cookbook to help us rediscover the art of Sunday supper and the joy of gathering with friends and family
“A book to make home cooks, and those they feed, very happy indeed.”—Nigella Lawson
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Trailblazing food writer and beloved restaurant critic Ruth Reichl took the job (and the risk) of a lifetime when she entered the high-stakes world of magazine publishing. Now, for the first time, she chronicles her groundbreaking tenure as editor in chief of Gourmet.
A tale of deep bonds to family, place, language—of hard-won selfhood told by a singular, incandescent voice.
A Best Book of the Season: BuzzFeed * Bustle * San Francisco Chronicle
“A fascinating and beautifully written love letter to water.
A TODAY Show #ReadWithJenna December 2019 Book Club Pick
Named a "Best Book of the Year" by New Statesman, New York Public Library, Chicago Public Library, and Washington Independent Review of Books
Southern Book Prize Finalist
An O, the Oprah Magazine July 2019 Pick
A Publishers Weekly "Pick of the Week"
New York Times star food writer Melissa Clark breaks down the new French classics with 150 recipes that reflect a modern yet distinctly French sensibility.
The bird book for birders and nonbirders alike that will excite and inspire by providing a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing--and why
"At the same time that [Solnit] describes her forays into her past, she invites us to connect pieces of her story to our own, as a measure of how far we've come and how far we have left to go." —Jenny Odell, The New York Times Book Review
A rollicking true-crime adventure about a rogue who trades in rare birds and their eggs—and the wildlife detective determined to stop him.
On May 3, 2010, an Irish national named Jeffrey Lendrum was apprehended at Britain’s Birmingham International Airport with a suspicious parcel strapped to his stomach.
** A New York Times Bestseller **
"A complex, smart and ambitious book that at first reads like a self-help manual, then blossoms into a wide-ranging political manifesto."—Jonah Engel Bromwich, The New York Times Book Review
One of President Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of 2019"
With gorgeous full-color illustrations, ornate decorative elements, lettering in metallic ink, and engaging text, The Language of Flowers: A Fully Illustrated Compendium of Meaning, Literature, and Lore for the Modern Romantic is a treasure for flower lovers.
“A pleasure to read and a valuable resource to fall back on for the enthusiastic gardener.” —Publishers Weekly
Do you know a folly from a ha-ha? Can an allée be pleached? Does a skep belong on a plinth?
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis
For fans of Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist's human-powered journey from the Pacific Northwest to the Arctic to rediscover her love of birds, nature, and adventure.$25.95ISBN: 9780525654711Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Knopf - March 17th, 2020
"When I stop crying, I'm calling my mother immediately and making her read it." --Jodi Picoult
"Comic lines as good as in any movie, and pathos as deep as in any novel" --Mike Birbiglia$27.95ISBN: 9781643133300Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Pegasus Books - March 3rd, 2020
A delicious journey through Italy and a celebration of the relationship between family and food.
Moving from the Italian Piedmont to the Maremma and then to Le Marche, chef Teresa Lust interweaves portraits of the people who served as her culinary guides with cultural and natural history in this charming exploration of authentic Italian cuisine.
We learn how to prepare&$35.00ISBN: 9780062982551Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Harper - October 29th, 2019
THE OFFICIAL BOOK, FULLY ENDORSED BY QUEEN ELIZABETH II