The first woman U.S. Secretary of State tells stories surrounding her pin collection, describing the pin not just as a piece of jewelry, but a badge of individuality, a vibrant vehicle for telling a story, and even a diplomatic tool for delivering messages to world leaders, politicians, and the public.
With the understanding one great writer has for another, the author deftly parses the artistry, ambition, and enduring influence of Anne Frank's beloved classic, The Diary of a Young Girl, in a book that was approved by the Frank family. 60,000 first printing.
The author describes the traumatic events of her mother's childhood in Poland as her mother and her family hid from the Nazis in a farmhouse attic and discusses how her mother's efforts to overcome a legacy of fear and guilt has affected her own life.
The host of The Late, Late Show traces his journey from working-class Glasgow to the comedic limelight of Hollywood, revealing the funny and heartwarming story of becoming an American citizen. 250,000 first printing.
The Grand Slam and Olympic champion traces her rise from a disadvantaged childhood to one of the world's top women tennis players, sharing frank coverage of subjects ranging from her battles with racism and the injuries that threatened her career to her current roles as a philanthropist and media personality.
A former speechwriter for George W. Bush describes his idealistic dream of working for a conservative president, the reality of political life in Washington, D.C., and the series of increasingly prestigious jobs that took him to the White House but left him disillusioned.
A prominent financial investor in Bernard Madoff's monumental Ponzi scheme talks about her relationship with the investment banker, both professionally and personally, throughout a twenty-year affair.
The Massachusetts senator shares his personal perspectives on the tragedies that have shaped his family, his long political career, the major events of the past fifty years, and his recent health battles.
The Caldecott-winning author of Imogene's Antlers presents a graphic account of his troubled childhood under a radiologist father who subjected him to repeated X rays and a withholding and tormented mother, an environment he fled at the age of 16 in the hopes of becoming an artist. Reprint. A National Book Award finalist and #1 New York Times graphic best-seller.
Traces the controversial story of NFL player and soldier Pat Tillman, describing the military's efforts to hide the truth about his death by friendly fire, in an account that draws on Tillman's journals and letters as well as interviews with family members and fellow soldiers.
The author relates the remarkable story of his pianist mother, a child prodigy who escaped certain death when the Nazis invaded Ukraine, adopted a new identity, and came under the protection of a Nazi commander who heard her play.
The son of a Swarthmore College president evaluates the culture through which privileged families like his own thrived and dominated America for centuries before their fortunes failed in the 1960s, a period during which he assessed both the heyday of "Wasp" life and the dysfunction that had come to dominate his family.