A former New Yorker editor chronicles her quest to overcome the convergence of the sudden loss of her brother, being dumped by her fiance, and being evicted from her apartment by cooking her way across the country while staying with friends and family.
Opera singer Charity Tillemann-Dick received double lung transplants and went from struggling to draw a single breath to singing at the most prestigious venues in the world. In her new memoir, she explains how she overcame devastating challenges to reclaim her life and follow her musical dreams.
Traces the life of Elizebeth Smith, who met and married groundbreaking cryptologist William Friedman and worked with him to discover and expose Nazi spy rings in South America by cracking multiple versions of the Enigma machine.
Author Candice Millard presents a narrative account of Churchill's lesser-known heroics during the Boer War, describing his daring escape from rebel captors, trek through hundreds of miles with virtually no supplies and eventual return to South Africa to liberate the soldiers captured with him in "Hero of the Empire."
The senior comic speechwriter and presidential advisor presents an account of his college education through his years working with Barack Obama, sharing behind-the-scenes anecdotes and his reflections on Obama's legacy in the age of Trump.
Microsoft's CEO tells the inside story of the company's continuing transformation, tracing his own personal journey from a childhood in India to leading some of the most significant technological changes in the digital era. With a foreword by Bill Gates.
An award-winning video-game writer who worked on Bioshock, Civilization, and Spec Ops: The Line offers an insider's view of how today's video games are made and explains what his role is as the narrative designer responsible for making a game more immersive and emotional.
Recounts the history of the famed New York City nightclub, chronicling the scenes of partying and debauchery that occurred in this legendary space and earned the establishment its racy reputation.
The trailblazing writer, after the death of her beloved dog, Rosie, details their 16 years together, during which there were many personal highs and lows, in a heartfelt investigation into the true nature of the bond between pet and pet owner, and a many-hued portrait of a beloved confidante.
The author relates how her cousin was imprisoned at the age of fifteen for attempted carjacking and how she took him in upon his release, only to lose him to the deadly streets of South Central L.A.
A highly anticipated memoir by the prolific hip-hop artist traces his unlikely path to stardom and personal rebirth, discussing his early years in Alabama and Georgia, his activities as a drug dealer, the experiences that inspired his influential street anthems and his recent prison term.
A dual portrait of the WWE Champion and his rising-star daughter traces his struggles with private setbacks, public controversy, and family tragedy, as well as Charlotte's efforts to establish an independent career outside the shadow of her famous father.
Minna Zallman Proctor's Landslide is a captivating collection of interconnected personal essays. These "true stories" explore the author's complicated relationship with her mother — who was diagnosed with cancer at age 57 and died fifteen years later — and the ways in which their connection was long the "prime mover" in Proctor's life.
The co-founder of the award-winning diversity nonprofit Project Include shares the full story behind her landmark 2015 whistleblower lawsuit against powerhouse venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins, exploring what her case and refusal to settle revealed about Silicon Valley discrimination and complicity in revenge porn and online harassment.
A new book of essays by the former secretary of state includes entries describing her experiences in the 2016 presidential campaign and incorporates hundreds of inspirational quotes that have shaped her life and work.