An Afghanistan veteran and two-term mayor of South Bend, Indiana, traces the inspirational story of how the city, once an industrial wasteland, became a shining model of urban reinvention and anti-gun violence.
The controversial former governor and presidential candidate traces his rise to power through the bare-knuckle politics of New Jersey, describes his long friendship with Donald Trump and shares frank insights into the current administration. 150,000 first printing.
An homage to the author's mother relates how she cleverly played Detroit's illegal lottery in the 1970s to support the family while creating a loving, joyful home and mothering her children to the highest standards.
My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison--Solitary Confinement, a Sham Trial, High-stakes Diplomacy, and the Extraordinary Efforts It Took to Get Me Out
The former Tehran bureau chief describes how he was kept hostage for 18 months on trumped-up charges of espionage and rendered a pawn in high-stakes diplomatic talks that became a part of the Iran nuclear deal. 100,000 first printing.
An acclaimed journalist provides a candid exploration of what it's like to live as a fat man and how he decided he had to change his life as he neared the age of 50 weighing in at 460 pounds. 50,000 first printing,
The former editor-in-chief of VICE Media's Fightland presents a physical and philosophical meditation on why people are drawn to fight each other for sport and what happens to the body and brain during organized fighting events. 50,000 first printing.
Offers a humorous and honest account of the author's year-long quest to remake her life using the advice from some of the best known and acclaimed self-help books.
An editor-in-chief of Yahoo Food presents a life-affirming memoir of her experiences with dual loss, recounting how she endured the end of her marriage and her mother's cancer diagnosis by reconnecting with her childhood home and preparing elaborate, nourishing meals.
The acclaimed author of Hourglass describes her staggering recent discovery that she is not biologically related to her father, tracing her efforts to uncover the truth from a half-century web of family secrets to reestablish her sense of identity.
A portrait of the extraordinary field of organ transplantation draws on a century of advancement to discuss its pioneers, science and ethical challenges as well as the ways that organ transplants have revolutionized medical care. 35,000 first printing.
A portrait of the Hollywood artist details the iconic photograph that catapulted Eve Babitz to notoriety, her high-profile affairs, her unheralded literary achievements, her years in seclusion, and her recent re-emergence.