An anthropology professor in her mid-fifties conceals her identity, registers as a freshman, moves into a dorm, and uses her expertise in ethnographic fieldwork to research college life and today's college students.
A portrait of the author of The Vindication of the Rights of Women traces her pivotal contributions to the founding of feminism, exploring her relationships with three different men and the influence of her ideas on subsequent generations. 20,000 first printing.
An unstinting account of the experiences of women soldiers in today's army relates the author's decision to enlist, her relationship with a Palestinian boyfriend, her witness to the events of September 11 as portrayed on Arabic television, and her deployment to Iraq. Reprint.
One Man's Battle Against Fate, Fame, Love, Death, Scandal, and a Few Other Rivals on the Road to the Tour de France
Recounts Armstrong's efforts to win his sixth Tour de France, describing his renewed training efforts after a near loss in 2003, his efforts to rebuild after a divorce, and the competitive factors that particularly challenged his 2004 season.
The senior senator from Mississippi recounts his political career, from his efforts to broaden Republican influence to his differences of opinion with the Bush administration and the scandal that preceded his resignation as House majority leader.
In an eloquent memoir, the author of The Weather Tomorrow traces the close-knit lives of four men in his family and illustrates how their seemingly tranquil existence is affected over the years by war, alcoholism, fading friendships, and shifting memories of events gone.
The adult daughter of an independent, divorced mother who was absent for most of the writer's childhood describes her mother's outgoing and ambitious personality before she succumbed to Alzheimer's disease and the emotional healing that transpired in the author's life when she assumed the role of caregiver. 35,000 first printing.
A survivor of Catholic priest abuse explores the complicated personal legacy of his ordeal, from his relationship to the Church, which was damaged by the events, to his sex life and relationships. 10,000 first printing.