Adapted from Jon Lee Anderson's original biography, Che vividly transports us from young Ernesto's medical school days as a sensitive asthmatic to the battlefields of the Cuban revolution. Renowned Mexican artist José Hernández's drawings bring to life the bullets winging past the young rebel's head, the thick smoke of his and Fidel Castro's cigars, and his proud face as he's called "Comandante" for the first time.
This absorbing, heartfelt work uncovers the story of the real dancer behind Degas' now-iconic sculpture, and the struggles of late 19th-century Parisian life.
Reveals the deeply complicated, gregarious and eccentric man whose darkly hilarious and whimsically morbid art filled over a hundred books and illustrated the works of Samuel Beckett, T.S. Eliot, Edward Lear, John Updike and Bram Stoker.
An award-winning memoirist describes her experience with insomnia and the lows and highs brought about by sleeplessness and illuminates the condition with material from literature, art, philosophy, psychology, pop culture and more.
Collects recipes from an acclaimed chef that yield just a single serving, including such dishes as smoky eggplant and scallion frittata, chicken tagine with couscous, duck ragáu, chicken pho and salmon with mushrooms in dashi.
The You Must Remember This podcaster and author of Hollywood Frame by Frame draws on the stories of iconic actresses to reveal how Howard Hughes' obsessions with sex, power and publicity made and destroyed Hollywood careers. 60,000 first printing.
Delves into the 1922 case of the Ilford murder, which resulted in the hanging death of the perpetrator, Freddy Bywaters, as well as the victim's wife, who was guilty only of having a romantic relationship with the suspect.
A distinguished biologist presents a natural history of the wilderness in everyday homes, revealing the presence of some 200,000 species, from shower microbes to cupboard moths, including many who benefit human health. 25,000 first printing.
The founder of the popular online book club curates a collection of original essays from today's best black female voices, including Jesmyn Ward, Lynn Nottage, Jacqueline Woodson, Gabourey Sidibe, Morgan Jerkins, Tayari Jones and Rebecca Walker.
An intimate and uplifting memoir by the former First Lady chronicles the experiences that have shaped her remarkable life, from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago through her setbacks and achievements in the White House.
The author of The Maximum Security Book Club presents an investigation into the suspicious death of Rey Rivera at the once-grand Belvedere hotel, sharing insights into the victim's probable murder and the unsettling roles of fellow patrons.
The author of The Gnostic Gospels draws on personal experiences and the perspectives of neurologists, anthropologists and historians to illuminate the enduring capacity of faith in explaining and meeting the challenges of the 21st century. 200,000 first printing.
Argues that issues surrounding fugitive slaves is what truly drove the North and South to Civil War and explains the history behind how this happened.
An acclaimed poet and critic, through luminous essays, considers how poets start out, how they learn to hear themselves and how they create lasting work, tracing the poetic development of the works of Sylvia Plath, John Ashbery and Louise Gluck, among others. Original.
The co-creator and co-star of Broad City presents an uproarious collection of anecdotes and reflections on her career, her relationships and her decision to undertake a solo cross-country driving tour. 250,000 first printing.
Describes the life and tragic death of the accomplished war correspondent, who lost an eye reporting in Sri Lanka during its civil war; interviewed Gaddafi twice; and covered conflicts in Chechnya, Kosovo and Zimbabwe in her fearless and iconoclastic style.
A new volume of unpublished and uncollected stories, essays, lectures, letters, and other writings by the renowned author of "The Lottery" and "The Haunting of Hill House" includes pieces reflecting on the literary process and family life.