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NonFICTION TITLES PUBLISHED IN June 2018
Autumn in Venice: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse by Andrea Di Robilant
The author of A Venetian Affair traces the story of Hemingway's midlife relationship with 18-year-old Adriana Ivancich, exploring how she inspired the creations of Across the River and Into the Trees and The Old Man and the Sea.
Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime by Ron Stallworth. Foreword by Jordan Peele.
Tells the true story of the African-American police officer who went undercover to investigate the KKK, the basis for the forthcoming major motion picture written and directed by Spike Lee and produced by Jordan Peele.
Bruce Lee: A Life by Matthew Polly
Featuring rarely seen photos, a first authoritative biography of the martial arts film legend traces his early years in Hong Kong cinema, his work as a celebrity trainer and his stereotype-breaking achievements. By the best-selling author of American Shaolin.
An Excellent Choice: Panic and Joy on My Solo Path to Motherhood by Emma Brockes
The author of She Left Me the Gun presents an uproarious memoir about how she conceived twins via assisted reproduction, describing her extraordinary if haphazard experiences as a British woman navigating an American fertility system.
Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein by Jamie Bernstein
Leonard Bernstein's oldest daughter presents a deeply intimate memoir of life with her father that shares insights into his complex personality, sense of humor, artistic influence and erratic creative process.
I Will Be Complete: A Memoir by Glen David Gold
A memoir by the best-selling author of Sunnyside traces his upbringing in the wake of his unconventional mother's destructive choices, detailing the loss of family resources, his mother's get-rich-quick schemes and his efforts to survive her abandonment at age 12.
Life in the Garden by Penelope Lively
A philosophical and poetic memoir by the award-winning author of Moon Tiger explores themes of time and memory as well as the lives of influential writers and her own enduring passions for art, literature and gardening.
Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life by Amanda Stern
The author of the Frankly Frannie series presents a relatable, darkly comic memoir about her lifelong struggles with anxiety, tracing her upbringing by a bohemian mother and sanitized, affluent father in a transforming New York City.
A Little Piece of Light: A Memoir of Hope, Prison, and a Life Unbound by Donna Hylton with Kristine Gasbarre
A groundbreaking advocate for criminal justice reform and featured speaker at the 2017 Women's March describes her collaborative efforts with other influential voices to promote prison safety and end mass incarceration.
Mother American Night: My Life in Crazy Times by John Perry Barlow with Robert Greenfield
Traces the remarkable life story of the lyricist and political campaign manager, describing his upbringing among elite Wyoming ranchers, his vigorous advocacy of internet freedoms and his relationships with figures ranging from Jerry Garcia to Steve Jobs.
No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy: The Life of General James Mattis by Jim Proser
The award-winning author of I'm Staying With My Boys presents a portrait of Secretary of Defense James Mattis that focuses on the code of honor that has made him one of the American military's most respected leaders.
Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over by Neil Painter
A Princeton University historian describes her post-retirement decision to study art, a venture that compelled her to find relevance in the undervalued masters she loves, the obstacles faced by women artists and the challenges of balancing art and life.
Reporter: A Memoir by Seymour M. Hersh
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author of The Killing of Osama Bin Laden presents an account of his decades-long career scooping some of the most high-impact stories of the last half century.
Room to Dream: A Life by David Lynch & Kristine McKenna
Combines biography and memoir in a collaborative portrait of the visionary filmmaker, artist and creator of Twin Peaks that draws on Lynch's own contributions as well as those of his closest colleagues, friends and family members.
Rough Beauty: Forty Seasons of Mountain Living by Karen Auvinen
A memoir by an award-winning poet describes her retreats to a wilderness cabin to write in solitude and find answers to life's big questions, describing how a catastrophic fire forced her to reconcile her conflicting needs for isolation and community.
Somebody I Used to Know: A Memoir by Wendy Mitchell
A memoir by a former British National Heath Service employee and single parent describes her battles with early onset Alzheimer's, the management techniques she has developed to maintain her independence and her efforts to make sense of her shifting world.
Those Wild Wyndhams: Three Sisters at the Heart of Power by Claudia Renton
Traces the opulent, idiosyncratic lives of Mary, Madeline and Pamela Wyndham against a backdrop of cultural and political life in late-Victorian and Edwardian Britain, in a U.S. release of a prize-winning first biography by an Oxford-educated historian.
Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World by Mike Stanton
The best-selling author of The Prince of Providence presents a revelatory portrait of the legendary heavyweight champion that includes coverage of his rise from an Italian-immigrant family, his signature "Suzie Q" punch and his struggles with the sport's corrupt elements.
When the Center Held: Gerald Ford and the Rescue of the American Presidency by Donald Rumsfeld
A revealing political memoir of the presidency of Gerald Ford is seen through the eyes of Donald Rumsfeld—a New York Times best-selling author and Ford’s former secretary of defense, chief of staff and longtime personal confidant.
Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump by Dan Pfeiffer
The former White House director of communications and current co-host of Pod Save America explores how politics, the media and the internet changed during the Obama administration and how Democrats can fight back in the Trump era.
9 Rules of Engagement by Harris Faulkner
The Emmy Award-winning news anchor and co-host of Outnumbered shares the life lessons she learned growing up in a military family, offering recommendations for how all families can benefit from the guiding principles of military life.
The Comeback: Greg LeMond, the True King of American Cycling, and a Legendary Tour De France by Daniel De Vise
Traces the dramatic life story of the first American Tour de France winner, covering such topics as his complicated family life, the hunting accident that nearly ended his cycling career and his confrontation with Lance Armstrong over performance-drug allegations.
Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World's Most Famous Detective Writer by Margalit Fox
A true-crime procedural documents how Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle became involved in the 1908 wrongful conviction case of an immigrant Jewish cardsharp whose innocence was proved by Doyle's use of reason and the scientific method.
The Design of Childhood: How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids by Alexandra Lange
An eye-opening exploration of how a child's playthings and physical surroundings affect their development reveals the surprising histories behind human-made elements in a child's landscape and how they influence a child's behavior, values and health.
Fail Until You Don't: Fight Grind Repeat by Bobby Bones
The host of The Bobby Bones Show and best-selling author of Bare Bones delivers an uplifting and riotous collection of stories about his biggest misses in life and how he turned them into lessons and wins.
The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia by Nintendo
A comprehensive guide to The Legend of Zelda series—from the original The Legend of Zelda to Twilight Princess HD—collects enemies and items, lore, concept art, screencaps, maps, main characters and how they relate, languages and much more, including an exclusive interview with series producer, Eiji Aonuma.
My Twenty-five Years in Provence: Reflections on Then and Now by Peter Mayle
The best-selling author of A Year in Provence offers vivid recollections from his 25 years in the South of France—lessons learned, culinary delights enjoyed and changes observed.
Pantsdrunk: Kalsarikanni: The Finnish Path to Relaxation by Miska Rantanen
An irreverent parody of popular "happiness" books cites Finland's high international ranking for life quality, instructing readers on how to promote well-being through the cultural practice of drinking in one's underwear while surrounded by personal comforts.
Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal by Ken Bensinger
An award-winning journalist presents an account of the FIFA corruption scandal that implicated nearly every aspect of international soccer, sharing insights into the roles of key personalities while tracing the efforts of law officials to expose the truth.
Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for the Simpsons by Mike Reiss with Mathew Klickstein. Foreword by Judd Apatow.
The Simpsons' longest-serving writer and producer offers a humorous look at the writing and making of the legendary Fox series that has become one of the most revered artistic achievements in television history.
Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures by Nicholas Pyenson
A dive into the secret lives of whales looks at everything from their evolutionary past to today’s cutting edge of science.
The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table With America's Finest Writers by Rick Bass
A transformative journey written in gratitude to the award-winning author's mentors describes his midlife attempt to recapture the passions of his youth, an effort marked by encounters with famous contemporaries and a variety of colorful mishaps.
The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs by Peter Wohlleben
The internationally best-selling author of The Hidden Life of Trees shows how we can decipher nature’s secret signs by studying the weather.
The Wes Anderson Collection: Isle of Dogs by Lauren Wilford & Ryan Stevenson. Foreword by Matt Zoller Seitz. Intro by Taylor Ramos & Tony Zhou. Abrams.
Complemented by behind-the-scenes photos, concept artwork and ephemera, an exclusive look at the making of Anderson's latest film draws on first-person interviews to share revealing anecdotes and production insights into the challenges of stop-motion animation.
What's Wrong With US?: A Coach's Blunt Take on the State of American Soccer After a Lifetime on the Touchline by Bruce Arena with Steve Kettmann.
Timed for publication just prior to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, which the U.S. did not qualify for, a revealing memoir by a leading American soccer coach shares insights into how the U.S. Men's National Team has prepared to compete in the past.
Why To Kill a Mockingbird Matters: What Harper Lee's Book and the Iconic American Film Mean to Us Today by Tom Santopietro
The author of The Godfather Effect illuminates the enduring relevance of To Kill a Mockingbird in today's racially torn America, tracing the writing of the book and the creation of its film while sharing insights into its controversies and legacy.
Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas by Tom Papa
The stand-up comedian, family man and A Prairie Home Companion head writer lampoons the eccentric dynamics that disrupt life today, exploring such topics as "In Defense of Family Vacations," "No Fighting Before Coffee" and "Wife Lie Detector."
Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America by Eliza Griswold
The award-winning author of The Tenth Parallel explores the costs of fracking as demonstrated by the volatile personalities and politics of a rural Allegheny town where an unlikely whistle-blower tried to investigate the sources of mysterious local illnesses.
Frenemies: The Epic Disruption of the Ad Business and Everything Else by Ken Auletta
The "Annals of Communication" columnist and author of Googled presents an intimate and awareness-raising assessment of the changes buffeting the $2 trillion global advertising and marketing business as viewed by the industry's most powerful players.
Gigged: The End of the Job and the Future of Work by Sarah Kessler
A deeply sourced, story-driven account of America's growing dependence on freelance labor tackles growing issues related to job security, income, benefits and industry disruptions as they have been analyzed by economic experts and experienced firsthand by workers.
Planet Funny: How Comedy Took over Our Culture by Ken Jennings
From the witty and exuberant New York Times best-selling author comes a history of humor—from fart jokes on clay Sumerian tablets all the way up to the latest Twitter memes—that tells the story of how comedy came to rule the modern world.
Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America by Alissa Quart
The executive editor of the journalism nonprofit, Economic Hardship Reporting Project, outlines counter-intuitive recommendations for meeting the challenges of today's high parenting costs and unstable job markets that are imposing difficult hardships on the middle class.
The Third Bank of the River: Power and Survival in the Twenty-First Century Amazon by Chris Feliciano Arnold
A veteran journalist evaluates the state of the war over the Amazon, tracing the efforts of environmental activists, locals and indigenous tribes to save the jungle from the dangers of loggers, drug lords and corrupt politicians.