American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI

From the acclaimed author of Death in the Air Not since Devil in the White City has a book told such a harrowing tale Douglas Preston comes the riveting story of the birth of criminal investigation in the twentieth century.Berkeley, California, 1933 In a lab filled with curiosities beakers,

Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country

The gripping true story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it an urgent work of literary journalism I don t know a complicated, original protagonist in literature than Lissa Yellow Bird, or a dogged reporter in

A Map Is Only One Story: Twenty Writers on Immigration, Family, and the Meaning of Home

From rediscovering an ancestral village in China to experiencing the realities of American life as a Nigerian, the search for belonging crosses borders and generations Selected from the archives of Catapult magazine, the essays in A Map Is Only One Story highlight the human side of immigration

Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote

Based on a decade of research and reporting, Author in Chief tells the story of Americas presidents as authorsand offers a delightful new window into the public and private lives of our highest leaders Most Americans are familiar with Abraham Lincolns famous words in the Gettysburg Address and the

Whistleblower: My Journey to Silicon Valley and Fight for Justice at Uber

The unbelievable true story of the young woman who faced down one of the most valuable startups in Silicon Valley historyand what came after In 2017, twenty six year old Susan Fowler published a blog post detailing the sexual harassment and retaliation she d experienced as an entry level engineer

Chanel's Riviera: Glamour, Decadence, and Survival in Peace and War, 1930-1944

In this captivating narrative, Chanels Riviera explores the fascinating world of the Cote dAzur during a period that saw the deepest extremes of luxury and terror in the twentieth century The Cote dAzur in 1938 was a world of wealth, luxury, and extravagance, inhabited by a sparkling cast of

Educated

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home canned peaches and sleeping with her head for the hills bag In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and

Open Book

Jessica reveals for the first time her inner monologue and most intimate struggles Guided by the journals she s kept since age fifteen, and brimming with her unique humor and down to earth humanity, Open Book is as inspiring as it is entertaining This was supposed to be a very different book Five