In the tradition of the bestselling historical works of David McCullough, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Stephen Ambrose, and Walter Isaacson, award-winning documentarian Mark Zwonitzer brings two extraordinary American figures—and friends—into the spotlight at a time when… READ MORE
From the author of the New York Times bestseller that launched the international children-and-nature movement, Vitamin N (for “nature”) is a complete prescription for connecting with the power and joy of the natural world right… READ MORE
In her first work of nonfiction, Lee Smith deploys the wit, wisdom, and graceful prose for which she is beloved to conjure her early days in the small coal town of Grundy, Virginia — and… READ MORE
“Beside the stairs was a large oil portrait banked with lights, the brightest we’d seen in the Institute so far. The plaque read MISS JULIA TONEYBEE-LEROY, FOUNDER, 1929. Something inside of me flipped over when… READ MORE
Black humor mixed with pathos is the hallmark of the twelve stories in this adult debut collection from a master writer of comic and inventive YA novels.
A young man spends a whole day lying… READ MORE
Ed Tarkington's spellbinding debut, draws you into a small-town American Gothic story of family fealty, scandal, and murder. READ MORE
What happens when luminous talent collides with inexorable historical forces? Does great art have the power to change the world? And to what lengths should a person go to thwart evil? READ MORE
She still had time before work. She could go food shopping. She could fold the kids’ laundry and get the car washed and return some library books. Or Hannah could do something else. She could… READ MORE
Perhaps the first miracle was that she lived.
The crowds keep coming. They arrive, all with their reasons, all with their doubts and certainties and everything in between. More and more every day, drawn by… READ MORE
“A breathtaking and expansive work of historical fiction and proof that the past can sometimes rewrite the future.” —Christina Baker Kline, author of Orphan Train
When Orhan’s brilliant and eccentric grandfather, who built a dynasty… READ MORE