The co-founder of VerySmartBrothas.com presents a provocative and humorous memoir-in-essays that explores the direct impact of racism on his life, the shifting definition of black-male identity and the ongoing realities of white supremacy.
Takes a look at the Supreme Court justice's legal decisions of his tenure, discussing how his dual commitments to the conservative agenda and to the legacy of the Court have fostered distrust among his colleagues.
Recounting five centuries in the life of one copy of the extremely rare Gutenberg Bible, a never-before-told story reveals its impact on the lives of the fanatical few who were lucky enough to own it.
Traces the story of the literary friendship of Harlem Renaissance figures Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes, tracing their folklore-collecting journeys through the 1920s South, their influential creative collaborations, and their passionate but mysterious falling out.
Traces the controversial rise of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, exploring their personal lives, relationships, and agendas to offer cautionary insights into their toxic political influence.
Based on exclusive interviews and access to archives, an authoritative portrait of America's first female Supreme Court justice includes coverage of her convention-breaking achievements and role in shaping decades of American law. By the best-selling author of Being Nixon. Illustrations.
The Guardian columnist and This American Life social commentator presents a series of essays about the qualities of a comedic feminist and her experiences of coming of age in a popular culture that is hostile to plus-sized women who speak their minds.
Drawing on twenty years of research and recently discovered evidence, an account of the infamous Lizzie Borden trial explores professional and public opinions while considering how Gilded Age values and fears influenced the case.
The story of Millicent Patrick, a feminist trailblazer in the horror film industry who never received proper credit for creating the classic monster from Creature from the Black Lagoon. 25,000 first printing.
The star of Broadway's The Book of Mormon and HBO's Girls presents a heartfelt coming-of-age memoir that recounts how, as a fiercely ambitious but sexually confused Midwestern teen, he haphazardly pursued his theatrical dreams in 1997 New York City.
The former Sex & Relationships Editor for Cosmopolitan and host of Tinder Live with Lane Moore shares her own moving — and ultimately triumphant — personal story, which serves as a guide for finding solace in solitude and connecting with our innermost selves.
The award-winning author of The Residue Years examines the poverty, violence and drug culture impacting the Portland, Ore., community of his youth, examining the large and small cultural forces that shaped his family.
An acclaimed literary essayist presents this raw and redemptive debut memoir about coming of age and reckoning with desire as a queer, biracial teenager in Boca Raton, Florida, where she, the only child of parents continually battling drug and alcohol addictions, found loving friendships with fatherless girls.
Chronicles the author's achievements as an activist during and after spending forty years in solitary confinement for a crime he did not commit, describing how he has committed his post-exoneration life to prison reform.
The acclaimed author of A Replacement Life shifts between heartbreak and humor in this gorgeously told, recipe-filled memoir. A family story, an immigrant story, a love story, and an epic meal, Savage Feast explores the challenges of navigating two cultures from an unusual angle.
A memoir by the multifaceted pop culture icon includes coverage of his experiences as a gay youth in a Syrian Jewish Orthodox family, his education at LaGuardia High School for Performing Arts and the making of his documentary, Unzipped.
The former deputy director of the FBI details how law enforcement battles terror threats, Russian crime and attacks by the White House itself on the U.S. Constitution.
Graphic biography of American radical, labor leader, and socialist Eugene Victor Debs, who led the Socialist Party to federal and state office across the United States by the 1920s. Imprisoned for speaking out against World War I, Debs ran for president from prison on the Socialist Party ticket, receiving over one million votes.