The close confidante, childhood friend and business collaborator of Whitney Houston breaks her silence to discuss the late star's teen years, tumultuous marriage to Bobby Brown and untimely death in 2012. Illustrations.
The award-winning author of Highwire Moon presents a narrative social history and tribute to the indomitable women ancestors of husband Dwayne Sims' family, whose resilient spirits were shaped by slavery, Jim Crow racism and abusive relationships.
Traces the lesser-known history of how fast food became one of the greatest generators of black wealth in America, revealing how unexpected collaborations among franchises, black capitalists and civil rights leaders provided effective economic responses to racial inequality.
Offers a shocking account of the lawyers and media tycoons who enabled the rise of Donald Trump, featuring new revelations from a Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal team.
An NPR host tells the riveting story of John and Jessie Frémont, the husband and wife team who in the 1800s were instrumental in the westward expansion of the United States, and thus became America's first great political couple. Illustrations. Maps.
The author chronicles her experience at a big-data startup in the heart of the Silicon Valley bubble: a world of surreal extravagance, dubious success and fresh-faced entrepreneurs hell-bent on domination, glory and, of course, progress.
Examines the multigenerational saga of two families who rose from immigrant roots to the pinnacle of U.S. power that tracks the unraveling of American democracy. Tour.
Examines the biggest themes of JAY-Z's career, including hustling, and it recognizes the way that he's always weaved politics into his music, making statements about race, criminal justice and black wealth. By the author of Tears We Cannout Stop. Illustrations.
The best-selling author of The Dirty Life evocatively describes her family's highs and lows throughout five years on Essex Farm that were marked by injury, difficult weather, financial setbacks and renewed commitments. 75,000 first printing. Illustrations.
Reveals the never-before-told inside story of the high-stakes, four-year-long investigation into Donald Trump's Russia ties—culminating in the Steele Dossier, and sparking the Mueller report—from the founders of political opposition research company Fusion GPS.
The Emmy Award-winning Food Network chef shares 125 new recipes while relating the intimate stories behind them, recounting personal milestones and the culinary traditions that do not appear in her shows and articles.