An intimate and uplifting memoir by the former First Lady chronicles the experiences that have shaped her remarkable life, from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago through her setbacks and achievements in the White House.
Presents a never-before-published work from the author of the American classic Their Eyes Were Watching God that illuminates the horror and injustices of slavery as it tells the true story of one of the last known survivors of the Atlantic slave trade — abducted from Africa on the last "Black Cargo" ship to arrive in the United States.
Showing what the future has in store for us, a leading transport expert describes how the driverless revolution will transform highways, cities, workplaces and laws around the world. 20,000 first printing.
Draws on private journals, personal correspondence, and interviews with co-stars, family members, and former companions to profile the deeply complex and widely misunderstood matinee idol of Hollywood's Golden Age.
Tells the story of an unforgettable group of young athletes who battled in the legendary Harvard-Yale football game of 1968 amidst the sweeping currents of one of the most transformative years in American history.
In a much-anticipated follow-up to the universally acclaimed first volume of a comprehensive Bing Crosby biography, an NBCC Winner and preeminent cultural critic focuses on Crosby's most memorable period, the war years and the origin story of White Christmas. 20,000 first printing.
"The celebrated author of ""Lingo"" presents a whistle-stop tour of the world's 20 most-spoken languages, exploring the history, geography, linguistics and cultures that have been shaped by languages and their customs."
This rollicking ride through the history of paperback pre-teen series of the 80s and 90s reveals the stories behind the best-known books, including Pen Pals, Dear Diary, The Pink Parrots, Cheerleaders and many others. Original.
An account of four centuries of food production in New York explores how the city's food commerce and culture also influenced new developments in machinery, trade and transportation.
A Wildlife Conservation Society scientist and Stanford Earth Science professor traces her ecological search for the dying yellow-cedar in Alaska, describing how her team discovered resiliency in forests ravaged by climate change. 20,000 first printing.
The Democratic presidential candidate, popular senator, and respected economist traces the first year of the Trump administration and what Sanders and his followers are doing to reinforce the progressive movement.
Featuring acclaimed dancers, choreographers and critics, as well as major literary figures, traces the evolution of dance in America, from ballet and social dancing to Native American rituals and African American improvisations all of which combined to create something new.