FORTHCOMING TITLES

  • The Agent Runner
    A Novel
    Simon Conway
    (Arcade Publishing)
    From the winner of an Ian Fleming Silver Dagger Award, a spy who came in from the cold for today’s wars.British by birth, foreign by descent, and agnostic by conviction, Edward Henry Malik is an MI6 handler—an agent runner. For four years he has been running an agent codenamed Nightingale inside Pakistan’s... [READ MORE]
  • Alger Hiss
    America's Dreyfus, the Case Nixon Rigged
    Joan Brady
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A clear-eyed investigation into what is probably the biggest, longest cover-up in American history. As a member of the House Un-American Activities Committee, Richard Nixon led the investigations that first drew attention to Alger Hiss and his purported ties to the Soviet regime. These investigations... [READ MORE]
  • Bad Boy
    My Life On and Off the Canvas
    Eric Fischl
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In Bad Boy, renowned American artist Eric Fischl has written a penetrating exploration of his coming of age as an artist and his search for a fresh narrative style in the highly charged and competitive New York art world in the 1970s and ’80s. With such notorious and controversial paintings as Bad Boy... [READ MORE]
  • Beatleness
    How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World
    Candy Leonard
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “A must-have for Beatles fans looking for new insight . . . Leonard uncovers fresh ideas [that] . . . six decades of Beatles literature passed over. —The Spectrum Part generational memoir and part cultural history of the sixties, Beatleness is the first book to tell the story of the Beatles and their... [READ MORE]
  • The Boy at the Gate
    One Man's Journey Back to a Lost Childhood in Ireland
    Danny Ellis
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Danny Ellis is a survivor, strong and resilient. A proclaimed singer-songwriter, he is proud of the way in which he handled his difficult past: poverty in the 1950s Dublin slums and the brutality of the notorious Artane Industrial School. He felt as though he had safely disposed of it all, until one... [READ MORE]
  • The Calypso Directive
    A Medical Thriller
    Brian Andrews
    (Arcade Publishing)
    For one hundred and fifty-five days, Will Foster has been locked in medical quarantine without his consent. The doctors claim he is infected with a deadly virus, but this is a lie. Encoded in his DNA is a mutation that provides immunity from disease for all who possess it, source code that Vyrogen Pharmaceuticals... [READ MORE]
  • The Canal Bridge
    A Novel of Ireland, Love, and the First World War
    Tom Phelan
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “The best novel of love in the time of war since Cold Mountain.” —Howard Frank Mosher, author of Walking to GatlinburgIn 1913, before there is a rumor of war in Europe, two lifelong friends from Ballyrannel in the Irish midlands, Matthias “Matt” Wrenn and Con Hatchel, decide to see the world at the expense... [READ MORE]
  • Cary Grant
    (Arcade Publishing)
    • A coffee-table biography with 150 beautiful beautifully reproduced photos that show the career trajectory of one of the most famous faces in film.... [READ MORE]
  • A Commodore of Errors
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A Hilarious Comedy on the High SeasCommodore Robert S. Dickey, the pompous second-in-command at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, desperately wants the top job, presently occupied by the skirt-chasing Admiral Johnson. So Dickey goes into cahoots with Mogie Mogelefsky, the imperious, bullying... [READ MORE]
  • After opening on October 5, 1985, Les Misérables remains the world’s longest running and most beloved musical. Productions have played in 319 cities across forty-two countries, it has won more than a hundred major theatre awards, including an Olivier, Tony, and Grammy, and it has seen by an estimated... [READ MORE]
  • The Dalliance of Leopards
    A Novel
    Stephen Alter
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A sweeping international thriller that explores the geopolitical faultlines of South Asia.Colonel Imtiaz Afridi, India's legendary spymaster, has zeroed in on a new threat emanating from the borderlands of over which he keeps watch from his surveillance center in the Himalayan foothills. An elusive warlord—faceless,... [READ MORE]
  • Dashiell Hammett
    Man of Mystery
    Sally Cline
    (Arcade Publishing)
    "Delivers the goods on Hammett, in brief. . . . An entertaining and informative read.” —Library JournalDashiell Hammett: Man of Mystery is the first new biography in thirty years on the man who changed the face of crime fiction. In five novels published over five years as well as a string of stories,... [READ MORE]
  • The Devil's Tub
    Collected Stories
    Edward Hoagland
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Edward Hoagland, best known for his essays, is also an extraordinary writer of fiction, as readers of his stories “The Final Fate of the Alligators” and “Kwan’s Coney Island” can attest. First published in periodicals such as the Paris Review, Esquire, the New Yorker, New American Review, and Saul Bellow’s... [READ MORE]
  • The Director Is the Commander
    A One-of-a-Kind Journey Inside North Korea's Propaganda Machine
    Anna Broinowski
    (Arcade Publishing)
    An authentic glimpse of a North Korea we've never seen before, by a prize-winning filmmaker.Anna Broinowski is the only Westerner ever granted total access to the North Korean film industry. The Director Is the Commander is her funny, surreal, insightful account of her twenty-one-day apprenticeship there.... [READ MORE]
  • Don't Be Afraid of the Bullets
    An Accidental War Correspondent in Yemen
    Laura Kasinof
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Laura Kasinof studied Arabic in college and moved to Yemen a few years later—after a friend at a late-night party in Washington, DC, recommended the country as a good place to work as a freelance journalist. When she first moved to the capital city of Sanaa in 2009, she was the only American reporter... [READ MORE]
  • Driving the Future
    Combating Climate Change with Cleaner, Smarter Cars
    Margo T Oge
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In Driving the Future, Margo T. Oge portrays a future where clean, intelligent vehicles with lighter frames and alternative power trains will produce zero emissions and run at 100+ mpg. With electronic architectures more like those of airplanes, cars will be smarter and safer, will park themselves, and... [READ MORE]
  • Ecotopia 2121
    A Vision for Our Future Green Utopia—in 100 Cities
    Alan Marshall
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A stunningly original, lushly illustrated vision for a Green Utopia, published on the 500th anniversary of the original Big Idea.Five hundred years ago a powerful new word was unleashed upon the world when Thomas More published his book Utopia, about an island paradise far away from his troubled land.... [READ MORE]
  • The Essay
    A Novel
    Robin Yocum
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Jimmy Lee Hickam grew up deep in the bowels of Appalachian Ohio, on the poorest road in the poorest county in the poorest region of the state. To make things worse, the name Hickam is synonymous with trouble. Jimmy Lee hails from a mix of thieves, moonshiners, and drunkards who for decades have clung... [READ MORE]
  • Eternal Sonata
    A Thriller of the Near Future
    Jamie Metzl
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In 2025 America, a few dead bodies are a small price to pay for the key to immortality.It's hardly news when a renowned octogenarian scientist dying of cancer disappears from a local hospice, but when Kansas City Star reporter Rich Azadian begins to dig, he discovers that other elderly scientists around... [READ MORE]
  • For All the Obvious Reasons
    And Other Stories
    Lynn Stegner
    (Arcade Publishing)
    For All the Obvious Reasons is Lynn Stegner’s superb collection of nine, remarkably distinct tales of passion, clear-eyed wisdom, and honesty honed to a cutting edge. These are stories the reader can’t shake: A woman living a marital shadow-life realizes that her long compensating heart has begun to... [READ MORE]
  • Full Fathom Five
    Ocean Warming and a Father's Legacy
    Gordon Chaplin
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “Not since Jacques Cousteau has anyone brought us the sense of the ocean as our home . . . Far more than a science book.” —San Francisco Book ReviewGordon Chaplin’s father was a seemingly happy-go-lucky, charismatic adventurer who married a wealthy heiress and transformed himself into the author of a... [READ MORE]
  • Genesis Code
    A Thriller of the Near Future
    Jamie Metzl
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now in paperback: “A thrill ride through the dangerous intersection where the human genetics revolution and aggressive big power rivalries meet.” —Richard ClarkeThe latest designer drug, Blue Magic, might explain the needle mark on the arm of a young woman found dead in her Kansas City apartment. But... [READ MORE]
  • The Hamilton Affair
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Revolution, and featuring a cast of iconic characters such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and the Marquis de Lafayette, The Hamilton Affair tells the sweeping, tumultuous, true love story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler, from tremulous... [READ MORE]
  • Haunted Traveller
    An Imaginary Memoir
    Barry Yourgrau
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In Haunted Traveller, his most personal and ambitious work, Barry Yourgrau takes the reader on a postmodern literary journey like no other. Here are forty-four fantastic episodes that together paint an imaginary memoir of one man’s yearning, alienated passage through life, as written by this “odd, wild,... [READ MORE]
  • How Chance and Stupidity Have Changed History
    The Hinge Factor
    Erik Durschmied
    (Arcade Publishing)
    From the Trojan Horse to a photograph snapped in Vietnam, world history has been shaped as much by chance and error as by courage and heroism. Despite impossible odds, invincible armies fall in bitter defeat to weaker opponents. How and why does this happen? What decides the fate of battle? In this fascinating... [READ MORE]
  • I Did Not Kill My Husband
    A Novel
    Liu Zhenyun
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Li Xuelian, married to Qin Yuhe, is pregnant with their second child. Happy news? Not in China. With its one-child policy, it’s a crime. What is she to do? Her only option is divorcing before the second child is born. “Once the baby has entered into the household registry, we’ll marry again. The baby... [READ MORE]
  • Images
    My Life in Film
    Ingmar Bergman
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “The finest filmmaker of my lifetime . . . Bergman was a born spinner of tales.” —Woody AllenIn this new paperback edition, Ingmar Bergman presents an intimate view of his own unique body of work in film. His career spanned forty years and produced more than fifty films, many of which are considered... [READ MORE]
  • In the Country of the Blind
    A Novel
    Edward Hoagland
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Sixty years after the publication of his first novel, Cat Man, Edward Hogland is publishing his twenty-fifth book at the age of eighty-three. This capstone novel, set in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, introduces Press, a stockbroker going blind. Press has lost his job and his wife and is trying to figure... [READ MORE]
  • India Shastra
    Reflections on the World’s Largest Democracy in the 21st Century
    Shashi Tharoor
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A panoramic insider’s look at the road ahead for the world’s largest democracy.This is a time of unprecedented change in India. Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party dominate the political scene and are attempting to change the way Indians work, think, and pray. And there are signs that the nation... [READ MORE]
  • James Joyce
    Portrait of a Dubliner—A Graphic Biography
    Alfonso Zapico
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A dazzling, prize-winning graphic biography of one of the world's most revered writers.Winner of Spain's National Comic Prize and published to acclaim in Ireland, here is an extraordinary graphic biography of James Joyce that offers a fresh take on his tumultuous life. With evocative anecdotes and hundreds... [READ MORE]
  • The Kingdom of Zydeco
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “An important book for anyone with an interest in life, American music, Southern culture, dancing, accordions, the recording industry, folklore, old dance clubs in the weeds, fortune tellers, hoodoos or shotguns.” —E. Annie ProulxThere’s a musical kingdom in the American South that’s not marked on any... [READ MORE]
  • The Last Song of Dusk
    A Novel
    Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now available again, the best-selling and award winning novel, called “A lush, wildly imaginative fairy tale” (San Francisco Chronicle). For readers of The White Tiger and The God of Small Things, a dazzling, exuberant, wickedly funny, and moving novel set in post-colonial India that tells tender and... [READ MORE]
  • Libertarians on the Prairie
    Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the Making of the Little House Books
    Christine Woodside
    (Arcade Publishing)
    This myth-busting book finally reveals the true story behind the beloved children's classics.Generations of children have fallen in love with the pioneer saga of the Ingalls family, of Pa and Ma, Laura and her sisters, and their loyal dog, Jack. Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books have taught millions... [READ MORE]
  • Little Bighorn
    A Novel
    John Hough Jr.
    (Arcade Publishing)
    As a favor to the beautiful actress Mary Deschenes, Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer hires her eighteen-year-old son Allen Winslow as an aide for his 1876 campaign against the Sioux and Cheyenne. Traveling west against his will, Allen finds himself in the company of Addie Grace Lord, sixteen, sister... [READ MORE]
  • The Long Hello
    Memory, My Mother, and Me
    Cathie Borrie
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A powerful, ground-shifting account of caring for a parent with Alzheimer's about which Maya Angelou exclaimed, "Joy!"Since Cathie Borrie delivered her keynote performance at the World Alzheimer's Day event sponsored by the Community and Access Programs of the Museum of Modern Art, her self-published... [READ MORE]
  • Love Is Not Enough
    A Mother's Memoir of Autism, Madness, and Hope
    Jenny Lexhed
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “Honest, gripping, and eye-opening . . . A must-read for any parent of a child who is ‘different.’”—Randye Kaye, author of Ben Behind His VoicesWhen Jenny Lexhed and her husband have their first child, Lucas, they are living the dream. They’re happily married, they’ve just bought a house, and the company... [READ MORE]
  • The Mind of a Terrorist
    David Headley, the Mumbai Massacre, and His European Revenge
    Kaare Sørensen
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Written with the pacing of a thriller, a veteran journalist’s account of the terrorist behind the Mumbai attacks.David Headley, the American-Pakistani also known as Daood Gilani, lived a double life. One day he would stroll through Central Park in his tailored Armani suit as a true New Yorker, and the... [READ MORE]
  • Night Fighter
    From the Rise of Special Ops to the Age of Terrorism
    William H. Hamilton
    (Arcade Publishing)
    For the first time, the “father of the US Navy SEALs” tells his story of founding the most effective and feared fighting force ever conceived.One month after the Bay of Pigs fiasco, when President John F. Kennedy pressed Congress about America’s “urgent national needs,” he named expanding US special... [READ MORE]
  • Nine Scorpions in a Bottle
    Great Judges and Cases of the Supreme Court
    Max Lerner
    (Arcade Publishing)
    An eye-opening look by a renowned expert at one of the most important institutions in American democracy.To many Americans, the United States Supreme Court continues to loom large as an unimpeachable symbol of the rule of law and the triumph of justice. But behind that towering façade there has been... [READ MORE]
  • No Time for the Truth
    The Haditha Incident and the Search for Justice
    Nathaniel R. Helms
    (Arcade Publishing)
    An Unflinching Look at a Black Chapter in Our War in Iraq and America’s Failure to Serve JusticeIn the waning days of 2005, twelve Marines were ambushed by Sunni Muslim insurgents on Route Chestnut, an ancient Mesopotamian road at the south edge of Haditha, Iraq, when an IED detonated under one of four... [READ MORE]
  • The Organ Broker
    A Novel
    Stu Strumwasser
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The Organ Broker is the story of Jack Trayner—known as New York Jack—an underground black market organ dealer. After years of selling “life,” Jack’s conscience begins to overcome his resolve for this ghastly business. His desire for redemption is fueled by his new relationships with a woman named Michelle... [READ MORE]
  • Oscar Wilde's Last Stand
    Decadence, Conspiracy, and the Most Outrageous Trial of the Century
    Philip Hoare
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A New York Times Notable Book of the Year that Sir Ian McKellen called “a shocking tale of heroes and villains—illuminating and upsetting in equal measure.”The first production of Oscar Wilde’s Salomé in 1918, with American exotic dancer Maud Allan dancing lead, ignited a firestorm in London spearheaded... [READ MORE]
  • Our Lady of Infidelity
    A Novel
    Jackie Parker
    (Arcade Publishing)
    It begins when a vision appears in a carwash window in the tiny, dusty desert town of Infidelity, a blip on the map just outside of Joshua Tree, California. Seven-year-old Luz Reyes, whose family was killed by death squads in her native land and whose mother is gravely ill, is the first to see it. Then... [READ MORE]
  • Packed for the Wrong Trip
    A New Look inside Abu Ghraib and the Citizen-Soldiers Who Redeemed America’s Honor
    W. Zach Griffith
    (Arcade Publishing)
    How an Unprepared, Undertrained Group of Maine National Guard Troops Went to Abu Ghraib to Fix the IrreparableThe prison at Abu Ghraib was still a relatively unknown part of America’s War on Terror when—with no special training and their gear lost somewhere between the United States and Baghdad—the 152nd... [READ MORE]
  • Paraíso
    A Novel
    Gordon Chaplin
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Like a Coen brothers noir south of the border, Paraíso is a genre-bending story about love, sibling relationships, and the dark side of paradise.Peter and Wendy—their mother chose the names—felt as close as twins, despite their difference in age. As teens, they fled their wealthy Philadelphia home in... [READ MORE]
  • Perfume
    The Alchemy of Scent
    Jean-Claude Ellena
    (Arcade Publishing)
    • A micro-encyclopedia for those who want to know the perfumer's work and learn about the perfume industry from the inside, but have no guide on where to start.... [READ MORE]
  • Presidents in Crisis
    Tough Decisions inside the White House from Truman to Obama
    Michael K Bohn
    (Arcade Publishing)
    With a new preface by the author, a former director of the White House Situation Room and seasoned journalist, presidential decision making over the course of twelve modern presidencies. In Presidents in Crisis, former director of the Situation Room Michael Bohn invites the reader inside the White House... [READ MORE]
  • The Reluctant Pharmacopeia
    Drug Hunters and the Improbable Quest to Discover New Medicines
    Donald R. Kirsch
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The surprising, behind-the-scenes story of how our medicines are discovered, told by a veteran drug hunter.The search to find medicines is as old as disease, which is to say as old as the human race. Through serendipity— by chewing, brewing, and snorting—some Neolithic souls discovered opium, alcohol,... [READ MORE]
  • Remembering 1942
    And Other Chinese Stories
    Liu Zhenyun
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Sweeping, humorous, and moving tales from one of contemporary China’s greatest writers.The bestselling and award-winning author of novels satirizing contemporary China, Liu Zhenyun is also renowned for his short stories. Remembering 1942 showcases six of his best, featuring a diverse cast of ordinary... [READ MORE]
  • Rowing for My Life
    What Rowing across Two Oceans Taught Me about Marriage, Myself, and the Nature of True Heroism
    Kathleen Saville
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Eat Pray Love meets the savage sea in this true story of one's woman's transformational journey.Just out of college, newly wed, and set up with her husband Curt in a small town in New York, Kathleen Saville quickly realized that an ordinary life working for a better used car and a home with a mortgage... [READ MORE]
  • Rumi
    A New Translation of Selected Poems
    Rumi
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now in paperback, a new translation of the Sufi mystic’s verse, hailed as “authentic” and “exquisite.”Championed by icons of American pop culture such as Madonna, Donna Karan, and Deepak Chopra, Rumi has won such a following in this country that he was once proclaimed our bestselling poet. But translations... [READ MORE]
  • The Search for Anne Perry
    The Hidden Life of a Bestselling Crime Writer
    Joanne Drayton
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A New York Times bestseller, this acclaimed biography of crime writer Anne Perry is now in paperback.When Peter Jackson released Heavenly Creatures, based on a famous 1950s matricide committed by two teenage girls in an obsessive relationship, the movie launched his international career and forever changed... [READ MORE]
  • The Secrets of the Notebook
    A Woman's Quest to Uncover Her Royal Family Secret
    Eve Haas
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A New York Times bestseller, the true story of a girl who learns she's descended from a princess, told with the suspense of a Cold War thriller.“The beautiful owner of this book is dearer to me than my life – August your protector.” This one sentence was the key to a mystery involving some of the greatest... [READ MORE]
  • Sitting Up with the Dead
    A Storied Journey through the American South
    Pamela Petro
    (Arcade Publishing)
    For the first time in paperback, an acclaimed look at the American South through the lenses of its most acclaimed storytellers and their tales.Rarely does a nonfiction work come along that is as original and refreshing as Sitting Up with the Dead. Here, take a ride with Pamela Petro as she embarks on... [READ MORE]
  • Smuggler's Blues
    A True Story of the Hippie Mafia
    Richard Stratton
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Goodfellas meets Savages meets Catch Me If You Can in this true tale of high-stakes smuggling from pot’s outlaw years.Richard Stratton was the unlikeliest of kingpins. A clean-cut Wellesley boy who entered outlaw culture on a trip to Mexico, he saw his search for a joint morph into a thrill-filled dope... [READ MORE]
  • Stanley Kubrick and Me
    Thirty Years at His Side
    Emilio D'Alessandro
    (Arcade Publishing)
    This intimate portrait by his former personal assistant and confidante reveals the man behind the legendary filmmaker—for the first time.Stanley Kubrick, the director of a string of timeless movies from Lolita and Dr. Strangelove to A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal Jacket, and others,... [READ MORE]
  • The Tao and the Bard
    A Conversation
    Phillip DePoy
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Shakespeare and Lao Tzu match wits and wisdom in this playful encounter—a new take on the old dialogue between East and West. The Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way of Virtue, is a touchstone of Eastern philosophy and mysticism. It has been called the wisest book ever written. Its author, Lao Tzu, is known... [READ MORE]
  • Threading My Prayer Rug
    One Woman's Journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim
    Sabeeha Rehman
    (Arcade Publishing)
    This enthralling story of the making of an American is also a timely meditation on religion and culture.Beginning with a sweetly funny, moving account of an arranged marriage in Pakistan that would become a love match lasting forty years, Threading My Prayer Rug is the story of many journeys: from Pakistan... [READ MORE]
  • The Unknown Henry Miller
    A Seeker in Big Sur
    Arthur Hoyle
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Henry Miller was one of the most distinctive voices in twentieth-century literature, yet he remains misunderstood. Better known in Europe than in his native America for most of his career, he achieved international success and celebrity during the 1960s when his banned “Paris” books—beginning with Tropic... [READ MORE]
  • Unlocking the Past
    How Archaeologists Are Rewriting Human History with Ancient DNA
    Martin Jones
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In Unlocking the Past, Martin Jones, a leading expert at the forefront of bioarchaeology—the discipline that gave Michael Crichton the premise for Jurassic Park—explains how this pioneering science is rewriting human history and unlocking stories of the past that could never have been told before. For... [READ MORE]
  • Venom Doc
    The Edgiest, Darkest, and Strangest Natural History Memoir Ever
    Bryan Grieg Fry
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Crocodile Dundee meets David Attenborough in this jaw-dropping account of studying the world’s most venomous creatures. Venomologist Bryan Grieg Fry has one of the most dangerous jobs on earth: he works with its deadliest creatures. He’s been bitten by twenty-six poisonous snakes, stung by three stingrays,... [READ MORE]
  • Wearing Dad's Head
    Stories
    Barry Yourgrau
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “I can never remember my dreams, so Mr. Yourgrau’s stories are a pretty good substitute.” —David ByrneBarry Yourgrau’s imagination makes critics reach: Fellini? Kafka? Freud in a funny hat? Yourgrau is a fantasist like no other. His stories run brief and hallucinatorily vivid in style, heart-jarring... [READ MORE]
  • What You Should Know About Politics . . . But Don't
    A Nonpartisan Guide to the Issues That Matter
    Jessamyn Conrad
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “Engaging and inspiring . . . Reading this book should make you want to vote.” —Barack ObamaIn a world of sound bites, deliberate misinformation, and a political scene that is colored by the blue versus red partisan divide. How does the average educated American find a reliable source that’s free of... [READ MORE]