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  • Alger Hiss: Framed
    A New Look at the Case That Made Nixon Famous

    (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]
  • Among the Lesser Gods
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    For fans of authors like Barbara Kingsolver and Leif Enger, a stunning new voice in contemporary literary fiction.“Tragedy and blessing. Leave them alone long enough, and it gets real hard to tell them apart.”Elena Alvarez is living a cursed life. From the deadly fire she accidentally set as a child,... [READ MORE]
  • Apprenticed to Venus
    My Secret Life with Anaïs Nin

    (Arcade Publishing)
    “I first met Anaïs in 1962 at her Village apartment, when I was an eighteen-year-old virgin.”And so begins Tristine Rainer’s years as Anaïs Nin’s accomplice, keeping Nin’s confidences—including that of her bigamy—even after Nin’s death and the passing of her husbands, until now.Apprenticed to Venus charts... [READ MORE]
  • Barney
    Grove Press and Barney Rosset, America’s Maverick Publisher and His Battle against Censorship

    (Arcade Publishing)
    An incisive, compulsively readable biography of the man the Guardian called "the most influential avant-garde publisher of the twentieth century."An impetuous outsider who delighted in confronting American hypocrisy and prudery, Barney Rosset liberated American culture from the constraints of Puritanism.... [READ MORE]
  • The Blasphemer
    The Price I Paid for Rejecting Islam

    (Arcade Publishing)
    The infuriating tale of a young Palestinian punished for exercising his freedom of speech.Like many of his generation, Waleed Al-Husseini began a blog in his twenties. However, unlike many, Waleed also had the misfortune of having been a blogger in Palestine; worse yet, he often criticized Islam and... [READ MORE]
  • Bookmarked
    Reading My Way from Hollywood to Brooklyn

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Wendy Fairey grew up among books. As the shy and studious daughter of famed Hollywood columnist Sheilah Graham—F. Scott Fitzgerald’s lover during the last years of his life—she began as a child reading her way through the library Fitzgerald had assembled for her mother and escaped into the landscape... [READ MORE]
  • Bushmaster
    Raymond Ditmars and the Hunt for the World's Largest Viper

    (Arcade Publishing)
    “An intriguing story that’s also packed with details.” —Library Journal, starred reviewRaymond Ditmars (1876–1942), the first curator of reptiles at New York’s famous Bronx Zoo, brought cold-blooded animals to public attention as never before. Through wildly successful books and movies, he inspired a... [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]
  • The Dead Wife's Handbook
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    "Today is my death anniversary. A year ago today I was still alive."Rachel, Max, and their daughter Ellie had the perfect life—until the night Rachel’s heart stopped beating. She was thirty-six.Just as her family can’t forget her, Rachel can’t quite let go of them either. Caught in a place between worlds,... [READ MORE]
  • Death of a Century
    A Novel of the Lost Generation

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Greenwich, Connecticut, 1922. Newspaperman Joe Henry finds himself the primary suspect when his friend and fellow reporter Wynton Gresham is murdered. Both were veterans of French battles during World War II—the war that was supposed to end all wars.Unanswered questions pile up in the wake of a violent... [READ MORE]
  • Discovering the Hidden Wisdom of The Little Prince
    In Search of Saint-Exupéry's Lost Child

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Finally, one of the most of the most beloved books every published—explained. The Little Prince is revered around the world. Two hundred million copies have been sold in 270 languages; it is the fourth best-selling book of all time. Part of its allure is that is seems incredibly wise but so simple it... [READ MORE]
  • Favorite Sons
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Hutch Van Buren is fifteen years old, playing sports and searching for arrowheads in a small industrial town in Ohio with his three closest friends when an altercation between them and Petey Sanchez, a troubled seventeen-year-old, leads to Petey’s accidental death. Vowing a pact of silence, they allow... [READ MORE]
  • The Girl in the Show
    Three Generations of Comedy, Culture, and Feminism

    (Arcade Publishing)
    “I’m not funny at all. What I am is brave.” —Lucille BallWith powerhouses like Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Amy Schumer dominating the entertainment landscape and memoirs from today’s most vocal feminist comediennes shooting up the bestseller lists, women in comedy have never been more influential.Marking... [READ MORE]
  • Heart of the Machine
    Our Future in a World of Artificial Emotional Intelligence

    (Arcade Publishing)
    For Readers of Ray Kurzweil and Michio Kaku, a New Look at the Cutting Edge of Artificial IntelligenceImagine a robotic stuffed animal that can read and respond to a child’s emotional state, a commercial that can recognize and change based on a customer’s facial expression, or a company that can actually... [READ MORE]
  • The Hole
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Evoking Shirley Jackson and Stephen King's Misery a psychological thriller about loneliness and the dark truths we try to bury.In this tense, gripping novel by a rising star of Korean literature, Ogi has woken from a coma after causing a devastating car accident that took his wife’s life and left him... [READ MORE]
  • How to Be a Dictator
    An Irreverent Guide

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A Tongue-in-Cheek Guide to Becoming a Dictator, Based on the Outrageous, Scandalous, and Excessive Behavior of Dictators Past and Present Who hasn’t dreamed of one day ruling your own country? Along with great power comes unlimited influence, control, admiration, and often wealth. How to Be a Dictator... [READ MORE]
  • In Other Words
    40 Years of Writing on Indonesia

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A wide-ranging and beautiful collection of essays from one of world literature’s most important writers.Goenawan Mohamad is one of Indonesia’s foremost public intellectuals, and this translated volume of essays—spanning from 1968 to the present day—demonstrates the breadth of his perceptive and elegant... [READ MORE]
  • The Inferno
    A New Verse Translation

    (Arcade Publishing)
    This enthralling new translation of Dante’s Inferno “immediately joins ranks with the very best” (Richard Lansing).One of the world’s transcendent literary masterpieces, the Inferno tells the timeless story of Dante’s journey through the nine circles of hell, guided by the poet Virgil, when in midlife... [READ MORE]
  • James Baldwin
    The FBI File

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Available in book form for the first time, the FBI's secret dossier on the legendary and controversial writer.Decades before Black Lives Matter returned James Baldwin to prominence, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI considered the Harlem-born author the most powerful broker between black art and black power. Baldwin’s... [READ MORE]
  • Jewish Mothers Never Die
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    The mothers of some of the most illustrious Jewish men in recent history—Albert Einstein, Marcel Proust, Sigmund Freud, Woody Allen, the Marx Brothers—are chatting in heaven. The subject: their respective sons—and their undying love for their mothers. Each one, as before in life, engages in one-upmanship... [READ MORE]
  • The Kennedy Brothers
    The Rise and Fall of Jack and Bobby

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Eight years apart in age, John F. and Robert F. Kennedy were wildly different in temperament and sensibility. Jack was the leader—charismatic, ironic, capable of extraordinary growth and reach, yet also reckless. Bobby was the fearless, hardworking Boy Scout—unafraid of dirty work and ruthless about... [READ MORE]
  • Kingpin
    Prisoner of the War on Drugs

    (Arcade Publishing)
    This fast-paced sequel to Smuggler's Blues is a harrowing and at times comical journey through the criminal justice system at the height of America's War on Plants.Captured in the lobby of the Sheraton Senator Hotel at LAX following a fifteen-year run smuggling marijuana and hashish as part of the hippie... [READ MORE]
  • Lies the Mushroom Pickers Told
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    When journalist Patrick Bracken returns to Gohen, the Irish village where he was born, he knows the eyes of the townspeople are on him. He has come home to investigate two deaths that happened decades earlier when he was a child, deaths that were ruled accidental. But Patrick knows—and believes the whole... [READ MORE]
  • Lucky Supreme
    A Novel of Many Crimes

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Best Crime Novel of the Year--Joy Ride through the Tattoo Underworld of Portland's Old Town.The night world of Old Town, Portland, Oregon, has gone mad in the grip of gentrification, and at the center of it all is Lucky Supreme, a seedy tattoo parlor, whose proprietor is a street-bred artist with a unique... [READ MORE]
  • A Man Jumps Out of an Airplane
    Stories

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Ever dreamed of strolling through a Dali print? Or stepping into a fairy tale? Open A Man Jumps Out of an Airplane and experience the rush of having reality yanked from underfoot.This is the book that put Barry Yourgrau on the literary map, where he remains as an icon of imaginative prowess. In A Man... [READ MORE]
  • The Matrimonial Flirtations of Emma Kaulfield
    A novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    The Matrimonial Flirtations of Emma Kaulfield is an often laugh-out-loud comedy of conflicting manners, values, and customs, set against the backdrop of a Russian immigrant family’s struggle to assimilate, their newfound love of capitalism, and their insistent push for their children's tangible success.... [READ MORE]
  • Meanwhile There Are Letters
    The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A 2016 Edgar Award finalist, the “intimate, luminous portrait of a friendship” of two American literary icons (Kirkus, starred review).In 1970, Ross Macdonald wrote a letter to Eudora Welty, beginning a thirteen-year correspondence between fellow writers and kindred spirits. Though separated by background,... [READ MORE]
  • The Monkey Grammarian
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Nobel Prize winner Octavio Paz offers a dazzling exploration of the origin of language.... [READ MORE]
  • Periods Gone Public
    Making a Stand for Menstrual Equity

    (Arcade Publishing)
    The first book to explore menstruation in the current cultural and political landscape and to investigate the new wave of period activism taking the world by stormAfter centuries of being shrouded in taboo and superstition, periods have gone mainstream. Seemingly overnight, a new, high-profile movement... [READ MORE]
  • The Samurai of Seville
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A sumptuous novel inspired by one of history’s most intriguing forgotten chapters—the arrival of Japanese Samurai on the shores of Europe.In 1614, forty Samurai warriors and a group of tradesmen from Japan sailed to Spain, where they initiated one of the most intriguing cultural exchanges in history.... [READ MORE]
  • Sitting Up with the Dead
    A Storied Journey through the American South

    (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]
  • Trophy
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    For Fans of Jo Nesbø, Stieg Larsson, and Henning Mankell, a Gripping Nordic Thriller That Was a Bestseller in DenmarkAfter the death of her industrialist father, Elizabeth Caspersen finds a compromising DVD in his safe: it seems to show two people being hunted to their death in a gruesome, well-organized... [READ MORE]
  • The Trout
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    At the heart of every life there lies a secret.Alex Smyth, of Irish birth but living for many years with his wife in rural Canada, receives a trout fly in the mail, with no message and no return address. It stirs a fear that he is being stalked after the publication of his most recent book, and it awakens... [READ MORE]
  • Unbound
    How Eight Technologies Made Us Human and Brought Our World to the Brink

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Like Guns, Germs, and Steel, a work of breathtaking sweep and originality that reinterprets the human story.Although we usually think of technology as something unique to modern times, our ancestors began to create the first technologies millions of years ago in the form of prehistoric tools and weapons.... [READ MORE]
  • The Wide Circumference of Love
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    From acclaimed author Marita Golden comes a moving African-American family drama of love and devotion in the face of Alzheimer’s disease.You just can’t plan for this kind of thing.Diane Tate certainly hasn’t. She never expected to slowly lose her talented husband to the debilitating effects of early-onset... [READ MORE]
  • Wish Lanterns
    Young Lives in New China

    (Arcade Publishing)
    “One of the best [books] I’ve read about the individuals who make up a country that is all too often regarded as a monolith.” —Jonathan Fenby, Financial TimesIf China will rule the world one day, who will rule China? There are more than 320 million Chinese between the ages of sixteen and thirty. Children... [READ MORE]
  • Wounded Titans
    American Presidents and the Perils of Power

    (Arcade Publishing)
    “Readers who miss the magisterial pronunciamentos of the late Max Lerner . . . will relish this collection of Lerner’s writings on a subject that preoccupied him.” —BooklistMax Lerner taught generations of Americans about their government. For almost half a century, the office of the presidency preoccupied... [READ MORE]

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