New  Releases

  • All the Ways We Kill and Die
    An Elegy for a Fallen Comrade, and the Hunt for His Killer
    Brian Castner
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The search for a friend’s killer is a riveting lesson in the way war has changed.The EOD—explosive ordnance disposal—community is tight-knit, and when one of their own is hurt, an alarm goes out. When Brian Castner, an Iraq War vet, learns that his friend and EOD brother Matt has been killed by an IED... [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 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]
  • Cheatgrass
    A Novel
    Bart Paul
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The follow-up to Under Tower Peak is another taut, fast-moving thriller that builds to an explosive, action-filled conclusion.Under Tower Peak was acclaimed by the Wall Street Journal as one of the Ten Best Mysteries of 2013. In this sequel, Tommy Smith, the Iraq War vet and former Eastern Sierra packer,... [READ MORE]
  • The Coen Brothers, Second Edition
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Brought completely up to date, this insightful biography remains "a must for any self-respecting Coen fan" (Screentrade).This fully updated edition of the first biography of the Coen Brothers includes their complete work so far, from Blood Simple to Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), with a reassessment of... [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]
  • Conversations with a Masked Man
    My Father, the CIA, and Me
    John Hadden
    (Arcade Publishing)
    For forty years John Hadden and his father of the same name fought at the dinner table over politics, art, and various issues concerning America. One was haunted by what he had witnessed during his long CIA career, from Berlin to Tel Aviv; the other retreated to the Vermont woods to direct Shakespeare... [READ MORE]
  • Donovan's Devils
    OSS Commandos Behind Enemy Lines—Europe, World War II
    Albert Lulushi
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The stirring, little-known story of the forerunners to today's Special Forces.The OSS—Office of Strategic Services—created under the command of William Donovan, has been celebrated for its cloak-and-dagger operations during World War II and as the precursor of the CIA. As the "Oh So Social," it has also... [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]
  • 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]
  • Gifts
    A Novel
    Nuruddin Farah
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The second novel in Nuruddin Farah's Blood in the Sun trilogy, Gifts is the beguiling tale of a Somali family and the struggles of its powerful matriarch to keep it whole. Duniya is a single mother, raising twins while working as a nurse in a Mogadiscio hospital. Her self-sufficient world is rocked when... [READ MORE]
  • The Guardian of Mercy
    How an Extraordinary Painting by Caravaggio Changed an Ordinary Life Today
    Terence Ward
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now celebrated as one of the great painters of the Renaissance, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio fled Rome in 1606 to escape retribution for killing a man in a brawl. Three years later he was in Naples, where he painted The Seven Acts of Mercy. A year later he died at the age of thirty-eight under mysterious... [READ MORE]
  • In the Slender Margin
    The Intimate Strangeness of Death and Dying
    Eve Joseph
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Like Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking, an extraordinarily moving and engaging look at loss and death.Eve Joseph is an award-winning poet who worked for twenty years as a palliative care counselor in a hospice. When she was a young girl, she lost a much older brother, and her experience as a... [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]
  • Jean Renoir
    Projections of Paradise
    Ronald Bergan
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now back in print, the definitive biography of a seminal figure in film history, whom Orson Welles called “the greatest of all directors.”Jean Renoir’s career almost spans the history years of cinema–from the early silent movies, to the naturalism of the talkies, committed cinema, film noir, Hollywood... [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]
  • Maps
    A Novel
    Nuruddin Farah
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, Nuruddin Farah is one of Africa's most respected contemporary writers. Maps is the first novel in his acclaimed Blood in the Sun trilogy, set in his native land. Askar lost his father in the bloody war between Ethiopia and Somalia, and his mother... [READ MORE]
  • Oil and Marble
    A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo
    Stephanie Storey
    (Arcade Publishing)
    From 1501—1505, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti both lived and worked in Florence. Leonardo was a charming, handsome fifty year-old at the peak of his career. Michelangelo was a temperamental sculptor in his mid-twenties, desperate to make a name for himself.Michelangelo is a virtual unknown... [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]
  • 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 Rataban Betrayal
    A Novel
    Stephen Alter
    (Arcade Publishing)
    On India's frontier with Tibet, peace is just a façade and security a myth.The sleepy Himalayan hill station of Mussoorie, near India's border with Tibet, is home to an eclectic mix of residents including Tibetan refugees and former guerrilla fighters, foreign missionaries, Indian military, tourists,... [READ MORE]
  • Scrolling Forward, Second Edition
    Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Age
    David M. Levy
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A fascinating, insightful, and wonderfully written exploration of the document.Like Henry Petroski’s The Pencil, David Levy’s Scrolling Forward takes a common, everyday object, the document, and illuminates what it reveals about us, both in the past and in the digital age.We are surrounded daily by documents... [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]
  • Secrets
    A Novel
    Nuruddin Farah
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “With Secrets, Nuruddin Farah solidifies his reputation as one of the world’s great writers.”—Ishmael ReedSet against the backdrop of the civil war in Somalia, this stunningly ambitious novel was a Los Angeles Times Book Review Best Fiction of the Year Selection. In Mogadiscio, the dictator is preparing... [READ MORE]
  • Sergei Eisenstein
    A Life in Conflict
    Ronald Bergan
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now back in print, this acclaimed biography reassesses a titan of early cinema based on new material released after the fall of the Soviet Union. Sergei Eisenstein: A Life in Conflict tells the dramatic story of one of world cinema’s towering geniuses and principal theorists. Ronald Bergan details Eisenstein’s... [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]
  • A Son of War
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A Son of War presents Melvyn Bragg’s second installment in what the Sunday Telegraph calls “one of the finest literary sagas of postwar Britain.” Continuing the story of the Richardson family begun in the award-winning The Soldier’s Return, this powerful novel depicts how the terrible upheavals of World... [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 Struggle and the Triumph
    An Autobiography
    Lech Walesa
    (Arcade Publishing)
    From the time he founded Solidarity in 1980 to the historic moment in December 1990 when he took the oath of office as the first freely elected president of Poland in half a century, Lech Walesa had all eyes on him. He became the symbol of freedom and hope not only for Poland but for all the countries... [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]
  • The Weeping Woman
    A Novel
    Zoe Valdes
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Winner of the prestigious Azorín Prize for Fiction, the best-selling novel about love, sacrifice, and Picasso's mistress, Dora Maar.A writer resembling Zoé Valdés—a Cuban exile living in Paris with her husband and young daughter—is preparing a novel on the life of Dora Maar, one of the most promising... [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 colored by the blue versus red partisan divide, how does the average educated American find a reliable source that’s free of political... [READ MORE]

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