New  Releases

  • The Boy at the Gate
    One Man's Journey Back to a Lost Childhood in Ireland

    (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

    (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

    (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]
  • Dashiell Hammett
    Man of Mystery

    (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

    (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]
  • For All the Obvious Reasons
    And Other Stories

    (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

    (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

    (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
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Revolution, and featuring a cast of legendary characters, The Hamilton Affair tells the sweeping, tumultuous, true story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler, from passionate and tender beginnings to his fateful duel on the banks of the Hudson... [READ MORE]
  • How Chance and Stupidity Have Changed History
    The Hinge Factor

    (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

    (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]
  • James Joyce
    Portrait of a Dubliner—A Graphic Biography

    (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]
  • Libertarians on the Prairie
    Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the Making of the Little House Books

    (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

    (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]
  • Love Is Not Enough
    A Mother's Memoir of Autism, Madness, and Hope

    (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

    (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]
  • No Time for the Truth
    The Haditha Incident and the Search for Justice

    (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]
  • Packed for the Wrong Trip
    A New Look inside Abu Ghraib and the Citizen-Soldiers Who Redeemed America’s Honor

    (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

    (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]
  • Stanley Kubrick and Me
    Thirty Years at His Side

    (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

    (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

    (Arcade Publishing)
    This enthralling story of the making of an American is also a timely meditation on being Muslim in America today.Threading My Prayer Rug is a richly textured reflection on what it is to be a Muslim in America today. It is also the luminous story of many journeys: from Pakistan to the United States in... [READ MORE]
  • The Unknown Henry Miller
    A Seeker in Big Sur

    (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

    (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]
  • What You Should Know About Politics . . . But Don't
    A Nonpartisan Guide to the Issues That Matter

    (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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