New  Releases

  • All the Ways We Kill and Die
    An Elegy for a Fallen Comrade, and the Hunt for His Killer

    (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

    (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

    (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]
  • Cheatgrass
    A Novel

    (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]
  • 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

    (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]
  • 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]
  • Donovan's Devils
    OSS Commandos Behind Enemy Lines—Europe, World War II

    (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

    (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]
  • 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 Guardian of Mercy
    How an Extraordinary Painting by Caravaggio Changed an Ordinary Life Today

    (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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • The Long Hello
    Memory, My Mother, and Me

    (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]
  • 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]
  • Oil and Marble
    A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

    (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

    (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]
  • Presidents in Crisis
    Tough Decisions inside the White House from Truman to Obama

    (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 Search for Anne Perry
    The Hidden Life of a Bestselling Crime Writer

    (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]
  • Smuggler's Blues
    A True Story of the Hippie Mafia

    (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

    (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

    (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

    (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]
  • 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]
  • The Weeping Woman
    A Novel

    (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

    (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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