New  Releases

  • Admen, Mad Men, and the Real World of Advertising
    Essential Lessons for Business and Life
    Dave Marinaccio
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A bestselling author and advertising veteran shares a life’s lessons from the ad trade.Dave Marinaccio, cofounder and the creative director of LMO Advertising, is a veteran of the industry who, as a young man starting out, studied stand-up at Second City in Chicago. He later wrote an international bestseller,... [READ MORE]
  • Audrey Hepburn
    A Charmed Life
    Robyn Karney
    (Arcade Publishing)
    With 177 superb photographs, Audrey Hepburn is a sumptuous celebration of Hepburn as a beloved fashion icon and actress. Karney tells the story of Hepburn’s life, from her childhood in Nazi-occupied Holland, through her early aspirations to become a ballet dancer, the instant and universal acclaim of... [READ MORE]
  • Cara Massimina
    A Novel
    Tim Parks
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The first Duckworth novel is "Better than Silence of the Lambs . . . Macabre fun orchestrated with immaculate precision. It's a killer" (Los Angeles Times)Morris Duckworth teaches English to the pampered rich of Verona, and Morris is not pleased. Living a meager existence in a squalid apartment, he regards... [READ MORE]
  • A stunning visual pilgrimage to the most revered Christian sites in Israel.Christianity's roots extend deep into the earth of the Holy Land, and its defining events are memorialized in its many important churches, monasteries, and convents. It was in the town of Nazareth, where the Basilica of the Annunciation... [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]
  • 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]
  • French Country Cooking
    Authentic Recipes from Every Region
    Françoise Branget
    (Arcade Publishing)
    French cuisine is revered all around the world, and now French Country Cooking offers the unique opportunity to enter a France that very few tourists ever get to experience. In this richly illustrated cookbook, each gourmand member of the French National Assembly—representing the diverse regions of their... [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]
  • Homefront 911
    How Families of Veterans Are Wounded by Our Wars
    Stacy Bannerman
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The hallmarks of America’s War on Terror have been repeated long deployments and a high percentage of troops returning with psychological problems. Family members of combat veterans are at a higher risk of potentially lethal domestic violence than almost any other demographic; it’s estimated that one... [READ MORE]
  • An Improbable Friendship
    The Remarkable Lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and Their Forty-Year Peace Mission
    Anthony David
    (Arcade Publishing)
    An Improbable Friendship is the dual biography of Israeli Ruth Dayan, now ninety-eight, who was Moshe Dayan’s wife for thirty-seven years, and Palestinian journalist Raymonda Tawil, Yasser Arafat’s mother-in-law, now seventy-four. It reveals for the first time the two women’s surprising and secret forty-year... [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]
  • The Inventory
    A Novel
    Gila Lustiger
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Combining the authenticity of reportage with the emotional intensity of an extraordinary imagination, The Inventory is a profoundly unsettling account of the effects of Nazi paranoia upon every segment of German society. Writing with piercing clarity and searing irony, Gila Lustiger weaves together the... [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]
  • Kid Moses
    A Novel
    Mark R. Thornton
    (Arcade Publishing)
    This lean, raw, and surprising debut is a deeply moving and powerful story of Moses, a nine-year-old survivor of the harsh streets of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Moses longs for something outside the grim existence he has known. He and his friend Kioso hitch a ride out of the city on the back of a truck... [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]
  • Mimi's Ghost
    A Novel
    Tim Parks
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The second Duckworth novel is "A wild and wacky thriller that's like sharing a roller-coaster ride with a suave maniac" (Publishers Weekly, starred review).Morris Duckworth can't get over Massimina, or Mimi, as he likes to refers to her. But then, he should have thought of that before he kidnapped and... [READ MORE]
  • Painting Death
    A Novel
    Tim Parks
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Morris Duckworth has a dark past. Having married and murdered his way into a wealthy Italian family, he has become a respected member of Veronese business life. But it’s not enough.Never satisfied with being anything short of the best, he comes up with a plan to put on the most exciting art exhibition... [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]
  • Red Sorrow
    A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution
    Nanchu
    (Arcade Publishing)
    "Red Sorrow . . . reminds us that it is people who make history." —Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionAt the outbreak of the Cultural Revolution, thirteen-year-old Nanchu watched asRed Guards burst into her home and arrested her parents, who were tortured and jailed. Made an outcast, left to care for herself... [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]
  • 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]
  • The Shooting of Rabbit Wells
    A White Cop, a Young Man of Color, and an American Tragedy; with a New Introduction by the Author
    William Loizeaux
    (Arcade Publishing)
    What put a white cop and a black youth on a tragic collision course? This moving account is more timely than ever.On a frigid winter’s night in 1973, William “Rabbit” Wells, a young man of mixed race, was shot and killed by a white policeman named William Sorgie outside a bar in Bernardsville, New Jersey.... [READ MORE]
  • Trying to Save Piggy Sneed
    20th Anniversary Edition
    John Irving
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Here is a treat for devoted fans of John Irving. First published twenty years ago, Trying to Save Piggy Sneed contains a dozen short works by the author, beginning with three memoirs. The longest of the memoirs is "The Imaginary Girlfriend," his candid account of his twin careers in writing and wrestling,... [READ MORE]