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Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption

BENJAMIN RACHLIN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

During the last two decades, more than two thousand American citizens have been wrongfully convicted. Ghost of the Innocent Man brings us one of the most dramatic of those cases and provides the clearest picture yet of the national scourge of wrongful conviction and of the opportunity for meaningful...
I'll Have What She's Having: How Nora Ephron's Three Iconic Films Saved the Romantic Comedy

ERIN CARLSON · Hachette Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A backstage look at the making of Nora Ephron's revered trilogy--When Harry Met Sally, You've Got Mail, and Sleepless in Seattle--which brought romantic comedies back to the fore, and an intimate portrait of the beloved writer/director who inspired a generation of Hollywood women, from...
Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology

Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The never-more-necessary return of one of our most vital and eloquent voices on technology and culture, the author of the seminal Close to the MachineThe last twenty years have brought us the rise of the internet, the development of artificial intelligence, the ubiquity of once unimaginably...
The Bettencourt Affair: The World's Richest Woman and the Scandal That Rocked Paris

Thomas Sancton · Dutton
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Was the world's wealthiest woman - Liliane Bettencourt - heir to an estimated thirty-six-billion-dollar L'Oréal fortune, the victim of a con man? Or were her own family the real villains? This riveting narrative tells the real-life, shocking story behind the cause célèbre that...
Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

LUCY WORSLEY · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

"Jane Austen at Home offers a fascinating look at Jane Austen's world through the lens of the homes in which she lived and worked throughout her life. The result is a refreshingly unique perspective on Austen and her work and a beautifully nuanced exploration of gender, creativity,...
It's Not Yet Dark: A Memoir

Simon Fitzmaurice · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

"Beautifully written. Utterly life-affirming." - Alan RickmanA luminous memoir in the tradition of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and a #1 bestseller upon its initial release in Ireland, a young filmmaker gives us "a story of courage, of heart, of coming back for more,...
Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty

Jon Kukla · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

This authoritative biography of Patrick Henry - the underappreciated founding father best known for saying, "Give me liberty, or give me death!" - restores him and his fellow Virginians to their seminal place in the story of American independence.Born in 1736, Patrick Henry was an attorney...
Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult

BRUCE HANDY · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An irresistible, nostalgic, and insightful - and totally original - ramble through classic children's literature from Vanity Fair contributing editor (and father) Bruce Handy.In 1690, the dour New England Primer, thought to be the first American children's book, was published in Boston....
President McKinley: Architect of the American Century

Robert W Merry · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

In this great American story, acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation of William McKinley, which loses out to the brilliant and flamboyant Theodore Roosevelt who succeeded him after his assassination. He portrays McKinley as a chief executive of consequence...
Dying: A Memoir

CORY TAYLOR · Tin House Books
Pages: 152
Format: Hardcover

A deeply affecting meditation on dying and a wise tribute to lifeAt the age of sixty, Cory Taylor is dying of melanoma-related brain cancer. Her illness is no longer treatable: she now weighs less than her neighbor's retriever. As her body weakens, she describes the experience -- the vulnerability...