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Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class Is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution

Tucker Carlson · Free Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The popular FOX News star of Tucker Carlson Tonight offers his signature fearless and funny political commentary on how America's ruling class has failed everyday Americans."You look on in horror, helpless and desperate. You have nowhere to go. You're trapped on a ship of fools."...
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Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America

John Waters · Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Pages: 322
Format: Hardcover

A cross-country hitchhiking journey with America's most beloved weirdoJohn Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads "I'm Not Psycho," he hitchhikes across America from Baltimore to San Francisco, braving...
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The Last Black Unicorn

TIFFANY HADDISH · Gallery Books
Pages: 288
Format: eBook

From stand-up comedian, actress, and breakout star of Girls Trip, Tiffany Haddish, comes The Last Black Unicorn, a sidesplitting, hysterical, edgy, and unflinching collection of (extremely) personal essays, as fearless as the author herself.Growing up in one of the poorest neighborhoods...
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Hollywood Godfather: The Life and Crimes of Billy Wilkerson

W R WILKERSON · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

This is the definitive biography of the most powerful man in Hollywood during the 1930s, '40s and '50s, the man who founded the Hollywood Reporter and the most storied nightspots of the Sunset Strip, introduced Clark Gable and Lana Turner to the world, invented Las Vegas, brought...
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Mao's Last Dancer

Li Cunxin
Format: Print book

From a desperately poor village in northeast China, at age eleven, Li Cunxin was chosen by Madame Mao's cultural delegates to be taken from his rural home and brought to Beijing, where he would study ballet. In 1979, the young dancer arrived in Texas as part of a cultural exchange, only...
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The Château: A Novel

PAUL GOLDBERG · Picador
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"We have proverb in Florida...You know why it's good to be on beach?"Bill smiles, but says nothing. He wants the guy to keep talking."Because on beach you are surrounded by idiots on only three sides.""And on the remaining side you have what?" asks Bill."Sharks..."Paul...
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The Last Black Unicorn

TIFFANY HADDISH · Gallery Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

From stand-up comedian, actress, and breakout star of Girls Trip Tiffany Haddish, comes The Last Black Unicorn, a sidesplitting, hysterical, edgy, and unflinching collection of (extremely) personal essays, as fearless as the author herself. Growing up in one of the poorest neighborhoods...
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An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good

Helene Tursten · Soho Crime
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

Maud is an irascible 88-year-old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and... no qualms about a little murder. This funny, irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten, author of the Irene Huss investigations, features two-never-before translated stories that will keep you laughing...
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Dangerous Minds: A Knight and Moon Novel

JANET EVANOVICH · Bantam
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The irrepressibly charming duo of Emerson Knight and Riley Moon returns in another gripping mystery by #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich. Buddhist monk Wayan Bagus lost his island of solitude and wants to get it back. The island was about two hundred miles northeast of Samoa....
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Hollywood's Spies: The Undercover Surveillance of Nazis in Los Angeles

Laura B Rosenzweig · NYU Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Tells the remarkable story of the Jewish moguls in Hollywood who established the first anti-Nazi Jewish resistance organization in the country in the 1930s
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The Division Bell Mystery

Ellen Wilkinson · Poisoned Pen Press
Format: Paperback

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS AND PREFACE BY RACHEL REEVES MP'Through the double clamour of Big Ben and the shrill sound of the bell rang a revolver shot.'A financier is found shot in the House of Commons. Suspecting foul play, Robert West, a parliamentary private secretary,...
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Back to Blood: A Novel

Tom Wolfe · Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A big, panoramic story of the new America, as told by our master chronicler of the way we live now.As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay-with officer Nestor Camacho on board-Tom Wolfe is off and running. Into the feverous landscape of the city, he introduces the Cuban...
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Hollow: A Novel

Owen Egerton · Soft Skull Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

When Oliver Bonds, a revered religious studies professor at the University of Texas, loses his toddler son and undergoes intense legal scrutiny over his involvement, grief engulfs him completely. His life is upended; Oliver loses his wife, home, and faith. Tree years after his son's...
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I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff

ABBI JACOBSON · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the co-creator and co-star of the hit series Broad City, a hilarious and poignant collection about love, loss, work, comedy, and figuring out who you really are when you thought you already knew.When Abbi Jacobson announced to friends and acquaintances that she planned to drive across...
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How to Date Men When You Hate Men

Blythe Roberson · Flatiron Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From New Yorker and Onion writer and comedian Blythe Roberson, How to Date Men When You Hate Men is a comedy philosophy book aimed at interrogating what it means to date men within the trappings of modern society. Blythe Roberson's sharp observational humor is met by her open-hearted...
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