New Non-fiction

Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance
LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD - "A masterpiece" (Minneapolis Star Tribune), a "devastating" (The New York Times) meditation on Black performance in America from the...
March 30, 2021
Random House
320 Pages
Kennedy's Avenger: Assassination, Conspiracy, and the Forgotten Trial of Jack Ruby
New York Times bestselling authors Dan Abrams and David Fisher bring to life the incredible story of one of America's most publicized--and most surprising--criminal...
June 1, 2021
Hanover Square Press
Best American Essays 2021
A collection of the year's best essays, selected by award-winning journalist and New Yorker staff writer Kathryn Schulz

"The world is abundant even in bad times,"guest editor...

October 12, 2021
Mariner Books
Price of the Ticket: Collected Nonfiction: 1948-1985
An essential compendium of James Baldwin's most powerful nonfiction work, calling on us "to end the racial nightmare, and achieve our country."

Personal and prophetic, these essays...

September 21, 2021
Beacon Press
Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans

Seashells have been the most coveted and collected of nature's creations since the dawn of humanity. They were money before coins, jewelry before gems, art before canvas.

In The Sound...

July 6, 2021
W. W. Norton & Company
Sinner and the Saint: Dostoevsky and the Gentleman Murderer Who Inspired a Masterpiece
From the New York Times bestselling author of THE MOST DANGEROUS BOOK, the true story behind the creation of another masterpiece of world literature, Fyodor Dostoevsky's CRIME AND...
November 16, 2021
Penguin Press
432 Pages
Profession: A Memoir of Community, Race, and the Arc of Policing in America
"Engaging. . . a remarkably candid account. . . Succeeding as a centrist in public life these days can be an almost impossible task. But centrism in law enforcement may be the most delicate...
June 8, 2021
Penguin Press
The Body: A Guide for Occupants
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body--...
January 26, 2021
Anchor Books
Out of Many, One: Portraits of Americas Immigrants
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - In this powerful new collection of oil paintings and stories, President George W. Bush spotlights the inspiring journeys of America's immigrants and the...
April 20, 2021
Crown Publishing Group (NY)
208 Pages
Swearing Is Good for You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language

In this sparkling debut work of popular science, Emma Byrne examines the latest research to show how swearing can be good for you. She explores every angle of swearing--why we do it, how we do it...

February 26, 2019
W. W. Norton & Company

New Arrivals

Leviathan Falls
Back to Japan: The Life and Art of Master Kimono Painter Kunihiko Moriguchi
Havana Year Zero
Born of No Woman
Monster in the Middle
Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World
Certain Hunger
Loneliest Americans
Sandor Katz's Fermentation Journeys: Recipes, Techniques, and Traditions from Around the World