Nonfiction that Reads Like Fiction

All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780316561693
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - August 3rd, 2021

The INSTANT New York Times Bestseller

Finalist for National Book Critics Circle Award
Longlisted for the 2022 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography

A New York Times Notable Book of 2021
New York Times BookReview Editors’ Choice
New York Times Critics


The Family Roe: An American Story Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780393247718
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 14th, 2021

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction
One of NPR's Best Books of 2021
A New York Times Notable Book of 2021
One of TIME's 100 Must-Read Books of 2021

A masterpiece of reporting on the Supreme Court’s most divisive case, Roe v. Wade, and the unknown lives at its heart.

 


Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385545686
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Published: Doubleday - April 13th, 2021

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE NOMINEE A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin.


Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525557401
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Published: Viking - May 11th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
One of NPR's "Books We Love" of 2021
 


The King of Confidence: A Tale of Utopian Dreamers, Frontier Schemers, True Believers, False Prophets, and the Murder of an American Monarch Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316463607
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 21st, 2021

The "unputdownable" (Dave Eggers, National Book award finalist) story of the most infamous American con man you've never heard of: James Strang, self-proclaimed divine king of earth, heaven, and an island in Lake Michigan, "perfect for fans of The Devil in the White City" (Kirkus)

New York Times Book Review Editors’ Cho


The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780385348713
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Published: Crown - February 25th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis
 


Asylum, a Memoir of Family Secrets Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781942134770
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Published: Mandel Vilar Press - August 24th, 2021

How much do we really know about the lives of our parents and the secrets lodged in their past? Judy Bolton-Fasman's fascinating saga, Asylum: A Memoir of Family Secrets, recounts the search for answers to the mysteries embedded in the lives of her Cuban-born mother, Matilde Alboukrek Bolton and her elusive, Yale-educated father, K. Harold Bolton.


Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525562641
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Published: Anchor - March 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK ONE OF GQ's TOP 50 BOOKS OF LITERARY JOURNALISM IN THE 21st CENTURY The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease.


The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063030930
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - September 14th, 2021

A powerful chronicle of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes at an extraordinary fashion workshop created within one of the most notorious WWII death camps. 

At the height of the Holocaust twenty-five young inmates of the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp—mainly Jewish women and girls—


To Poison a Nation: The Murder of Robert Charles and the Rise of Jim Crow Policing in America Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781620976036
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Published: New Press - June 15th, 2021

An explosive, long-forgotten story of police violence that exposes the historical roots of today's criminal justice crisis


We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538746851
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 14th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Named One of The Best Books of 2020 by NPR's Fresh Air * Publishers Weekly * Marie Claire * Redbook * Vogue * Kirkus Reviews * Book Riot * Bustle

A Recommended Book by The New York Times * The Washington Post * Booklist * The Boston Globe * Amazon * Goodreads * Buzzfeed * Town & Country * Refinery29 * BookRiot * CrimeReads


Agent Sonya: The Spy Next Door Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593136324
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Published: Crown - July 27th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The “master storyteller” (San Francisco Chronicle) behind the New York Times bestseller The Spy and the Traitor uncovers the true story behind one of the Cold War’s most intrepid spies.

“[An] immensely exciting, fast-moving account.”—The Washington Post


The Scientist and the Spy: A True Story of China, the FBI, and Industrial Espionage Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735214293
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2021

A riveting true story of industrial espionage in which a Chinese-born scientist is pursued by the U.S. government for trying to steal trade secrets, by a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction.