Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land

The electrifying debut memoir of a son of working class Mexican immigrants who fled a life of labor in fruit packing plants to run in an Indigenous marathon from Canada to Guatemala, reimagining North America and his place in it Growing up in Yakima, Washington, No lvarez worked at an

Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes

From the best selling author of King Leopold s Ghost and Spain in Our Hearts comes the astonishing but forgotten story of an immigrant sweatshop worker who married an heir to a great American fortune and became one of the most charismatic radical leaders of her time Rose Pastor arrived in New York

Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country

The gripping true story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it an urgent work of literary journalism I don t know a complicated, original protagonist in literature than Lissa Yellow Bird, or a dogged reporter in

A Map Is Only One Story: Twenty Writers on Immigration, Family, and the Meaning of Home

From rediscovering an ancestral village in China to experiencing the realities of American life as a Nigerian, the search for belonging crosses borders and generations Selected from the archives of Catapult magazine, the essays in A Map Is Only One Story highlight the human side of immigration

Chanel's Riviera: Glamour, Decadence, and Survival in Peace and War, 1930-1944

In this captivating narrative, Chanels Riviera explores the fascinating world of the Cote dAzur during a period that saw the deepest extremes of luxury and terror in the twentieth century The Cote dAzur in 1938 was a world of wealth, luxury, and extravagance, inhabited by a sparkling cast of

18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics

The story of the Gilded Age Chicago heiress who revolutionized forensic death investigation As the mother of forensic science, Frances Glessner Lee is the reason why homicide detectives are a thing She is responsible for the popularity of forensic science in television shows and pop culture Long

Educated

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home canned peaches and sleeping with her head for the hills bag In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and

Open Book

Jessica reveals for the first time her inner monologue and most intimate struggles Guided by the journals she s kept since age fifteen, and brimming with her unique humor and down to earth humanity, Open Book is as inspiring as it is entertaining This was supposed to be a very different book Five