Hill Women: Finding Family and a Way Forward in the Appalachian Mountains

After rising from poverty to earn two Ivy League degrees, an Appalachian lawyer pays tribute to the strong hill women who raised and inspired her, and whose values have the potential to rejuvenate a struggling region an uplifting and eye opening memoir for readers of Hillbilly Elegy and Educated.

The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia

In the afternoon or early evening of June 25, 1980, two young women, Vicki Durian and Nancy Santomero, were killed in an isolated clearing in rural Pocahontas County West Virginia They were hitchhiking to an outdoor peace festival known as the Rainbow Gathering, but never arrived Their killings

Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives

Debunks the idea that aging inevitably brings infirmity and unhappiness and instead offers a trove of practical, evidence based guidance for living longer and better Daniel H Pink, author of When and Drive SUCCESSFUL AGING delivers powerful insights Debunking the myth that memory always

Fight of the Century: Writers Reflect on 100 Years of Landmark ACLU Cases

A unique collaboration between the American Civil Liberties Union and authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, Fight of the Century features original essays by the most influential writers at work today including Jennifer Egan, Neil Gaiman, Marlon James, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Salman Rushdie, Jesmyn

Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestsellers Girls Sex and Cinderella Ate My Daughter now turns her focus to the sexual lives of young men, once again offering both an examination of sexual culture and a guide on how to improve it Washington Post Peggy

The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired

Parenting isn t easy Showing up is Your greatest impact begins right where you are Now the bestselling authors of The Whole Brain Child and No Drama Discipline explain what this means over the course of childhood There is parenting magic in this book Michael Thompson, Ph.D., co author of the

Overground Railroad: The Green Book & Roots of Black Travel in America

The first book to explore the historical role and residual impact of the Green Book, a travel guide for black motorists Published from 1936 to 1966, the Green Book was hailed as the black travel guide to America At that time, it was very dangerous and difficult for African Americans to travel

Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Frémont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War

Steve Inskeep tells the riveting story of John and Jessie Fr mont, the husband and wife team who in the 1800s were instrumental in the westward expansion of the United States, and thus became America s first great political couple In 1813, John Fr mont was born a nobody His mother conceived him out

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