Ravi Shankar with Nick Flynn - Correctional

Ravi Shankar’s bold and complex self-portrait—and portrait of America (Correctional)—challenges us to rethink our complicity in the criminal justice system and mental health policies that perpetuate inequity and harm. Correctional dives into the inner workings of his mind and heart, framing his unexpected encounters with law and order through the lenses of race, class, privilege, […]

Douglas W. Tallamy - The Nature of Oaks

With Bringing Nature Home, Doug Tallamy changed the conversation about gardening in America. His second book, the New York Times bestseller Nature’s Best Hope, urged homeowners to take conservation into their own hands. Now, he is turning his advocacy to one of the most important species of the plant kingdom—the mighty oak tree. Oaks sustain […]

Peter Coyote - Tongue of the Crow

Peter Coyote’s poems take us on a whirlwind tour of an eclectic and exciting life as an actor and Zen Buddhist priest, meandering from love affairs to marriage to divorce to the Sixties to psychedelic spirituality and beyond. Written over several decades, they read as a collage, each piece distinct and contributing to a cohesive […]

Joshua Weissman - An Unapologetic Cookbook

With no regrets, excuses, or apologies, Joshua Weissman will instruct you how to make the most incredible food with his irreverent humor, a little bit of light razzing, and over 100 perfectly delectable recipes in his newest book: An Unapologetic Cookbook.

Stacey Vanek Smith - Machiavelli for Women

From the NPR host of The Indicator and correspondent for Planet Money comes a guide for how women can apply the principles of 16th-century philosopher Niccolò Machiavelli to their work lives and finally shatter the glass ceiling—perfect for fans of Feminist Fight Club, Lean In, and Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office. Stacey Vanek […]

Rebecca Donner - All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days

In All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days, Rebecca Donner tells the story of her great-great-aunt, Mildred Harnack, whom historians identify as the only American in the leadership of the German resistance against the Nazis. Her remarkable story has remained almost unknown — until now. Rebecca Donner’s essays, reportage, and reviews have appeared in numerous […]