For readers of The Paris Wife and The Swans of Fifth Avenue comes a "sensuous, captivating account of a forbidden affair between two women" (People)--Eleanor Roosevelt and "first friend" Lorena Hickok.
Belletrist Book of the Month" An] elegant, eerie new novel . . . Powerful." --The Washington Post A supernatural story of love, ghosts, and madness as a young couple, newly engaged, become caretakers of a historic museum.
Joining the ranks of Evicted, The Warmth of Other Suns, and classic works of literary non-fiction by Alex Kotlowitz and J. Anthony Lukas, High-Risers braids personal narratives, city politics, and national history to tell the timely and epic story of Chicago’s Cabrini-Green, America’s most iconic public housing project.
The Freakonomics of the sociology world. This book shows how deeply irrational we humans are, and what we can do about it
A LA TIMES' BEST BOOK OF 2017 (FICTION)
A New York Times Book Review Notable BookLonglisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction "An addictive, sprawling epic; I wolfed it down."
--Miranda July, author of The First Bad Man and It Chooses You "Easily the funniest book I've read this year."
"Wonderfully erudite, humorous, and easy to read." --KDNuggets
A Primer for Poets and Readers of Poetry guides the young poet toward a deeper understanding of how poetry can function in his or her life, while also introducing the art in an exciting new way.
This thought-provoking companion to Nikki Grimes' Coretta Scott King Award-winning Bronx Masquerade shows the capacity poetry has to express ideas and feelings, and connect us with ourselves and others.
Trapped in a 80's era haunted video arcade, Midnight Arcade is a play-your-way adventure tale in which the reader determines the course of action, ultimately controlling whether they live . . . or die