The Last Pirate of New York: A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation

Was he New York City s last pirateor its first gangster This is the true story of the bloodthirsty underworld legend who conquered Manhattan, port by port for fans of Gangs of New York and Boardwalk Empire Albert Hicks was a feared, shadowy figure of the New York underworld in the mid 1800s H

More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)

Elaine gifts us all with a beautifully intimate and powerful retelling of her ever unfolding journey In sharing her joys, pitfalls, adventures, self doubt, and successes, she reminds us that through uncovering and discovering the many facets of ourselves, we are than enough Yara Shahidi E

Norco '80: The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History

In the spirit of Killers of the Flower Moon and The Onion Field, Norco 80 is a gripping true crime account of one of the most violent bank heists in US history.Norco 80 tells the story of how five heavily armed young men led by an apocalyptic born again Christian attempted a bank robbery that turn

The Truffle Underground: A Tale of Mystery, Mayhem, and Manipulation in the Shadowy Market of the World's Most Expensive Fungus

Beneath the gloss of star chefs and crystal laden tables, the truffle supply chain is touched by theft, secrecy, sabotage, and fraud Farmers patrol their fields with rifles and fear losing trade secrets to spies Hunters plant poisoned meatballs to eliminate rival truffle hunting dogs Naive buyers

The Last Leonardo: The Secret Lives of the World's Most Expensive Painting

An epic quest exposes hidden truths about Leonardo da Vinci s Salvator Mundi, the recently discovered masterpiece that sold for 450 million and might not be the real thing.For two centuries, art dealers and historians searched in vain for the Holy Grail of art history a portrait of Christ as the S

Flash Count Diary: Menopause and the Vindication of Natural Life

Menopause hit Darcey Steinke hard First came hot flashes Then insomnia Then depression As she struggled to express what was happening to her, she came up against a culture of silence Throughout history, the natural physical transition of menopause has been viewed as something to deny, fear, and

Tell Me Who You Are: Sharing Our Stories of Race, Culture, & Identity

An eye opening exploration of race in America In this deeply inspiring book, Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi recount their experiences talking to people from all walks of life about race and identity on a cross country tour of America Spurred by the realization that they had nearly completed high scho

The Targeter: My Life in the CIA, Hunting Terrorists and Challenging the White House

The story of a young woman from Montana who joined the CIA and worked her way up through the ranks to the frontline of the fight against Islamic extremists In 1999, 30 year old Nada Bakos moved from her lifelong home in Montana to Washington, DC, to join the CIA Quickly realizing her affinity for

Scholars of Mayhem: My Father's Secret War in Nazi-Occupied France

The astonishing untold story of the author s father, the lone American on a 4 person SOE commando team dropped behind German lines in France, whose epic feats of irregular warfare proved vital in keeping Nazi tanks away from Normandy after D Day.When Daniel Guiet was a child and his family moved cou

Emperors of the Deep: Sharks--The Ocean's Most Mysterious, Most Misunderstood, and Most Important Guardians

In this remarkable groundbreaking book, a documentarian and conservationist, determined to dispel misplaced fear and correct common misconceptions, explores in depth the secret lives of sharks magnificent creatures who play an integral part in maintaining the health of the world s oceans and ultimat