Year of the Monkey

From the National Book Award winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year Following a run of New Year s concerts at San Francisco s legendary Fill, Patti Smith finds hers

Renia's Diary: A Holocaust Journal

The long hidden diary of a young Polish woman s last days during the Holocaust, translated for the first time into English, with a foreword from American Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt Renia Spiegel was a young girl from an upper middle class Jewish family living on an estate in Stawki, Polan

Yale Needs Women

If Yale was going to keep its standing as one of the top two or three colleges in the nation, the availability of women was an amenity it could no longer do without In the summer of 1969, from big cities to small towns, young women across the country sent in applications to Yale University for th

A Guest of the Reich

Thrilling An intimate spy story, as though a dear friend is taking us along on her misadventure behind Nazi lines Bill Dedman, author of the 1 New York Times bestseller Empty Mansions From the co author of The Zhivago Affair, a finalist for the National Books Critics Circle Award, comes the dr

Sontag: Her Life and Work

One of the New York Times 17 New Books to Watch For in September One of the Washington Post s Ten Books to Read this September One of O magazine s 18 Must Read Books of Fall 2019 The definitive portrait of one of the American Century s most towering intellectuals her writing and her radical though

My Lost Family

A family must come to terms with the past when two missing children reappear after 40 years As the secrets unravel in this real life tale, can the family lay to rest the ghosts of the past Growing up in a poor Yiddish speaking home in 1950s London, teenager Lillian marries a charming older man, Ra