October 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Volstead Act, which put the enforcement teeth into Prohibition. But the law didn't stop George Remus from cornering the boozy, illegal liquor marketplace and amassing a fortune that eclipsed $200 million (the equivalent of $4.75 billion today).
“Mark Obmascik has deftly rescued an important story from the margins of our history—and from our country’s most forbidding frontier.
Silent Spring meets Erin Brockovich in this eye-opening, riveting true story of the lawyer who spent two decades building a case against DuPont for its use of the hazardous, unregulated chemical PFOA, uncovering a history of environmental contamination that affects virtually every person on the planet, and the heartless behavior that kept it a secret for sixty years.
The definitive portrait of one of the American Century's most towering intellectuals: her writing and her radical thought, her public activism and her hidden private face.
One publicly imploded marriage. Two car accidents. Eight surgeries. And now, a miracle of hard work and storied talent: five Masters wins. Once hailed as "the greatest closer in history" before he fell further than any beloved athlete in America's memory, Tiger swung at the world's wildest expectations and beat the skeptics with his April 2019 championship.
From a prize-winning historian, the definitive biography of Adolph HitlerHitler offers a deeply learned and radically revisionist biography, arguing that the dictator's main strategic enemy, from the start of his political career in the 1920s, was not communism or the Soviet Union, but capitalism and the United States.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEREvicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich.$39.99ISBN: 9781684419319Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HighBridge Audio - February 12th, 2019
A mayor's inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal. Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians.$39.99ISBN: 9781250240156Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Macmillan Audio - October 1st, 2019
"...on top of everything else, the audiobook features a multi-textural and atmospheric full-cast performance...This is a wild, spookily engaging take on a memoir from an iconic writer." -- Paste
From the number one New York Times bestselling author comes another stunning memoir that is tender, touching...and just a little spooky.$29.99ISBN: 9781250222299Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Macmillan Audio - May 28th, 2019
This program is read by the authors, with Paul Giamatti, and includes sections recorded in front of a live audience.
The highly anticipated first book by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, the voices behind the #1 hit podcast My Favorite Murder!$40.00ISBN: 9780735208469Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Random House Audio - May 7th, 2019
ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2019
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2019 BY Time, LitHub, Vulture, Glamour, O Magazine, Town and Country, Suspense Magazine, Inside Hook
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$35.00ISBN: 9781549175640Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Grand Central Publishing - June 25th, 2019One of Apple Books's Most Popular Nonfiction Audiobooks of 2019The New York Times bestselling true account of John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller, and his heroic one-man stand during the Afghan War, as he sacrificed his life to save the lives of 23 comrades-in-arms.