Richard Wallace

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Man on the Run

• <b>Author:</b> Tom Doyle<p><b>An illuminating look at the most tumultuous decade in the life of a rock icon—the only McCartney biography in decades based on firsthand interviews with the ex-Beatle himself.</b> <b></b><br>As the 1970s began, the Beatles ended, leaving Paul McCartney to face the new decade with only his wife …

Brain on Fire

• <b>Author:</b> Susannah Cahalan<p>An award-winning memoir and instant <i>New York Times</i> bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, <i>Brain on Fire</i> is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity.<p>When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, …

Thunderstruck

• <b>Author:</b> Erik Larson<p><b>A true story of love, murder, and the end of the world’s “great hush.”</b><br>In <i>Thunderstruck</i>, Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men—Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a seemingly supernatural means of …

Lost in Shangri-La

• <b>Author:</b> Mitchell Zuckoff<p><b>A New York Times bestseller and the winner of the Winship/PEN New England Award, Lost in Shangri-La is “a truly incredible adventure” (New York Times Book Review) about three brave survivors of a WWII plane crash in the jungle.</b> <br>On May 13, 1945, twenty-four American …

The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Greenblatt Ph.D.<p>Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction <br>Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-Fiction<br>One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one …

Agent Zigzag

• <b>Author:</b> Ben Macintyre<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF</b> <i>A SPY AMONG FRIENDS</i><br>A <i>New York Times</i> Notable Book of the Year<br>A <i>Washington Post</i> Best Book of 2007<br>One of the Top 10 Best Books of 2007 (<i>Entertainment Weekly</i>)<i><br>New York Times</i> Best of the Year Round-Up<i><br>New York Times</i> Editors’ Choice<p>Eddie Chapman was a …

Paris 1919

• <b>Author:</b> Margaret MacMillan & Richard Holbrooke<p>Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize<p>Winner of the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize<p>Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize<p>Between January and July 1919, after “the war to end all wars,” men and women from around the world converged on Paris to shape the peace. Center …

Collapse

• <b>Author:</b> Jared Diamond<p>In Jared Diamond’s follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning <i>Guns, Germs and Steel</i>, the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization<p>Environmental damage, climate change, globalization, …

Elephant Company

• <b>Author:</b> Vicki Croke<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK</b><p><b>The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill</b> <br>Billy …

Unbroken

• <b>Author:</b> Laura Hillenbrand<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.</b><br>In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, …

The Color of Water

• <b>Author:</b> James McBride<p>The <i>New York Times</i>bestselling story from the author of <i>The Good Lord Bird</i>, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction.<p>Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black children. …

90 Minutes in Heaven

• <b>Author:</b> Don Piper<p>As he is driving home from a minister's conference, Baptist minister Don Piper collides with a semi-truck that crosses into his lane. He is pronounced dead at the scene. For the next 90 minutes, Piper experiences heaven where he is greeted by those who had influenced him …

Once Upon a Secret

• <b>Author:</b> Mimi Alford<p><b>#1</b> <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> <b>BESTSELLER</b> <b></b><br>In the summer of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. After just three days on the job, the privileged but sheltered young woman was presented to the President …

The Hiding Place

• <b>Author:</b> Corrie ten Boom<p><b>"Every experience God gives us . . . is the perfect preparation for the future only He can see."--Corrie ten Boom</b><br>Corrie ten Boom was a Dutch watchmaker who became a heroine of the Resistance, a survivor of Hitler's concentration camps, and one of the most remarkable …

American Sniper

• <b>Author:</b> Chris Kyle and Others<p>SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY CLINT EASTWOOD<p>He is the deadliest American sniper ever, called “the devil” by the enemies he hunted and “the legend” by his Navy SEAL brothers . . .<p>From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper …

Empty Mansions

• <b>Author:</b> Bill Dedman & Paul Clark Newell, Jr.<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY <br>Janet Maslin, The New York Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch</b><b><br>Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.</b><p>When Pulitzer Prize<i>–</i>winning …

Killing Patton

• <b>Author:</b> Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard<p>Readers around the world have thrilled to <i>Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy</i>, and <i>Killing Jesus</i>--riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O’Reilly, anchor of <i>The O’Reilly Factor</i>, comes the most epic …