Reading Behind Bars: A True Story of Literature, Law, and Life as a Prison Librarian

In December 2008, twentysomething Jill Grunenwald graduated with her master s degree in library science, ready to start living her dream of becoming a librarian But the economy had a different idea As the Great Recession reared its ugly head, jobs were scarce After some searching, however, Jill w

Five Days Gone: The Mystery of My Mother's Disappearance as a Child

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERAcclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Vanishing Velazquez Laura Cumming shares the riveting story of her mother s mysterious kidnapping as a toddler in a small English coastal village and how that event reverberated through her own family and her art for decades.

A Girl Called Genghis Khan: How Maria Toorpakai Wazir Pretended to Be a Boy, Defied the Taliban, and Became a World Famous Squash Player

This picture book introduces children to Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a Pakistani girl who braved threats from the Taliban in order to play the sport she loved Meet Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a Pakistani girl who loved sports and longed for the freedom that boys in her culture enjoyed She joined a squash

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

The Volunteer: One Man’s Mission to Lead an Underground Army in Auschwitz and Expose the Greatest Nazi Crimes

How do you keep fighting in the face of unimaginable horror This is untold story of one of the greatest heroes of the Second World War In the Summer of 1940, after the Nazi occupation of Poland, an underground operative called Witold Pilecki accepted a mission to uncover the fate of thousands of pe

Alone at Dawn: Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force

The 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.In the predawn hours of March 4, 2002, just below the 10,469

The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un

The behind the scenes story of the rise and reign of the world s strangest and most elusive tyrant, Kim Jong Un, by the journalist with the best connections and insights into the bizarrely dangerous world of North Korea.Since his birth in 1984, Kim Jong Un has been swaddled in myth and propaganda, f

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