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TitleBarking to the Choir
AuthorBoyle, Gregory
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781476726168
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages224
Title StatusAS
In a moving example of unconditional love in dif­ficult times, Gregory Boyle, the Jesuit priest and New York Times bestselling author of Tattoos on the Heart, shares what working with gang members in Los Angeles has taught him about faith, compassion, and the enduring power of kinship.
TitleThe Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books
AuthorWilson-Lee, Edward
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781982111403
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages416
Title StatusAS
This impeccably researched and “adventure-packed” (The Washington Post) account of the obsessive quest by Christopher Columbus’s son to create the greatest library in the world is “the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters” (NPR) and offers a vivid picture of Europe on the verge of becoming modern.
TitleDaring to Drive
Authoral-Sharif, Manal
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781476793030
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages320
Title StatusAS
“A vital, inspiring book” (O, The Oprah Magazine)—a ferociously intimate memoir by a devout woman from a modest family in Saudi Arabia who became the unexpected leader of the courageous movement that won Saudi women the right to drive.
TitleGetting Life
AuthorMorton, Michael
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781476756837
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Title StatusAS
“A devastating and infuriating book, more astonishing than any legal thriller by John Grisham” (The New York Times) about a young father who spent twenty-five years in prison for a crime he did not commit…and his eventual exoneration and return to life as a free man.
TitleThe Girls of Atomic City
AuthorKiernan, Denise
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781451617535
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages416
Title StatusAS
The New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback—an incredible true story of the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the young women brought there unknowingly to help build the atomic bomb.
TitleIt's All Relative
AuthorJacobs, A. J.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781476734507
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages352
Title StatusAS
#1 New York Times bestselling author A.J. Jacobs undergoes a hilarious, poignant quest to understand what constitutes family—where it begins and how far it goes—in It’s All Relative, a “thought-provoking…delightful, easy-to-read, informative book” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).
TitleRace Against Time
AuthorMitchell, Jerry
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781451645149
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages448
Title StatusAS
“For almost two decades, investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell doggedly pursued the Klansmen responsible for some of the most notorious murders of the civil rights movement. This book is his amazing story. Thanks to him, and to courageous prosecutors, witnesses, and FBI agents, justice finally prevailed.” —John Grisham, author of The Guardians
TitleThe Reckonings
AuthorJohnson, Lacy M
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781501159015
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages352
Title StatusAS
“Unflinching and honest…both timely and timeless” (Houston Chronicle), this extraordinary collection of essays by the award-winning writer of The Other Side—rooted in her own experience with sexual assault—pursues questions that strike at the heart of our national conversation about the justness of society.
TitleThe Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
AuthorHobbs, Jeff
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781476731919
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages432
Title StatusAS
An instant New York Times bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New York Times Book Review, Amazon, and Entertainment Weekly, among others, this celebrated account of a young African-American man who escaped Newark, NJ, to attend Yale, but still faced the dangers of the streets when he returned is, “nuanced and shattering” (People) and “mesmeric” (The New York Times Book Review).
TitleTattoos on the Heart
AuthorBoyle, Gregory
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781439153154
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages240
Title StatusAS
“Destined to become a classic of both urban reportage and contemporary spirituality” (Los Angeles Times)—Tattoos on the Heart is a series of parables about kinship and redemption from pastor, activist, and renowned speaker, Father Gregory Boyle.