Set in a raw and unromanticized India, The White Tiger—the first-person confession of a murderer—is as compelling for its subject matter as it is for the voice of its narrator: amoral, cynical, unrepentant, yet deeply endearing.
Chronicling the fiasco that sank millions of Americans, including one journalist who thought he knew better, Busted is a darkly humorous exploration of the cynicism and self-destructive judgment that led to America's biggest economic calamity in generations.
The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter Phenomenon
Melissa Anelli Renée Raudman
This personal and in-depth look at the dizzying pop-cultural phenomenon surrounding the Harry Potter series is written by the webmistress of the most popular and most trusted Harry Potter fan site on the Internet.
An unparalleled literary classic, Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes is a timeless parable of friendship, fear, and loss that illuminates the lightless corridor where youth invariably abandons its youthful dreams before crossing the threshold to adult responsibility.
As One L did for Harvard Law School, Ahead of the Curve does for Harvard Business School: providing an incisive student's-eye view that pulls the veil away from this vaunted institution and probes the methods it uses to make its students into the elite of the business world.
James Carville, Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza Alan Sklar
The number-one New York Times bestselling author and political strategist James Carville offers a rousing call-to-arms to Democrats, whose reclaiming of the White House in 2008 points to the emergence of a Democratic majority that will last for years to come.
Fidel Castro, Ignacio Ramonet Todd McLaren, Patrick Lawlor
Based on over 100 hours of interviews with Fidel Castro conducted over three years, Fidel Castro: My Life is as close to a memoir as we will ever get from the Cuban leader. Here Castro speaks with raw frankness about the events of his extraordinary life and the legacy he hopes to leave behind.
From the author of the international bestseller Incendiary comes a haunting novel about the tenuous friendship that blooms between two disparate strangers—one an illegal Nigerian refugee, the other a recent widow from suburban London.
Full of secrets, mistaken identities, surprise revelations, amnesia, locked rooms and locked asylums, and an unorthodox villain, The Woman in White marked the creation of a new literary genre of suspense fiction that profoundly shaped the course of English popular writing.
Based on the recently discovered diaries of Lionel Logue, The King's Speech recounts an inspiring real-life tale of triumph over adversity, when an Australian taught a British king with a crippling speech defect how to speak to his subjects.
Easily the most influential book published in the nineteenth century, The Origin of Species was immediately recognized upon its appearance as a work of the greatest importance. The revolutionary theory of evolution by means of natural selection that the book presented provoked a furious reaction that continues to this day.
A memoir by Tom Davis, an original writer on Saturday Night Live and comedy partner of Al Franken, Thirty-Nine Years of Short-Term Memory Loss is a hilarious book about the early days of SNL that chronicles Davis's friendship with Jerry Garcia, Timothy Leary, and his SNL costars.