|In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin
By Larson, Erik
2011-05 – Crown Publishing Group (NY)
The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history. A mild-mannered professor from Chicago, Dodd brings along his wife, son, and flamboyant daughter, Martha. Written by the bestselling author of “Devil in the White City, In the Garden of Beasts” lends a stunning, eyewitness perspective on events as they unfold in real time, revealing an era of surprising nuance and complexity.
|The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
By McCullough, David
2011-05 – Simon & Schuster
McCullough tells the story of the American artists and scientists who studied in Paris, and changed America through what they learned there.
|Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
By Hillenbrand, Laura
2010-11 – Random House
In her long-awaited new book, Hillenbrand writes with the same rich and vivid narrative voice she displayed in “Seabiscuit.” Telling an unforgettable story of a young lieutenant’s journey into extremity, “Unbroken” is a testament to the resilience of the human mind, body, and spirit.
By Fey, Tina
2011-04 – Reagan Arthur Books
On her way to becoming an award-winning superstar, Tina Fey struggled through some questionable haircuts, some after-school jobs, the rise of nachos as a cultural phenomenon, a normal childhood, a happy marriage and joyful motherhood. Now she can reflect on what she’s learned: you’re no one until someone calls you bossy.
|Seal Team Six
By Wasdin, Howard E.
Author Templin, Stephen
2011-05 – St. Martin’s Press
For the first time ever, a Navy SEAL Team Six sniper chronicles how he became an elite warrior and the ferocious battle that nearly cost him his life.
|The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry
By Ronson, Jon
2011-05 – Riverhead Books
|Plenty: Vibrant Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi
By Ottolenghi, Yotam
Photographer Lovekin, Jonathan
2011-03 – Chronicle Books
First published in the United Kingdom in 2010 by Ebury Press.