Happy #PubDay (3/24/20)

Olen Steinhauer’s New York Times bestselling Milo Weaver series is back with THE LAST TOURIST, full of dark secrets, webs of intrigue, and plenty of suspense. Milo Weaver can’t seem to ever get away from his life of secrets, lies, and spies. Now, in this fourth story, Milo Weaver meets a young CIA analyst, and […]

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Women 2020: Under Cover and Changing the World (2/24/20)

This thrilling Women 2020 spotlight goes undercover with sorority girl-turned-CIA and FBI agent, Tracy Walder. Tracking terrorists and searching the world for weapons of mass destruction, she led and influenced women and changed the world. THE UNEXPECTED SPY: From the CIA to the FBI, My Secret Life Taking Down Some of the World’s Most Notorious […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes a CIA memoir, an epic fantasy, an historical look at the 1938 Cote d’Azur, and a western featuring queer librarian spies on horseback. UPRIGHT WOMEN WANTED by Sarah Gailey97812502135872/4/2020 Award-winning author Sarah Gailey reinvents the pulp Western with an explicitly antifascist, near-future story of queer identity. […]

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Librarians and Spies: A Letter from Tracy Walder

Tracy Walder went straight from her college sorority to to the CIA, where she hunted terrorists and WMDs. In her memoir, THE UNEXPECTED SPY: From the CIA to the FBI, My Secret Life Taking Down Some of the World’s Most Notorious Terrorists, she tells the story of her life in the CIA and, later, the […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (9/11/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (9/11/19)

Engineering American economics, secret CIA experimentation, poetry from an Instagram sensation, exploring masculinity in the modern world, and the devastating effects of the East India Company–all in today’s nonfiction round-up! TRANSACTION MAN: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream by Nicholas Lemann A Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Book of Fall […]

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Red-Hot Drop-In Alert: Edward Snowden’s Memoir PERMANENT RECORD

Red-Hot Drop-In Alert: Edward Snowden’s Memoir PERMANENT RECORD

On September 17, 2019, Metropolitan Books will publish Edward Snowden’s memoir, PERMANENT RECORD. Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, including how he helped to build that system and what motivated him to try to bring […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (1/9/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (1/9/19)

Life-saving dogs, easy recipes, historical conspiracies, influential queens, labor uprisings, and the roots of the American criminal justice system–check out today’s nonfiction picks! HERO DOGS: How a Pack of Rescues, Rejects, and Strays Became America’s Greatest Disaster-Search Partners by Wilma Melville with Paul Lobo The incredible memoir of how Wilma Melville turned a band of […]

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February 2018 Nonfiction

February 2018 Nonfiction

Nature, history, humor, and sex—just a few of the subjects in this month’s new nonfiction releases: THE SEABIRD’S CRY: The Lives and Loves of the Planet’s Great Ocean Voyagers by Adam Nicolson THREE starred reviews! “Marveling at lives lived in some of the harshest places on the planet, Nicolson writes lyrically of birds most of […]

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