Mai Neng Moua describes life as an American Hmong as like having a split personality, and says her generation struggles with this duality.
In Millett’s latest, Holmes investigates a series of murders that may have begun in Munich with a mastermind who eluded him more than 20 years earlier.
“We pay attention to the concentration camps, but we forget that it started with hatred, and with a big lie and the creation of alternative facts,” said author Fred Amram.
In Ted Roosevelt Jr., Brady found an adventuresome, fun-loving and deeply principled man who contributed to his country through public and military service.
“They woke me from a dead sleep and I was only partially comprehending what they were saying. The whole committee was there …,” Barnhill said.
“Canoes: A Natural History in North America” follows the development of the canoe from its early dugout and birch bark construction to today’s high-tech models.
His memoir, “School House: Lessons on Love and Landscape,” is a coming-of-age tale in which personal growth is achieved largely by retreating from the world.
During McMahon’s research journey, he interviewed dozens of autoworkers and their descendants from every era of the St. Paul plant’s history.
Ojakangas’ first cookbook, “The Finnish Cookbook,” was published in 1964 and remains in print today.
“I have written this book from the perspective of someone inside a small rural town looking out, but I could only do it the way I have because I’ve been living outside of it for almost 20 years,” said Ash.
“I wanted to write a fast-paced, exciting thriller with strong, complex, intelligent female characters,” said author Jess Lourey.
In Geye’s latest novel a father and son head deep into the woods for a long season of winter camping — but the weather is the least of their worries.
In “Amateurs,” a loosely knit group of 30-something friends fret about relationships, trying to make a mark in the world and wondering what to do next.
“Science has a huge PR problem,” said author Shawn Otto. “We need to re-educate the public and the media about science in order to solve most of the problems we will face in the near future.”
“I have been aware of the plight of the bees for a long time, and I wanted to do something to help — what little help it can be — through the arts,” said the book’s editor, James Lenfestey.
Bures explores the connection between culture and mental health, centering on a global phenomenon in which men believe their penises have been stolen.
Life handed Nora McInerny Purmort a raw deal; she lost her husband, father and second pregnancy in just weeks. In her new book she delves into the afterlife of loss.
While the 1950s are frequently held up as a time when America was great, thousands of men were left out of the postwar suburban dream. Shiffer describes these forgotten legions.
Rybak doesn’t shirk from writing about the mistakes he made, the supporters he disappointed and the hard decisions he had to make as mayor. He also writes about the good stuff.
“Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America” includes more than 50 writers, including Rick Bass, Pam Houston, Linda Hogan and Bill McKibben.