Lester R. Brown
W.W. Norton & Company
Breaking New Ground: A Personal History
With his 52nd book, this founder of the Earth Policy Institute finally pens his bio.
Jessica Anya Blau
Harper Perennial
The Wonder Bread Summer
Set in 1983 L.A., young straitlaced Allie races her Honda, dodging menaces.
Deborah Solomon
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell
Inner turmoil haunted this American icon, a storyteller with his paintbrush.
Roger Housden
Sounds True
Keeping the Faith Without a Religion
With many now self-identifying as "spiritual but not religious," he offers ways to embrace the extraordinary mystery of life.
Maud Casey
Bloomsbury USA
The Man Who Walked Away: A Novel
A novel loosely based on fact. A man walks around Europe in a hazy trance.