Ammon Shea
Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation
Did presidential candidate Obama use the word, "enormity," correctly? Time to settle arguments over "irregardless" and "hopefully" and more!
Suzanne Cope
Rowman & Littlefield
Small Batch: Pickles, Cheese, Chocolate, Spirits, and the Return of Artisanal Foods
What does it mean to be a culinary artisan nowadays? Inspired by her grandmothers' kitchens, Cope surveys history and new entrepreneurs.
Jamie Metzl
Genesis Code: A Thriller of the Near Future
The author, a former national security official, weaves a chilling scenario of espionage, evolving biotechnology, and a ruthless China.
Nadia Hashimi
William Morrow
The Pearl that Broke Its Shell: A Novel
An Afghan-American tells two parallel stories -- of an Afghan girl and her great grandmother -- struggling against fate and cultural reality.
Clay Risen
The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act
The Civil Rights Act at 50: a history of the battle for civil rights, including Johnson and King, and beyond.