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  • Shanghai Grandby Taras Grescoe

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 15.72

    On the eve of the Second World War, the foreign-controlled port of Shanghai was the rendezvous for the twentieth century's most outlandish adventurers, all under the watchful eye of the illustrious Sir Victor Sassoon. Emily 'Mickey' Hahn arrived there at the height of the Depression. A legendary New Yorker journalist, Hahn's vivid writing would... more...

  • I Have Life: Alison's Journey as told to Marianne Thammby Marianne Thamm

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 10.00

    Like an apparition, conjured out of the darkness, a young man with light blond hair pushed his face into the car. I immediately spotted the knife. It was a long, thin weapon, almost like a letter opener, with a tapering blade. It felt cold and spiny as he pressed it to my neck. When he spoke his voice, which was quiet and controlled, sounded as though... more...

  • The Fires Beneathby Seán Morrow

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 15.00

    The life of Monica Wilson is a story of groundbreaking scholarship, passionate creativity and personal tragedy during South Africa?s bitter and divided twentieth century. As a young anthropologist in the 1930s, Monica immersed herself in the lives, work and beliefs of African communities in southern and East Africa, while carefully observing the effects... more...

  • Adele Briscoe Looscanby Laura McLemore

    TCU Press 2016; Not Available

    Adele Briscoe Looscan was the first woman president of the Texas State Historical Association, the longest-serving president of the association (1915?1925), and a remarkable individual.  Daughter of Andrew Briscoe, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, and granddaughter of John Richardson Harris, founder of Harrisburg, Texas, she was shaped... more...

  • Jane Doe Januaryby Emily Winslow

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99

    In the vein of Alice Sebold?s  Lucky , comes a compelling, real-life crime mystery and gripping memoir of the cold case prosecution of a serial rapist, told by one of his victims. On the morning of September 12, 2013, a fugitive task force arrested Arthur Fryar at his apartment in Brooklyn. His DNA, entered in the FBI?s criminal database after... more...

  • Death Confettiby Jennifer Robin

    Feral House 2016; US$ 19.99

    A crack-hit of social commentary and savage humor, Death Confetti features tweakers, lost gods, and twisted love in Portland, Oregon. more...

  • Truth, Justice, and the American Whoreby Siouxsie Q

    Stone Bridge Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    A uniquely thrilling book that features striking images of and probing words by the most American whore there is! more...

  • Soul Picnicby Michele Kort

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    Laura Nyro was a beloved and pioneering singer-songwriter of the 1960s and 1970s, whose songs were covered with great success by the Fifth Dimension; Blood, Sweat & Tears; Three Dog Night; and Barbra Streisand. This first biography uncovers previously never revealed details, including a love affair with Jackson Browne, and her relationship with... more...

  • The Woman Who Says Noby Malte Herwig

    Greystone Books 2016; US$ 26.99

    Pablo Picasso called Françoise Gilot The Woman Who Says No.? Tiny, talented, and feisty, and an accomplished artist in her own right, Gilot left Picasso after a ten-year relationship, the only woman to escape his intense attentions unscathed. From 2012 to 2014, German journalist and author Malte Herwig dropped by her ateliers in Paris and New York... more...

  • Voyage en mer intérieureby Virginie Tyou

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Une étonnante aventure d?introspection grâce à une méthode encore peu commune Pendant près de trente ans, Virginie Tyou a été la patiente à complications, celle qui passait de spécialiste en spécialiste sans jamais trouver de soulagement. En la plongeant dans des douleurs pelviennes insupportables, la mise au monde de son premier enfant marque... more...