“This eloquent memoir about an extraordinary boy and a resilient and remarkable mother will be of interest to every parent and/or educator hoping to nurture a child’s authentic ‘spark.’ ”—Publishers Weekly
“[A] compelling memoir . . . Jake is unusual, but so is his superhuman mom.”—Booklist
“An invigorating, encouraging read.”—Kirkus Reviews
Kristine Barnett’s son Jacob has an IQ [...]
“A wild and amazing ride.”—George Saunders, author of Tenth of December
“A marvelous tale and a joyful read.” —Susan Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief
“Michael Paterniti is a genius.”—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love
“Paterniti is one of the best living practitioners of the art of literary journalism.”—Dave Eggers, author of A Hologram for the King
“Brave, honest, savage, and tender all at once. It broke my heart, and I’m so grateful I’ve read it.”—Jesmyn Ward, author of Salvage the Bones, winner of the National Book Award
“There is a sort of gracefulness in the cadences, and a lovely control of rhythm in the sentences, which do justice to the themes of [...]
From a Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter at The New York Times comes the explosive story of the rise of the processed food industry and its link to the emerging obesity epidemic. Michael Moss reveals how companies use salt, sugar, and fat to addict us and, more important, how we can fight back.
“With its shocking triple-twist climax, this is the best private eye debut since Dennis Lehane’s A Drink Before the War.”—The Plain Dealer
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“Kurt Andersen’s best yet. The man is operating on some far-out level that bends time and space to his will. True Believers hits all the right notes and reads like a goddamn dream.” — Gary Shteyngart
In True Believers, Kurt Andersen—the New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed author of Heyday and Turn of the [...]
In honor of Independence Day, help us celebrate by saluting World War II veteran, Olympic track star, and a true American hero- 95-year-old Louie Zamperini. Louie is the subject of Laura Hillenbrand’s bestselling book UNBROKEN.
Visit Laura’s Facebook page to leave a message for Louie and wish him a Happy 4th.
Also, watch Louie’s latest appearance [...]