Greg Iles’ upcoming The Bone Tree is the second in his southern gothic trilogy featuring former prosecutor Penn Cage. Natchez Burning, the first volume debuted at #2 on The New York Times bestseller list. His first novel, Spandau Phoenix, was the first of thirteen New York Times bestsellers, and his trilogy continues the story of Penn Cage, protagonist of The Quiet Game, Turning Angel, and The Devil’s Punchbowl. Iles’s novels have been made into films and published in more than thirty-five countries.
2015 marks 100 years since the Armenian Genocide. Eric Bogosian — actor, playwright, and novelist of Armenian descent — crafts a masterful account of the conspiracy of assassins that hunted down and killed the perpetrators of the massacre.
Also known as BEK, Bruce Eric Kaplan’s single-panel cartoons frequently appear in The New Yorker. Kaplan is also a screenwriter and producer, and has worked on Seinfeld and HBO’s Six Feet Under and Girls. In his memoir, I Was a Child, he examines his childhood in suburban New Jersey, detailing the small moments we all similarly carry into adulthood.
Actress and activist Maria Bello made waves with her essay, Coming Out as a Modern Family, in the New York Times popular “Modern Love” column, in which she recalled telling her son that she had fallen in love with her best friend, a woman—and her relief at his easy and immediate acceptance with the phrase “Whatever Mom, love is love.”
Jillian Lauren, a regular storyteller with The Moth, is the bestselling author of the memoir, Some Girls: My Life in a Harem, and the novel, Pretty. She is not your typical mom. In Everything You Ever Wanted, she recounts her journey of starting a family after a radically untraditional beginning.
Over the years, Chef Charlie Palmer combined his creative cooking spirit and flair for business to open eleven notable restaurants across the country, a growing collection of food-forward wine shops and award-winning boutique hotels. A frequent guest on NBC’s Today Show, Palmer is also the author of five cookbooks.
Jack Welch is the former chairman and chief executive officer of GE. During his tenure, GE became the world’s most valuable corporation and was consistently voted the most admired company in the world by Fortune magazine. Jack and Suzy Welch draw on their experiences to address the biggest problems facing modern management—and offer pragmatic solutions to overcome them.
“Matthieu Ricard provides convincing evidence based on both careful research and personal experience that altruism is an integral part of our nature, and that a more altruistic society is not only possible, but essential if we care about the future.” — Jane Goodall