As the weather cools down, there are three new cookbooks that can help you create amazing meals for cozy nights at home: Ina Garten’s Cook Like a Pro, Linda Miller Nicholson’s Pasta, Pretty Please, and Tiffani Thiessen’s Pull Up A Chair.
Contact High: A Visual History Of Hip-Hop
By Vikki Tobak, Foreword by Questlove
Clarkson Potter; hardcover, 288 pages; $40.00
Vikki Tobak has put together an impressive look at the work of hip-hop photographers told through their most intimate diaries, their contact sheets.
The Great American Read: The Book of Books
As Featured In The PBS Series; Foreword by Meredith Vieira
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers; hardcover, $29.99
Explore some of the most beloved books of all-time in the beautiful illustrated book, The Great American Read: The Book of Books, the companion to PBS’s ambitious series.
The Great American Read started in May when America’s 100 best-loved novels, which were determined by a rigorous national survey, were revealed.
America’s #1 best-loved novel will be revealed in the finale this Tuesday, October 23 at 8 p.m. on PBS, Channel 13 in New York.
How To Not Always Be Working: A Toolkit for Creativity and Radical Self-Care
By Marlee Grace
William Morrow Gift; $16.99; available Tuesday, October 23
Marlee Grace has created a quiet revolution with How To Not Always Be Working, a guide that is part workbook and part advice manual filled with practical advice to help you curb your social media obsessions and build boundaries between your work, your job, and your life.
By Chris Gethard
HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers; hardcover, $26.99
Comedian and cult hero Chris Gethard knows a thing of two about losing, and failing is an art form, as he argues in his new book Lose Well.
Let’s face it, everyone wants a seat at the cool table, a great job, and loads of money. Most of us won’t be able to achieve this widely accepted, black-or-white, definition of winning, which makes us feel like failures, that we’re destined to a life of loserdom. This is the conventional wisdom, and Gethard thinks it’s bunk.
The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created
By Jane Leavy
Harper; hardcover, $32.50; available today, Tuesday, October 16
Jane Leavy, has written award-winning New York Times bestsellers on Mickey Mantle, The Last Boy and Sandy Koufax, and she has now written the definitive biography of Babe Ruth, The Big Fella.
PLAY BY PLAY: Calling the Wildest Games in Sports – From SEC Football to College Basketball, The Masters, and More
By Verne Lundquist
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers; Hardcover. $28.99; available Tuesday, October 16
Renownced announcer Verne Lundquist, or “Uncle Verne” as many know him, has one of the most recognizable voices, and faces, in sports and enjoyed a remarkable 50-plus year career in broadcasting. He has called NFL games, The Masters golf tournament, and College Football and Basketball.
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An Uncivil War: Taking Back Our Democracy in an age of Trumpian Disinformation and Thunderdome Politics
By Greg Sargent
Custom House; hardcover, $26.99; available Tuesday, October 16
Just in time for the Congressional midterm elections, Greg Sargent, author of The Washington Post‘s “Plum Line” blog, looks at the incredibly high stakes involved this fall and in the 2020 presidential election in his new book, An Uncivil War.
American democracy is facing a crisis as fraught as we have seen in decades. Some see Donald Trump’s presidency as authoritarian in nature, and the extreme polarization between the parties continues with no clear end in sight.
Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution
By Tucker Carlson
Free Press; hardcover, 244 pages; $28.00
FOX News host Tucker Carlson tells the truth about the new American elites, a group whose power and wealth has grown beyond imagination even as the rest of the country has withered, in his new book Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution.
Operation Columba – The Secret Pigeon Service: The Untold Story Of World War II Resistance In Europe
By Gordon Corera
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers; hardcover, $28.99; available this Tuesday, October 16
Gordon Corera, a Security Correspondent for BBC News since 2004, tells the remarkable untold story of how British intelligence secretly used homing pigeons as part of a clandestine espionage operation to gather information, communicate, and coordinate with members of the Resistance to defeat the Nazis in occupied Europe during World War II in the new book Operation Columba – The Secret Pigeon Service.