Biography

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Why Fish Don’t Exist by Lulu Miller

Synopsis A wondrous debut from an extraordinary new voice in nonfiction, Why Fish Don’t Exist is a dark and astonishing tale of love, chaos, scientific obsession, and—possibly—even murder.  David Starr Jordan was a taxonomist, a man possessed with bringing order to the natural world. In time, he would be credited with discovering nearly a fifth of the fish knownContinue Reading

Midlife Bites: Anyone Else Falling Apart, Or Is It Just Me? by Jen Mann

Synopsis A smart, personal, darkly funny examination of what it’s like to be at the crossroads of a midlife crisis, from the New York Times bestselling author of People I Want to Punch in the Throat. Jen Mann had what appeared to be the perfect life: a successful career as a bestselling author and award-winningContinue Reading

Ask Iwata: Words of Wisdom from Satoru Iwata, Nintendo’s Legendary CEO by Satoru Iwata

Synopsis “On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer.” —Satoru Iwata Satoru Iwata was the former Global President and CEO of Nintendo and a gifted programmer who played a key role in the creation of many of theContinue Reading

Birds Art Life: A Year of Observation by Kyo Maclear

Synopsis A writer’s search for inspiration, beauty, and solace leads her to birds in this meditation on creativity and life – a field guide to things small and significant. In 2012, Kyo Maclear met a musician with a passion for birds. Curious about what had prompted a young urban artist to suddenly embrace nature sheContinue Reading

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