PAY ANY PRICE: Greede, Power, and Endless War by James Risen. Ever since 9/11 America has fought an endless war on terror, seeking enemies everywhere and never promising peace. In Pay Any Price, James Risen reveals an extraordinary litany of the hidden costs of that war. In the name of fighting terrorism, our government has done things every bit as shameful as its historic wartime abuses—and until this book, it has worked very hard to cover them up.
MAYOR FOR A NEW AMERICA by Thomas Menino. A revealing memoir by Boston’s beloved five-term mayor, explaining the power behind Boston’s success and lessons for the Washington power brokers.
THE BEST AMERICAN INFOGRAPHICS 2014 introduced by Nate Silver. A fresh and visually arresting addition to the acclaimed Best American series, showcasing the finest examples of data visualization from the past year, guest edited by Nate Silver.
OFF COURSE: Inside the Mad, Muddy World of Obstacle Course Racing by Erin Beresini. From a young journalist and seasoned athlete, a funny, fist-pumping ride through the wacky world of obstacle course racing (Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, etc).
100 BEST QUICK GLUTEN-FREE RECIPES by Carol Fenster. Offering 100 fast, fuss-free recipes and 30 enticing photos, Carol Fenster, one of the foremost authorities on gluten-free cooking, presents a must-have collection of mouth-watering, family-friendly gluten-free meals that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.
THE LOST TRIBE OF CONEY ISLAND: Headhunters, Luna Park, and the Man Who Pulled Off the Spectacle of the Century by Claire Prentice. Readers of Erik Larson will love this tale of sex, greed, and the American dream: A huckster imports a tribe of Filipinos to Coney Island’s Luna Park, and two cultures collide.
THE BLUE FLOWER, AT FREDDIE’S, INNOCENCE, and OFFSHORE by Penelope Fitzgerald. Charming rejackets of our favorite Penelope Fitzgerald novels.