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Staff Picks-Cook Books & Non-Fiction

Joshua McFadden
Current price: $40.00
Winner, James Beard Award for Best Book in Vegetable-Focused Cooking Named a Best Cookbook of the Year by the Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Bon Appétit, Food Network Magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, USA Today, Seattle Times, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Library Journal, Eater, and more   Fe ... Read More about
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Eric Ripert
Current price: $35.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From one of the world’s most renowned chefs, 110 essential recipes that celebrate the beauty, simplicity, and elegance of vegetables “The latest cookbook from the chef of Le Bernardin focuses on simple, but stunning recipes for seasonal produce. . . . What a delightful ap ... Read More about
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Seki Lynch
Current price: $19.95
From Vodka to Soju, Absinth to Tequila, bartender, poet and writer Seki Lynch explores the origins, recipes and drinkers of the world's most popular spirits. ... Read More about
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JAMES BEARD AWARD NOMINEE • 150 fast and flexible recipes to use what you have and make what you want, from New York Times contributor Ali Slagle “Ali has pulled off the near-impossible with a collection of delicious, doable, recipes that don’t just tell you how to make a specific dish, but how to e ... Read More about
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New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice • The remarkable story of the intrepid French archaeologist who led the international effort to save ancient Egyptian temples from the floodwaters of the Aswan Dam, by the New York Times bestselling author of Madame Fourcade’s Secret War“A female version of ... Read More about
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National Outdoor Book Awards Winner The true, harrowing story of the ill-fated 1913 Canadian Arctic Expedition and the two men who came to define it.In the summer of 1913, the wooden-hulled brigantine Karluk departed Canada for the Arctic Ocean. At the helm was Captain Bob Bartlett, considered the w ... Read More about
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a page-turning story of shipwreck, survival, and savagery, culminating in a court martial that reveals a shocking truth. The powerful narrative reveals the deeper meaning of the events on The Wager, showing that it was not ... Read More about
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology that radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492—from “a remarkably engaging writer” (The New York Times Book Review). Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, th ... Read More about
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history, from the author of The Wager and The Lost City of Z, “one of the preeminent adventure and true-crime writers working today."—New York Magazine • NATIONAL BOOK AWAR ... Read More about
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From the author of the international bestseller On Tyranny, the definitive history of Hitler's and Stalin's politics of mass killing, explaining why Ukraine has been at the center of Western history for the last century. Americans call the Second World War "the Good War." But before it even began, ... Read More about
Edmund Morris
Current price: $40.00
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE AND THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • One of Modern Library’s 100 best nonfiction books of all time • One of Esquire’s 50 best biographies of all time“A towering biography . . . a brilliant chronicle.”—TimeThis classic biography is the story of seven men—a naturalist, a writer, ... Read More about
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Susan Magsamen, Ivy Ross
Current price: $30.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A life-altering journey through the science of neuroaesthetics, which offers proof for how our brains and bodies transform when we participate in the arts—and how this knowledge can improve our health, enable us to flourish, and build stronger communities. “This book blew ... Read More about
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Susan Kaufman
Current price: $29.99
From photographer Susan Kaufman, Walk With Me: New York isan intimate celebration of the beauty and charm of New York City through more than 200 color images.   For some people, New York City exists only in their imaginations, a big-screen beacon of wonder and 24/7 delight. For others, it’s a dream ... Read More about
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Fascinating stories about birdsong for every week of the year. Leading bird expert Dominic Couzens takes us on a journey around the world to enjoy an authentic year of birdsong, from the influence of the blackbird’s song on classical music to the amazing imitations of the lyrebird. A myriad of topic ... Read More about
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