M Train

From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids: an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist told through the prism of the cafés and haunts she has worked in around the world. It is a book Patti Smith has described as "a road map to my life". M Train begins in the tiny Greenwich Village café where Smith goes every morning for black coffee, ruminates on the world as it is and the world as it was, and writes in her notebook...

The Last Season: A Father, A Son, And A Lifetime Of College Football

Fathers, sons, and sports are enduring themes of American literature. Here, in this fresh and moving account, a son returns to his native South to spend a special autumn with his ninety-five-year-old dad, sharing the unique joys, disappointments, and life lessons of Saturdays with their beloved Ole Miss Rebels. After growing up in Jackson, Stuart Stevens built a successful career as a writer and political consultant. But in the fall ...

Das Ist Ja Irre!: Mein Deutsches Tagebuch

Henryk M. Broder, geboren 1946 in Kattowitz, gehört zu den bekanntesten Publizisten Deutschlands, ist Mitbegründer des politischen Blogs „achgut.de“ und schreibt für die „Welt“. Bei Knaus erschien zuletzt "Die letzten Tage Europas" sowie das E-Book "Rettet Europa!". Er lebt in Berlin. Henryk M. Broders politisches Tagebuch: "Der Wahnsinn, wenn er epidemisch wird, heißt Vernunft!" Es ist zum Verrücktwerden! Je mehr Nachrichten über un...

Stefan Zweigs Brennendes Geheimnis

Ein intimes Charakterporträt des "Psychologen aus Leidenschaft" – Leben und Werk Stefan Zweigs in neuem Licht. Wer war, wer ist Stefan Zweig? Ulrich Weinzierl, ein Kenner der Literaturgeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts, zeigt den melancholischen Zeitzeugen der „Welt von Gestern“ ganz privat: Wie schaffte es Friderike Maria von Winternitz, aus dem passionierten Junggesellen einen Ehemann zu machen? War der Verfasser der Novelle „Verwirru...

And The Good News Is…: Lessons And Advice From The Bright Side

Dana's book is a refreshing and fun recounting of a remarkable journey from the ranch to the West Wing. She shares amusing and heartfelt stories from her days at the sparring with reporters in the Brady Press Briefing Room and advising the President in the Oval Office. Dana's honest and relatable writing helps readers understand what happened inside the White House during consequential events of the Bush Administration. In addition, ...

Fela: Kalakuta Notes

Fela: Kalakuta Notes is an evocative account of Fela Kuti—the Afrobeat superstar who took African music into the arena of direct action. With his antiestablishment songs, he dedicated himself to Pan-Africanism and the down-trodden Nigerian masses, or “sufferheads.” In the 1970s, the British/Ghanaian musician and author John Collins met and worked with Fela in Ghana and Nigeria. Kalakuta Notes includes a diary that Collins kept in 197...

Better: How I Let Go Of Control, Held On To Hope, And Found Joy In My Darkest Hour

Amy Robach's new book "Better" goes beyond the medical choices she had to make, but she also openly shares the emotional traumas of her two year journey... those moments when she knows her life will never the same again and when she is shaken to her core realizing life is so precious and that the possibility of her children becoming motherless is real. It was a true honor to interview Amy to be feature story of The Breast Cancer Well...

The Hirschfeld Century: Portrait Of An Artist And His Age

What a treat this book is! Having "grown up" with Hirschfeld (didn't we all), this is a treasure trove of the artist's works and each offering is worth a study. It's fascinating to watch the Hirschfeld style develop. In the earliest of his art work there is little indication as to how his "signature" pieces would turn out. But I was struck at once by "The Grand Street Follies" of 1927 where one can distinctly see the future artist's ...