George Takei has captured hearts and minds worldwide with his captivating stage presence and outspoken commitment to equal rights. But long before he braved new frontiers in Star Trek, he woke up as a four-year-old boy to find his own birth country at war with his father’s — and their entire family forced from their home into an uncertain future. They Called Us Enemy is a graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei’s childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II.
Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead is a clear-eyed account of learning how to lead in a chaotic world, by General Jim Mattis — the former Secretary of Defense and one of the most formidable strategic thinkers of our time — and Bing West, a former assistant secretary of defense and combat Marine.
In Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know, host of the podcast Revisionist History and #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, David and Goliath, and What the Dog Saw, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers — and why they often go wrong.
In Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For, the National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama and US Ambassador to the United Nations recalls pivotal moments from her dynamic career on the front lines of American diplomacy and foreign policy and reveals her surprising story with unflinching candor.
In Beautiful on the Outside: A Memoir, former Olympic figure skater and self-professed America’s Sweetheart Adam Rippon showcases his funny and inspiring personality in this entertaining memoir in the vein of Andy Cohen.
Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin’s Most Dangerous Hackers is the true story of the desperate hunt to identify and track an elite team of Russian agents bent on digital sabotage from Wired senior writer Andy Greenberg.
Meet your robot overlords: a hilarious introduction to the weird and wonderful world of artificial intelligence. In You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It’s Making the World a Weirder Place, one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business and is a 2019 TED Talks speaker, shows how AI programs learn, fail, and adapt – and how they reflect the best and worst of humanity.
In Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive, a professor in Yale University’s Child Study Center and founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, develops a remarkably effective plan to improve the lives of children and adults – a blueprint for understanding our emotions and using them wisely so that they help, rather than hinder, our success and well-being.
Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years is the follow-up to Julie Andrews’ critically acclaimed memoir, Home, where she shares reflections on her astonishing career, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and Victor/Victoria.