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by Patricia Engel is the March selection for Reese’s book club and an instant New York Times
bestseller. Reese Witherspoon calls it “an exceptionally powerful and illuminating story about a Colombian family torn apart by war and migration.”Hunt Gather Parent
is an instant New York Times
bestseller. Pamela Druckerman, The New York Times Book Review
, says “Hunt, Gather, Parent
is full of smart ideas that I immediately wanted to force on my own kids.”
by Christie Tate is the November selection for Reese’s Book Club and an instant New York Times
bestseller. Reese Witherspoon calls it “a testament to the power of human connection.”
How was the Patriots dynasty built? And how did it last for two decades? From the #1 New York Times
bestselling coauthor of Tiger Woods
comes the definitive inside story of the New England Patriots. The Dynasty
by Jeff Benedict is a New York Times
bestseller.The Wall Street Journal
says Countdown 1945
by Chris Wallace is “deservedly the nonfiction blockbuster of the season.” Countdown 1945
is a New York Times
Why We’re Polarized by Ezra Klein is a New York Times bestseller. CNN’s Fareed Zakaria calls it “powerful [and] intelligent” and says “It is likely to become the political book of the year.” (
The Washington Post)
As James Patterson says, "Excellence is in short supply these days, but you’ll find it on every page of Blackstone founder Stephen Schwarzman’s autobiography, What It Takes.” What It Takes is a New York Times bestseller.
The Only Plane in the Sky by Garrett M. Graff is a New York Times bestseller. The Wall Street Journal calls it “a priceless civic gift.”
Three Women by Lisa Taddeo is a #1 New York Times bestseller and has been hailed as “a dazzling achievement” by The Los Angeles Times.