Books | February 2018

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The Great Alone
By Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press)
In this portrait of human frailty and resilience, Hannah (author of The Nightingale) reveals the indomitable character of the modern American pioneer and the spirit of a vanishing Alaska—a place of incomparable beauty and danger. The Great Alone is a daring story about love and loss, the fight for survival and the wildness that lives in both man and nature.

By David Mamet (Custom House)
This big-shouldered, big-trouble thriller is set in mobbed-up 1920s Chicago—a city where some people knew too much, and where everyone should have known better. Mamet is the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of The Untouchables and Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright of Glengarry Glen Ross.


Everybody Lies
By Seth Stephens-Davidowitz (Dey Street Books)
Everybody Lies offers surprising insights into everything from economics, ethics, sports, race, sex, gender and more, all drawn from the world of big data. Investigating these areas and a host of others, Stephens-Davidowitz offers revelations that can help us better understand ourselves and our lives.

That’s What She Said
By Joanne Lipman (William Morrow)
Filled with anecdotes, data from the most recent relevant studies and stories from Lipman’s own journey to the top of a male-dominated industry, That’s What She Said is a book about success that shows why empowering women as true equals is an essential goal for us all—and offers a roadmap for getting there.