- Women of the Blue and Gray: True Stories of Mothers, Medics, Soldiers, and Spies of the Civil War
In her solid follow-up to Frontier Grit, creative writing instructor Monson tells the stories of women from both sides of the Civil War in “an attempt to rescue from the shadowy corners incredible stories of women from war that remain relevant to our world today.”
- A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope
Written by authors of varying backgrounds, including Elizabeth Acevedo, Justina Ireland, and Rebecca Roanhorse, the stories cover timely themes such as colorism, mental health, ancestry and tradition, and sexual and gender identity.
- Men in Sports: Great Sports Stories of All Time from the Greek Olympic Games to the American Wo Rld Series
Aymar ( Cruising Is Fun ) has assembled an anthology about equally divided between fiction and nonfiction, covering 34 sports (although not basketball) in 48 selections.
- Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves
The stories are heart-wrenching, variously involving AIDS, addiction, abuse, and grinding poverty.
- CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE VETERAN'S SOUL: Stories to Stir the Pride and Honor the Courage of Our Veterans
John McCain, Bob Hope, Charles Kuralt (their names are on the cover as contributors), Secretary of State Colin Powell, Sen.
- What We Talk about When We Talk about Anne Frank: Stories
It’s a tribute to Englander’s verve and scope that the eight stories in his new collection, although clearly the product of one mind with a particular set of interests (Israel; American Jewry and suburbia; writing and reading; sex, survival, and the long shadow of the Shoah) never
- On the One Hand / On the Other Hand: The Art and Graphic Stories of R. O. Blechman / The Writing of R. O. Blechman Published and Unpublished
The collection also reproduces his colorful, scratchy, and witty gag covers for Story magazine.
- A Child's Journey Out of Autism: One Family's Story of Living in Hope and Finding a Cure
As Sean worked hard to cover the cost of Clay's treatment, Leeann became a master networker.
- Wright Brothers, Wrong Story: How Wilbur Wright Solved the Problem of Manned Flight
Yes, the sands of time would cover it all....
- Death in Mud Lick: A True Story of Corporate Pill Pushers in Small Town America
Eyre eloquently interweaves the story of Debbie’s pursuit of justice on behalf of her brother with his own battles against West Virginia attorney general Patrick Morrisey, whose ties to the pharmaceutical industry called into question his commitment to pursuing the state’s lawsuit.
- The Large Hadron Collider: The Extraordinary Story of the Higgs Boson and Other Stuff That Will Blow Your Mind
He also covers the day the LHC came online and the day the discovery of the Higgs was announced.
- D-Day Girls: The Untold Story of the Female Spies Who Helped Win World War Two
Unassuming Mary Herbert used a planned pregnancy as the ultimate cover—no one would suspect a young mother of spying.
- Def Jam, Inc.: Russell Simmons, Rick Rubin, and the Extraordinary Story of the World's Most Influential Hip-Hop Label
The story builds forcefully after a Village Voice article pronounces Rubin "the king of rap," a title widely seen as underrating Simmons, and the first major crack appears in a partnership that eventually collapses.
- Battle for the Skies: From Europe to the Pacific, World War II Aces Tell Their Story
Readers learn of the performance specs and combat characteristics of such storied planes as the Spitfire and the Messerschmitt 109 through tales of the intense love felt by pilots for these machines.
- The Queens of Animation: The Untold Story of the Women Who Transformed the World of Disney and Made Cinematic History
Grace Huntington was the second woman ever hired for Disney’s story department, as well as an avid, record-setting pilot.