- Fat Man in a Middle Seat: Forty Years of Covering Politics
Rumpled, cantankerous and blessed with a sense of humor as dry as the best martini, Germond tells great political stories and tells them expertly.
- The Hole Story
The cover design adds to the merriment, as die-cut holes form a cat's features--and expose the button-strewn endpapers beneath.
- The Story of Elderhostel
The author offers portraits of the Elderhostel experience--an Arizona program covers subjects from lexicography to the social history of mining towns--and details the history of the program, starting with its founding in 1975 by two iconoclastic educators.
- A Mother's Story
Some of these traumas were covered in her 1985 autobiography, Once Upon a Time, and the self-conscious narrative is padded with diary excerpts from 1971.
- Select-A-Story: Spin a Sport
Two additions to the Select a Story series, Spin a Sport by Hank Herman, illus. by Mark Chickinelli, and Twist of Time by Michele Spirn, illus. by Jeffrey Pelo, contain six independent stories from which to select by turning a dial on the front cover.
- The Story of Shabbat
Instructions for making challah and a challah cover conclude the volume.
- Animal Stories
Perhaps the pick of the litter is "Fat Lawrence," about an enormous black cat whose regular rounds of four adoring families add greatly to his girth, and whose efforts to slim down backfire when the feline of his dreams states a preference for "really well-covered types."
- TRUE STORY
The third narrative strand covers Finkel's increasingly involved ties to Longo, as the two share confidences (and also lies of omission and commission) via meetings, phone calls and hundreds of pages of letters, leading up to Longo's trial and a final flurry of deceit by which Longo a
- Notable Stories
\t \tThe messiest and craziest families ever shoved between two covers.
- The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Stories
These stories cover a wide range of the strange and supernatural, from outer space invasions and dark ancient rites to lost civilizations and cannibalism.
- Half Wild: Stories
With lush and loving attention to detail, MacArthur’s collection of 11 stories covers 40 years of life in rural Vermont.
- Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs
Die-hard fans of McCurry will find these stories of biographical interest but photographers will be disappointed at what little attention is given to technique.
- Insatiable: Porn -- A Love Story
Also covered in great detail are the preparations that go into shooting each scene.
- Navy Seals: Their Untold Story
The authors claim that this is the only history of the SEALs that covers the entire period of the SEALs' existence, and they tell the story through a series of vignettes selected to capture the essence of the SEAL combat experience.
- Shake Shack: Recipes & Stories
This origin story is also a treatise on restaurant management, with chapters on corporate culture, the marketing efforts behind opening a new location, and a who’s who covering every aspect of the operation, including the hot dog supplier, the furniture maker, and their graphic designer.