- Rickey & Robinson: The True, Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball
And though Kahn tells some new stories and spent time combing through Rickey’s archives in the Library of Congress, the story as a whole is not “untold.”
- Shelf Life: Fantastic Stories Celebrating Bookstores
Cacek’s “A Book, by Its Cover,” and Nina Kiriki Hoffman’s “Escapes.”
- Getting the Story: PW Talks with Seymour M. Hersh
In Reporter (Knopf, June), investigative journalist Hersh recalls covering huge stories, from the Vietnam War’s My Lai massacre to the present-day “war on terror.”What’s the hardest story you ever had to report?
- Imagine the Girl in the Painting: Stories of Girls in Art
The cover functions as a frame with a die cut slot for displaying different paintings and a pop-out easel in back.
- Japanese Children's Favorite Stories Book One
Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, ed. by Florence Sakade, covers a range of characters, human and animal, from the "peach boy" who grows up to conquer a tribe of ogres, to the badger whose nose grows so long it reaches into the sky.
- The Furry Bedtime Book: Lovey Bear's Story
The story is comforting, even if highly familiar; perhaps its most well-known model is Margaret Wise Brown's The Runaway Bunny.
- MY FAITH SO FAR: A Story of Conversion and Confusion
And he prays incessantly: "My prayers cover the nation, the world.
- Murder in Miniature: The Short Stories of Leo Bruce
Though dated, these stories are perfect for readers capable of covering only a few pages before bedtime.
- Microbes: The Life-Changing Story of Germs
He covers more than 20 in all, notably including killer viruses such as HIV and Ebola (though not the virus that causes Covid-19).
- The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books
He groups his selections into 24 chapters that cover numerous aspects of the literature—the great detectives, the fair-play mystery (epitomized by Ronald Knox’s The Body in the Silo), the miraculous or locked-room mystery (a specialty of John Dickson Carr), country house and manor murder my
- Seminole Burning: A Story of Racial Vengeance
He further blames the local press for perpetuating the lies the mob members invented to cover their unlawful actions.
- Breathe at Every Other Stroke: Stories
A few flashback memories-within-memories cover such things as a cow-buying trip to Canada and a hitch-hiking jaunt to his girlfriend's college campus in upstate New York.
- Ablaze: The Story of the Heroes and Victims of Chernobyl
Focusing on the human side of the catastrophe, he gives a blow-by-blow account of the accident, complete with reconstructed dialogue, then explores the Soviet cover-up and Western experts' efforts to estimate the effects of a disaster that may ultimately claim more victims than WW II, sugg
- Little Factory [With Contains an Animation of the Story]
Weeks's song (which she sings on an accompanying CD-ROM, tucked into a pocket inside the book's back cover) isn't substantial enough to work as a picture-book text, with its oft-repeated "oh, la-dee-dah" quickly becoming grating.
- Stolen Years: Stories of the Wrongfully Imprisoned
Inspired by a wrongful-conviction murder case the New York Post reporter Fenton covered in 2013, he studies the cases of 10 men and women who spent decades in prison before being exonerated.