- The Forty Years That Created America: The Story of the Explorers, Promoters, Investors, and Settlers Who Founded the First English Colonies
Lamont covers a lot of literal ground (from Quebec to Florida and beyond) and enlivens his narrative through diaries, letters and publications, and historical legends.
- Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life
Raab covers big topics such as the “art and power of storytelling” and small details such as choosing pens and notebooks that you enjoy using.
- Wings of Morning: The Story of the Last American Bomber Shot Down Over Germany in World War II
Childers, a history professor at the University of Pennsylvania, recounts the haunting story of one 12-man U.S. bomber crew during WWII.
- Short: An International Anthology of Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, and Other Short Prose
Others riff on mundane forms such as Robert Walser piece that reads like a cover letter.
- A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II
In late 1942, with her cover blown, Hall escaped France via a dangerous trek across the Pyrenees to Spain.
- Spring 2003 Hardcovers: Contemporary Affairs - General Fiction & Short Stories
DOUBLEDAYPower Failure: The Inside Story of How Enron's Culture of Arrogance and Greed Led to the Biggest Bankruptcy in American History (Mar., $26) by Mimi Swartz with Sherron Watkins.
- Fall 2002 Hardcovers: General Fiction & Short Stories to Health, Fitness & Beauty
BASIC/CIVITAS Mending the World: Stories of Family by Contemporary Black Writers (Feb., $25), edited by Rosemarie Robotham.
- Serious Business: The Art and Commerce of Animation in America from Betty Boop to Toy Story
Although the sections on recent cartoon history (covering slick studio fare like Toy Story as well as MTV stars Beavis and Butt-head) are less colorful than the history of the early years, Kanfer's tone is steady throughout.
- THE BROTHER OF JESUS: The Dramatic Story & Significance of the First Archaeological Link to Jesus and His Family
(Mar. 18)Forecast:This is simply a huge story–the first book to cover what is arguably the most important biblical archeology bonanza since the Dead Sea Scrolls.
- BROOKLYN: A STATE OF MIND: 125 Original Stories from America's Most Colorful City
Short pieces covering the incorporation of Brooklyn into New York City in 1898, the preservation of architecturally notable Brooklyn Heights, the famous folk buried at Greenwood Cemetery and films made in Brooklyn offer a good grasp of the borough's history and institutions.
- DON'T STOP LAUGHING NOW!: Stories to Tickle Your Funny Bone and Strengthen Your Faith
Regrettably, this compilation will likely only appeal to female readers, whose male counterparts won't see past the floral cover and predominantly female-oriented topics.
- CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE RECOVERING SOUL: Your Personal, Portable Support Group with Stories of Healing, Hope, Love and Resilience
By covering such a wide swath of the recovering community, it will be encouraging to many and should see dramatically high sales.
- Small-Headed Flycatcher. Seen Yesterday. He Didn't Leave His Name.: And Other Stories
Friends and relatives, birds and birders, life as he sees it--Dunne covers all these topics, moving easily from humor and poignance to reflective wisdom in these 30-odd essays and stories gathered from such magazines as Audubon, American Birds and Bird Watcher's Digest.
- MOTHER POWER: Inspiring Stories of Women Who Stopped Wars, Changed Lives and Bettered Society
This feminine trait manifests in her stories.
- Fall 2013 Announcements: Science - Minds & Particles: A Detective Story
\tMedical journalist Sandra Hempel presents a more tangible detective story in The Inheritor’s Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science.