A Gentleman from Japan: The Untold Story of an Incredible Journey from Asia to Queen Elizabeth's Court - Thomas Lockley (Hanover Square Press)

An enslaved, 15th-century Japanese man is trafficked to several countries and continents one of the many, forgotten stories on the margins of history.


Rulebreaker: the Life and Times of Barbara Walters - Susa Page (Simon & Schuster)

A well-written and researched biography of this pioneering and iconic journalist.


An Unfinished Love Story: a Personal History of the 1960's by Doris Kearns Goodwin (Simon & Schuster

A literary testament to the Goodwins marriage and the United States; their thirty boxes of letters, diaries, documents and memorabilia coalesce into a personal time capsule of the 1960’s in America.


The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music - Dave Grohl

In conversational prose, Dave Grohl of Scream, Nirvana and Foo Fighters fame, shares his clear -eyed perspective on fame with the reader; from playing at the Academy awards, drumming for Tom Petty to bedtime stories with Joan Jett and accompanying the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, this Grammy award-winning musician recounts these stories in a similar manner to the way he writes his songs – from his soul.