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Something for Nothing
by Brian Tracy

Sour Puss
by Rita Mae Brown

Ludmila's Broken English
by DBC Pierre

Moon's Web
by C.T. Adams

Jawbreaker
by Gary Berntsen

Lost in the Garden
by Philip Beard

Resonant Leadership
by Richard Boyatzis

Three Cups of Tea
by Greg Mortenson

Blood, Sweat and Tears
by Michele Turk

Generation Rx
by Greg Critser

Fight Back and Win
by Gloria Allred

The One That Got Away
by Howell Raines

The Dictionary of Republicanisms
by Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Rebels of Ireland
by Edward Rutherfurd

And Never Stop Dancing
by Dr. Gordon Livingston

The First American Army
by Bruce Chadwick

A Piece of Cake
by Cupcake Brown

Clemente
by David Maraniss

Louis Johnson And the Arming of America
by David Roll

Manhunt
by James Swanson

House of War
by James Carroll

The Raw Deal
by Joe Conason

Spirit Walker
by Michelle Paver

Unknown Soldiers
by Neil Hanson

Alexander II: The Last Great Tsar
by Edvard Radzinsky

The Two Minute Rule
by Robert Crais

Miracle in the Andes
by Nando Parrado

So You Call Yourself a Man
by Carl Weber

The Left Hand of God
by Rabbi Michael Lerner

The Man of My Dreams
by Curtis Sittenfeld

A Jealous God
by Pamela Winnick

A Church in Search of Itself
by Robert Blair Kaiser

Adverbs
by Daniel "Lemony Snicket" Handler

Out of Eden
by Alan Burdick

Love and Other Impossible Pursuits
by Ayelet Waldman

The Great Deluge
by Douglas Brinkley

Blood in the Sand
by Stephen Eric Bronner

Intuition
by Allegra Goodman

Possible Side Effects
by Augusten Burroughs

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
by John Perkins

Living Large
by Michael Berman

The Defining Moment
by Jonathan Alter

The Hostage
by W.E.B. Griffin

The Dead Beat
by Marilyn Johnson

Renewing American Culture
by Scott Massey

Women Who Make the World Worse
by Kate O'Beirne

Fragile Innocence
by James Reston Jr.

A Student of Living Things
by Susan Richards Shreve

With Liberty and Justice For All
by Kate Michelman

A Special Education
by Dana Buchman

Jack Kennedy: The Education of a Statesman
by Barbara Leaming

Dog Days
by Ana Marie Cox

Orbit
by John J. Nance

Impresario
by James Maguire

A Killer Collection
by J.B. Stanley

Bury Us Upside Down
by Don Shepperd

American Bee
by James Maguire

Small Steps
by Louis Sachar

The Bomb in the Basement
by Michael Karpin

Being Right is Not Enough
by Paul Waldman

The Berlin Conspiracy
by Tom Gabbay

18 Seconds
by George Shuman

Absurdistan
by Gary Shteyngart

Point of Entry
by Peter Schechter

American Theocracy
by Kevin Phillips

Moonlight Hotel
by Scott Anderson

The Anger Diet
by Dr. Brenda Shoshanna

Barney Ross
by Douglas Century

Revolutionary Characters
by Gordon Wood

My Mother's Daughter
by Linda Carroll

Why My Wife Thinks I'm An Idiot
by Mike Greenberg

Spooning
by Darri Stephens

My Confederate Kinfolk
by Thulani Davis

Brutal
by Kevin Weeks

Blown Away
by Shane Gericke

The Osama bin Laden I Know
by Peter Bergen

Daughter of the Bride
by Francesca Segre

A Heckuva Job
by Calvin Trillin

My Year in Iraq
by L. Paul Bremer

The Doctor's Daughter
by Hilma Wolitzer

Reporting
by David Remnick

Sex and the Seasoned Woman
by Gail Sheehy

Seducing the Demon
by Erica Jong

Heat
by Bill Buford

The Finishing School
by Michele Martinez

Getting Open
by Tom Graham

The Caddie Who Knew Ben Hogan
by John Coyne

The Greater Generation
by Leonard Steinhorn

Game of Shadows
by Lance Williams

The Girl I Wanted to Be
by Sarah Grace McCandless

The Life All Around Me By Ellen Foster
by Kaye Gibbons

Dirty Blonde
by Lisa Scottoline

The Good Fight
by Peter Beinart

In Lucia's Eyes
by Arthur Japin

The Secret Supper
by Javier Sierra

The NPR Listener's Encyclopedia of Classical Music
by Ted Libbey

The Colony
by John Tayman

Sky Walking
by Thomas Jones

Boffo!
by Peter Bart

At Canaan's Edge
by Taylor Branch

The Battle for Peace
by Tony Zinni

Black Like You
by John Strausbaugh

President Reagan: The Triumph of Imagination
by Richard Reeves

Cobra II
by Michael Gordon

Killer Instinct
by Joseph Finder

The Dream Life of Sukhanov
by Olga Grushin

Like Sands Through the Hourglass
by Bill & Susan Seaforth Hayes

There Will Never Be Another You
by Carolyn See

Love Walked In
by Marisa de los Santos

Foxes in the Henhouse
by Steve Jarding

Francis Crick: Discoverer of the Genetic Code
by Matt Ridley

Sunstroke
by Jesse Kellerman

Honeymoon With My Brother
by Franz Wisner

Radical Innocent
by Anthony Arthur

Return to Wild America
by Scott Weidensaul

The Old Wine Shades
by Martha Grimes

Takedown
by Brad Thor

The Future of the Wild
by Jonathan Adams

The Night Watch
by Sarah Waters

Lost and Found
by Carolyn Parkhurst

American Vertigo
by Bernard-Henri Levy

Laura Bush
by Ronald Kessler

The Bystander
by Nick Bryant

Think!
by Michael LeGault

Secret Girl
by Molly Bruce Jacobs

After Dolly
by Ian Wilmut

Cosmopolitanism
by Kwame Anthony Appiah

Motherless Mothers
by Hope Edelman

The Baby Business
by Debora Spar

The Making of a Writer: Journals, 1961-1963
by Gail Godwin

The Big Oyster
by Mark Kurlansky

The Cold Moon
by Jeffery Deaver

Queen of the Underworld
by Gail Godwin

Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken Way
by Cal Ripken

After
by Marita Golden

Come Hell or High Water
by Michael Eric Dyson

Queen Bee Moms and Kingpin Dads
by Rosalind Wiseman

Stealing Democracy
by Spencer Overton

You'll Never Nanny in This Town Again
by Suzanne Hansen

The Happy Hooker
by Debbie Stoller

The Last Assassin
by Barry Eisler

The Ruins of California
by Martha Sherrill

Mason-Dixon Knitting
by Kay Gardiner

Blow the House Down
by Robert Baer

Got The Look
by James Grippando

Criss Cross
by Evie Rhodes

Spiraling Through the School of Life
by Diane Ladd

Frank McKinney's Maverick Approach to Real Estate Success
by Frank McKinney

An Ordinary Man
by Paul Rusesabagina

Oath Betrayed
by Steven Miles

The Sweet Potato Queens' Wedding Planner/Divorce Guide
by Jill Conner Browne

White Ghetto
by Star Parker

Guantanamo and the Abuse of Presidential Power
by Joseph Margulies

The Little Balloonist
by Linda Donn

The Tenth Circle
by Jodi Picoult

The Ruin of J. Robert Oppenheimer
by Priscilla McMillan

VoiceMale
by Neil Chethick

The Disposable American
by Louis Uchitelle

One Drop of Blood
by Thomas Holland

Crusader Nation
by David Traxel

The Messiah of Morris Avenue
by Tony Hendra

Raichlen on Ribs
by Steven Raichlen

Ironclad
by Paul Clancy

Don't Make A Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings
by Tyler Perry

The Essence of Style
by Joan DeJean

Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power
by Richard Carwardine

Let Every Nation Know
by Robert Dallek

In Defense of Hypocrisy
by Jeremy Lott

Lincoln's Wrath
by Jeffrey Manber

31 Days
by Barry Werth

10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD
by Stephanie Sarkis

The World to Come
by Dara Horn

Oh Danny Boy
by Rhys Bowen

Empire's Workshop
by Greg Grandin

Hershey
by Michael D'Antonio

The Last Witchfinder
by James Morrow

Danse Macabre
by Laurell K. Hamilton

Physical
by James McManus

The Evidence
by Austin Boyd

The Poe Shadow
by Matthew Pearl

Lighting the Way
by Karenna Gore Schiff

Challenger Park
by Stephen Harrigan

What They Want
by Omar Tyree

Supreme Chaos
by Charles Pickering

Cesar's Way
by Cesar Millan

The Worthy
by Will Clarke

The Wal-Mart Effect
by Charles Fishman

The Judgment of Paris
by Ross King

Londonstani
by Gautam Malkani

While They're at War
by Kristin Henderson

The First Scientific American
by Joyce Chaplin

The Senator and the Socialite
by Lawrence Otis Graham

Upon the Altar of the Nation
by Harry Stout

My Latest Grievance
by Elinor Lipman

Conservatives Without Conscience
by John Dean

Death Dance
by Linda Fairstein

Apex Hides the Hurt
by Colson Whitehead

Soul on Islam
by Ahmad Maceo Eldridge Cleaver

Stripped Bare
by LaDawn Black

Chasing Destiny
by Eric Jerome Dickey

No Good Deeds
by Laura Lippman

The Winds of Change
by Eugene Linden

The View From the Center of the Universe
by Joel Primack

Talk Talk
by T.C. Boyle

Smart and Simple Financial Strategies for Busy People
by Jane Bryant Quinn

Nine Months at Ground Zero
by Charles Vitchers

Secret Society Girl
by Diana Peterfreund

Money, A Memoir
by Liz Perle

Terror on the Internet
by Gabriel Weimann

Forgivin' Ain't Forgettin'
by Mata Elliott

The Ernesto "Che" Guevara School for Wayward Girls
by William Gavin

A Death in Belmont
by Sebastian Junger

Like Sheep Gone Astray
by Leslie J. Sherrod

Last Dance
by John Feinstein

This Book Will Save Your Life
by A.M. Homes

The Prisoner of Guantanamo
by Dan Fesperman

Striver's Row
by Kevin Baker

Open Target
by Clark Kent Ervin

The Price of Privilege
by Madeline Levine

The Sultan's Seal
by Jenny White

Man in the Shadows
by Efraim Halevy

Break No Bones
by Kathy Reichs

sex.lies.murder.fame.
by Lolita Files

A Twist of Lemmon
by Chris Lemmon

Simple Courage
by Frank Delaney

In the Company of the Courtesan
by Sarah Dunant

I Say a Little Prayer
by E. Lynn Harris

Alive on the Andrea Doria!
by Pierette Domenica Simpson

An Army of Davids
by Glenn Reynolds

A G-Man's Life
by John O'Connor

The Last Song of Dusk
by Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi

Size Matters
by Joel Miller

Shooting Star
by Tom Wicker

Peter and the Shadow Thieves
by Dave Barry

The Millionaire Maker
by Loral Langemeier

Growing Girls
by Jeanne Marie Laskas

Thy Kingdom Come
by Randall Balmer

Chasing America
by Dennis Watlington

The K Street Gang
by Matthew Continetti

The Second Perimeter
by Mike Lawson

Enrique's Journey
by Sonia Nazario

Stand For Something
by John Kasich

The Syringa Tree
by Pamela Gien

For Better or Hearse
by Laura Durham

Promise Me
by Harlan Coben

The Language of God
by Francis Collins

Podcasting for Dummies
by Tee Morris

The Tuesday Erotica Club
by Lisa Beth Kovetz

The Heartless Stone
by Tom Zoellner

Impostor
by Bruce Bartlett

The Stolen Child
by Keith Donohue

Take This Job and Ship It
by Byron Dorgan

Without You
by Anthony Rapp

A Writer's Life
by Gay Talese

To Dare And to Conquer
by Derek Leebaert

The Man on Whom Nothing Was Lost
by Molly Worthen

The Faithful Spy
by Alex Berenson

Divas of Damascus Road
by Michelle Stimpson

Generation Debt
by Anya Kamenetz

Chasing Ghosts
by Paul Rieckhoff

Model Student
by Robin Hazelwood

Not Buying It
by Judith Levine

Living With Type 2 Diabetes
by Gloria Loring

The Corporate Blogging Book
by Debbie Weil

In Search of Willie Morris
by Larry L. King

Hung Out to Die
by Sharon Short


You can turn on the TV at any hour now and find some "CSI" or another forensic show. I didn't want to focus on the nuts and bolts of how we do business. What I wanted to focus on was the story behind the stories.

- Thomas Holland
One Drop of Blood


Featuring 1,841 interviews with 1,590 authors, including:

"Love and Other Impossible Pursuits" by Ayelet Waldman

"Drive Me Crazy" by Eric Jerome Dickey

"Teacher Man" by Frank McCourt

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