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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

  • When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10,1996, he hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain-altering effects of oxygen depletion. As he turned to begin the perilous descent from 29,028 feet (roughly the cruising altitude of an Airbus jetliner), twenty other climbers were still pushing...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 1998
  • In this landmark work of history and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Joseph J. Ellis explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals?Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison?confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation. The United States was more a fragile hope...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2003
  • An exploration of man's quest for psychological security and spiritual certainty in religion and philosophy. From the Trade Paperback edition.

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • "Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway in 1959. Indeed Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama about the hopes and aspirations of a struggling, working-class family living on...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY New York Times ? Christian Science Monitor ? NPR ? Seattle Times ? St. Louis Dispatch National Book Critics Circle Finalist -- American Library Association Notable Book A thrilling and revelatory narrative of one of the most epic and consequential periods in 20th century history ? the Arab Revolt...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2013
  • A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement. At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, the book is an intensely personal and provocative...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2013
  • MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE FIFTY SHADES OF GREY IS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE When unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably. Shocked, intrigued, and, ultimately, repelled by Christian?s...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2012
  • See the world of Fifty Shades of Grey anew through the eyes of Christian Grey. In Christian's own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and dreams, E L James offers a fresh perspective on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the world. Christian Grey exercises control in all things; his world is neat, disciplined,...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2015
  • From the author of† A Gathering of Old Men ¬†and¬† The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman ¬†comes a deep and compassionate novel, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. A young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to teach visits a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting.¬†...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2004
  • In The Devil in the White City,¬† the smoke, romance, and mystery of the Gilded Age come alive as never before. Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America?s rush toward the twentieth century. The architect was Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair?s brilliant director...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2004