The biracial daughter of an American father and a Thai-Chinese mother, Sen. Duckworth faced discrimination, poverty, and the horrors of war—all before the age of 16. She joined the Army as one of a few female helicopter pilots at the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom, serving eight months before an attack that nearly took her life. From childhood to public service to motherhood, Every Day is a Gift shares the amazingly resilient stories from an incomparable life.
In her debut cookbook, The Pepper Thai Cookbook: Family Recipes From Everyone’s Favorite Thai Mom, Pepper offers 80 stir-fried, saucy, sweet and tangy Thai-style recipes including fried chicken larb, pad Thai brussels sprouts, lemongrass chicken, and the scalloped potatoes. She also shares stories from her life, from the early days of adjusting to living in the U.S. to what it’s like to live with America’s favorite food family.
In her highly anticipated debut cookbook, Cook This Book, the food editor and recipe developer delivers a new kind of foundational cookbook that will equip readers with the tools to become better, more efficient cooks with clear and uncomplicated recipes designed to teach.
In Man Enough: Undefining My Masculinity, the actor and director digs deep within himself and the scripts he’s learned since childhood to tackle difficult topics including strength and vulnerability, relationships and marriage, body image, sex and sexuality, racial justice, gender equality, and fatherhood.
In The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, A Temptation, and The Longest Night of the Second World War, the five-time New York Times bestselling author delves deep into questions of how technology and best intentions collide in the heat of war.