Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty by Anderson Cooper and Katherine Howe. (Harper, $30.) The CNN anchor traces her family’s origins over nearly four centuries to tell the story of how her great-great-grandfather Cornelius Vanderbilt built vast shipping and railroad empires and how subsequent generations ruined them. Put it.
swimming in the deep end, by Patti Davis. (Livewright, $26.95.) Ronald Reagan’s daughter reveals her own revelations about the challenges of caring for her father and her life after his Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
My whole life: work, family and our future, By Indra Nooyi (Portfolio, $28.) The former PepsiCo CEO talks about her upbringing in India, studying at Yale, and the sacrifices she made along the way to running a Fortune 50 company.
things are against us, by Lucy Ellman. (Bibliosis, $24.95.) Ellman tackles the climate crisis, war, and feminism in this collection of 14 exploratory essays on the beauty industry, ecotourism, crime fiction, Donald Trump, and more.