Books published by Beyond Words

Be Nobody

Beyond Words Publishing Company | June 3, 2014 | 288 pages
This follow-up to A Spiritual Renegade’s Guide to the Good Life calls for the biggest revolution of all: the overthrow of our obsessive quest to be somebody. Like boardwalk tourists poking their faces through two-dimensional cutouts of the muscle man and bathing beauty, we are all desperately... More Info

The Map of Time

Beyond Words/Atria Books | June 5, 2012 | 656 pages
A skeptical H. G. Wells investigates time-travel mysteries including an aristocrat's love affair with a murdered prostitute from the past, a Victorian woman's escape to the future, and a plot to murder celebrated authors to steal their written works.  More Info

Better Than a Lemonade Stand!

Beyond Words Publishing Company | May 1, 2012 | 224 pages
A revised edition of a guide for young entrepreneurs, originally written when the author was 15 years old, is filled with dozens of delightfully simple and creative ideas for how children can start a business with little or no start-up costs, attract and retain customers, develop negotiating skills... More Info

The Dark Side of Innocence

Beyond Words/Atria Books | March 13, 2012 | 288 pages
From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Manic: A Memoir" comes a gripping and eloquent account of the awakening and unfolding of Cheney's bipolar disorder.  More Info

The French Women Don't Get Fat Cookbook

Beyond Words/Atria Books | September 13, 2011 | 304 pages
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of French Women Don’t Get Fat offers a long-awaited collection of delicious, healthy recipes and advice on eating well without gaining weight. With French Women Don’t Get Fat, Mireille Guiliano wrote the ultimate non–diet book on how to enjoy food and... More Info

Guest of Honor

Beyond Words/Atria Books | May 8, 2012 | 320 pages
In this revealing social history, one remarkable White House dinner becomes a lens through which to examine race, politics, and the lives and legacies of two of America's most iconic figures.  More Info


Beyond Words/Atria Books | June 19, 2012 | 432 pages
From the editor of the "New York Times" bestselling essay anthology "The Bitch in the House" and the novel "Sweet Ruin" comes a compelling domestic drama about a woman who must hold her family together after her husband disappears.It is every woman's nightmare--or fondest dream. Her husband leaves... More Info

4 Ingredients Gluten-Free

Beyond Words/Atria Books | March 20, 2012 | 304 pages
"The internationally bestselling authors of 4 Ingredients return with hundreds of delicious, money-saving, and time-saving recipes using four or fewer ingredients--and all gluten-free!"--  More Info

No One Has to Die Alone

Beyond Words/Atria Books | April 10, 2012 | 272 pages
A compassionate reference for terminally ill patients and their caregivers outlines accessible insights and practical tools for providing and receiving care and offers additional advice for the grieving process and supporting children. Original. 25,000 first printing.  More Info

Sacred Stories

Beyond Words Publishing Company | March 6, 2012 | 192 pages
A volume created to provide children with an accessible, respectful introduction to world religions combines easy-to-understand descriptions with aesthetic spot illustrations and retellings of traditional tales from faiths including Buddhism, Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Simultaneous.  More Info

A Spiritual Renegade's Guide to the Good Life

Beyond Words/Atria Books | June 5, 2012 | 320 pages
A lighthearted and unabashed manifest for creating and sustaining happiness in today's highly stressed, consumer-based world shares recommendations for readers from all backgrounds, providing action plans for specific changes while offering accompanying Microsoft tags for bonus video material.... More Info

E Is for Environment

Beyond Words/Atria Books | July 19, 2011 | 128 pages
Twenty-six short stories help to teach the importance of the environment and what children can do to help the Earth.  More Info

Unbearable Lightness

Beyond Words/Atria Books | July 5, 2011 | 320 pages
The wife of Ellen DeGeneres and actress best known for her roles in Ally McBeal and Arrested Development provides a searing account of the years she spent secretly suffering from anorexia and bulimia, and trying to hide her sexuality, all under the glare of Hollywood's bright lights. Reprint.  More Info

In Her Power

Beyond Words/Atria Books | February 7, 2012 | 208 pages
Profiling nine common self-sabotaging habits that hold back today's women, a reference by an Emmy Award-winning public television host shares proven exercises that address areas ranging from empowerment and creativity to intimacy and work-life balance. By the author of Smart Women Take Risks.... More Info