New Door Books Catalog

By New Door Books

By New Door Books

Busara Road

David Hallock Sanders


A tale of adventure and discovery in newly independent Kenya as an American Quaker boy comes of age in a troubled nation coming of age itself.

Everything Is Borrowed

Nathaniel Popkin


A meditation on cruelty and regret, a dreamlike tour of a city through time, and an evocative portrait of radical Jewish life of another age.

The Speed of Clouds

Miriam Seidel


A deep dive into fandom at the turn of the millennium, and the poignant story of one fan’s evolution toward her own new way of living on Earth.

Mr. Boardwalk

Louis Greenstein


Carousel music. The scent of Belgian waffles in the cool night air. A clanking roller coaster, riders screaming in free fall. Freak shows and bellowing barkers. The poignant tale of a young man coming of age in Atlantic City, in the days before the casinos.

The Shame of What We Are

Sam Gridley


A young man's fragmentary experience in a family always on the move—from one temporary home to another, from East Coast to West, always seeking the elusive American dream.

Hanah's Paradise

Ligia Rave


A moving chronicle of a Jewish family from medieval times, through the Holocaust, to the present.

Homing: A Memoir

Mark Lyons


In this heart-twisting memoir, a teen boy is the object of his mother’s deep sexual urges. Does it cross the line into abuse? Is he responsible for her frequent retreats to mental hospitals? Can he ever forgive her? The son needs most of a lifetime to unravel, then free himself from, the mysteries of her demise.

To Reach the Spring: From Complicity to Consciousness in the Age of Eco-Crisis

Nathaniel Popkin

$15.95 $14.67

In the shadow of an escalating eco-crisis—a looming catastrophe that will dwarf the fallout from COVID-19—how can we explain our society’s failure to act? What will we tell future generations? Are we paralyzed because the problem is so vast in scope, or are there deeper reasons for the widespread passivity? Nathaniel Popkin explores the moral, social, and psychological dimensions of the crisis, outlining a path to a future spring.