VANDERBILT: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty, by Anderson Cooper and Katherine Howe. (Harper, $30.) The CNN anchor traces his family origins over nearly four centuries to tell the story of how his great-great-great-grandfather Cornelius Vanderbilt built vast shipping and railroad empires and how subsequent generations squandered them.
FLOATING IN THE DEEP END, by Patti Davis. (Liveright, $26.95.) The daughter of Ronald Reagan reveals the challenges of caring for her father and her revelations about his life after his Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
MY LIFE IN FULL: Work, Family, and Our Future, by Indra Nooyi. (Portfolio, $28.) The former PepsiCo chief executive opens up about her upbringing in India, studying at Yale and the sacrifices she made on the way to running a Fortune 50 company.
THINGS ARE AGAINST US, by Lucy Ellmann. (Biblioasis, $24.95.) Ellmann tackles the climate crisis, war and feminism in this collection of 14 searing essays on the beauty industry, ecotourism, crime fiction, Donald Trump and more.