They may have gained notoriety by capping Bin Laden, but SEAL Team Six ($15) was running black ops-style missions long before they became front page news. Written by former Team Six sniper Howard S. Wasdin, this 350-page memoir follows his journey through the ranks of the Navy to the SEALs, with intricate — and riveting — descriptions of life as one of the world's most feared assassins around every page.
Step aside, Martha Stewart. Eat Like A Man ($18) eschews the traditional woman-friendly cookbook for a testosterone-fueled collection of foods from some of America's best chefs, including Mario Batali, Daniel Boulud, David Chang, Michael Mina, Tom Colicchio, and John Besh — 75 recipes, to be exact, along with various food-related stories and useful kitchen pointers sure to awaken your inner Emeril.
It figures that you can't write a book about the boombox without including a bit of hip-hop history, and that's certainly the case with The Boombox Project ($17). Written by NY-based filmmaker and photog Lyle Owerko with a foreword by none other than Spike Lee, the 160-page Project mixes fine art portraits of vintage 'boxes with documentary photos and oral histories from some of hip-hop's biggest icons, it's a must have for any self-respecting coffee table owner.