The Gambler How Penniless Dropout Kirk Kerkorian Became the Greatest Deal Maker in Capitalist History

The rags-to-riches story of one of America's wealthiest and least-known financial giants, self-made billionaire Kirk Kerkorian—the daring aviator, movie mogul, risk-taker,...

The Power of Half

When fourteen-year-old Hannah Salwen saw a homeless man at the same instant she spotted a man driving a glistening Mercedes, she said, "Dad, if that man had a less nice car, that...

Loving Like You Mean It: Use The Power Of Emotional Mindfulness To Transform Relationships

No matter how hard we try, many of us struggle to make love work with our partners. The problem, as clinical psychologist Dr. Ron Frederick explains, is that our brains are...

Secret Weapons of World War II

Here are the extraordinary tales behind the ingenious weapons and technological wizardry that determined the outcome of the war. From radar, huff-duff (high-frequency direction...

The Adventurer's Son A Memoir

In the tradition of Into the Wild comes an instant classic of outdoor literature, a riveting work of uncommon depth. I'm planning on doing 4 days in the jungle. . . .  It should...

The Crowded Hour: Theodore Roosevelt, The Rough Riders, And The Dawn Of The American Century

The dramatic story of the most famous regiment in American history: the Rough Riders, a motley group of soldiers led by Theodore Roosevelt, whose daring exploits marked the...

The Liberation Of Paris: How Eisenhower, De Gaulle, And Von Choltitz Saved The City Of Light

Prize-winning and bestselling historian Jean Edward Smith tells the “rousing” (Jay Winik, author of 1944) story of the liberation of Paris during World War II—a...

Weather 101: From Doppler Radar And Long-range Forecasts To The Polar Vortex And Climate Change, Everything You Need To Know About The Study Of Weather

Learn the science behind weather and weather prediction in this clear and straightforward new guide.Weather is everywhere, and while it’s typically not thought about most of...

America: The Farewell Tour

Chris Hedges’s profound and provocative examination of America in crisis is “an exceedingly…provocative book, certain to arouse controversy, but offering a...

The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson And The World He Made

Acclaimed author Patricia O’Toole’s “superb” (The New York Times) account of Woodrow Wilson, one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial...

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