As fascinating as it is, we tend to take our solar system for granted. After all, from our puny human perspective, the local astronomical real estate doesn’t change much.
Cockroaches will endure after the final mushroom cloud disappears; similarly, the financial industrial complex—the economists, traders, bankers, regulators, and journalists—will continue to try to
After an economic meltdown, a decade of war in the Middle East, and an Old Testament geyser in the gulf, we face a fork in the road of our national journey: Are our institutions—be they government,
This begins as an excellent biography of a woman who might have remained unknown but for a miracle of medicine.
“Maybe he realized . . . the utter aloneness of the fighter—despite the hangers-on, the crowds, the adulation, it was a pitiless profession.”
Emmis Books, 2006
Reading a book about the art of writing by horror master Stephen King is like sitting down with your favorite uncle to talk about how to fix cars.
The latest edition of the Legal Guide for the Visual Artist is more than just the fifth edition of the venerable tome; it is also the fifth edition of the book that author Tad Crawford fir
Heart of the Game, by S. L.
In Big Girls Don’t Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women, Rebecca Traister follows key women involved in the 2008 Presidential election, to tell the story “about the country
A sequel to Dewey: The Small Town Library Cat Who Touched the World, this book is reminiscent of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Ms. Myron and Mr.
“Fenway Park, in Boston, is a little lyric bandbox of a ballpark,” begins the tale of Red Sox slugger Ted Williams’ final at bat on September 28, 1960, at the oldest major league baseball stadium c
“I have always preferred,” wrote the French 19th century author Anatole France, “the folly of passion to the wisdom of indifference.”
Cowboy Conservatism is an illuminating history of modern conservatism in the state of Texas—a conservatism that spread throughout the United States, but that began with a bullet that took
BlueBridge Books, November 2009
In 1990 Wall Street Journal reporters Bryan Burrough and John Helyar wrote Barbarians at the Gate, the account of the leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco.
Welcome to Redneck economics and philosophy. If Mr. and Ms.
Americans viewing those old and trite film shots of people lounging around languidly in opium dens, powerless to escape from their drugged reveries, used to feel scorn for those addicts.
The Icarus Syndrome uses the Greek myth of Icarus to illustrate American foreign policy shortcomings following World War I, Vietnam, and Iraq.
Take a quick skim through Supper for a Song, and your first thought may be, “Wow, songs sure must cost more in Britain.” This book will pull readers in with its attractive layout and photo
It’s hard to believe that the gorgeous creature on the cover of this book is 69 years old.
Andrew Ross Sorkin’s Too Big to Fail left a clear impression that Sorkin has to a great extent merely repeated the words of some of the government and business titans who played major role
Keep Your Wives Away from Them is a must-have addition to any feminist scholar of religion’s bookshelf.
Emilio Pucci is not only a limited edition book, but also a comprehensive study of one of the world’s greatest, yet under-appreciated, international designers of the 20th century.
In Mary Tudor: Princess, Bastard, Queen, Anna Whitelock sets out to offer a picture of English first Queen Regnant as something other than the “weak-willed failure as so often rendered by tradition