“I have become an adjective.”—Karl Rove
“The byproduct of suffering, if you’re lucky, is appreciation. . . .My windfall has always been a sweet tooth, the gold watch thatdeflected the bullet aimed straight at my heart.”
Those of us who grew up in the age of early television sometimes wonder whatever happened to this or that character.
It’s simple: stretching is essential for well being. Understanding that thought is easy. Regularly stretching, however, can be a challenge; and this book is here to help.
Stefan Klein has written such a beautiful book that the reader can easily remain unaware that the original language was German.
The world of popular science writing is a fiercely competitive one, and its inhabitants attempt to ensure their own survival by choosing an audience (technically educated or not?
Long Before Food Network personalities Rachael Ray and Sandra Lee showed us how to turn out worthy meals in record time, there was Peg Bracken, an over-stressed working mother who unapologetically
Serious marketers work from data.
What makes Loose Girl moving is the sheer amount of tragic honesty Cohen puts on the pages.
How to Master Your Muck by Kathi Burns hits everything on the checklist for a well-designed book. A “how-to” title? Check.
Nat Geo Amazing! is an awe-inspiring collection of human culture, animal oddities, and true tales of wonder.
The Artificial Ape is a book with a plausible idea, but that is all it has.
“I have always preferred,” wrote the French 19th century author Anatole France, “the folly of passion to the wisdom of indifference.”
The United States is one of the most religious “first world” nations.
There are many ways to define “kosher.” The Hebrew root of the word simply means fit—food that is fitting for Jews to eat.
Academy Award-winner Angelina Jolie is one of the most intriguing actresses of this generation—an adoptive parent, UN ambassador, and partner to one of Hollywood’s biggest heartthrobs.
It's not often we get to hear the story from the victim of a serial killer as we do in this sensitively written account of Sanford Clark, the nephew of serial killer Gordon Stewart Northcott.
Editor of New Left Review, London-based Ali criticizes Barack Obama’s obedience to the same corporate and military powers that controlled previous American administrations.
Rick Hodes grew up on Long Island. There was nothing in his background to suggest that he would become a doctor who devoted his life to some of the sickest and poorest souls on our planet.
Experienced journalist Fran Hawthorne creates an absolutely relatable, if not always easily readable, book.
Not every programmer may be a scientific programmer, but all programmers will at some point have to deal with correctness, efficiency, and requirements changes, and some may have to deal with float
(Bantam Dell, May 2009) In the nature vs. nurture argument, Daniel Coyle comes down firmly on the side of nurture, and makes a compelling case. Mr.
Jaron Lanier, an early developer of Virtual Reality, presents his manifesto, his state-of-the-union address of the cultural impact of the Internet and the Web. He has been prescient in the past.
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.
Jason Siff advises “what to do when the instructions get in the way.” That is, for both beginning and experienced meditation students, he encourages practitioners to relax.