This novel is a real-time, disturbing blitzkreig. It is also an important, exhausting, and challenging book about our army during today’s conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
While it is true that you can’t judge a book by its cover, it is also true that titles can be equally misleading.
Under the command of General Joe Johnston, the Army of Tennessee blocked Union General Sherman’s invasion of Georgia and his move toward Atlanta.
One of the most accurate and inaccurate criticisms leveled at the romance genre is that they are all the same.
H. Donald Winkler has researched the lives of nineteen daring women who changed the outcome of Civil War battles.
Ecklund sent surveys, each containing $15, to professors and researchers of the natural and social sciences at various elite higher-education institutions across the United States.
Those who follow the world of religion are aware of the Episcopalian “Protestant yet Catholic” dichotomy and the growing rift between its liberal and conservative parishioners.
Here's the situation: Small groups of poor Muslims from a fractured and ill-governed country sail into international waters to attack ships flying under many flags, staffed by dozens of nationaliti
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.
My Child Has Autism: What Parents Need to Know attempts to sum up in a single volume answers to the myriad questions that parents with an autistic child might have.
(Alfred A. Knopf Publishers, September 14, 2010
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
Though the subtitle is bit tongue in cheek, this book is practical, imaginative, and encouraging.
In this first new collection of essays in five years, poet, fiction writer, essayist, and Kentucky farmer Wendell Berry delivers a basketful of ripe fruit, like the symbolic red raspberries on the
"To err is human,” we are informed by the authors of How They Blew It: The CEOs and Entrepreneurs Behind Some of the World’s Most Catastrophic Business Failures.
The cliché is that we live in an age of celebrity—where even our current president is revered more for the role each of us projects on him (Avatar of racial progress? Pioneer of multiculturalism?
Sara Rose begins her story For All the Tea in China, this way: “There was a time when maps of the world were redrawn in the name of plants, when two empires, Britain and China, went to war
The “recovered alcoholic fighting to stay sober” tale is not new territory, so Burroughs isn’t sharing something new with his readers.
What is it like to get shot in combat, to feel your life draining away and know there is nothing you can do to help yourself?
“This shouldn’t be a book,” declares Stan Slap, 13 pages into Bury My Heart in Conference Room B: The Unbeatable Impact of Truly Committed Managers, “it should be a pamphlet.”
This book is exactly what you hope it is, which is plenty.
“Mr. President, it is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope.
Without a Word: How a Boy’s Unspoken Love Changed Everything, tells the story of the life of Hunter Kelly, a boy born with a fatal genetic disease called Krabbe Leukodystrophy.
Bill Kirk’s non-fiction children’s book deals with how the heart works by educating youngsters about the human body.
If there’s one thing that doesn’t quite compute, it’s reading about the nation’s dysfunctional economy while one of the greatest business resources of our time–the Internet–is changing the nature o