This well-written book affords the reader an unobstructed view of the inner workings of the clumsy governmental machine named the FBI.
Some books are speedy reads. A few stolen hours here or there and then it is finished, more often than not to be forgotten before the end of one’s next read.
It’s hard to believe that the gorgeous creature on the cover of this book is 69 years old.
Steve Heller is an astute cultural observer and historian. He sees and hears the icons of culture and uses a flowing narrative style to pin them down for the rest of us to examine.
“Cancel my subscription to the resurrection/Send my credentials to the house of detention/I got some friends inside.”—The Doors (“When the Music’s Over”)
In his Holocaust memoir, My Three Lives, Phillip Markowicz bears witness to the countless innocent lives whose flames were extinguished for their “racial impurity,” as defined by Nazi laws
“Every writer is alone . . .”
“The fact is that nearly everyone would be better off with a trust than with a will.
A month before he left this life in 1989 at the age of 101, yoga master Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya told author A. G. Mohan what is most important in life: “Arogya. Ayus.
Crown Publishers, November 2009
Get out of here! You’ve got to be kidding—vodka, Jell-O, and chocolate chips? No, she’s not joking, though Lisa Lillien does interlace this small paperback with a touch of whimsy and humor.
The title of this riveting book comes from Robert Johnson’s blues song, “Hellhound on My Trail,” which is about being pursued by fate, by the law, and ultimately, death.
Author Rus Bradburd loves the English language.
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.
The rich may be different from you and me, but that doesn’t mean they are any more interesting.
Story vignettes are like hors d’oeuvres. They pique your interest, but they’re not very filling.
“The darker the night the bolder the lion.” —Theodore Roosevelt
The History Press, November 2009
Many things come to mind at the mention of Gianni Versace—over-the-top glamour; his sister, Donatella; sexiness; and his untimely death—but Deborah Ball has given us deep background into much more
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.
"There were times . . . when Kelly felt desperate, confused and shattered. But she also felt embraced and loved. And that sustained her.”
This autobiography is subtitled “the extraordinary career of a luxury retailing pioneer,” but there is a question which arises, and that is: “If you are a builder of shopping centers” does that qua
“Yugoslavia should be proud of this small car. Everyone will betalking about it in the United States.” —Malcolm Bricklin
In 1984, one of the more unlikely lecture duos toured the country from one college auditorium to the next.
It’s doubtful that anyone would wish to take the position that a modern American prison is the perfect example of a rehabilitative environment.