It’s not unusual for scholars to come up with approximately the same idea at about the same time.
Veteran author Bill Bryson delights in skewering the arrogant rich in England and the United States, particularly the folks who lived in the 19th and early 20th centuries in this quirky survey book
The revised and updated edition of The Forest for the Trees revisits the writer’s 2000 book that details the publishing process not just from the view of a published author, nor a book edi
The striped ticking pillow that Nonna Lisowskaja carried around her waist as a child caught in the crossfire of World War II becomes an historical treasure revealed only after her death with the he
Part biography, part multimedia art smorgasbord, John’s Secret Dreams: The Life of John Lennon is more than just a nonfiction picture book: It’s a work of art itself.
Despite some writers’ claims that baseball is declining in popularity, its hold on American fans has never been more secure.
Shing-Tung Yau is a winner of the prestigious Fields Medal in math (those who are not mathematicians may have seen the movie Good Will Hunting).
Little is done to untangle the lives of the young Romantic poets and their inner circles in Daisy Hay’s rambling, unfocused 364-page perambulation that reads more like a doctoral thesis (with almo
If a business owner is trying to figure out how to use the Internet for growing his or her business and obtaining more clients, Peggy McColl has the prescription in this book.
“You are only as good as your last season” is an adage most often applied within the boundaries of the fashion world, but no one has ever addressed what happens when the influence of one designer c
Long before the BP oil spill swept its noxious curtain over the Gulf of Mexico, a less-publicized manmade environmental disaster lurked beneath its waters.
Music, music everywhere. But is anyone making any money?
If you’re a horror enthusiast and have often wondered what makes horror so popular and what compels people to watch it or read it in spite of the fear it creates, then you’ll enjoy this collection
It is with regret that we have removed this review due to the many questions raised bout the veracity of the book.
This begins as an excellent biography of a woman who might have remained unknown but for a miracle of medicine.
At first glance this book appears to be intended only for writers. However, its message transcends writing and applies to almost any endeavor.
“For two years, Mom, Dad, and millions like them loved their country enough to change it.”
Jossey-Bass has produced a wide variety of fine educational publications, and Teach Like a Champion is another quality resource for educators.
Sane: Mental Illness, Addiction, and the 12 Steps finds author Marya Hornbacher recounting her own recovery trials trying to get and stay sober.
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.
Emmanuel Carrère occasionally reaches Dostoyevskian heights of anguish in this memoir.
“I am only human, although I regret it.”—Mark Twain