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Detroit: An American Autopsy

by Charlie LeDuff

An explosive exposé of America’s lost prosperity—from Pulitzer Prize­–winning journalist Charlie LeDuff

 

Back in his broken hometown, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff searches the ruins...


At My Mother's Knee...

by Paul O'Grady

Paul O'Grady is one of Britain's very best loved entertainers. He is known and adored by millions, whether as the creator of the acid-tongued Blonde Bombsite, Lily Savage, or the presenter of the fantastically...


In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect

by Ronald Kessler

Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, that elite corps of agents who pledge to take a bullet to protect the president and his family. After conducting...


The Hunt for Zero Point: Inside the Classified World of Antigravity Technology

by Nick Cook

This riveting work of investigative reporting and history exposes classified government projects to build gravity-defying aircraft--which have an uncanny resemblance to flying saucers.

The atomic bomb was not...


Tiivistelma

by John Halsted & Paul McDaid

When searching for a suitable title that would best describe a compendium of Viking myths and legends compiled especially for storytellers, it was no easy task choosing a single word that would encompass the...


Nickel and Dimed

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 2001

by Barbara Ehrenreich

Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity.

Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages....


Mind Hacks: Tips & Tricks for Using Your Brain

by Tom Stafford & Matt Webb

The brain is a fearsomely complex information-processing environment--one that often eludes our ability to understand it. At any given time, the brain is collecting, filtering, and analyzing information and,...


The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason

by Sam Harris

"The End of Faith articulates the dangers and absurdities of organized religion so fiercely and so fearlessly that I felt relieved as I read it, vindicated....Harris writes what a sizable number of us think,...


Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing

National Book Critics Circle Award for General Non-fiction 2000

by Ted Conover

Acclaimed journalist Ted Conover sets a new standard for bold, in-depth reporting in this first-hand account of life inside the penal system.

When Conover’s request to shadow a recruit at the New York State...


The Communist Manifesto

by Friedrich Engels, Karl Marx & Vladimir Pozner

"A spectre is haunting Europe - the spectre of Communism." So begins one of history's most important documents, a work of such magnitude that it has forever changed not only the scope of world politics, but...


Letters to Penthouse VI: Feel the Heat

by Penthouse International

In letters to Penthouse magazine the nation's hottest forum of contemporary sexual issues are covered--or uncovered. Here, as told in their own uninhibited words, is the state of the union between men and women...


Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy

by Christopher Hayes

A powerful and original argument that traces the roots of our present crisis of authority to an unlikely source: the meritocracy.

 

   Over the past decade, Americans watched in bafflement and rage as one...


Economic Rights of Women in Ancient Greece

by David M. Schaps

A survey of women's economic rights in ancient Greece, outside of the household economy and concerning their relationship to real property and possessions. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities...


Ace The Technical Pilot Interview 2/E

by Gary Bristow

Get your career off the ground with this updated guide to acing the technical pilot interview!

Written by an experienced airline pilot, Ace the Technical Pilot Interview, Second Edition is filled with more than...


Why You're Not Married . . . Yet: The Straight Talk You Need to Get the Relationship You Deserve

by Tracy McMillan

This paperback edition includes an exclusive conversation between Bill and Giuliana Rancic, hosts of NBC’s Ready for Love, and Tracy McMillan, one of its expert matchmakers. This new relationship show features...


Trickle Down Tyranny: Crushing Obama's Dream of the Socialist States of America

by Michael Savage

“A blazing flamethrower of truth, Michael Savage pulls no punches and goes right for the jugular with facts, not vacuous hyperbole.”

—Ted Nugent, Washington Times

Michael Savage, the mega-popular radio host...


Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

by Daron Acemoglu & James Robinson

Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness,...


Creative Questions about Abortion

by Kim Michaels

The purpose of this book is to raise a series of questions that go beyond the paradigms of both mainstream Christianity and materialistic science. In doing so, the book suggests an entirely new - non-confrontational...


The Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution

by Thomas Paine

Written in a fit of pique brought about by Edmund Burke's blistering attack of the French Revolution, Paine's The Rights of Man has come to be regarded as one of the most important works in the realm of Western...


The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story

by Richard Preston

“The bard of biological weapons captures

the drama of the front lines.”

-Richard Danzig, former secretary of the navy

The first major bioterror event in the United States-the anthrax attacks in October 2001-was...