In Praise of the Useless Life A Monk's Memoir

Monastic life and its counter-cultural wisdom come alive in the stories and lessons of Br. Paul Quenon, OCSO, during his more than five decades as a Trappist at the Abbey of...

Slightly Out of Focus

In 1942, a dashing young man who liked nothing so much as a heated game of poker, a good bottle of scotch, and the company of a pretty girl hopped a merchant ship to England. He...

Love At First Bite Tales From A Veterinary Life

Four legged Patients and Two Legged MastersIn this collection of stories from his life, Israeli veterinarian Dr. Yair Ben Ziony shares his fascinating experiences with animals...

The Biggest Prison on Earth A History of the Occupied Territories

From the author of the best-selling study of the 1948 War of Independence comes an incisive look at the Occupied Territories, picking up the story where The Ethnic Cleansing of...

The Calculus of Violence How Americans Fought the Civil War

At least three-quarters of a million lives were lost during the American Civil War. Given its seemingly indiscriminate mass destruction, this conflict is often thought of as the...

Second Lives, Second Chances A Surgeon's Stories of Transformation

Through his work in plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Donald Laub changed the lives of thousands of people who had been shunned by society. His influence fostered the...

The Queer Art of Failure

The Queer Art of Failure is about finding alternatives—to conventional understandings of success in a heteronormative, capitalist society; to academic disciplines that...

Among the Scientologists History, Theology, and Praxis

The Church of Scientology is one of the most recognizable American-born new religions, but perhaps the least understood. With academic and popular interest on the rise, many books...

Leading Matters Lessons from My Journey

In Leading Matters, current Chairman of Alphabet (Google's parent company), former President of Stanford University, and "Godfather of Silicon Valley," John L. Hennessy shares the...

Creating Sales Stars A Guide to Managing the Millennials on Your Team

Everyone knows about the business potential represented by the huge millennial age group. But how do you manage the next-generation millennial sales force required to reach this...

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