The Network The Battle for the Airwaves and the Birth of the Communications Age

The astonishing story of America's airwaves, the two friends-one a media mogul, the other a famous inventor-who made them available to us, and the government which figured out how...

Marvel Comics The Untold Story

An unvarnished, unauthorized, behind-the-scenes account of one of the most dominant pop cultural forces in contemporary America.Operating out of a tiny office on Madison Avenue in...

Bomb Power The Modern Presidency and the National Security State

In Bomb Power, Garry Wills reveals how the atomic bomb transformed our nation down to its deepest constitutional roots-by dramatically increasing the power of the modern...

Lucia A Venetian Life in the Age of Napoleon

In 1787, Lucia, the beautiful sixteen-year-old daughter of a prominent Venetian statesman, is married off to Alvise Mocenigo, scion of one of the most powerful Venetian families....

Funny Man Mel Brooks

A deeply textured and compelling biography of comedy giant Mel Brooks, covering his rags-to-riches life and triumphant career in television, films, and theater, from Patrick...

iDisorder Understanding Our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming Its Hold on Us

iDisorder: changes to your brain's ability to process information and your ability to relate to the world due to your daily use of media and technology, resulting in signs and...

The Art of Manliness---Manvotionals Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues

For centuries, being a man meant living a life of virtue and excellence. But then, through time, the art of manliness was lost.Now, after decades of excess and aimless drift, men...

The Emperor of All Maladies

A comprehensive history of cancer – one of the greatest enemies of medical progress – and an insight into its effects and potential cures, by a leading expert on the...

The Man Who Made Lists Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget's Thesaurus

Peter Mark Roget-polymath, eccentric, and synonym aficionado-was a complicated man. He was an eminent scholar who absorbed himself in his work, yet he also possessed an allure...

The Great Rescue American Heroes, an Iconic Ship, and the Race to Save Europe in WWI

Published in commemoration of the centennial of America's entry into World War I, the story of the USS Leviathan, the legendary liner turned warship that ferried U.S. soldiers to...

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