Marvel Comics

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...

Brigham Young Pioneer Prophet

Brigham Young was a rough-hewn craftsman from New York whose impoverished and obscure life was electrified by the Mormon faith. He trudged around the United States and England to...

A Needle in the Right Hand of God The Norman Conquest of 1066 and the Making and Meaning of the Bayeux Tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry is the world's most famous textile-an exquisite 230-foot-long embroidered panorama depicting the events surrounding the Norman Conquest of 1066. It is also one...

Da Vinci's Ghost Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the World in His Own Image

Everybody knows the picture: a man, meticulously rendered by Leonardo da Vinci, standing with arms and legs outstretched in a circle and a square. Deployed today to celebrate...

The Big Thirst The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water

The water coming out of your tap is four billion years old and might have been slurped by a Tyrannosaurus Rex. We will always have exactly as much water on Earth as we have ever...

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...

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...

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