Jonathan Franzen The Comedy of Rage

Jonathan Franzen's work raises major questions about the possibilities of contemporary fiction: How does one appeal to a broad mass of mainstream readers, on the one hand, while...

This Vast Southern Empire Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policy

For proslavery leaders like John C. Calhoun and Jefferson Davis, the nineteenth-century world was torn between two hostile forces: a rising movement against bondage, and an...

Don't Let Your Kids Kill You A Guide for Parents of Drug and Alcohol Addicted Children

When kids turn to substance abuse, parents also become victims as they watch their children transform into irrational and antisocial individuals. This harrowing scenario finds...

Renegade Legion

2568 AD. As Major Arun McEwan readies the newly formed Human Legion to retake his home planet of Tranquility, loyalties are wafer-thin and morale low. Even his closest friends...

Grimweave

In the deepest, darkest jungles of Indochina, an ancient evil is waiting in a forgotten, primeval valley. It is patient, monstrous, and bloodthirsty. Perfectly adapted to its hot,...

Drop the Rock Removing Character Defects, Steps Six and Seven (2nd. ed.)

Resentment. Fear. Self-Pity. Intolerance. Anger. As Bill P. explains, these are the "rocks" that can sink recovery- or at the least, block further progress. Based on the...

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga A Practical Guide to Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit

The remarkable benefits of yoga, which include improved flexibility, balance, muscle tone, endurance, and vitality, only hint at the extraordinary power of this deeply spiritual...

West Point 1915 Eisenhower, Bradley, and the Class the Stars Fell On

West Point's Class of 1915 is the academy's most important in history.The cadets of the United States Military Academy, West Point, are intimately twined with the country's...

The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina

From 1754 to 1755, the slave ship Hare completed a journey from Newport, Rhode Island, to Sierra Leone and back to the United States-a journey that transformed more than seventy...

Political Animals How Our Stone-age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart Politics

Can a football game affect the outcome of an election? What about shark attacks? Or a drought? In a rational world the answer, of course, would be no. But as bestselling historian...

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