Living I Was Your Plague Martin Luther's World and Legacy

From the author of the acclaimed biography Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet, new perspectives on how Luther and others crafted his larger-than-life imageMartin Luther was a...

Christmas at the Mysterious Bookshop

Each year, for seventeen years, Mysterious Bookshop proprietor Otto Penzler commissioned an original Christmas story by a leading suspense writer. These stories were then produced...

Forever Prisoners How the United States Made the World's Largest Immigrant Detention System

Forever Prisoners offers the first broad history of immigrant detention in the United States. Elliott Young focuses on five stories, including Chinese detained off the coast of...

Story Movements How Documentaries Empower People and Inspire Social Change

Only a few years after the 2013 Sundance Film Festival premiere of Blackfish—an independent documentary film that critiqued the treatment of orcas in captivity—visits to...

A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son

How does a Mexican-American, the son of poor immigrants, leave his border home and move to the heart of gringo America? How does he adapt to the worlds of wealth, elite...

The Middle Way How Three Presidents Shaped America’s Role in the World

When thinking about America's role in the world, Dwight Eisenhower, George H. W. Bush, and Barack Obama may not seem to have a lot in common. But they do. While divided by...

Limelight Rush in the ’80s

Part two of the definitive biography of the rock 'n' roll kings of the North—covering Rush's most iconic and popular albums, Moving Pictures and Power WindowsIn the follow-up to...

Wig, The Bitch & The Meltdown, The

The Wig, The Bitch & The Meltdown is a satirical look behind the scenes of Model Muse, a fictional reality model competition show and global phenomenon. Seen through the eyes of...

Levon From Down in the Delta to the Birth of The Band and Beyond

A dazzling, epic biography of Levon Helm—the beloved, legendary drummer and singer of the Band.He sang the anthems of a generation: "The Weight," "Up on Cripple Creek," and...

We the Possibility Harnessing Public Entrepreneurship to Solve Our Most Urgent Problems

During his years as a public official, Mitchell Weiss was told that government can't do new things or solve tough challenges—it's too big and slow and bureaucratic. Sadly, this...

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