Why?: What Makes Us Curious

Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio investigates perhaps the most human of all our characteristics—curiosity—in this “lively, expert, and definitely not...

Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors From Augustus To Constantine

Bestselling classical historian Barry Strauss delivers “an exceptionally accessible history of the Roman Empire…much of Ten Caesars reads like a script for Game of...

The Winner's Curse: Paradoxes And Anomalies Of Economic Life

Winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences Richard Thaler challenges the received economic wisdom by revealing many of the paradoxes that abound even in the most...

Sailor And Fiddler: Reflections Of A 100-year-old Author

“Wouk's tone is generous and warm, crediting always his happy marriage to an extraordinary woman, offering sympathy and his ‘grandfatherly blessing’ to young...

A Self-made Man: The Political Life Of Abraham Lincoln, 1809 – 1849

The first in a sweeping, multi-volume history of Abraham Lincoln—from his obscure beginnings to his presidency, death, and the overthrow of his post-Civil War plan of...

Pegasus Bridge

In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, a small detachment of British airborne troops stormed the German defense forces and paved the way for the Allied invasion of Europe....

Cannabis For Chronic Pain: A Proven Prescription For Using Marijuana To Relieve Your Pain And Heal Your Life

The first authoritative and comprehensive guide for treating chronic pain with medical marijuana from a holistic family physician who has treated more than six thousand chronic...

Bowling Alone: The Collapse And Revival Of American Community

Once we bowled in leagues, usually after work—but no longer. This seemingly small phenomenon symbolizes a significant social change that Robert Putnam has identified in this...

The Marshall Plan: Dawn Of The Cold War

Winner of the 2019 New-York Historical Society Barbara and David Zalaznick Book Prize in American History Winner of the 2018 American Academy of Diplomacy Douglas Dillon Award...

Standoff

Bill Schneider, former CNN senior political analyst, takes us inside the voting booth in “a detailed examination of recent presidential elections studded with sharp...

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