Draws on previously untapped firsthand testimonies and recovered court transcripts to present a scholarly account of the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till and its role in launching the civil rights movement.
An account of the Nazis' systematic pillaging of Europe's libraries, and the heroic efforts of librarians working today to return the books to their owners, explores how stolen books were used as part of a campaign to rewrite history in accordance with Third Reich views.
The New York Times best-selling author of Sapiens examines the civilized world's phenomenal achievements in the areas of famine, disease and war while making provocative predictions about the evolutionary goals of the 21st century.
A guide to the Danish philosophy of well-being shares advice and ideas for taking healthy breaks, living in the moment, creating positive atmospheres, building relationships and finding the richness of life in everyday small comforts.
Based on new research about the dramatic benefits of vibrant gut health and a diverse gut microbiome, a detailed plan aims to help each reader nurture his or her gut while helping to burn off excess weight and harmful belly fat.
A revelatory account of the actions taken by the first president to retain his slaves in spite of Northern laws profiles one of the slaves, Ona Judge, describing the intense manhunt that ensued when she ran away.
A vibrant collection of military oil paintings and stories by the 43rd President, published to benefit the Military Service Initiative at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, stands as an official tie-in to the exhibition scheduled for March 2017 at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
An account of the life, poisoning death and legacy of journalist and Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko traces the author's own life-risking investigation through Litvinenko's final months infiltrating the arenas of organized criminals and political power players.