Jack Reacher returns in the latest fast-moving,
action-packed, suspenseful book from #1 New York Times
bestselling author Lee Child.
You can leave the army, but the army doesn’t leave you. Not
always. Not completely, notes Jack Reacher—and sure enough,
the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service.
This time, for the State Department and the CIA.
Someone has taken a shot at the president of France in the
City Read More »
A landmark book by marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols on
the remarkable effects of water on our health and well-being.
Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being
near water set our minds and bodies at ease? In BLUE MIND,
Wallace J. Nichols revolutionizes how we think about these
questions, revealing the remarkable truth about the benefits
of being in, on, under, or simply near water. Combining
cutting-edge neuroscience Read More »
What Parents Can Do Today for Children Ages 2-5 to Plant the Seeds of Lifelong Success
Why do some children thrive, and others struggle?
The answers may surprise you.
New research indicates that the seeds for adult success are
actually planted in the toddler years, ages two to five. In
How Toddlers Thrive, child psychologist and director of the
renowned Barnard Center for Toddler Development Dr. Tovah P.
Klein cracks the preschooler code, revealing what you can do
to help your toddler grow into a fulfilled child and
adult—while helping Read More »
Acclaimed essayist Mark Edmundson reflects on his own rite
of passage as a high school football player to get to larger
truths about the ways America's Game shapes its men
Football teaches young men self-discipline and teamwork. But
football celebrates violence. Football is a showcase for
athletic beauty and physical excellence. But football
damages young bodies and minds, sometimes permanently.
Football inspires confidence and direction. But football
instills cockiness, a false sense of Read More »
Rookiemag.com is a website created by and for young
women to make the best of the beauty, pain and awkwardness
of being a teenager. When it becomes tough to appreciate
such things, we have good plain fun and visual pleasure.
When you're sick of having to be happy all the time, we have
lots of rants, too. Every school year, we compile the best
from the site into a print yearbook Read More »
Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
The gap between rich and poor has never been wider . . .
legislative stalemate paralyzes the country . . .
corporations resist federal regulations . . . spectacular
mergers produce giant companies . . . the influence of money
in politics deepens . . . bombs explode in crowded streets .
. . small wars proliferate far from our shores . . . a
dizzying array of inventions speeds the pace of daily life.
These unnervingly familiar headlines serve as the backdrop
for Doris Kearns Goodwin’s highly anticipated The Bully
Pulpit—a Read More »
Unlike all previous versions of rock ’n’ roll history, this
book omits almost every iconic performer and ignores the
storied events and turning points that everyone knows.
Instead, in a daring stroke, Greil Marcus selects ten songs
recorded between 1956 and 2008, then proceeds to dramatize
how each embodies rock ’n’ roll as a thing in itself, in the
story it tells, inhabits, and acts out—a new language,
something new under the sun.
“Transmission Read More »
The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone
A revelatory examination of the most significant demographic
shift since the baby boom-the sharp increase in the number
of people who live alone-that offers surprising insights on
the benefits of this epochal change. Renowned sociologist
and author Eric Klinenberg explores the dramatic rise of
solo living and examines the seismic impact it's having on
our culture, business, and politics.
Conventional wisdom tells us that living by oneself leads to
loneliness and isolation Read More »
On June 24, 2012, Dr. Shane Truman Todd, a young American
engineer, was found hanging in his Singapore apartment, just
a week before his scheduled return to the United States.
Although Shane had repeatedly expressed apprehension about
his work with a Chinese company and fear his life was being
threatened, authorities immediately ruled his death a suicide.
His family initially didn’t know what to believe. However,
upon arriving in Singapore, they realized the evidence Read More »
Big Portions. Big Results. Drop 10 Pounds This Month.
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Hungry Girl
cookbooks now delivers the first-ever meal plan based on the
concepts that have satisfied millions: The Hungry Girl Diet!
Lisa Lillien has taken her famous super-sizing techniques,
diet philosophies, and delicious recipes, and she's put them
into a foolproof four-week jump-start plan to help you lose
weight effortlessly. Approved by a registered dietitian,
this program is not only completely Read More »
America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906
The international bestselling author of The Professor and
the Madman and Krakatoa vividly brings to life
the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake that leveled a city
symbolic of America's relentless western expansion. Simon
Winchester has also fashioned an enthralling and informative
informative look at the tumultuous subterranean world that
produces earthquakes, the planet's most sudden and
In the early morning hours of
April 18, 1906, San Read More »
A Journey With Hillary Clinton To The New Frontiers Of American Power
An inside story of Hillary Clinton's time as Secretary of
State, anchored by Ghattas' own perspective and her quest to
understand America's place in the
From Beirut to
Washington is the first book of its kind: drawing on
extensive interviews with administration officials,
including Clinton herself, as well as other players around
Washington and overseas, it provides a detailed look at an
intensely private Read More »