Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inside account of the crises,
choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as
America’s 67th Secretary of State, and how those experiences
drive her view of the future.
“All of us face hard choices in our lives,” Hillary Rodham
Clinton writes at the start of this personal chronicle of
years at the center of world events. “Life is about making
such choices. Our choices and how we handle Read More »
Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner
The fearless memoir of a young forensic pathologist’s
“rookie season” as a NYC medical examiner, and the
cases—hair-raising and heartbreaking and impossibly
complex—that shaped her as both a physician and a
Just two months before the September 11
terrorist attacks, Dr. Judy Melinek began her training as a
New York City forensic pathologist. With her husband T.J.
and their toddler Daniel holding down the home front, Judy Read More »
THE WAY FORWARD challenges conventional thinking, outlines
his political vision for 2014 and beyond, and shows how
essential conservatism is for the future of our nation.
Beginning with a careful analysis of the 2012
election--including a look at the challenge the GOP had in
reaching a majority of voters and the prevalence of identity
politics--Ryan examines the state of the Republican party
and dissects its challenges going forward.
THE WAY FORWARD also offers Read More »
A big, moving novel of one tight-knit Texas community and
the events that alter its residents’ lives forever.
Friendswood, Texas, is a small Gulf Coast town of church
suppers, oil rigs on the horizon, hurricane weather, and
high school football games. When tragedy rears its head with
an industrial leak that kills and sickens residents, it
pulls on the common thread that runs through the community,
intensifying everything. From a confused fifteen-year-old Read More »
In this examination of the doctor-patient relationship, Drs.
Wen and Kosowsky argue that diagnosis, once the cornerstone
of medicine, is fast becoming a lost art, with grave
consequences. Using real-life stories of
cookbook-diagnoses-gone-bad, the doctors illustrate how
active patient participation can prevent these mistakes. Wen
and Kosowsky offer tangible follow-up questions patients can
easily incorporate into every doctor’s visit to avoid
counterproductive and even potentially harmful tests. In Read More »
An award-winning writer delivers a poignant and provocative
novel of identity, race and the search for belonging in the
age of globalization.
One afternoon, not long after Kelly Thorndike has moved back
to his hometown of Baltimore, an African American man he
doesn’t recognize calls out to him. To Kelly’s shock, the
man identifies himself as Martin, who was one of Kelly’s
closest friends in high school—and, before his disappearance Read More »
Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black
underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended
In Please Stop Helping Us, Jason L. Riley examines how
well-intentioned welfare programs are in fact holding black
Americans back. Minimum-wage laws may lift earnings for
people who are already employed, but they price a
disproportionate number of blacks out of the labor force.
Affirmative action in higher education is Read More »
Owner of the critically acclaimed Roy’s restaurants, public
television host and celebrated chef Roy Yamaguchi is
considered one of today’s greatest seafood chefs and has
been credited with reinventing Hawaiian cuisine.
In ROY’S FISH AND SEAFOOD, Chef Yamaguchi explains the uses,
flavors, cooking qualities, and specific varieties of 25 key
types of seafood, including tuna, mahi-mahi, ehu, opah, sea
bass, lobster, squid, and scallops as well as their
Chef Read More »
At the age of twelve, Jonas, a young boy from a seemingly utopian, futuristic world, is singled out to receive special training from The Giver, who alone holds the memories of the true joys and pain of life.
"It was almost December, and Jonas was beginning to be
Thus opens this haunting novel in which a boy inhabits a
seemingly ideal world: a world without conflict, poverty,
unemployment, divorce, injustice, or inequality. It is a
time in which family values are paramount, teenage rebellion
is unheard of, and even good manners are a way of life.
December is the time of the annual Ceremony at which each
twelve year old receives a Read More »
From debut novelist Martha Woodroof comes an inspiring tale
of a small-town college professor, a remarkable new woman at
the bookshop, and the ten-year old son he never knew he had.
Tom Putnam has resigned himself to a quiet and
half-fulfilled life. An English professor in a sleepy
college town, he spends his days browsing the Shakespeare
shelves at the campus bookstore, managing the oddball
faculty in his department and caring, alongside Read More »
From the critically beloved, bestselling author of The
World We Found and The Space Between Us, whom
the New York Times Book Review calls a “perceptive
and . . . piercing writer,” comes a profound,
heartbreakingly honest novel about friendship, family,
secrets, forgiveness, and second chances.
experienced psychologist, Maggie carefully maintains
emotional distance from her patients. But when she meets a
young Indian woman who tried to kill Read More »
An All-Pro line-up of writers including Red Smith, Frank
Deford, Jimmy Breslin, George Plimpton, Richard Price,
Jeanne Marie Laskas, Charles Pierce, Michael Lewis, and Roy
Blount Jr. tackle our most popular pastime:
Since football’s meteoric rise in the mid-twentieth century,
the standout writers on the sport have gone behind and
beyond the spectacle to reveal the complexity, the
contradictions, and the deeper humanity at the heart of the
game Read More »