Warren Buffett's Ground Rules

Using the letters Warren Buffett wrote to his partners between 1956 and 1970, a veteran financial advisor presents the renowned guru’s “ground rules” for...

Dinner in Camelot The Night America's Greatest Scientists, Writers, and Scholars Partied at the Kennedy White House

In April 1962, President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy hosted forty-nine Nobel Prize winners—along with many other prominent scientists, artists, and writers—at a famed White House...

Soul by Soul Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market

Soul by Soul tells the story of slavery in antebellum America by moving away from the cotton plantations and into the slave market itself, the heart of the domestic slave trade....

Fueling Freedom Exposing the Mad War on Energy

Fossil fuel energy is the lifeblood of the modern world. Before the Industrial Revolution, humanity depended on burning wood and candle wax. But with the ability to harness the...

How to Get the Right Diagnosis 16 Tips for Navigating the Medical System

After five years and visits to seventeen specialists who could not diagnose his illness, intelligence analyst Randolph Pherson's family doctor sent him to the emergency room...

Anything for a Vote Dirty Tricks, Cheap Shots, and October Surprises in U.s. Presidential Campaigns

Today's political pundits express shock and disappointment when candidates resort to negative campaigning. But history reveals that smear campaigns are as American as apple pie....

Dirty Blvd. The Life and Music of Lou Reed

This book not only covers the highlights of Lou Reed's career, but explores lesser-known facets of his work, such as his first recordings with doo-wop group the Jades, his key...

The Science of Breaking Bad

All the science in Breaking Bad—from explosive experiments to acid-based evidence destruction—explained and analyzed for authenticity.Breaking Bad's (anti)hero Walter...