Upheaval Turning Points for Nations in Crisis

A brilliant new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't, by the author of the landmark best sellers Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse.In his...

What Evolution Is

At once a spirited defense of Darwinian explanations of biology and an elegant primer on evolution for the general listener, What Evolution Is poses the questions at the heart of...

The Missing

In this spellbinder by critically acclaimed author Tim Gautreaux, Sam Simoneaux returns from World War I to rebuild his life. But when a girl is snatched from the New Orleans...

Goodbye to a River A Narrative

A classic from the Lone Star State, John Graves’ Goodbye to a River is a poignant narrative of one man’s journey by canoe down the river of his memories. Along the way, he...

Gorky Park

Three bodies found frozen in the snow. And the hunt for the killer begins…A triple murder in Moscow’s famous Gorky Park amusement centre rocks the capital—three...

Passing A Year of Love and Death

In the tradition of The Year of Magical Thinking comes a legendary editor's unflinching love song about his radiant wife, Margaret, and her battle with cancer.It was a warm April...

The Barbarous Years The Peopling of British North America: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675

They were a mixed multitude-- from England, the Netherlands, the German and Italian states, France, Africa, Sweden, and Finland. They moved to the western hemisphere for different...

A History of the English Language

Professor Drout addresses the foundation of language and its connection to specific portions of the brain. The components of language are explained in easy-to-understand terms and...

The Jungle Law

The recipient of an Artist Fellowship from the New York Foundation of the Arts, acclaimed short fiction writer Victoria Vinton crafts a remarkable debut novel. Much like Girl with...

Gotham Tragic

Kurt Wenzel is the acclaimed author of the novel Lit Life. In Gotham Tragic, the New York-based writer skewers celebrity culture with dead-on humor and deft plotting. Wenzel's...

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