The Pierre Hotel Affair How Eight Gentleman Thieves Orchestrated the Largest Jewel Heist in History

New York City, 1972: Bobby Comfort and Sammy "the Arab" Nalo were highly skilled jewel thieves who specialized in robbing luxury Manhattan hotels. (They once robbed Sophia Loren's...

China Hand

In 1937, the United States still suffered in the Great Depression, as did most of the world. For the U. S. Navy, that meant restricted budgets-and the Asiatic Fleet, on the far...

George Washington The Wonder of the Age

As editor of the award-winning Library of America collection of George Washington's writings and a curator of the great man's original papers, John Rhodehamel has established...

The Night Bird

Homicide detective Frost Easton doesn't like coincidences. When a series of bizarre deaths rock San Francisco-as seemingly random women suffer violent psychotic breaks-Frost looks...

Just Getting Started

At ninety, musician and singer Tony Bennett is as vibrant and productive as ever. In addition to his prodigious musical output, including albums, concerts, and personal...

Savage Harvest A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art

The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in remote New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world, and even Michael's powerful, influential family, guessing for years. Now, Carl...

Baseball A History of America's Game

A succinct history of baseball, newly revised and updated. In this third edition of his lively history of America's game, widely recognized as the best of its kind, Benjamin G....

On Human Nature

No one who cares about the human future can afford to ignore Edward O. Wilson's audiobook. On Human Nature, Revised Edition, begins a new phase in the most important intellectual...

Horizons of Cosmology Exploring Worlds Seen and Unseen

Highly esteemed astrophysicist Joseph Silk explores the vast mysteries and speculations of the field of cosmology in a way that balances an accessible style for the general reader...

The Paris Deception

1919-1920, Paris and Berlin: In the wake of The Great War, the city of Paris unites in jubilant celebration at the arrival of United States President, Woodrow Wilson. But amidst...

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