Author Candice Millard presents a narrative account of Churchill's lesser-known heroics during the Boer War, describing his daring escape from rebel captors, trek through hundreds of miles with virtually no supplies and eventual return to South Africa to liberate the soldiers captured with him in "Hero of the Empire."
The best-selling author of The Evolution of God philosophically explains how the human mind evolved to channel anxiety, depression, anger and greed and how a healthy practice of Buddhist meditation can promote clarity and alleviate suffering.
The senior comic speechwriter and presidential advisor presents an account of his college education through his years working with Barack Obama, sharing behind-the-scenes anecdotes and his reflections on Obama's legacy in the age of Trump.
Microsoft's CEO tells the inside story of the company's continuing transformation, tracing his own personal journey from a childhood in India to leading some of the most significant technological changes in the digital era. With a foreword by Bill Gates.
An award-winning video-game writer who worked on Bioshock, Civilization, and Spec Ops: The Line offers an insider's view of how today's video games are made and explains what his role is as the narrative designer responsible for making a game more immersive and emotional.
A laugh-out-loud collection of poems blends wit and wordplay with nonsense and oxymoron on misnumbered pages that can only be deciphered by a certain code-cracking poem. Illustrated by the Caldecott Honor-winning artist of The Stinky Cheese Man.
The trailblazing writer, after the death of her beloved dog, Rosie, details their 16 years together, during which there were many personal highs and lows, in a heartfelt investigation into the true nature of the bond between pet and pet owner, and a many-hued portrait of a beloved confidante.
The author relates how her cousin was imprisoned at the age of fifteen for attempted carjacking and how she took him in upon his release, only to lose him to the deadly streets of South Central L.A.
A highly anticipated memoir by the prolific hip-hop artist traces his unlikely path to stardom and personal rebirth, discussing his early years in Alabama and Georgia, his activities as a drug dealer, the experiences that inspired his influential street anthems and his recent prison term.
Reveals how the 45th U.S. president's unlikely election has been both a threat to and an indictment of American democracy, explaining how concerned readers can rediscover citizenship and engagement to create unifying alternatives to Trump's divisive brand of politics.
Incorporating sophisticated infographics, a comprehensive, data-driven portrait of the behaviors of the planet's wildlife draws on pioneering research made possible by current advances in satellite, camera and other digital technologies to reveal nature's unique talents and survival skills.
A dual portrait of the WWE Champion and his rising-star daughter traces his struggles with private setbacks, public controversy, and family tragedy, as well as Charlotte's efforts to establish an independent career outside the shadow of her famous father.
Minna Zallman Proctor's Landslide is a captivating collection of interconnected personal essays. These "true stories" explore the author's complicated relationship with her mother — who was diagnosed with cancer at age 57 and died fifteen years later — and the ways in which their connection was long the "prime mover" in Proctor's life.
The co-founder of the award-winning diversity nonprofit Project Include shares the full story behind her landmark 2015 whistleblower lawsuit against powerhouse venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins, exploring what her case and refusal to settle revealed about Silicon Valley discrimination and complicity in revenge porn and online harassment.
A new book of essays by the former secretary of state includes entries describing her experiences in the 2016 presidential campaign and incorporates hundreds of inspirational quotes that have shaped her life and work.
Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy — And Completely Unprepared For Adulthood — And What That Means For The Rest Of Us
Analyzes how the young people born in the mid-1990s and later significantly differ from those of previous generations, examining how social media and texting may be behind today's unprecedented levels of anxiety, depression, and loneliness.
How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History
A true story of Cold War espionage and engineering reveals how the CIA, the U.S. Navy and an eccentric billionaire spent six years and nearly a billion dollars to steal a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine after it sank in the Pacific Ocean. By the author of Show Dog.
A chronicle of contemporary immigration follows the journey of a pair of teenaged twins from El Salvador who were forced by gang violence to seek safety and a better life in the United States.
Shares tales of the authors' childhood and rise to fame, from their years modeling and acting to their first house purchase at the age of eighteen and their rise to become the hosts of "Property Brothers" and other popular HGTV shows.
The eight-time Grammy-nominated musician and composer describes his experiences as one of the first openly gay, HIV-positive musicians in the cloistered, largely African-American jazz world.