By: Shari Caudron
This book is highly entertaining, but it also provides significant insight into contemporary life in America. Caudron reveals why people are indulging in their fanatical passions, and how that indulgence is transforming community life.
By: Ammon Shea
An obsessive word lover's account of reading the Oxford English Dictionary cover to cover. 'I'm reading the OED so you don't have to. If you are interested in vocabulary that is both spectacularly useful and beautifully useless, read...
By: Stephen Oppenheimer
About 80 millennia ago, out of one major exodus by migratory human ancestors from Africa - from Eritrea to Yemen then to India and Australia, and eventually to Europe - was the entire non-African world in all its racial and cultural diversity...
By: Anna Meyer
What caused the Black Death? What really happened to the Russian Royal Family? Did Anastasia survive the Russian revolution? Could the unnamed victims of the Titanic be returned to their families? In The DNA Detectives, Anna Meyer provides a...
By: Charlotte Schwartz
Dog breeds, both familiar and exotic, are profiled in this series offered by Kennel Club Books. The lavishly illustrated, hardcover volumes feature information on the breed standards and the special needs of each type of dog.
By: Belinda Hurmence
During the 1930s, the Federal Writers' Project undertook the task of locating former slaves and recording their oral histories. The more than ten thousand pages of interviews with over two thousand former slaves were filed in the Library of Congress,...
By: Sally Parmer
Blue Jean Baby is a surprisingly real trip through the Los Angeles music scene of the 1960s. Sally finally gives true pop culture buffs what theyve been seeking: The Sixties Unplugged.