Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition

Based on the author s exhaustive research, the incredible true story of the Greely Expedition, one of the most harrowing adventures in the annals of polar exploration In July 1881, Lt A.W Greely and his crew of 24 scientists and explorers were bound for the last region unmarked on global maps.

An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin’s Master Agent

The thrilling true story of Richard Sorge the man John le Carr called the spy to end spies , and whose actions turned the tide of the Second World War Richard Sorge was a man with two homelands Born of a German father and a Russian mother in Baku in 1895, he moved in a world of shifting

Genius & Anxiety: How Jews Changed the World, 1847-1947

A unique chronicle of the years 1847 1947, the century when the Jewish people changed the world and it changed them.In a hundred year period, a handful of men and women changed the way we see the world Many of them are well known Marx, Freud, Proust, Einstein, Kafka Others have vanished from

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Major Impossible

The ninth book in the bestselling series tells the story of John Wesley Powell, the one armed geologist who explored the Grand Canyon John Wesley Powell 1834 1902 always had the spirit of adventure in him As a young man, he traveled all over the United States exploring When the Civil War began,

Once More To The Rodeo: A Memoir

Five years into fatherhood, Calvin Hennick is plagued by self doubt and full of questions How can he teach his son to be a man, when his own father figures abandoned him As a white man, what can he possibly teach his biracial son about how to live as a black man in America And what does it even

Virginia Woolf: And the Women Who Shaped Her World

An insightful, witty look at Virginia Woolf through the lens of the extraordinary women closest to her How did Adeline Virginia Stephen become the great writer Virginia Woolf Acclaimed biographer Gillian Gill tells the stories of the women whose legacies of strength, style, and creativity shaped


To niezwyk y, osobisty dziennik Przewodnicz cego Rady Europejskiej Dzie po dniu towarzyszymy jego pierwszym krokom w nowej roli, poznajemy kulisy europejskiej polityki i ledzimy najbardziej dramatyczne wydarzenia ostatnich lat zamachy terrorystyczne w Pary u i Brukseli, kryzys uchod czy, mier

Who Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

You ve probably seen her on t shirts, mugs, and even tattoos, well, now that famous face graces the cover of our latest Who Is title Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is famous for her stylish collars called jabots and her commanding dissents This opera loving New Yorker has always spoken her mind

Crystal Eastman: A Revolutionary Life

In 1910, Crystal Eastman was one of the most conspicuous progressive reformers in America By the 1920s, her ardent suffragism, insistent anti militarism, gregarious internationalism, and uncompromising feminism branded her the most dangerous woman in America and led to her exile in England Yet a


Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home canned peaches and sleeping with her head for the hills bag In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man s coming of age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed Trevor Noah s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal

The Minuteman

In the early 1930 s, pro Nazi groups began popping up across the US in an attempt to drum up support among recent immigrants for the fascist movement developing back home With a large German population, Newark, New Jersey became a hotbed for this kind of Nazi recruitment, with pro fascist groups


In his only official autobiography, music icon Elton John writes about his extraordinary life, which is also the subject of the film Rocketman Christened Reginald Dwight, he was a shy boy with Buddy Holly glasses who grew up in the London suburb of Pinner and dreamed of becoming a pop star By the