A rebellious Hollywood auteur's genius and self-destruction.
A magical ramble through the borderlands of East and West.
Growing up allergic to almost everything, the world becomes a dangerous place.
A guide in "four walks" that take the reader on a tour of Manhattan fit for a superstar.
A modern exploration of the mysterious Incan city, and the history of its rediscovery.
The real story behind the storied showdown in a Tombstone, Arizona vacant lot.
The globe-trotting author celebrates the art of travel writing in a collection aimed to spark the reader's wanderlust.
In one of the Cold War's most resonant skirmishes, Nikita Khruschev put the new American leadership to the test.
Past and present collide in an assemblage of poems "whipped together by windstorm and fire."
The high flights and disastrous crashes of the cycle-jumping daredevil.
The Aerosmith singer's memoir offers self-reflection and self-promotion in equal measure, and at full volume.
A posthumous collection of
essays celebrates the crusading spirit of a Russian reporter and writer.
From the author of Praying for Sheetrock, the story of her life with a unusually large, lively household.
A noted historian of the Third Reich offers "a moral history of the Second World War."
history of the polymer and a guide to the possibilities and pitfalls
of a world dependent on its use.
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