A "guide to life" for grown fans of classic Little Golden Books combines lighthearted advice with illustrations from 60 favorites that convey such nuggets of wisdom as "don't forget to enjoy your wedding," "be a hugger" and "sweatpants are bad for morale."
Daniel James Brown traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder and a homeless teen rower.
The award-winning author of Super Sad True Story traces his uproarious experiences as a young bullied Jewish-Russian immigrant in Queens, his haphazard college pursuits and his initial forays into a literary career.
I Am Malala describes the life of the young Pakistani student who advocated for women's rights and education in the Taliban-controlled Swat Valley, survived an assassination attempt and became the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.
A neurologist describes how carbs, even the healthy ones, destroy brain function and cause a range of diseases, including ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches and depression. He offers a 30-day plan to reprogram dietary habits and repair brain cells.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative columnist presents a collection of his essays on what he believes renders the "American experiment" vibrant and special, exploring topics ranging from health care and space exploration to religion and baseball.
Focusing on the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and his chosen successor, William Howard Taft, this book revisits the Progressive Era during which Roosevelt wielded the bully pulpit to challenge and triumph over abusive monopolies, political bosses and corrupt money brokers only to see it compromised by Taft.
A New Yorker writer and author of One Perfect Day explores the themes and complex influence of George Eliot's Middlemarch, discussing how her own repeated readings of the literary classic shaped her education, career, relationships and family life.
Bill O'Reilly traces the events leading up to the execution of one of the most influential men in history — Jesus of Nazareth — examining Jesus' life and recounting the seismic political and historical events that made his death inevitable.
The author of A Short History of Nearly Everything recounts the story of a pivotal cultural year in the United States, when mainstream pursuits and historical events were marked by contributions by such figures as Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth and Al Capone.
The best-selling author of Help, Thanks, Wow shares lighthearted advice about how to make sense of chaotic experiences, providing recommendations for restoring peace while balancing emotional, spiritual and interpersonal aspects of everyday life.