The prize-winning author of Fire Season recounts the years he spent dealing with the aftermath of his brother's shocking death as he, paying tribute to the dead, unconsciously wills himself into all the wrong places.
Biographer Daisy Hay traces the unconventional 19th-century relationship between Mary Anne Lewis and Benjamin Disraeli, discussing Lewis' late husband's role in Disraeli's career, the events that cultivated their outrageous reputation and Lewis' considerable political acumen.
A civil rights scholar describes the life of the controversial, charismatic black activist who abandoned advocating for nonviolent protest measures and began calling for "Black Power," which urged African Americans to fight for freedom and their rights through any means necessary.
Mike Huckabee, New York Times bestselling author, 2008 presidential candidate and host of his own television and radio shows looks at American life, culture, politics and ideals.
A comprehensive selection from the correspondence of the canonical African-American author reflects his private struggles, intellectual relationships and extraordinary achievements in a segregated America.
A photojournalist documents her relentless pursuit of complex truths in the years after Sept. 11, describing her witness to the American invasion of Afghanistan and the lives of people before and after Taliban reign.
The Pro Football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl-winning coach traces his five decades in football, discussing such topics as his controversial methods, work with NFL teams, and relationships with such players as Lawrence Taylor and Curtis Martin.