Relates the author's experiences as an embedded reporter with Battalion 2-16. telling the story of the surge from the perspective of the someone who worked the soldiers every day.
Discusses successful health-care systems worldwide, disproving American myths of "socialized medicine" to find possible paths toward reform.
An exploration of the concept of the intellectual misfit presents a tour of nerd subcultures while tracing the personality's evolution in the media, literature, and society, in a report that reveals common traits among subcultures.
Alphabetically arranged entries on dangerous and illegal plants contain traditional botanical illustrations, information on cultivation, and trivia about the damage these species have caused.
In a powerful, witty graphic memoir, a New York City cartoonist recounts her eleven-month bout with breast cancer, from initial diagnosis to cure—and every challenge in between—chronicling her high-powered Manhattan lifestyle, the romance between the ultimate bachelorette and her surprising Prince Charming, and her fierce battle against disease. 100,000 first printing.
Analyzes the complex social, physical, psychological, and technical factors that dictate how traffic works, why we drive the way we do, and what our driving reveals about us, discussing the unintended consequences of attempts to engineer safety.
Details the efforts of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, a controversial agency whose futuristic work has had an amazing military and civilian application, from driverless cars to mind-controlled robotic limbs.