Recounts the Harvard Medical School lecturer and political activist traces his explorations into the psychological sources and consequences of some of the past half-century's most disturbing events as experienced by its victims and perpetrators.
Taking readers on a disturbing tour through a macabre global underworld where organs, bones and real live people are bought and sold on the "red market," an investigative journalist documents the rise, fall and resurgence of this multibillion-dollar trade throughout history. 35,000 first printing.
Explores the factors that led to Prohibition, and discusses what life was like under Prohibition and how the country was changed by this unprecedented government interference in the private lives of its citizens.
Reveals how China's past relationships with other nations informs us about its 21st-century trajectory, drawing on historical records as well as the Nobel Peace Prize-winning author's talks with Chinese leaders to explain the country's intricate policy-making process and its emerging role as a global superpower. 100,000 first printing.
Documents the efforts of the Vidocq Society, a trio of gifted investigators, to solve such cold cases as those of JonBenet Ramsey, the Butcher of Cleveland, and Jack the Ripper, and details their work with top forensic specialists.
Presents an entertaining, loving and nostalgic look back at pop culture from the youth of Generation X, including After School Specials, Benji, Jem and the Holograms and Trapper Keepers. Original. 35,000 first printing.