The actress and activist presents a full-length account of her high-profile New York Times "Coming Out as a Modern Family" essay to challenge popular myths about partnerships while examining the role of relationships in a woman's life.
Offering a rare glimpse into the life and work of a modern neurosurgeon, an international best-seller provides unforgettable insight into the countless human dramas that take place in a busy modern hospital and the agonizing decisions that must be made, often in the face of great urgency and uncertainty.
The star of Parks and Recreation and author of Paddle Your Own Canoe pays tribute to inspiring mischief makers, from George Washington to Willie Nelson, while expounding on such topics as religion, handcrafting and meat.
A discussion of America's ongoing pursuit of thin body types analyzes the negative consequences of critical messages targeting plus-sized young people, collecting autobiographical narratives by individuals whose lives have been compromised by unhealthy recommendations and discrimination.
Sam Quinones' account of addiction, marketing and the making of an epidemic weaves together the story of Purdue Pharma's campaign to market OxyContin while a massive influx of black tar heroin took the county by storm.
Presents a narrative history of President Andrew Jackson and Cherokee Chief John Ross — two heroic, yet tragically opposed men whose actions decided the fate of states and Indian nations in America at a moment of transition.
Andrea Mays chronicles Henry Folger's efforts to collect as many of William Shakespeare's first folios as he could.
A collection of profiles of 25 chefs, farmers, and artisans in Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota, featuring more than 50 seasonal recipes.
Using interviews with family and friends and journal pages, the author recreates the life of his charismatic stepbrother, Josh Mann, who died of a heroin overdose and examines the role and limitations of memory in trying to recall the past.
The author tells her family's history in photographs and words, after sorting through a box of old papers that revealed scandals, alcohol and domestic abuse, affairs, family land ownership, and racial complications.