Based on information contained in Rose Kennedy's diaries and correspondence, as well as exclusive family interviews, the author describes the plight of a woman forgotten to history, who was intellectually disabled and kept hidden by the family after she received a lobotomy at age 23.
Traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose under the leadership of terrorist mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and spread through the strategic mistakes of Presidents Bush and Obama.
A clinical nurse and New York Times opinion columnist chronicles a 12-hour shift on a busy teaching hospital's oncology ward, during which lives can be lost life-altering treatment decisions made and dreams fulfilled or irrevocably stolen. 20,000 first printing.
Musicians Kristin Hersh and Vic Chesnutt often toured together, leading to a complicated friendship that lasted years, until Chesnutt died of an overdose of muscle relaxants in 2009. Don't Suck, Don't Die is Hersh's haunting ode to her lost friend.
The high-profile restaurant critic and former editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine shares dozens of favorite comfort-food recipes that helped her recover from depression and reconnect with a sense of purpose after the magazine was shut down.
From Klingon to Dothraki, language creator David J. Peterson offers a creative overview of language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, game creators and language lovers.
Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity and productivity — and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground.