The award-winning food writer and author of Consider the Fork draws on current research to trace the origins of food habits in culture, memory and appetite to explain how to alter one's palate to promote better health and fulfillment. 50,000 first printing.
A collection of interrelated essays by the Arab-Israeli satirical columnist captures the nuances of everyday family life in modern Jerusalem, detailing his experiences with racism, marriage, parenthood, Jewish-Arab conflicts, professional ambition and world traveling.
Saru Jayaraman critiques less-examined aspects of worker exploitation as a dynamic that affects restaurant dining. Jayaraman considers such topics as food preparers who must work while sick because of benefit limits, opportunity restrictions for foreign employees and sexual harassment endured by tip-dependent servers.
Presents a look at "homegrown" Islamist terrorism, from 9/11 to the present, discusses the perpetrators who have acted both in the U.S. and abroad, and examines the controversial tactics used to track potential terrorists.
How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-ups: The Three Things You Must Do To Help Your Child or Teen Become a Fulfilled Adult
An expert on parenting and childhood argues that children are suffering because parents are no longer assuming leadership roles in families, sharing recommendations for how caregivers and educators can reverse damaging trends.
A glimpse into the likely mental illnesses of high-profile historical figures reveals that Albert Einstein had autism, Frank Lloyd Wright was a narcissist, Marilyn Monroe had borderline personality disorder and Charles Darwin suffered from anxiety.
An unconventional coming-of-age memoir reveals the author's relationship with her father — a wise guy who relied on charm, wit, and an unyielding belief that he was above the law — and describes how she set herself on a path away from the cycle of violence around her.
The NPR radio host recounts her late husband's long battle with Parkinson's and her efforts to reconstruct a life without him, describing how she found inspiration in the examples of widowed colleagues and her advocacy of the Right to Die movement.
Draws on the latest research and interviews with physicians, patients, and researchers on the cutting edge of a new world of medicine to examine the science behind the vast potential of the minds ability to heal the body.
A collection of letters written by the prolific Russian literature great to his wife describe their 50-year love story and open a vivid and fascinating window into their lives and into the mind and the heart of one of history's greatest writers.
An insider to Chris Christie's anticipated 2016 presidential campaign presents an anecdotal account of the New Jersey Governor's controversy-marked political career to include coverage of his surprise election and the truth behind the "Bridgegate" lane-closure scandal.