Describes the career and friendship between two iconic basketball players for the Boston Celtics set against the backdrop of race relations and civil rights in the 1950s and 1960s which resulted in repercussions in the within the sports community.
A photojournalist documents her relentless pursuit of complex truths in the years after Sept. 11, describing her witness to the American invasion of Afghanistan and the lives of people before and after Taliban reign.
Details the massive corruption scandal that threatened to bring down the NCAA after the University of Louisville and other colleges were discovered laundering money through an Adidas sponsorship to bribe students to attend certain schools.
The creator of "Transparent" shares the poignant story of how her parent came out as transgender, compelling the author to challenge the male-dominated landscape of Hollywood to create her Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning series.
A narrative chronicle of the Battle of the Chesapeake traces the maneuvers by Lafayette and Washington that are credited with America's Revolutionary War victory. By the National Book Award-winning author of Valiant Ambition and Mayflower.
A portrait of Babe Ruth and his partnership with business manager Christy Walsh traces how their strategies, achievements and notoriety established a blueprint for modern athletic stardom.
An essayist and novelist explores what the weight of a lifetime of secrets, lies and deception does to a black body, a black family and a nation teetering on the brink of moral collapse.
"An acclaimed historian's definitive biography of the most important African-American figure of the 19th century, Frederick Douglass, who was to his century what Martin Luther King, Jr. was to the 20th century"—
The star of "2 Dope Queens" presents a humorous essay collection that explores subjects ranging from intersectional feminism and today's destructive dating scene to the cultural obsession with work and beauty.
A story of race, guns, and self-protection in America today is delivered through the quest of a young black man learning to shoot a handgun better than a white person. 25,000 first printing.
A narrative by the Tower of London's official Ravenmaster about what it's like to live among the ravens at England's most famous national monument, woven together with insight from folklore, history, and contemporary behavioral science about this unusual bird.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of No Ordinary Time draws on five decades of scholarship to offer an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth and exercise of leadership as demonstrated by Presidents Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, FDR and Johnson.