A true-life tale of espionage and terror on American soil during World War I, this book follows New York Police Inspector Tom Tunney's search for a team of German saboteurs who were planning a series of "accidents" using explosives and biological weapons.
This guide to life during and after breast cancer shares advice on how to plan a life after diagnosis. It covers topics ranging from intimacy and hair loss to working and managing the profound emotions that accompany the disease and its treatments.
The actress shares the story of her disadvantaged childhood and her successes in and out of the Hollywood limelight, tracing her relationship with the schizophrenic mother who relinquished her to a Catholic orphanage and the fierce sense of independence that inspired her career.
This book recounts the author's experiences after her fundamentalist Jewish family cut her off at the age of 16 for exchanging letters with a male friend and traces her downward spiral into promiscuity and self-destruction in New York City.
A business columnist at New York magazine and author of The Unlikely Disciple explores the secret lives of college graduates working on Wall Street in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
Robert Caro has spent decades researching Lyndon Johnson's life; previous books in his massive biography of Johnson told the story of Johnson's rise to national prominence. In this fourth volume, Caro takes up Johnson's dismal years as vice president and his sudden presidency, which he used to shepherd the 1964 Civil Rights Act through Congress.
This revealing chronicle of the iconic American writer's formative years evaluates the decade between his graduation from Harvard and his departure for Walden Pond, describing the influences that rendered him an advocate for non-violent activism and environmentalism.
A culinary portrait of the 16th president reveals his cooking prowess while describing 19th-century kitchen practices, sharing dozens of period recipes and engaging stories about how Lincoln prepared and served favorite foods to guests and during rallies.
A wide-ranging portrait of the legendary leader of the Untouchables traces his years after his famous confrontation with Al Capone, documenting his efforts to end corruption in Cleveland and his achievements throughout the Torso Murderer case.
Chronicles the return of Hillary Clinton from her primary defeat and achievements as Secretary of State through her consideration as a presidential candidate for the 2016 election, covering such topics as her decision to join the 44th President's cabinet and her relationship with Obama.