Daniel Schulman follows the lives of the wealthy and powerful family that built one of the largest private corporations in the world, discussing their corporate, social, philosophical and political ambitions.
The 12-time All-Star catcher describes the inspiration he gleaned from his self-made father, his early career with the Los Angeles Dodgers, his memorable 2000 World Series with the New York Mets and the controversies that have marked his career.
Barron Lerner traces the disparate approaches to end-of-life care practiced by a father and son, and explores ongoing debates about patient suffering versus informed consent, analyzing how their respective views reflect polarized opinions about the powers of doctors and the influence of evolving medical technology.
A testimony in letters to the decades-long, openly gay relationship between the literary authors traces the jealousies, pressures and age gap that marked their partnership against a backdrop of their private fantasy world in which they likened themselves to animal archetypes.
Timothy Geithner describes his role in the financial crisis, first as President of the New York Federal Reserve and then as President Obama's Treasury Secretary. He provides his perspective on the events leading up to the financial crisis and how regulators responded.
Revealing unconventional ways of going about the artistic endeavor, a master of the impossible, known for his 1974 walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, shares insights for tackling the challenges and possibilities of everyday life.
An award-winning, popular actress in the porn industry describes her unusual life and discusses her views on women and sexuality as well as offering an inside look into the porn industry and her relationships with other actors, including her husband.