The co-founder of VerySmartBrothas.com presents a provocative and humorous memoir-in-essays that explores the direct impact of racism on his life, the shifting definition of black-male identity and the ongoing realities of white supremacy.
Recounting five centuries in the life of one copy of the extremely rare Gutenberg Bible, a never-before-told story reveals its impact on the lives of the fanatical few who were lucky enough to own it.
Using case histories and personal experiences, a one-time federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York explains how the U.S. justice system works and shows the thought process Americans need to best achieve truth and justice in our daily lives and within our society.
As the German Army smashes deep into the Soviet Union and the defenders of the Motherland retreat in disarray, a new squadron arrives at a Russian forward airbase. Like all night bomber units, they will risk fiery death flying obsolete biplanes against the invader — but unlike the rest, these pilots and navigators are women.
Based on exclusive interviews and access to archives, an authoritative portrait of America's first female Supreme Court justice includes coverage of her convention-breaking achievements and role in shaping decades of American law. By the best-selling author of Being Nixon. Illustrations.
Drawing on twenty years of research and recently discovered evidence, an account of the infamous Lizzie Borden trial explores professional and public opinions while considering how Gilded Age values and fears influenced the case.
Pocahontas and the English Boys shifts the lens on the well-known narrative of Virginia's founding to reveal the previously untold and utterly compelling story of the youths who, often unwillingly, entered into cross-cultural relationships — and became essential for the colony's survival. Their story gives us unprecedented access to both sides of early Virginia.
A meticulously researched chronicle of the Arab Section, Israel's first spy organization, details how undercover intelligence operatives in 1948 Beirut risked or lost their lives in support of Israeli statehood. By the award-winning author of Pumpkinflowers.
The award-winning author of The Residue Years examines the poverty, violence and drug culture impacting the Portland, Ore., community of his youth, examining the large and small cultural forces that shaped his family.
An acclaimed literary essayist presents this raw and redemptive debut memoir about coming of age and reckoning with desire as a queer, biracial teenager in Boca Raton, Florida, where she, the only child of parents continually battling drug and alcohol addictions, found loving friendships with fatherless girls.
Chronicles the author's achievements as an activist during and after spending forty years in solitary confinement for a crime he did not commit, describing how he has committed his post-exoneration life to prison reform.