A leading psychiatrist and bioethicist draws on historical research, family experiences and the latest focus on Alzheimer's in a cultural and medical history of dementia that urgently calls for a return to care-oriented approaches.
"The newest essay collection from the New York Times-bestselling John Waters, reflecting on how to overcome newfound responsibility and rebel in the autumn of your years"—
"Best-selling historian and classicist Barry Strauss tells the story of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire through the lives of ten of its most important emperors, from Augustus to Constantine"—
The former offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens reveals the lesser-known passion for mathematics that inspired his double life as an athlete and scholar, sharing insights into how his bifurcated insights impacted pivotal events, including the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
"Natasha: I'm a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I'm definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him won't be my story. Daniel: I've always been the good son, the good student, living up to my parents' high expectations. Never the poet. Or the dreamer. But when I see her, I forget about all that. Something about Natasha makes me think that fate has something much more extraordinary in store—for both of us. The Universe: Every moment in our lives has brought us to this single moment. A million futures lie before us. Which one will come true?"—
A narrative investigation into the generic drug boom by an award-winning Fortune reporter draws on exclusive accounts and extensive confidential FDA documents to expose life-threatening practices of global fraud, data manipulation and unsafe medicine production. 150,000 first printing.
A timely defense of liberalism by the award-winning New Yorker writer and best-selling author of Paris to the Moon profiles the individuals and movements that formed its tradition of radical change through humane measures. 50,000 first printing.
Devastated by his two-year-old daughter's accidental death, a father in Upper West Side Manhattan describes how he and his wife navigated unendurable pain and tapped the healing power of love to rebuild their shattered family.
Presents the life of the rock musician and songwriter, describing his early rise as a musical prodigy, his numerous collaborations, the ups and downs of his solor career, his struggles with drugs and alcohol, and the acclaim he received after his untimely death.
The author of Brooklyn Zoo examines why parental work is still largely performed by women regardless of profession or class, drawing on a range of expert insights to identify three sources of unequal labor division in parenting. 40,000 first printing.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the Liberation Trilogy presents the first volume in a new series on the American Revolution that draws on perspectives from both sides to chronicle the first 21 months of America's violent war for independence.
The comedian, actor, and former host of The Late Late Show presents an irreverent memoir in essays that explore subjects ranging from his childhood and family life to his career and his devotion to Glasgow.
A writer at Salon examines the outdated and dangerous current definitions of masculinity and the long-term effects of this socialization which include depression, shorter life spans, misogyny and suicide while examining his own working-class upbringing in the rural Midwest.