Nonfiction

White City

White City


Donald James



White City...
The Wave - A Journey Into the Dark Heart of the Ocean

The Wave - A Journey Into the Dark Heart of the Ocean


Susan Casey



Susan Casey's THE WAVE features an introduction that would be right at  home in a Tom Clancy thriller. Following the headline...
Suite Francaise: A Novel

Suite Francaise: A Novel


Irene Nemirovsky



Publisher's Summary Irene Nemirovsky was arrested soon after completing the second part of Suite Francaise. Ten days later, on Aug...
Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything

Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything


James Gleick



Faster is a book about the modern culture of speeding up to save milliseconds. James Gleick finds so many interesting aspects of t...
A Fкte Worse Than Death

A Fкte Worse Than Death


Iain Aitch



As we parked in the lane near to St Marys Church, where the fe was taking place, there was a certain something about the greenness...
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother


Amy Chua



Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother...
Fatal Deception

Fatal Deception


Michael Bowker



At first glance, the events in this book may seem equal parts science fiction and legal thriller. Unfortunately, this is a true st...
The Information:A History, a Theory, a Flood

The Information:A History, a Theory, a Flood


James Gleick



James Gleick, the author of the best sellers Chaos and Genius, brings us his crowning work: a revelatory chronicle that shows how ...
The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics

The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics


James Kakalios



In the pulp magazines and comics of the 1950s, it was predicted that the future would be one of gleaming utopias, with flying cars...
The Alchemy of Air

The Alchemy of Air


Thomas Hager



A sweeping history of tragic genius, cutting-edge science, and the discovery that changed billions of lives - including your own. ...
Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible

Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible


Liz Curtis Higgs



Jezebel and Delilah have plenty to teach contemporary Christian women, according to Bad Girls of the Bible and What We Can Learn f...
Barbara Ehrenreich

Barbara Ehrenreich


Dimed, Nickel



Nickel and DimedOn (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara EhrenreichThe New York Times bestseller, and one of the most talked abou...
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us


Daniel Pink



Book's description by B. Eckel: "... there's a gap between what science knows and what business does." This is the mantra that Dan...
God and Mankind: Comparative Religions

God and Mankind: Comparative Religions




How do the major religions answer unanswerable questions? What can we gain from their answers? Why are we here? What is my purpose...
TTC - Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad

TTC - Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad




Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, Muhammadfour extraordinary sages who influenced world civilization more deeply than any other human bein...
Kaplan - Kristol  War Over Iraq

Kaplan - Kristol War Over Iraq




Is war really necessary? What can it accomplish? What broad vision of U.S. foreign policy underlies the determination to remove Sa...
The Modern Scholar: American Legal Experience

The Modern Scholar: American Legal Experience




From the publishers web page: The legal system in America is the basis of freedom as we know it today. The system is based, ultima...
TTC - America and the New Global Economy

TTC - America and the New Global Economy




Look back at the global economy in 1950 and you'll find these conditions: The shock of a great depression, two world wars, and res...
An Edible History of Jumanity

An Edible History of Jumanity


Tom Standage



Standage provides an intriguing history of how hunger has shaped civilizations and prompted technological advancements. Starting w...
The Unthinkable Who Survives When Disaster Strikes and Why

The Unthinkable Who Survives When Disaster Strikes and Why




Today, nine out of ten Americans live in places at significant risk of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, terrorism, or other dis...
A Civil Action

A Civil Action


Jonathan Harr



A Civil Action...
Nothing to Be Frightened Of 2009

Nothing to Be Frightened Of 2009


Julian Barnes



Two years after the best-sellingArthur & George, Julian Barnes gives us a memoir on mortality that touches on faith and scienc...
Money and the Law of Attraction

Money and the Law of Attraction


Esther, Jerry Hicks



This Leading Edge work by Esther and Jerry Hicks who present the teachings of the Non-Physical consciousness Abraham, explains tha...
33 Men - Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners

33 Men - Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners


Unknown Author



On August 5, 2010, at the San Josmine in northern Chile, 33 men were  entombed 2,300 feet below the earth when a slab of rock...
Scorecasting

Scorecasting


L. Jon Wertheim



This latest addition in the Freakonomics-driven behavioral economics  genre is probabaly the best. It is Scorecasting and to ...
Heaven is for real

Heaven is for real


Todd Burpo



Heaven Is for Real is the true story of the four-year old son  of a small town Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery s...
Poke the Box

Poke the Box


Seth Godin



We send our kids to school and obsess about their test scores, their behavior and their ability to fit in. We post a help wanted a...
Madness under the Royal Palms

Madness under the Royal Palms


Laurence Leamer



Leamer (The Kennedy Women) reveals the secrets of the Palm Beach  elite who reside behind the high walls and manicured hedges...
Celestine Prophecy

Celestine Prophecy


James Redfield



You have never read a book like this before  a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever. In the rain ...
Attention All Shipping

Attention All Shipping


Charlie Connelly



The solemn, rhythmic intonation of the shipping forecast on BBC radio is as familiar as the sound of Big Ben chiming the hour. Si...