The Kindness of Strangers

A memoir about showbiz in the early twentieth century that travels from the theaters of Vienna, Prague, and Berlin, to Hollywood during the golden age.Salka Viertel's...

Instant Healing Gain Inner Strength, Empower Yourself, and Create Your Destiny

In a world of chaos, uncertainty, and malaise, we can no longer depend on the institutions we counted on to offer security and hope. With increasing anxiety and a sickening fear...

Capital Without Borders Wealth Managers and the One Percent

How do the ultra-rich keep getting richer, despite taxes on income, capital gains, property, and inheritance?Capital without Borders tackles this tantalizing question through a...

Building a Resilient Tomorrow How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption

Climate change impacts—more heat, drought, extreme rainfall, and stronger storms—have already harmed communities around the globe. Even if the world could cut its...

Fifth Sun A New History of the Aztecs

In November 1519, Hernando Cortés walked along a causeway leading to the capital of the Aztec kingdom and came face to face with Moctezuma. That story—and the story of what...

The Levant Express The Arab Uprisings, Human Rights, and the Future of the Middle East

The enormous sense of optimism unleashed by the Arab Spring in 2011 soon gave way to widespread suffering and despair. Of the many popular uprisings against autocratic regimes,...

Women of Southie Finding Resilience During Whitey Bulger's Infamous Reign

Women of Southie tells the story of six women who grew up in and, in most cases, still live in their beloved town of South Boston, a place most notably recognized as the home of...

How to Set Yourself on Fire A Novel

Sheila's life is built of little thievings. Adrift in her mid-thirties, she sleeps in fragments, ditches her temp jobs, eavesdrops on her neighbor's Skype calls, and keeps a...

Solo

"My family doesn't do happy endings. We do sad endings or frustrating endings or no endings at all. We are hardwired to expect the next interruption or disappearance or...

With Patience and Fortitude

Christine Quinn's improbable journeybegan long before she becameNew York City's second-most-powerfulelected official. The granddaughter of Irishimmigrants—including a...

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