Mornings On Horseback

The National Book Award–winning biography that tells the story of how young Teddy Roosevelt transformed himself from a sickly boy into the vigorous man who would become a...

The Soul's Religion

In this, companion volume to his worldwide bestseller, Care of the Soul, Thomas Moore offers a way of living in this new and confusing century. Drawing on faiths front all over...

Disasters Natural and Man-Made Catastrophes Through the Centuries

Natural and man-made disasters have the power to destroy thousands of lives very quickly. Both as they unfold and in the aftermath, these forces of nature astonish the rest of the...

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Early in the 20th century, hundreds of New Yorkers—mostly women—worked in perilously cramped conditions at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. On March 25, 1911, disaster...

Second John McPhee Reader, The (Part 2) Part Two

For a person who has not encountered John McPhee's lively writing, The Second John McPhee Reader is the perfect introduction. McPhee, author of Coming Into the Country, punctuates...

The Founding Fathers on Leadership

If you aspire to lead-whether in business or your community-this book is just what you need. Leadership authority Donald T. Phillips offers a uniquely inspiring approach. He...

In Suspect Terrain

John McPhee's Pulitzer Prize-winning Annals of the Former World takes readers on mind-expanding adventures in geology. In the first book, Basin and Range, McPhee traveled to...

Basin and Range

To geologists, rocks are beautiful, roadcuts are windowpanes, and the earth is alive-a work in progress. The cataclysmic movement that gives birth to mountains and oceans is...

Controversies and Commanders Dispatches from the Army of the Potomac

Throughout the devastating years of the Civil War, the Union Army of the Potomac seldom marched in step. In this provocative book, acclaimed historian and award-winning author...

Stories from Xenophon—Excerpts

Xenophon records the history of the Peloponnesian War beginning in 411 with the final years of the struggle between Athens and Sparta for mastery of Greece. His tales are...

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