Mr. Lincoln's T-Mails How Abraham Lincoln Used the Telegraph to Win the Civil War

The Civil War was the first "modern war." Because of the rapid changes in American society, Abraham Lincoln became president of a divided United States during a period of...

Every Living Thing Man's Obsessive Quest to Catalog Life, from Nanobacteria to New Monkeys

Biologist Rob Dunn's Every Little Thing is the story of man's obsessive quest to catalog life, from nanobacteria to new monkeys. In the tradition of E. O. Wilson, this engaging...

Cape Horn to Starboard

Legendary account of the author's voyage around Cape Horn in a 32-foot sailboat, sailing east-to-west (thus the Horn is to starboard, or on the right). This is a notoriously...

How to Get the Right Diagnosis 16 Tips for Navigating the Medical System

After five years and visits to seventeen specialists who could not diagnose his illness, intelligence analyst Randolph Pherson's family doctor sent him to the emergency room...

The Farther Reaches of Human Nature

Abraham H. Maslow was one of the foremost spokespersons of humanistic psychology. In The Farthest Reaches of Human Nature, an extension of his classic Toward a Psychology of...

The Accidental Veterinarian Tales from a Pet Practice

With insight and humor, Dr. Philipp Schott shares tales from the unlikely path he took into his career of veterinary science and anecdotes from his successful small-animal clinic....

Think Smarter Critical Thinking to Improve Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Skills

Train your brain for better decisions, problem solving, and innovationThink Smarter: Critical Thinking to Improve Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Skills is the comprehensive...

The Bomb and America's Missile Age

The intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), designed to quickly deliver thermonuclear weapons to distant targets, was the central weapons system of the Cold War. ICBMs also...

Six Days of Impossible Navy SEAL Hell Week - A Doctor Looks Back

Hell Week has never been described so effectively. Six days in Hell define every SEAL that moves past the point of no return in their minds. Robert Adams, MD, brings the...

The Wayfinders Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World

Every culture is a unique answer to a fundamental question: What does it mean to be human and alive? In The Wayfinders, renowned anthropologist, winner of the prestigious Samuel...

page 1 from 8