Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
Paul Tough Dan John Miller
Paul Tough, author of Whatever It Takes, reverses three decades of thinking about what creates successful children, solving the mysteries of why some succeed and others fail—and of how to move individual children toward their full potential for success.
A magnificent, beautifully written epic "biography" of cancer—in the tradition of Andrew Solomon's The Noonday Demon, this is a brilliant exploration of the past, present, and future of a complex disease that defines us and our time.
James W. Douglass sheds new light on the Kennedy assassination and its significance, taking listeners from the Oval Office to the fateful presidential motorcade in Dallas and exposing the "Unspeakable" forces behind it all.
In The Sociopath Next Door, Harvard psychologist Martha Stout reveals that one in twenty-five everyday Americans is secretly a sociopath. They could be your colleague, your neighbor, even family, and they can do literally anything at all and feel absolutely no guilt.
Renegade Chefs, Fearless Eaters, and the Making of a New American Food Culture
Dana Goodyear Jane Jacobs
New Yorker writer Dana Goodyear combines the style of Mary Roach with the on-the-ground food savvy of Anthony Bourdain in a rollicking narrative look at the shocking extremes of the contemporary American food world.