At nearly ninety-five, Studs Terkel has written about everyone's life, it seems, but his own. In Touch and Go, he offers a memoir that—embodying the spirit of the man himself—is youthful, vivacious, and enormous fun.
Groundbreaking, compelling, and poignant, The Slaves' War delivers an unprecedented vision of the nation's bloodiest conflict, as acclaimed historian Andrew Ward gives us the first narrative of the Civil War told from the perspective of those whose destiny it decided.
America is a police state, and it is about to be threatened by the most hellish enemy in the world: insects. First published in Galaxy magazine in 1973 as "Project 40," Frank Herbert's vivid imagination and brilliant view of nature and ecology have never been more evident than in this classic of science fiction.
Michael McGill is a burned-out private detective who suddenly becomes enlisted by an army of presidential goons to retrieve the real Constitution of the United States (the one with invisible amendments), created by some of the Founding Fathers as a fallback for their great experiment. Full of mind-bending style and packed with a wild cast of characters.
From the bestselling author of Alice Waters and Chez Panisse comes the first biography of Craig Claiborne, the passionate gastronome and troubled
genius who became the most powerful force in the history of American
food—the founding father of the American food revolution.
Alternately side-splitting and heart-warming, but always opinionated and provocative, this book brings together 100 of bestselling author Rick Reilly's favorite Life of Reilly columns, the most popular feature of Sports Illustrated.