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The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince

Jane Ridley - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 752 pages
Praise for The Heir Apparent “If [The Heir Apparent] isn’t the definitive life story of this fascinating figure of British history, then nothing ever will be.”—The Christian Science Monitor “The Heir Apparent is smart, it’s ...
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Thing of Beauty

Stephen Fried - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 432 pages
Drawing on hundreds of interviews with Gia's gamily, lovers, friends, and colleagues, Thing of Beauty creates a poignant portrait of an unforgettable character—and a powerful narrative about beauty and sexuality, fame and objectification, ...
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Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is ...

Wendell Potter - Political Science - 2010 - 304 pages
In Deadly Spin, Potter takes readers behind the scenes of the insurance industry to show how a huge chunk of our absurd healthcare expenditures actually bankrolls a propaganda campaign and lobbying effort focused on protecting one thing: ...
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Why Black Men Love White Women: Going Beyond Sexual Politics to the Heart of ...

Rajen Persaud - Social Science - 2008 - 288 pages
MEDIA: How movies and television keep black men running to white women. ...and much more. Get ready for Why Black Men Love White Women -- and finally understand the relationship phenomenon of our times.
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The Memory Palace

Mira Bartok - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 320 pages
Through stunning prose and original art, The Memory Palace captures the love between mother and daughter, the complex meaning of truth, and family’s capacity for forgiveness “People have abandoned their loved ones for much less than ...
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A Billion Lives: An Eyewitness Report from the Frontlines of Humanity

Jan Egeland - History - 2008 - 364 pages
So there is reason for optimism," he concludes in this groundbreaking book that does not flinch but holds out reasons for hope.
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Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade

Adam Minter - Business & Economics - 2013 - 288 pages
In Junkyard Planet, Adam Minter-veteran journalist and son of an American junkyard owner-travels deeply into a vast, often hidden, 500-billion-dollar industry that's transforming our economy and environment.
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