Erik Larson - History - 2004 - 330 pages
A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America Erik Larson.
finished structure proved to be. Only Adler had previously demonstrated a clear
grasp of the principles of acoustical design. “Burnham was not pleased,"~ wrote
Erik Larson - History - 2011 - 448 pages
Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.
Erik Larson - History - 2006 - 352 pages
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City, a true story of love, murder, and the end of the world’s “great hush” In Thunderstruck, Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men—Hawley Crippen ...
Wild Cards Trust - Fiction - 2010 - 496 pages
Back in print after a decade, expanded with new original material, this is the first volume of George R. R. Martin's Wild cards shared-world series There is a secret history of the world--a history in which an alien virus struck the Earth ...
Gillian Flynn - Fiction - 2006 - 272 pages
FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GONE GIRL Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls.
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard - History - 2013 - 304 pages
Killing Jesus will take readers inside Jesus's life, recounting the seismic political and historical events that made his death inevitable - and changed the world forever.
George Saunders - Fiction - 2013 - 272 pages
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People • The New York Times Magazine • NPR • Entertainment Weekly • New York ...
George R.R. Martin - Fiction - 2011 - 3264 pages
It is this very vitality that has led it to be adapted as the HBO miniseries “Game of Thrones.” This bundle includes the following novels: A GAME OF THRONES A CLASH OF KINGS A STORM OF SWORDS A FEAST FOR CROWS
Erik Larson - Social Science - 2011 - 304 pages
This devastating book begins with an account of a crime that is by now almost commonplace: on December 16, 1988, sixteen-year-old Nicholas Elliot walked into his Virginia high school with a Cobray M-11/9 and several hundred rounds of ...
Helen Macdonald - Biography & Autobiography - 2015 - 288 pages
Heart-wrenching and humorous, this book is an unflinching account of bereavement and a unique look at the magnetism of an extraordinary beast, with a parallel examination of a legendary writer's eccentric falconry.
Sonia Sotomayor - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 336 pages
Here is the story of a precarious childhood, with an alcoholic father (who would die when she was nine) and a devoted but overburdened mother, and of the refuge a little girl took from the turmoil at home with her passionately spirited ...
Michael Pollan - Health & Fitness - 2009 - 160 pages
Whether at the supermarket or an all-you-can-eat buffet, this is the perfect guide for anyone who ever wondered, “What should I eat?” "In the more than four decades that I have been reading and writing about the findings of nutritional ...
Kristin Hannah - Fiction - 2015 - 448 pages
The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France--a ...
Rachel Maddow - Political Science - 2012 - 288 pages
Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow's Drift argues that we've drifted away from America's original ideals and become a nation weirdly at peace with perpetual war.
Paul Collins - True Crime - 2011 - 325 pages
The Murder of the Century is a rollicking tale—a rich evocation of America during the Gilded Age and a colorful re-creation of the tabloid wars that have dominated media to this day. From the Hardcover edition.
Michael Crichton - Fiction - 2009 - 528 pages
For all practical purposes, it is alive. It has been programmed as a predator. It is evolving swiftly, becoming more deadly with each passing hour. Every attempt to destroy it has failed. And we are the prey.
Taylor Armstrong - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 272 pages
Taylor Armstrong, star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills on Bravo, pulls back the curtain on the years she suffered in silence through domestic violence in this searingly honest account of her troubled marriage to the late Russell ...