Strange and Obscure Stories of the Revolutionary War

We all know about Washington's crossing of the Delaware and Betsy Ross's stitching together the Stars and Stripes, but how about a little-known, valid reason for the war itself...

Drakas!

Think about history. Now make it worse … The Domination of the Draka begins as a British possession in Africa, but soon becomes far more. Absorbing refugees after the American...

Divided by Terror American Patriotism after 9/11

Americans responded to the deadly terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, with an outpouring of patriotism, though all were not united in their expression. A war-based patriotism...

Uncertain Endings Literature’s Greatest Unsolved Mystery Stories

Otto Penzler presents a collection of nineteen unsolved mystery stories by a number of noted authors, including Ray Bradbury, Roald Dahl, and Mark Twain, where the ending is left...

Transient Desires

In the landmark thirtieth installment of the bestselling series the New Yorker has called “an unusually potent cocktail of atmosphere and event,” Guido Brunetti is forced to...

The Day the Bubble Burst A Social History of the Wall Street Crash of 1929

The New York Times bestseller that tells the story of an overheated stock market and the financial disaster that led to the Great Depression of the 1930s. A riveting living...

Ahab's Rolling Sea A Natural History of "Moby-Dick"

Although Herman Melville's Moby-Dick is beloved as one of the most profound and enduring works of American fiction, we rarely consider it a work of nature writing—or even a...

The Global Debt Trap How to Escape the Danger and Build a Fortune

Since the financial bubble burst, the U.S. has created and pushed a monetary and fiscal policy which was at best blatantly wrong - and at worst carried an enormous financial...

Trace Evidence The Hunt for the I-5 Serial Killer

For ten years, the California Interstate 5 highway was haunted by a dangerous serial killer. Incredibly skilled at staying ahead of the investigators as the bodies started to pile...

The Darwin Strain An R.J. MacCready Novel

The authors of Hell’s Gate and The Himalayan Codex deliver their third high-octane thriller — a riveting blend of science, history, and suspense featuring zoologist and...

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