evenhanded and elegant describes how famed historian Ronald White
informs and inspires with this new biography about our sixteenth
president Abraham Lincoln. With a new emphasis on the complex meaning
With Wings Like Eagles: By Michael Korda
Jazz musician Clyde Wheatley on The Public Eye
“Women In Wine”
The move is on. Increasingly more and more women are playing an
important role in the wine industry. This truly long overdue evolution
and revolution finds more women entering and becoming acknowledged in
the wine world as winemakers, sommeliers, negotiants, writes and
“Women In Wine”
Everyone has seen the footage: a heavily bearded Saddam Hussein
blinking under the bright lights of infantry cameras, dazed to find
himself in U.S. Army custody. Yet while the breaking news was broadcast
Veuve Clicquot champagne epitomizes glamour,style and luxury.But who
was the driving force responsible for making the lable what it is
today? In "The Widow Clicquot" author Tilar Mazzeo brings to life the
woman behind the label:Barbe-Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin.
Collette Livermore - Hope Endures
Newsweek editor and bestselling author Jon Meacham has written a remarkable biography of Andrew Jackson, who rose from nothing to the pinnacle of power. AMERICAN LION is an exciting portrait of one of our most important yet least remembered presidents.
us find ourselves confronted with rudeness every day and don’t know
how to respond. From the intrusive cell-phone user who holds loud conversations
in public to the hostile highway driver who cuts one off with a quick
Drawing on previously unknown sources, unpublished letters, and
unprecedented access to all the key figures, author and journalist
Philip Norman gives us the most complete and revealing portrait of John
Lennon that is ever likely to be published.
This new biography eclipses all previous works on FDR, "Traitor To His Class". New light has
been shed on the man many regard as our greatest president and
statesman.From his early life leading up to the presidency.
Dr. Gary Small is one of America's leading neuroscientists and experts on brain function and behavior. In his latest book, iBrain, Dr. Small explores how technology's unstoppable march forward has altered the way young minds develop, function, and interprets information.
Abraham Lincoln was the only US President in history whose entire administration was bound by war. In spite of his limited military experience Lincoln read, studied and consulted with military figures.
America experienced an unprecedented expansion and turmoil between the years 1815 and 1848. In Waking Giant, Bancroft Prize-winning historian and literary critic David S.
Jeff Wert adds to his considerable reputation as a military historian
of the Civil War with this excellent biography of the Confederacy's
best cavalry man Jeb Stuart.Stuart figured prominently into many of the
ANYONE WHO HAS WALKED BAREFOOT ACROSS A PARKING LOT ON A HOT SUMMER DAY
KNOWS THAT BLACKTOP IS EXCEPTIONALLY GOOD AT SOAKING UP THE SUN'S
WARMTH.NOW RESEARCH HAS FOUND A WAY TO USE THAT HEAT SOAKING PROPERTY
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Arts, sciences and humanities build healthier, more livable, vital communities. They are essential to a strong education system. They contribute enormously to our economy.