A natural philosophy expert who is also a physics and astronomy professor discusses the limits of scientific explanations and how our knowledge of the universe and its nature will always remain necessarily incomplete. 15,000 first printing.
The moments of grandeur and weakness, the aspirations, and the problems of America's test pilots and first astronauts are revealed in an exploration of the dimensions of their inner lives in space and on the earth.
Documents the story of a South American 4-year-old who after being abducted and abandoned in the Colombian jungle miraculously survived by imitating a troop of capuchin monkeys among whom she lived a feral existence for five years before being discovered and sold into prostitution by unscrupulous hunters.
A Simple Guide to Supercharged Fertility, a Radiant Pregnancy, a Sweeter Birth, and a Healthier, More Beautiful Beginning
The acclaimed actress and best-selling author of The Kind Diet outlines natural solutions for healthier and fulfilling approaches to motherhood that challenge modern-world perceptions and offer advice on fertility, pregnancy and the first six months of an infant's life.
Part travelogue, part social observation, this book presents an entertaining look at life aboard an American aircraft carrier and the military personnel who must adhere to a regimen defined by service and restraint.
Barron Lerner traces the disparate approaches to end-of-life care practiced by a father and son, and explores ongoing debates about patient suffering versus informed consent, analyzing how their respective views reflect polarized opinions about the powers of doctors and the influence of evolving medical technology.
Determined to restore a rusted out wreck of an old Chevy to its former glory in one last attempt to salvage his business and stay out of jail, Tommy Arney finds himself once again on the wrong side of the law, in this wise, funny and heartbreaking true story of man, machine and the rise, fall and rebirth of the American dream.
The film star describes the ups and downs of living in a beauty-obsessed world, recounting stories about a makeup artist's embarrassing advice, her trip to Victoria's Secret with her teenage daughter and the personal style choices she's made.