A feminist activist and co-founder of Ms. magazine presents a memoir comprised of reflections on definitive events in her career, from her time on the campaign trail and interactions with forefront political leaders to her visits to India and her encounters with civilian feminists.
Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik present an illustrated biography of the feminist icon and legal pioneer who has changed the world, especially in the realms of gender equality and civil rights.
A portrait of the popular French Revolutionary War hero, the Marquis de Lafayette, discusses his nonpartisan influence on a fledgling United States, his relationships with the Founding Fathers and his contributions during the contentious 1824 presidential election. By the best-selling author of Assassination Vacation. 125,000 first printing.
In a thought-provoking volume that combines real-life stories of unimaginable selflessness along with the shocking implications of these ethical acts, a celebrated journalist delves into the psychological roots and existential dilemmas motivating those rare individuals practicing lives of extreme ethical commitment.
Traces the parallel stories of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and his stalker, Yigal Amir, to explore the assassination's fundamental and wrenching impact on the conflict between Israel and Palestine.
Recounts how the wife of a Boston surgeon came to embody the national debate over Spiritualism and the rivalry that came from Harry Houdini's quest to unmask charlatans.
An NPR journalist chronicles the changes in immigration in America over the past half-century by examining the dramatically shifting demographics of a single county in Virginia, which now includes large populations of Asians, Latin Americans and Middle Easterners.
Filled with gossip, bitter rivalries and unlikely alliances, a candid account of the people, the money and the power that re-invented Times Square tells the stories of the Shubert Organization and the shows that rebuilt a city in grand style, revealing that the backstage drama often rivaled what transpired onstage.