How Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created the celebrity criminal,
“Certain adjectives spring to mind when reading this eye-opening, in-depth look at the history of America’s capital city in the 19th century: sordid, squalid, tawdry, filthy, and corrupt.”–Publishers Weekly
The life and art of history’s most influential mind—the final work of famed author and surgeon, Leonard Shlain.
A legendary manager’s no-holds-barred, humorous, affectionate, and compelling look at working alongside Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, and Madonna.
Marie Antoinette’s Head author Will Bashor takes a look at how Leonard Autie took l’art de la coiffure to the extreme, creating a magic that captivated the queen of Versailles and all of Europe.
Irish Boston author Michael Quinlin shares his list of the top ten Irish sites in Boston to check out any time of year!
NYC tour guides James and Michelle Nevius explore the lives of 20 iconic New Yorkers—from Dutch governor Peter Stuyvesant to Alexander Hamilton, park architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux to JP Morgan and John D. Rockefeller, Jr.—and use them to guide the reader through four centuries of the city’s story.
Two early starred reviews for book commemorating the 100th anniversary of John Muir’s birth.
The true story of the electronics repairman who became a pioneer in cryonics–and found that freezing people is not easy. Soon to be a major motion picture!
For the better part of Marie Antoinette’s reign, one man was entrusted with making her elaborate hairstyles the talk and the envy of France. Who was he? Find out!