Actress, producer, and acclaimed writer Annabelle Gurwitch--once fired from a play by Woody Allen--can find humor in any situation. Here she teams with her husband Jeff Kahn for a funny look at the ups and downs of marriage.
- Author:Gurwitch, AnnabelleSummary:
- Author:Cullen, KevinSummary:
Chronicles the criminal career of the gangster who provided a protection racket against drug lords, ran illegal gambling, robbed banks, and served as an informant for the FBI until going into hiding for sixteen years.
- Author:ALBOM, MitchSummary:
Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make...
- Author:Ross, George H.Summary:
Learn the business strategies and personal secrets that have made Trump one of the most successful and famous real estate investors from Ross, an exclusive insider. Trump's smart strategies apply to ventures of any size and will have...
- Author:Simpson, JoeSummary:
The author relates his nearly fatal adventures mountaineering in the Andes, adventures that included a fall into a crevice, broken limbs, and return to safety.
- Author:Reinhart, Carmen M.Summary:
This work examines financial crises of the past and discusses similarities between these events and the current crisis, presenting and comparing historical patterns in bank failures, inflation, debt, currency, housing, employment, and...
- Author:Eisenberg, Emma CopleySummary:
In the early evening of June 25, 1980 in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, two middle-class outsiders were hitchhiking to a festival known as the Rainbow Gathering, but never arrived. Using the past and the present, Eisenberg shows how...
- Author:Summerscale, KateSummary:
n June of 1860 three-year-old Saville Kent was found at the bottom of an outdoor privy with his throat slit. The crime horrified all England and led to a national obsession with detection, ironically destroying, in the process, the...
- The spirit catches you and you fall down a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two culturesAuthor:Fadiman, AnneSummary:
- Author:Horn, StacySummary:
In her enticing narrative The Restless Sleep, Horn sheds light on the dark world of the NYPD's real-life Cold Case Squad--a special command of detectives who take on the homicide cases that remain unsolved after their initial period of...
- Author:Christmas, JaneSummary:
Back in 2000, Jane Christmas was, like millions of others, an exhausted single working mother with a punishing agenda of work, domestic, and parenting duties. Weekdays were an urban triathlon, weekends evaporated into mile-long to-do...
- Author:Rubin, Lillian B.Summary:
Beautifully crafted stories of psychotherapy--told for the first time from the perspective of the therapist.
- Author:Covel, MichaelSummary:
Drawing on his own experiences in the trading game as well as principles that are over a hundred years old, Covel shows investors how to watch and evaluate trends and make decisions on investments quickly and safely.
- Author:Landry, JaniceSummary:
Halifax author and journalist Janice Landry returns to her roots, as she revisits high-profile Canadian police investigations she covered as a novice television reporter during the 1980s and 1990s. One story involves the unsolved murder...
- Author:Foster, NickSummary:
In the remote Bocas del Toro, Panama, William Dathan Holbert is awaiting trial for the murder of five fellow American expatriots. Journalist Nick Foster sheds light on a uniquely bizarre place where many live under assumed names--...
- Author:Rule, Ann.Summary:
- Author:Turner, ChrisSummary:
- Author:Saks, Elyn R.Summary:
Professor of psychiatry Elyn R. Saks writes about her struggle with schizophrenia in this unflinching account of her mental illness. Saks draws readers into a nightmare world of medications, a misguided health care system, and social...
- Author:Runyon, BrentSummary:
Fearing expulsion and parental disapproval after lighting a shirt on fire at his school, Brent goes home, soaks his bathrobe with gasoline, steps into his shower, and strikes a match. Suffering horrific burns, Brent faces a long,...
- Author:Szereto, MitziSummary:
Serial killers can be anywhere and anyone. These accounts of serial killers--from contemporary to the historic--come from award-winning crime writers, journalists, and experts in the field of dark crimes.