Meticulously researched and clearly presented, “The First Tycoon” reconstructs the life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, the wealthiest man of his time.
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Depression: a frame of mind or a sales tactic? “Manufacturing Depression” exposes the pharmaceutical industry’s role in developing depression as we know it.
Yet another reason to take cooking classes: “Catching Fire” posits that the linchpin of human evolution is the ability to cook.
In “Still Life: Adventures in Taxidermy,” journalist Melissa Milgrom brings the world of taxidermy to life through interviews, observation, and her own firsthand accounts.
In “Backing into Forward,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jules Feiffer draws a candid picture of his life and career.
Douglas Brinkley takes on Theodore Roosevelt’s efforts to save America’s wilderness in “The Wilderness Warrior,” a book as big as its subject.
Tom Rachman’s debut novel, about a bunch of foreign correspondents in Rome, makes a splash in the literary scene.
In “Wolf Hall,” Hilary Mantel tackles a larger-than-life character that has been exonerated, bashed, recast, and recycled for centuries: Henry VIII.
Looking to mix up your menus? Enter Closet Cooking, a blog for those in search of unusual combinations and bold flavors.
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