The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, Long Walk to Freedom brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, Nelson Mandela became the democratically [...]
The Norwegian ambassador has been found dead in a seedy motel room in Bangkok. To avoid a scandal, Harry is sent to hush up the case. But he quickly discovers that there is much more going on behind the scenes, and that failing to solve a murder case is by no means the only [...]
The newly discovered corpse is perfectly preserved - the girl could have died yesterday, but who took her that night over 20 years ago? And what evil has been released by digging her up? The powerful new thriller from the bestselling author of A Quiet Believe in Angels.
A photographic census of New York City, inspired by the blog of the same name, showcases four hundred photos and stories that capture the outsized personalities of New York and pay tribute to the human side of a great city.
An account of the rap music artist's spiritual journey to Jamaica as featured in the VICE documentary, Reincarnated, traces the recording of his 12th album; the death of his longtime friend, Nate Dogg; and his personal transformation toward reggae culture and non-violence.
One of America's favorite comedians looks back at his extraordinary career, highlighting the most powerful and memorable moments of his long and storied life, and outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with growing old.
At age eight, Jenny Rowan was abducted and kept for two years in a box beneath her captor's bed. Eventually she escaped and, after living for eighteen months on cast-offs at the local mall, was put into the child-care system. Suing for emancipation, at age sixteen she [...]
A lone scout plane is forced down. Contained within the briefcase of its passenger is the painting of a hyalophoria cecropia, otherwise known as a red moth. Military Intelligence dismisses the picture as insignificant, but Stalin summons his old adversary, Inspector [...]
Elizabeth Gilberts first novel in twelve years. An extraordinary story of botany, exploration and desire, spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. One of the most important novels of 2013. This glorious, sweeping historical novel can be compared with Oscar [...]
Robert Plant is one of the few genuine living rock legends. Frontman of Led Zeppelin, musical innovator and seller of millions of records, Plant has been a profound influence on music, culture and modern history for over 40 years. Vividly written and meticulously researched [...]
Covering everything from ancient herbs to cutting-edge chemicals, examines the most important moments in the development of pharmaceuticals and includes discussions of vaccines, homeopathic cures, and controversial treatments.
It is two years since the notorious Nanna Birk Larsen case. Two years since Detective Sarah Lund left Copenhagen in disgrace for a remote outpost in northern Denmark. When the body of a female lawyer is found in macabre circumstances in a military graveyard, there are [...]
Harry, Cordell, Colette and Joyce - back into a desperate fight to the death, which moves from the Bahamas to Florida, and from Germany to the South of France, as their worst fear comes back to haunt them.
Covers a range of topics on which the author has written and lectured over the years. This book explores lost islands, mythical realms, and the medieval world in the process - to a disquisition on the theme that runs through his novel, "The Prague Cemetery".
From the quests and romance of classics such as "Rapunzel", "Snow White" and "Cinderella" to the danger and wit of such lesser-known tales as "The Three Snake Leaves", "Hans-my-Hedgehog" and "Godfather Death", the author brings the heart of each timeless tale to the fore, [...]