by William T. Vollman
Vollmann, a National Book Award Winner, brings us a stirring account of the 1877 Nez Perce War as seen through the eyes of the Civil War general leading the US Army.
by Tim Weiner
Weiner, a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner, presents a portrait of one of the most controversial and disastrous presidents in US history. Based on declassified documents, he shows Nixon as a brilliant but tortured man who distrusted not only his own staff and Congress but the American population at large.
by Frank Wilczek
Wilczek, a quantum physics scientist, explores the universe through historical scientific discoveries starting with Plato and Pythagoras through the present. He looks for the deep logic in the forms the universe takes and describes their harmonic and balanced symmetry.
by Charles Bukowski
From the late great poet and novelist, gathered here is a collection of his correspondence with publishers, editors, friends, and fellow writers.
by Stephen Petranek
Petranek claims that humans will live on Mars by 2027, and he makes the case that living on Mars is not just plausilble but inevitable due to the environmental and human conditions on Earth.