"If international thrillers catch your eye, and you like a book that keeps you on the edge of your seat, you'll find Robert Wilson's You Will Never Find Me a great thriller for August reading.
"Stone Barrington is really getting around these days. Stuart Woods' ex-cop attorney, intrepid crime-solver and effortless lucky-getter is in Paris in his latest escapade. Paris Match pits Stone against a criminal Russian oligarch who
"A touching and beautifully written story of the author’s journey with his parents to the end of their lives. With millions of children taking similar journeys, the Washington Post called A Necessary End “one of the key stories of our time.
"Seventy-five years after Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal, here for the first time is the remarkable story of one of its enduring cornerstones, the Works Progress Administration (WPA): its passionate believers, its furious critics, and its amazing accomplishments.
"The laser is one of the remarkable inventions of all time, with virtually endless uses in communications, technology, and medicine. Even more remarkable is how it was invented-by an obscure Columbia University graduate student who had already spent years unsuccessfully working on his Ph.D. This is the story of Gordon Gould, who invented the laser and gave it its name, and then had to fight a prominent, Noble Prize-winning physicist to claim the rights to his invention, a fight that lasted thirty years.
"As a wiseguy for some of New York’s biggest crime families, “Crazy Sal” Polisi couldn’t imagine another way of life. Until the day he was busted and faced life behind bars. Then he decided it was time to talk—not so much for himself, but for the sake of his two teenaged sons.
"He was the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth. Nearly four decades later, as the world's oldest astronaut, his courage riveted a nation. But these two historic events only bracket a life that covers the sweep of an extraordinary century. In this engrossing book, John Glenn tells the story of his unique life--one lived at the center of a momentous time in history by a man who helped shape that history.