Steel is needed to build railroads, steel ships, skyscrapers, and modern bridges. Author Brooke C. Stoddard travels the world to tell the story of the metal that shaped modern civilization.
Revelatory, gripping and unexpectedly poignant, The Housekeeper’s Tale champions the invisible women who ran the English country house.
The Art of War is the most widely read military classic in human history. Dating from the period of the warring states in early Chinese history, Sun Tzu’s insights into strategy are
Drawing on new interviews with friends, family, collaborators, producers, and bandmates--as well as conversations with Beck himself--Throwing Frisbees At The Sun is a carefully crafted, career-spanning retrospective.
Filled with art, photographs, maps, and artifacts, this is a richly illustrated edition of first mate Owen Chase's memoir of the sinking of the Essex by a sperm whale.