Category Archives: Featured Books

Unmade in China

Unmade in China

“Unmade in China: The Hidden Truth about China’s Economic Miracle” by Jeremy R. Haft Featured on Sep 22, 2015 If you look carefully at how things are actually made in China – from shirts to toys, apple juice to oil rigs – you see a reality that contradicts every widely-held notion about the world’s so-called…MORE

Republic, Lost

Republic, Lost

“Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress–and a Plan to Stop It” by Lawrence Lessig Featured on Sep 22, 2015 In an era when special interests funnel huge amounts of money into our government-driven by shifts in campaign-finance rules and brought to new levels by the Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission-trust in…MORE

Magna Carta: The Medieval Roots of Modern Politics

Magna Carta: The Medieval Roots of Modern Politics

“Magna Carta: The Medieval Roots of Modern Politics” by David Starkey Featured on Sep 21, 2015 In this erudite, entertaining book, award-winning historian and television presenter David Starkey untangles historical and modern misconceptions about one of the founding documents of democracy. Along the way, he shows how the Magna Carta laid the foundation for the…MORE

Just Fly The Plane, Stupid!

Just Fly The Plane, Stupid!

“Just Fly The Plane, Stupid!” by Stevan Pearce, Whitney Pipkin, Koechell Petterson Featured on Sep 16, 2015 In his own words, Stevan Pearce describes his amazing journey and the events that shaped his life from an extremely humble beginning on a tiny hardscrabble farm to owning a company in the oil industry of southern New…MORE

Meeting Tom Brady

Meeting Tom Brady

“Meeting Tom Brady: One Man’s Quest for Truth, Enlightenment, and a Simple Game of Catch with the Patriots Quarterback” by Richard J. King Featured on Sep 16, 2015 Imagine that you are an average American man. You work hard and love football. Your present is a highway of unbounded opportunity, your future a far horizon…MORE

Smokejumper

Smokejumper

“Smokejumper: A Memoir by One of America’s Most Select Airborne Firefighters” by Jason A. Ramos and Julian Smith Featured on Sep 15, 2015 A rare inside look at the thrilling world of smokejumpers, the airborne firefighters who parachute into the most remote and rugged areas of the United States, confronting the growing threat of nature’s…MORE

Relentless Strike

Relentless Strike

“Relentless Strike: The Secret History of Joint Special Operations Command” by Sean Naylor Featured on Sep 10, 2015 Since the attacks of September 11, one organization has been at the forefront of America’s military response. Its efforts turned the tide against al-Qaida in Iraq, killed Bin Laden and Zarqawi, rescued Captain Phillips and captured Saddam…MORE

Yo Miz!: 1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year

Yo Miz!: 1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year

“Yo Miz!: 1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year” by Elizabeth Rose Featured on Sep 9, 2015 What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question. • Journalists are not allowed in… • Teachers risk punishment if they speak out… • School administrators will only share the good stuff… • Most…MORE

Spaceshots and Snapshots of Projects Mercury and Gemini

Spaceshots and Snapshots of Projects Mercury and Gemini

“Spaceshots and Snapshots of Projects Mercury and Gemini: A Rare Photographic History” by Jason A. Ramos and Julian Smith Featured on Sep 15, 2015 This is the story of the people and events of Projects Mercury and Gemini, told through hundreds of unpublished and rare color and black-and-white photographs. Unlike other publications, which have illustrated…MORE

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