Archive for August, 2011

Michael Uslan

August 31 . 2011

In this fully illustrated memoir, The Boy Who Loved Batman, Michael Uslan recalls his journey as an early childhood fan through to the decades he spent on a caped crusade of his own: to bring Batman to the silver screen as the dark, serious character he was at heart.

Jeff Madrick

August 30 . 2011

Age of Greed is Jeff Madrick‘s  vividly told history of how greed bred America’s economic ills over the last forty years, and of the men most responsible for them.

Susan Wachter

August 29 . 2011

Susan M. Wachter, a leader in the field of real estate and finance, examines key elements of the mortgage meltdown in The American Mortgage System.

David Wilcock, P.M.H. Atwater

August 25 . 2011

David Wilcock based The Source Field Investigations on a hugely popular internet documentary and this exploration of historic signs and symbolism determines what the future holds for humanity in 2012. Then PMH Atwater with Near Death Experiences.

Stephan Glain

August 24 . 2011

Stephen Glain‘s State vs. Defense characterizes all the great figures who crafted American foreign policy, from George Marshall to Robert McNamara to Henry Kissinger to Don Rumsfeld with this underlying theme: America has become increasingly imperial and militaristic.

Martin Marty

August 23 . 2011

Martin Marty provides a compelling new perspective on religious and secular life in the postwar era with Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Letters and Papers From Prison. A Lutheran pastor and theologian, Bonhoeffer spent two years in Nazi prisons before being executed at age thirty-nine, just a month before the German surrender, for his role in the plot to kill Hitler.

Jeff Sharlet

August 22 . 2011

Sweet Heaven When I Die is a collection of 13 portraits and personal essays, some new and some gathered from Jeff Sharlet‘s writing for Harper’s, Rolling Stone & Oxford American. They’re bound together by my affection for self-made, self-invented people, heroic & otherwise.

Kip Hawley

August 19 . 2011

In the summer of 2006, as many as 18 conspirators planned to simultaneously blow up almost 10 airplanes by bringing hydrogen peroxide-injected soda-bottles-turned-bombs onto flights bound from London to the U.S. and Canada. Now, the National Geographic Channel, with access to undercover agents and top officials from British Counter-Terror Command, the CIA and Homeland Security, goes inside the true story behind the largest and most sophisticated terrorism plot since September 11, 2001, which changed airline security measures around the world. Kip Hawley, the former Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration is featured in “The Liquid Bomb Plot”.

Sam Brower, Simon Baron-Cohen

August 18 . 2011

Polygamist leader, Warren Jeffs was sentenced to life in prison last week and Sam Brower, who was in the courtroom during the trial and  author of Prophet’s Prey offers a gripping, behind-the-scenes account of Jeffs’ bizarre world.Later, in The Science of Evil, Simon Baron-Cohen, an award-winning British researcher who has investigated psychology and autism for decades, develops a new brain-based theory of human cruelty.

 

Ronald Kessler

August 17 . 2011

The Secrets of the FBI, by bestselling author Ronald Kessler reveals the FBI’s most closely guarded secrets and the secrets of celebrities, politicians, and movie stars uncovered by agents during their investigations.