The Joy of Search A Google Insider's Guide to Going Beyond the Basics

How to be a great online searcher, demonstrated with step-by-step searches for answers to a series of intriguing questions (for example, "Is that plant poisonous?"). We all know...

Dreamers and Schemers How an Improbable Bid for the 1932 Olympics Transformed Los Angeles from Dusty Outpost to Global Metropolis

Dreamers and Schemers chronicles how Los Angeles's pursuit and staging of the 1932 Olympic Games during the depths of the Great Depression helped fuel the city's transformation...

See No Evil

A cunning killer hides in plain sight. A troubled teenage girl has been charged with the grisly murder of her stepfather. The evidence is damning: Emily was found alone at the...

The New Evil Understanding the Emergence of Modern Violent Crime

A chilling follow-up to the popular true crime book The Anatomy of Evil.Revisiting Dr. Michael Stone's groundbreaking 22–level Gradations of Evil Scale, a hierarchy of evil...

Through a Glass Brightly Using Science to See Our Species as We Really Are

In Through a Glass Brightly, noted scientist David P. Barash explores the process by which science has, throughout time, cut humanity "down to size," and how humanity has...

The Dating Game Killer The True Story of a TV Dating Show, a Violent Sociopath, and a Series of Brutal Murders

In 1978, Rodney Alcala was a contestant on the "The Dating Game," one of America's most popular television shows at the time. Handsome, successful, and romantic, he was embraced...

The Invasive

Bishop is trapped deep inside Montana's Apex Valley along with his injured wife, a shotgun-wielding stranger named Colbrick, and a sneaking suspicion he's never making it back to...

Game On

With a reputation for fast moves on the gridiron and even faster moves off the field, Shane Devlin was a player in every sense of the word. Unfortunately, his bad-boy persona has...

The Man He Became How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency

When polio paralyzed Franklin Roosevelt at the age of thirty-nine, people wept to think that the young man of golden promise must live out his days as a helpless invalid. He never...

Winning Ugly Mental Warfare in Tennis---lessons from a Master

He's been called the best in the world at the mental game of tennis. Brad Gilbert's strokes may not be pretty, but looks aren't everything. He has beaten the Tour's biggest...

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