The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness

From one of America s most courageous young journalists NPR comes a propulsive narrative history investigating the 50 year old mystery behind a dramatic experiment that changed the course of modern medicine For centuries, doctors have struggled to define mental illness how do you diagnose it,

White Negroes: When Cornrows Were in Vogue ... and Other Thoughts on Cultural Appropriation

Exposes the new generation of whiteness thriving at the expense and borrowed ingenuity of black people and explores how this intensifies racial inequality American culture loves blackness From music and fashion to activism and language, black culture constantly achieves worldwide influence Yet,

Wild Life: Dispatches from a Childhood of Baboons and Button-Downs

Keena Roberts split her adolescence between the wilds of an island camp in Botswana and the even treacherous halls of an elite Philadelphia private school In Africa, she slept in a tent, cooked over a campfire, and lived each day alongside the baboon colony her parents were studying She could

The Book of Queens: Legendary Leaders, Fierce Females, and Wonder Women Who Ruled the World

Empire builders, legendary leaders, revolutionary rebels, powerful pioneers, and discover than 100 wonder women who prove that girls totally rule They re queens wielding scepters and sitting on thrones, they re revolutionaries on the front lines of change, they re presidents and prime

The Book of Kings: Magnificent Monarchs, Notorious Nobles, and Distinguished Dudes Who Ruled the World

Mighty monarchs, powerful presidents, legendary leaders discover than 100 true stories of magnificent men who changed the world They re kings wielding scepters and sitting on thrones, they re revolutionaries on the front lines of change, they re presidents and prime ministers leading their

Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin's Most Dangerous Hackers

A chilling, globe spanning detective story, tracking an elite group of Russian hackers and the future of global warfare In 2014, the world witnessed the start of an escalating series of cyberattacks Targeting American utility companies, NATO, and electric grids in Eastern Europe, the strikes became

The New Testament in Its World: An Introduction to the History, Literature, and Theology of the First Christians

Finally an introduction that captures the excitement of the early Christians, helping today s readers to think like a first century believer while reading the text responsibly for today The New Testament in Its World is your passageway from the twenty first century to the era of Jesus and the

Tap Code: The Epic Survival Tale of a Vietnam POW and the Secret Code That Changed Everything

Tap Code shares never before told details of underground operations during the Vietnam War while weaving in an inspiring story of true love, honor, and courage as husband and wife endured the hardest circumstances they had ever faced When Air Force pilot Captain Carlyle Smitty Harris was shot

Educated

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home canned peaches and sleeping with her head for the hills bag In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the 1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers and why they often go wrong How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation Why did Neville Chamberlain think he