Larson's description of the torpedoing of the Lusitania churns like an angry sea, full of detail gleaned from memoirs and letters of survivors and rescuers.
23 Mar 2015
Sociologist William B. Helmreich tramps through every neighborhood on foot to record New York City's density and diversity for The New York Nobody Knows.
10 Feb 2014
If you're a customer, the Walmart of online retailers loves you. If you're a competitor or an employee, not so much.
02 Dec 2013
A much-honored author speaks across the decades in letters she didn’t want us to read.
09 Jul 2013
This sumptuous coffee table book shows and tells the history of one of the most important record labels in the world through an abundance of photographs and an impressive text by noted historian, Sean Wilentz.
03 Jan 2013
The story of how Bach's music was revived through modern recording technology makes for a dazzling read.
20 Nov 2012
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