The Journal of a Japanese Physician, August 6-September 30, 1945
Michihiko Hachiya, M.D. Robertson Dean
Originally published in 1955, Hiroshima Diary is the riveting journal of Dr. Michihiko Hachiya, who was the director of the Hiroshima Communications Hospital when the world's first atomic bomb was dropped on the city.
In his account of the fall of the Roman Empire, prizewinning author Adrian Goldsworthy examines the painful centuries of the superpower’s decline, and uncovers surprising lessons about the rise and fall of great nations.
Do you wish you understood the science of food but don't want to plow through dry, technical books? In What Einstein Told His Cook, University of Pittsburgh chemistry professor emeritus Robert L. Wolke provides reliable and witty explanations for your most burning food questions.
21 Powerful Secrets of History's Greatest Speakers
James C. Humes Norman Dietz
Ever wish you could captivate your boardroom with the opening line of your presentation? Author, historian, and world-renowned speaker James C. Humes shows how great leaders through the ages, from Churchill to Lincoln, have used simple tricks to persuade their audiences—and how you can make their methods work for you.
A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High
Melba Pattillo Beals Lisa Reneé Pitts
Drawn from personal diaries, Warriors Don't Cry is the riveting true story of Melba Beals's experience as one of the first nine black teenagers chosen to integrate the Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, 1957.