Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Tehran
Ramita Navai Sylvia Lisle
Rich, absorbing, and exotic, City of Lies travels up and down Vali Asr Street, Tehran's pulsing thoroughfare, from the lavish shopping malls of Tajrish through the smog that lingers over the alleyways and bazaars of the city's southern districts.
Fans of Downton Abbey will fall in love with this charming true story of a feisty and fun-loving young English girl's adventures while in domestic service as a scullery maid, kitchen maid, and cook in the 1930s.
Bestselling author Deborah Harkness explores the streets, shops, back alleys, and gardens of Elizabethan London, where a boisterous and diverse group of men and women shared a keen interest in the study of nature.
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.