Alfred Bester took readers where none had gone before in his seminal fifties novel, The Stars My Destination - the story of a young man's desperate journey from adolescence to most wanted man of the 25th century.
In the fast-paced, suspenseful Secret Weapons of World War II, noted military historian William Breuer chronicles the clandestine battle that occurred between the brilliant scientists and codebreakers of the Allies and the Axis powers.
The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions by Ben Mezrich. The amazing inside story about a gambling ring of M.I.T. students who beat the system in Vegas- and lived to tell how.
With dazzling wit and astonishing insight, Bill Bryson--the acclaimed author of The Lost Continent--brilliantly explores the remarkable history, eccentricities, resilience and sheer fun of the English language.
and other naughty questions you always wanted answered. The man who brought you that book.. of Perfectly Useless Information now bares it all - with a shameless compendium of everything you've ever wanted to know about S-E-X.
Hundreds of Questions You'd Only Ask a Doctor After Your Third Martini, Compiled by Billy Goldberg, an emergency medicine physician, and Mark Leyner, bestselling author and well-known satirist, Why Do Men Have Nipples? offers real factual and really funny answers to some of the big questions about the oddities of our bodies.
poplorica: a popular history of the fads, mavericks, inventions, and lore that shaped modern Amerca...
Pop culture meets pop reference in this irreverent tour of twenty unlikely events, innovations, and individuals that forever changed how we live today -- the food we eat, the places we live, the love we make, the fads we follow, the clothes we wear, the products we buy, and much more.
Hardbound by Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith. If geese had graves, Mother Goose would be rolling in hers. The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales retells--and wreaks havoc on--the allegories we all thought we knew by heart.
Now in its 16th year, The Bathroom Reader — which seems to have replaced the tie as the most popular Father's Day gift idea — has become a movement, with satisfying, easily digested new selections sure to wipe away bathroom boredom.