James Gleick, the author of Chaos and Genius, and one of the most acclaimed science writers of his generation, brings the reader into Newtonâ€™s reclusive life and provides startlingly clear explanations of the concepts that changed forever our perception of bodies, rest, and motionâ€”ideas so basic to the twenty-first century, it can truly be said: We are all Newtonians.
Hardbound. Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul. Culminating in a dramatic last stand between brothel keepers and crusading reformers, Sin in the Second City offers a vivid snapshot of America’s journey from Victorian-era propriety to twentieth-century modernity.
Bradbury Speaks: Too Soon from the Cave, Too Far from the Stars. Essays on the Past, the Future, and Everything in Between. Collected between these covers are memories, ruminations, opinions, prophecies, and philosophies from one of the most influential and admired writers of our time.