The Last Sultan The Life and Times of Ahmet Ertegun

The Last Sultan is the definitive biography of a man who changed popular culture throughout the world. As the founder and head of Atlantic Records, Ahmet Ertegun signed and/or...

The Arrest A Novel

From the award-winning author of The Feral Detective and Motherless Brooklyn comes an utterly original post-collapse yarn about two siblings, the man that came between them, and...

Zorro's Shadow How a Mexican Legend Became America's First Superhero

Long before Superman or Batman made their first appearances, there was Zorro. Born on the pages of the pulps in 1919, Zorro fenced his way through the American popular...

Water to the Angels William Mulholland, His Monumental Aqueduct, and the Rise of Los Angeles

The author of Last Train to Paradise tells the story of the largest public water project ever created-William Mulholland's Los Angeles aqueduct-a story of Gilded Age ambition,...

Desperate Sons Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals Who Led the Colonies to War

A groundbreaking narrative-a historical political thriller-that explores the role of the Sons of Liberty in the American Revolution.More than two hundred years ago, a group of...

The Greek Connection The Life of Elias Demetracopoulos and the Untold Story of Watergate

He was one of the most fascinating figures in twentieth-century political history. Yet today, Elias Demetracopoulos is strangely overlooked—even though his life reads like an...

The Deportation Machine America's Long History of Expelling Immigrants

The Deportation Machine traces the long and troubling history of the US government's systematic efforts to terrorize and expel immigrants over the past 140 years. This...

Hamilton's Choice A Gripping Novel of America's Foremost Founding Father

Hamilton is crushed by a secret so shameful that it is beyond bearing.His heir is dead; his daughter has gone insane with grief.His dear wife, Eliza, now shudders at his touch.He...

Escalante's Dream On the Trail of the Spanish Discovery of the Southwest

Famed adventure writer David Roberts retraces the route of the legendary Dominguez-Escalante expedition. In July 1776 a pair of Franciscan friars, Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and...

The Alps A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond

For centuries the Alps have seen the march of armies, the flow of pilgrims and Crusaders, the feats of mountaineers and the dreams of engineers—and some 14 million people live...

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