The First Book Of Michael
Paperback, Idreambooks, 2016, ISBN13 9781945272097, ISBN10 1945272090
A Best Book Of The Year Time - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Kansas City Star San Francisco Chronicle - NPR - Seattle TimesA shy manifesto, an impractical handbook, the true story of a fabulist, an entire life in parts and pieces, Manhood for Amateurs is the first sustained work of personal writing from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon. In these insightful, provocative, slyly interlinked essays, one of our most brilliant and humane writers addresses with his characteristic warmth and lyric wit the all-important question: What does it mean to be a man today?
A New York Times bestseller! What do you do when you spot a wild Trump in the election season? New York Times bestselling author and comedian Michael Ian Black has some sage advice for children (and all the rest of us who are scratching our heads in disbelief) in this perfectly timely parody picture book intended for adults that would be hysterical if it wasn’t so true.
When Michael J. Behe's first book, "Darwin's Black Box, " was published in 1996, it launched the intelligent design movement. Critics howled, yet hundreds of thousands of readers - and a growing number of scientists - were intrigued by Behe's claim that Darwinism could not explain the complex machinery of the cell. Now, in his long-awaited follow-up, Behe presents far more than a challenge to Darwinism: He presents the evidence of the genetics revolution - the first direct evidence of nature's mutational pathways - to radically redefine the debate about Darwinism.
Read Michael Sims's posts on the Penguin Blog An exclusive collection-the first- ever gathering of rogues from the gaslight era collected here for the first time: the best crime fiction from the gaslight era. All the legendary thieves are present-Arsene Lupin and A.J. Raffles, Colonel Clay and Simon Carne, Romney Pringle, Get Rich Quick Wallingford, and the Infallible Godahl- burgling London and Paris, conning New York and Ostend, laughing all the way to the bank.
This extensive collection presents vivid pieces of stunning, first-hand accounts from the front lines of some of the most historically significant battles of all time. A must-read for any military history buff, including Martha Gellhorn on the Battle of the Bulge, Michael Herr at Khe Sanh, John Pilger on the fall of Saigon, and more.
Playing for Keeps is the first book to recount Michael Jordan's entire exhilarating basketball career, from his victorious high school beginnings to his coming-of-age at the University of North Carolina under Coach Dean Smith and his triumphant days with the Bulls. But this is much more than a sports biography; David Halberstam uses the game as a prism to illuminate the larger issues - American culture, race, Society, history - that shaped Michael Jordan's extraordinary and heart-stopping story.
A gripping new novel from one of the best-known names in survivalist fiction. Former Marine-turned-author, G. Michael Hopf grabs readers from page one with his breathtaking blend of action, adventure, and political intrigue. The End-the first book in Hopf 's New World series-has sold more than 50,000 copies, and word of mouth is quickly building on the series as a whole.
The polymath Michael Polanyi first made his mark as a physical chemist, but his interests gradually shifted to economics, politics, and philosophy, in which field he would ultimately propose a revolutionary theory of knowledge that grew out of his firsthand experience with both the scientific method and political totalitarianism. In this sixth entry in ISI Books' Library of Modern Thinkers' series, Mark T.
The incredible story of denial, deceit, and deception that ultimately cost Navy pilot Captain Michael Scott Speicher his life is exposed in this military tell-all. Asserting that years of information has been intentionally kept from an American public, the book reveals that, contrary to reports, Speicher survived after he ejected from his stricken F/A-18 Hornet on the first night of the Persian Gulf War.
Veteran science writer Michael Balter skillfully weaves together many threads in this fascinating book about one of archaeology s most legendary sites Catalhoyuk. First excavated forty years ago, the site is justly revered by prehistorians, art historians