Dubbed “the little French Bill Gates” in his native country, Alexandre Mars quit the startups that made him rich, transforming himself from entrepreneur to philanthropist. Determined to become a responsible and effective giver, Mars traveled around the world, asking two very simple questions. “Do yo..
The Home Depot cofounder and owner of the NFL's Atlanta Falcons and MLS's Atlanta United shares a vision and a roadmap for values-based business.Arthur M. Blank believes that for good companies, purpose and profit can - and should - go hand in hand. And he should know. Together with cofounder Bernie..
When GUANTÁNAMO DIARY was first published--heavily redacted by the U.S. government--in 2015, Mohamedou Ould Slahi was still imprisoned at the detainee camp in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, despite a federal court ruling ordering his release, and it was unclear when or if he would ever see freedom. In Octobe..
For centuries, the human heart seemed beyond our understanding: an inscrutable shuddering mass that was somehow the driver of emotion and the seat of the soul. As the cardiologist and bestselling author Sandeep Jauhar shows in Heart: A History, it was only recently that we demolished age-old taboos ..
Retelling their triumphs and adversities, Brilliant Women celebrates gifted and talented women who followed their dreams and changed the world in which we live.Discover the life stories of Heroic Leaders and Activists from around the world, including education campaigner Malala Yousafzai, feminist p..
“I was told to come alone. I was not to carry any identification, and would have to leave my cell phone, audio recorder, watch, and purse at my hotel. . . .”For her whole life, Souad Mekhennet, a reporter for The Washington Post who was born and educated in Germany, has had to balance the two sides ..
In 1957, Melba Beals was one of the nine African American students chosen to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. But her story of overcoming didn't start--or end--there. While her white schoolmates were planning their senior prom, Melba was facing the business end of a double-bar..
A lucid, moving view into an often obscured part of our world, exploring notions of democracy, identity, and the resilience of the human spirit.In the wake of losing her beloved grandfather, Delphine Minoui decided to visit Iran for the first time since the revolution. It was 1998. She was twenty-tw..
When a moment of quietly ignored bigotry prompted his three-year-old daughter to ask "what happened?" David Chariandy began wondering how to discuss with his children the politics of race. A decade later, in a newly heated era of both struggle and divisions, he writes a letter to his now thirteen-ye..
Whether you’re new to K-Pop or a die-hard super fan, Idols of K-Pop is your essential guide to the current K-Pop scene.This unofficial guide features the biggest names in the Korean music genre, including BTS, Blackpink, Twice, Exo, and many more.This guide contains 64 full-color pages all about the..
Have you ever wondered how the great Dr. Seuss wrote his most famous book?Did you know that for The Cat in the Hat, he wasn't allowed to make up the fun words he was known for - like oobleck and it-kutch and hippo-no-hungus? He could only use words from a very strict list!Th..
From the former heavyweight champion and New York Times–bestselling author comes a powerful look at the life and leadership lessons of Cus D’Amato, the legendary boxing trainer and Mike Tyson’s surrogate father."[Iron Ambition] spells out D'Amato's techniques for building a champion from s..