- Dreaming the Future: The Fantastic Story of Prediction
.), a polymathic researcher and professional observer of the weird, would eventually write about the mysteries of divination; his 20-some popular books cover subjects as diverse as aliens, fractals and the nature of time.
- Rachel's Journal: The Story of a Pioneer Girl
Moss extends the format she perfected in Amelia's Notebook and Amelia Writes Again to cover historical fiction in this solidly researched and wholly captivating illustrated diary "by" a 10-year-old girl who travels with her family along the Oregon Trail in 1850.
- WAR STORIES: Operation Iraqi Freedom
So it is hardly surprising that he does excellent work covering a Marine aviation unit, one appointed to transport assault troops and evacuate wounded in aging helicopters—never without risk and sometimes with bloody incidents.
- NO STONE UNTURNED: The Story of NecroSearch International
The book covers the group's quirky beginnings and digs into its most important cases suspensefully; Jackson's sharp eye misses nothing in the painstakingly rendered details.
- SCHOOL: The Story of American Public Education
Chronologically arranged in four sections (1770–1890, 1900–1950, 1950–1980, 1980–2000), this anthology covers much ground (charter, common, frontier and dame schools) at a brisk, engaging pace.
- The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing Genius
With passion and grace, Barnett covers Jake’s transformation, how close he came to being “lost” in a special ed system focused on what children “can’t do,” and her own journey as the mother of three sons and as advocate for Jake and other autistic children.
- A PITCHER'S STORY: Innings with David Cone
Although Angell's focal point is Cone's last year with the Yankees, he covers all of Cone's life and career, tracking his baseball journey from his days as a star athlete in Kansas City to his stops with the Mets, Blue Jays, Royals and Yankees.
- SCIENCE FICTIONS: A Scientific Mystery, a Massive Cover-up, and the Dark Legacy of Robert Gallo
Although the basic facts of the story have been documented before, largely via Crewdson's reporting in the Chicago Tribune, the level of detail and drama here is unprecedented.
- The River of Lost Voices: Stories from Guatemala
The physical distance these 10 stories cover is short, but the geography of human spirit it traverses is vast.
- Alien Archives: Eighteen Stories of Extraterrestrial Encounters
Perhaps most revealing for longtime fans are the forewords that detail Silverberg’s dealings (courteous and/or contentious) with other famous SF writers and editors such as Harlan Ellison and Frederik Pohl, along with glimpses of the era when stories were commissioned for previously purchased magazine cov
- Liquid Jade: The Story of Tea from East to West
Trailing tea over continents and centuries as it grows in popularity and becomes a power unto itself-in the form of the East India Tea Company-Hohenegger covers an interesting mix of topics, including Zen Buddhism, the Opium Wars, the first and only "tea spy," and, of course,
- The Rhino Records Story: The Revenge of the Music Nerds
Like a proud father, Rhino Records co-founder Bronson (Hey, Hey, We're The Monkees) tells the story of the label's birth and growth.
- Deadmonton: Crime Stories from Canada's Murder City
In one chapter, she covers the unsolved 1983 murder of 18-year-old Charlotte Bass, who perished when an arsonist burned her home and whose mother has spent decades waiting for the killer to be brought to justice.
- Maybe You Never Cry Again: A True Story
Mac's first book, I Ain't Scared of You (2001), was a comedy riff of sorts, covering everything from sex and marriage to professional athletes and religion, interspersing tidbits about Mac's own life.
- Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi
As the text enlightens, it also emboldens critical application of Jesus’s ancient stories to modern hearts and minds.