- CATCH AS CATCH CAN: The Collected Stories and Other Writings
The collection, which covers 50 years of Heller's work, is striking for its range of tone.
- 3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man
The “special enhanced die-cut cover” is an appropriately elegant detail for this moving graphic novel.
- Will You Always Love Me?: 9and Other Stories
Some stories successfully cover entire lives: in ``The Passion of Rydcie Mather,'' schoolbus driver Rydcie (for Eurydice, who visited Hades) ragingly defies the God who ``forced'' her into heroic action to save a drowning girl; her revenge is appropriately apocalyptic.
- Tomie dePaola Is ‘Grateful' for a Storied Career
The reissues feature refreshed artwork rescanned from the original, new covers, and a slightly larger trim size.
- Denis Johnson: An Editor’s Love Story
(A few specifics, like the interior design, were overseen by his widow, Cindy, although Johnson did live to approve the book’s cover.)
- The Heart of the Shaman: Stories and Practices of the Luminous Warrior
The most interesting stories in the book are Villoldo’s anecdotes of studying and training with shamans throughout the Andes, particularly his teacher Don Manual.
- Flying High: The Story of Boeing and the Rise of the Jetliner Industry
He covers Boeing's history from its founding just before WWI to the present day.
- Poison!: The World's Greatest True Murder Stories
Covered also are cases better known in Britain than here, like the trial of Graham Young, whose career as a poisoner began when he was a child and who was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1972.
- Tomahawked!: The Inside Story of the Atlanta Braves' Tumultuous Season
In 1992 the question was whether they could repeat as National League champions; they did, despite all manner of troubles, and this is the exciting story of that hectic year, told by a reporter who has covered the team for the Gwinnett newspaper chain.
- 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.
- Story and Character: Interviews with British Screenwriters
Less literary issues are covered as well, including the much-coveted Oscar nod and the bad blood that can arise between credited and uncredited screenwriters (particularly if the credited writers do end up with an Oscar).
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.