- Dignifying Science: Stories about Women Scientists
But this collection almost entirely misses the mark, failing to tell clear, interesting stories or to impart much useful information about the remarkable scientists it covers.
- THE LOST BOYS OF SUDAN: An American Story of the Refugee Experience
Bixler, a reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution , covered their emigration for the paper, and here recounts their extraordinary stories.
- Yukon Gold: The Story of the Klondike Gold Rush
Several chapters explore the different routes miners took, sometimes covering hundreds of miles, to reach the distant diggings, and the difficult, often horrific, conditions they endured along the way.
- Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There
Copiously illustrated, this book contains fascinating anecdotes as well as a wide range of technical information to complement the stories of those who strove to improve the means of human exploration.
- Parwana: Recipes and Stories from an Afghan Kitchen
Parwana—the name of the family’s first restaurant—is Parsi for “butterfly,” and Ayubi’s family’s story is one of metamorphosis, elegantly told and deliciously accompanied.
- Once Before Time: A Whole Story of the Universe
Bojowald largely avoids mathematics for accessibility, but that can leave his writing dense with rigor as he strives to cover "the Whole Story."
- Orangutan: The Story of an Irish Drunk in the Concrete Jungle
However, Broderick attempts to cover so much ground that his story loses focus.
- The Second Half: A Gay American Football Story
The work doesn't deny the lingering homophobia in college sports, but the happy ending and multiple reconciliations will appeal to readers searching for stories of masculine gay men who experience only minor internal turmoil over their sexuality.
- American Legacy: The Story of John and Caroline Kennedy
A typical Kennedy life story, haunted by fame and tragedy, this volume won't surprise anyone who's well-read on the subject, but it's a fine, emotional summer read for anyone who daydreams of American royalty.
- Who Got Game?: Baseball: Amazing But True Stories!
Four sections cover Pivotal Players (“Three-Fingered Ace Mordecai Brown”), Sensational Stories (“The ‘Jumbo Wagner’: The Most Expensive Trading Card in the Universe”), Radical Records (“The Only Man Named MVP in Both Leagues”), and Colossal Comebacks (“Hitless Wonders: The 1906 World
- The Rescue Season: The Heroic Story of Parajumpers on the Edge of the World
Air Force handle some of the military's most dangerous missions, from plucking downed pilots out of combat zones to saving mountain climbers stranded on ice-covered peaks.
- New Stories from the South 1997: The Year's Best
Family estrangements aren't the only distances covered in this collection.
- New Stories from the South 1999: The Year's Best
Singleton's tale, "Caulk," presents a farce perhaps only possible in the South, in which a man covers his entire house in acrylic white caulk in an unsubtle rebellion against his wife.
- LITTLE LIT: Strange Stories for Strange Kids
Charles Burns leads the charge with his high-impact cover image of an alien reading a boy's space comics.
- PW and BookLife's Top Self-Publishing Stories of 2015
Forget Fabio: The New Wave of Indie Romance Covers The rapid rise of self-publishing has increased the competition among indie romance authors to put out covers that fit within the genre and stand out in a crowded market.4.