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Greenspan's Fraud

by Ravi Batra St. Martin's Press (December 23, 2014)

For two decades Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan has held reign over economic policy, outlasting three presidents. His long tenure has had a profound effect on global economics and on individuals. In...


The Failure of Wall Street

by Erik Banks St. Martin's Press (December 23, 2014)

Wall Street, the world's primary financial market and middleman, is in many ways a success. It brings together and places capital, creates new and innovative financial products, and buys and sells physical and...


Modern American Snipers

by Sofrep, Inc. d/b/a Force12 Media, Chris Martin & Eric Davis St. Martin's Press (December 16, 2014)

Most people think of snipers as shooters perched in urban hides, dealing out death unseen from a considerable distance. But this description barely scratches the surface. Special operations snipers are men with...


Global Warming

by Chris Spence St. Martin's Press (December 16, 2014)

Global warming is the greatest environmental threat facing humanity. From killer heat waves and increasingly violent weather to the spread of pests and vector-borne diseases, global warming has many effects...


Fighting Back the Right

by David Niose St. Martin's Press (December 16, 2014)

The political scene is changing rapidly in America. The religious right is on the defensive, acceptance of gay rights is at an all-time high, social conservatives are struggling for relevance, and more Americans...


Barrier: The Seam of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

by Isabel Kershner St. Martin's Press (December 16, 2014)

In this moving account of the barriers between Israelis and Palestinians, leading Israeli journalist Isabel Kershner traces the route of the wall Israel is building and reports its profound effects on people...


Understanding Ebola

by Karen Latimer St. Martin's Press (November 18, 2014)

What is Ebola? What are the symptoms? How dangerous is it? In light of the recent Ebola outbreak, a lot of confusion and misinformation has been thrown around. Understanding Ebola provides rational information...


Future Jihad

by Walid Phares St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2014)

From MSNBC terrorism expert Walid Phares, this is a frightening look into the future of jihad. Though an alarming new picture of what we can expect from terrorists in the future, Walid Phares reveals how the...


The Darkest Night

by Ron Franscell St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2014)

Casper, Wyoming: 1973. Eleven-year-old Amy Burridge rides with her eighteen-year-old sister, Becky, to the grocery store. When they finish their shopping, Becky's car gets a flat tire. Two men politely offer...


To Die For

by Kathy Braidhill St. Martin's Press (November 18, 2014)

Impeccably dressed, meticulously neat, Dana Sue Gray spared no expense on herself. Dropping thousands of dollars on a shopping binge or a luxurious day spa was nothing out of the ordinary for Dana--nor for many...


Assimilation, The

by Edward Winterhalder, Peter M. Cleveland, Edward Winterhalder and Wil De Clercq & Wil De Clercq Ecw Press (June 01, 2008)

In the early 1990s, Maurice "Mom" Boucher and his fellow Montreal Hells Angels, reputedly the most ruthless and vicious bikers in the world, subdued all comers except the tough-as-nails members of the Rock Machine....


Smuggler's Blues

by Jay Carter Brown, Paul Ferriss & James Guttman Ecw Press (October 31, 2007)

Mobsters, murder, betrayal, and revenge are the raw components of this candid look into the day-to-day life of a modern-day marijuana smuggler. Told from the viewpoint of an impressionable young entrepreneur...


Final Appeal

by Colin Thatcher, Brian Fritz and Christopher Murray & Lucy Rutherford Ecw Press (September 01, 2009)

On May 7, 1984, Colin Thatcher was convicted of killing his ex-wife JoAnn Wilson the previous year, and was sentenced to life in prison. The murder and the trial provoked a national media frenzy, and the once-prominent...


Priest in Hell, A

by Randall Radic & Mike Knowles Ecw Press (April 01, 2009)

"Living in jail is like living in a foreign country. The customs and culture are different, almost alien, and so is the language." A Priest in Hell is the compelling true story of life in the U.S. prison system....


Chris & Nancy

by Irvin Muchnick & Jonathan Snowden and Kendall Shields Ecw Press (November 01, 2009)

The Benoit murder-suicide in 2007 was one of the most shocking stories of the year, and a seminal event in the history of wrestling. It laid bare the devastating prevalence of steroids and its effects on users....


Biker Trials, The

by Paul Cherry, Jim Jones & Rosalie Wise Sharp Ecw Press (January 05, 2006)

The Quebec-chartered "Nomad" chapter of the Hells Angels had two specific goals: to monopolize the Quebec drug trade; and to expand that trade across other parts of Canada. Their war against rival dealer gangs...


Gone to Hell

by Randall Radic & Michael Clarkson Ecw Press (October 01, 2009)

Theft, extortion, embezzlement, mafia ties, drunk driving and even murder - these are the true stories of priests gone bad. It's a dark and windy Easter in Toledo, Ohio when Sister Margaret is found murdered...


Murder At Yosemite

by Carlton Smith St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2014)

Amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of Yosemite National Park, four terrifying killings took place. For months, law enforcement officials were stumped by the deaths of three tourists: Carole Sund, her teenaged...


Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Supreme Court

by Damon Root St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2014)

Should the Supreme Court defer to the will of the majority and uphold most democratically enacted laws? Or does the Constitution empower the Supreme Court to protect a broad range of individual rights from the...


Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

by Katha Pollitt Picador (October 14, 2014)

A POWERFUL ARGUMENT FOR ABORTION AS A MORAL RIGHT AND SOCIAL GOOD BY A NOTED FEMINIST AND LONGTIME COLUMNIST FOR THE NATION

Forty years after the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, "abortion" is still a word that is...


Drugs Unlimited

by Mike Power St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2014)

The very first thing ever bought or sold on the Internet was marijuana, when Stanford and MIT students used ARPANET to cut a deal in the early '70s. Today, you can order any conceivable pill or powder with the...


Deep Down Dark

by Héctor Tobar Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 07, 2014)

When the San José mine collapsed outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days. The entire world watched...


Burning Bush

by Stephen J. Pyne Henry Holt and Co. (October 07, 2014)

From the time of the continent's formation tens of millions of years ago as the Godwana twin of Antarctica, Australia has been dominated by fire much as its sister has been by ice. Now Stephen Pyne, one of our...


The Two Americas

by Stanley B. Greenberg St. Martin's Press (September 23, 2014)

The 2000 presidential left the world standing still, but it was no fluke. America is divided right down the middle - the product of a half-century, unique in our country's history, of inconclusive, increasingly...


Death to the Infidels

by Mitchell G. Bard St. Martin's Press (September 23, 2014)

For more than a century, much of the attention given to the Middle East has focused on the Arab-Israeli conflict. The rise of a Palestinian offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic Resistance Movement,...


Cornered

by Peter Pringle Henry Holt and Co. (September 16, 2014)

In New Orleans, the widow of an attorney who died of lung cancer vowed to avenge his death by suing the tobacco companies. In Clarksdale, Mississippi, an outraged country lawyer discovered the cost of lung cancer...


Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician

by Sandeep Jauhar Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 19, 2014)

In his acclaimed memoir Intern, Sandeep Jauhar chronicled the formative years of his residency at a prestigious New York City hospital. Doctored, his harrowing follow-up, observes the crisis of American medicine...


The Brass Wall

by David Kocieniewski Henry Holt and Co. (August 26, 2014)

In David Kocieniewski's The Brass Wall comes a brilliantly reported true story of power and betrayal in the NYPD set against the worlds of the Mafia and big-city politics

In 1993, Vincent Armanti, Undercover...


Boston Mob

by Marc Songini St. Martin's Press (July 29, 2014)

The New England Mafia was a hugely powerful organization that survived by using violence to ruthlessly crush anyone that threatened it, or its lucrative gambling, loansharking, bootlegging and other enterprises....


Evil: A Primer

by William Hart St. Martin's Press (July 15, 2014)

"Today our nation saw evil." - President George W. Bush, September 11th 2001

Evil! Like a zombie back from the grave, it has arisen--a word many of us had long ago relegated to Sunday sermons, video games and...


Smooth Operator

by Clifford L. Linedecker St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

He Made Them Feel Beautiful, Special and Adored...

Tall, blond and strikingly handsome with penetrating icy green eyes, Glen Rogers could use his knee-weakening charm to entice lonely women out of romantically...


Poisoned Vows

by Clifford L. Linedecker St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

Jill Coit was a voluptuous, dark-skinned beauty--as sultry and unfathomable as the Louisiana bayou where she was born and raised. But beneath the glamour of the one-time fashion model was a woman of insatiable...


O.J. a To Z

by Clifford L. Linedecker St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

The O.J. Simpson saga has been one of the most followed events in history. From the grisly discovery to the slow-motion car chase, from the trial of the century to the verdict that stopped and shocked the nation,...


Death of a Model

by Clifford L. Linedecker St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

A stunning actress-model disappears without a word...A frantic search ends in tragedy...A slick photographer accused of her murder...

It seemed as if all of Linda Sobek's dreams of stardom were coming true. But...


Whatever Mother Says...

by Wensley Clarkson St. Martin's Press (June 10, 2014)

To neighbors, she was the brave single mother...

Raising her five kids alone in a rundown section of Sacramento, Theresa Cross Knorr seemed like the ultimate survivor. But her youngest daughter, 16-year-old Terry,...


Slave Girls

by Wensley Clarkson St. Martin's Press (June 10, 2014)

Secret prisoners behind closed doors, they were real-life Cinderellas-- with no hope of rescue. Nowhere to run...nowhere to hide...nowhere to turn...

Enter today's sordid world of slaves and masters, where innocent...


The Sixth Extinction

by Terry Glavin St. Martin's Press (June 10, 2014)

The Sixth Extinction is a haunting account of the age in which we live. Ecologists are calling it the Sixth Great Extinction, and the world isn't losing just its ecological legacy; also vanishing is a vast human...


See How Much You Love Me

by Amber Hunt St. Martin's Press (June 03, 2014)

"I KILLED MY PARENTS."

Seventeen-year-old Tyler Hadley posted an invitation on Facebook: party at my crib tonight. But this was no ordinary house party in the Florida suburbs; it was a grisly crime scene. Later...


Deadly Seduction

by Wensley Clarkson St. Martin's Press (June 10, 2014)

Young, Glamorous and Sexy, She Was Every Man's Fantasy...

And A Nightmare of Death For Her Husband.

She Hid Her Criminal Past...

Prominent Indiana attorney Jimmy Grund thought he'd found the woman of his dreams...


Deliver Us from Evil: A New York City Cop Investigates the Supernatural

by Ralph Sarchie & Lisa Collier Cool St. Martin's Press (June 03, 2014)

Demonic possession. Exorcism. Haunted Houses. Satanic Rituals.

For most people this is the stuff of nightmares, horror movies, folklore, and superstition. For New York City police Sergeant Ralph Sarchie, it's...


Bringing Down Gaddafi

by Andrei Netto St. Martin's Press (June 03, 2014)

In February 2011, Andrei Netto, a reporter for O Estado de São Paulo , one of Brazil's main newspapers, traveled without permission into a region of Libya controlled by the regime, aiming to cover the first...


The Supermodel and the Brillo Box

by Don Thompson St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

Acquiring contemporary art is about passion and lust, but it is also about branding, about the back story that comes with the art, about the relationship of money and status, and, sometimes, about celebrity....


Dying for a Hamburger

by Dr. Murray Waldman & Marjorie Lamb St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

One in ten people older than sixty-five, and nearly half of those older than eighty-five, have Alzheimer's disease.

It's widely accepted nowadays that memory loss comes with age. Alzheimer's currently robs at...


If I Can't Have You

by Gregg Olsen & Rebecca Morris St. Martin's Press (May 20, 2014)

In If I Can't Have You, bestselling author Gregg Olsen and co-author Rebecca Morris investigate one of the 21st Century's most puzzling disappearances and how it resulted in the murder of two children by their...


A Time to Attack

by Matthew Kroenig St. Martin's Press (May 13, 2014)

Iran's advanced nuclear program may be the world's most important emerging international security challenge. If not stopped, a nuclear-capable Iran will mean an even more crisis-prone Middle East, a potential...


Rewilding the World

by Caroline Fraser Henry Holt and Co. (April 29, 2014)

A gripping account of the environmental crusade to save the world's most endangered species and landscapes—the last best hope for preserving our natural home

Scientists worldwide are warning of the looming...


Fatal Embrace

by Cris Barrish & Peter Meyer St. Martin's Press (April 29, 2014)

When Anne Marie Fahey, beautiful, ambitious secretary to the Governor of Delaware, disappeared in June of 1996, all eyes immediately turned to Thomas Capano, the high-powered attorney with whom Anne Marie had...


Secrets from the Grave

by Maria Eftimiades St. Martin's Press (April 15, 2014)

He was a beloved family physician and a ruthless doctor of death who almost got away with murder.

It was a friendly hunting trip--two men kicking back, shooting at clay pigeons on campgrounds near rural Montrose,...


Do One Green Thing

by Mindy Pennybacker & Meryl Streep St. Martin's Press (April 22, 2014)

If you can only read and reference one green thing, make it this book: an easily comprehensible, clearly presented source for green living and conservation. Everything you need to know is right here at your...


Blaming Technology

by Samuel C. Florman St. Martin's Press (April 08, 2014)

Blaming Technology: The Irrational Search for Scapegoats is Samuel C. Florman's 1981 discussion of the state of technology and engineering in the United States, including the pros and cons, and the public's...