In his diary — the first and only one published by a still-imprisoned Guatánamo inmate — Slahi tells his story of life before imprisonment up through his experiences in a justice system that's far from perfect.
To mark the 100-year anniversary of the ban on drugs in the US, Hari set out to experience the war on drugs firsthand.
Throughout his three-year journey, he discovered that drugs and addiction across the globe are far different from how they’re portrayed on TV.
From teachers to veterans to leaders of Fortune 500 companies, Brown shares the stories of bravery and perseverance that happen when we bounce back from failure, pinpointing what all success stories have in common: Those who survive recognize the power of emotion and aren’t afraid to give in to it.
Though largely ignored by the media, “ghettoside killings” — one young black man murdering another — is one of the most common types of homicide in the country.
In attempt to push past her anguish, the experienced falconer decided to take on the challenge of training a goshawk — one of the species' most vicious predators — and starts to see pieces of herself in its fierce temperament along the way.
Krakauer investigates a world where self-doubt and fear of public shaming scares victims away from reporting their abuse and those brave enough to press charges are met with extreme pushback.
In 2011, Anders Behring Breivik shocked the peaceful nation of Norway and became one of the country’s most infamous criminals when he set off a bomb outside the prime minister’s house — killing eight people — and the massacred 69 more at a youth camp on the nearby island of The head of people operations at Google, Bock draws on his own experiences, as well as the most recent research in behavioral economics, to offer insights into a successful workplace, including how to hire the best people and receive constructive feedback.
He includes wisdom from his 15 years at Google alongside examples from both well-known and under-the-radar businesses for a comprehensive look at how to build a successful company.
His carefully reported accounts from several real women in Missoula reveal major truths about rape and shed light on a deeply flawed justice system.
Finding and correctly identifying a sunken pirate ship is the hardest underwater feat in the world — it’s only been accomplished once in history.
In a letter to his teenage son, Coates grapples with the implications of race in America, especially for the black men and women who still today face a disproportionate amount of prejudice.