Eating The Dinosaur

This reading group guide for EATING THE DINOSAUR includes an introduction, discussion questions, ideas for enhancing your book club, and a Q&A with author Chuck...

Planet Funny: How Comedy Took Over Our Culture

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year The witty and exuberant New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings relays the history of humor in “lively, insightful, and...

A Thousand Shards Of Glass

Once upon a time, Michael Katakis lived in a place of big dreams, bright colours and sleight of hand. That place was America. One night, travelling where those who live within...

Igen: Why Today's Super-connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared For Adulthood--and What That Means For The Rest Of Us

As seen in Time, USA TODAY, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and on CBS This Morning, BBC, PBS, CNN, and NPR, iGen is crucial reading to understand how the children, teens,...

Predator Culture

Fred Harrison draws on global-wide case studies to show how the violent birth of nation-states, whether the result of territorial conquests or colonialism, splits the population...

The Number: A Completely Different Way To Think About The Rest Of Your Life [abridged]

"Thinking about retirement is as pleasant as a colonoscopy. Not in Lee Eisenberg's hands, however. He has written a funny and wise book about how to think about your future but...

Where Did You Get This Number?: A Pollster's Guide To Making Sense Of The World

CBS News’ Elections and Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto takes you behind the scenes of polling to show you how to think about who we are and where we’re headed as a...

Connected: The Surprising Power Of Our Social Networks And How They Shape Our Lives

A colleague’s husband’s sister can make a person fat, even if they don’t know her. A happy neighbor has more impact on happiness than a happy spouse. These...

Understanding Your Brain and Mind

In Understanding Your Brain and Mind, you’ll hear from over 40 leading scientists with special insight into the title question. Among many others, you’ll meet luminaries such...

The Long Shadow Of Small Ghosts: Murder And Memory In An American City

“A haunted, haunting examination of mental illness and murder in a more or less ordinary American city…Mature and thoughtful…A Helter Skelter for our time,...

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