A scientific exploration into humanity's obsession with the afterlife and quest for immortality from the bestselling author and skeptic Michael Shermer
In his most ambitious work yet, Shermer sets out to discover what drives humans' belief in life after death, focusing on recent scientific attempts to achieve immortality along with utopian attempts to create heaven on earth.
In the midst of a seemingly endless supply of mass-manufactured products, we find ourselves nostalgic for products bearing the mark of authenticity--hand-made furniture, artisan breads, craft beers, and other goods produced by human hands. What often goes unnoticed is the transformation of our understanding of craft--or rather, craft--in the wake of industrialization.
Where Indian Flavors & The American Palate Meet
Indian cuisine is full of intense and exciting flavors that you'll love, but can scare o the home cook...until now. Asha Shivakumar, who grew up in India before moving to the states, breaks that barrier with bold but approachable dishes that tow a delicious line between Indian and American food.
Invoking a Mexican slang term that translates roughly as "white girl," Guera considers how the body's meaning as a racialized, gendered, and sexualized surface shifts as it crosses linguistic and national borders.
This debut novel--told in interviews--spans 20 years in the rise and fall of the charismatic leader of a seductive self-help movement.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Alex & Eliza, The Witches of East End, and the Descendants series comes a powerful and moving novel about learning to love yourself. Olivia "Liv" Blakely knows how important it is to look good. Her father is running for governor and Liv is thrust into the bright media spotlight.