Believe in yourself...Have faith. We often hear these expressions.
“Extraordinary”—New York Times Book Review
"Leading contender as the most outstanding nonfiction work of the year"—Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Award-winning, celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a profoundly original perspective on what we pass along from generation to generation.
In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost thinkers of our time redefines what it means to understand the world, succeed in a profession, contribute to a fair and just society, detect nonsense, and influence others.
1977, the Thunderbird Motel. J.J. Wedick and Jack Brennan—two fresh-faced, maverick FBI agents—were about to embark on one of their agency's first wire-wearing undercover missions.
Witty and thought provoking, two Vatican astronomers shed
provocative light on some of the strange places where religion and
“Imagine if a Martian showed up, all big ears and big nose like a child’s drawing, and he asked to be baptized.
Steven Donziger, a self-styled social activist and Harvard educated lawyer, signed on to a budding class action lawsuit against multinational Texaco (which later merged with Chevron to become the third-largest corporation in America).
Explore this stunning quality of God’s grace.
It never ends.
In this revision of a foundational work, John Piper reveals how grace is not only God’s undeserved gift to us in the past, but also God’s power to make good happen for us today, tomorrow, and forever.
In the 1890s, New York City was America’s financial, manufacturing, and entertainment capital, and also its preferred destination for sin, teeming with 40,000 prostitutes, glittering casinos, and all-night dives packed onto the island’s two dozen square miles.