Synopsis - A World War II veteran works for a crime boss and comes into contact with the union boss Jimmy Hoffa. The basis of the movie "The Irishman."
Synopsis - How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
Synopsis - A civil rights lawyer and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.
Synopsis - Speeches by the Swedish climate activist, including her address to the United Nations.
Synopsis - A Supreme Court lawyer, who is also a former acting solicitor general, argues that President Trump should be removed from office.
Synopsis - How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
Synopsis - Unexpected factors that explain why some people succeed, such as upbringing, timing and 10,000 hours of deliberate practice.
Synopsis - A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”
Synopsis - A collection of comedic stories on mortality, middle age and a beach house dubbed the Sea Section.
Synopsis - The story of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library provides a backdrop to the evolution and purpose of libraries.
Synopsis - How the Trump administration staffs its federal agencies.
Synopsis - The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil. The fledgling F.B.I. intervened, ineffectively.
Synopsis - An account of a battle fought near the Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War.
Synopsis - The personal, professional and artistic life of Fred Rogers, the creator and star of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”
Synopsis - Technological, political and social issues in the modern era, and the choices individuals might consider in facing them.