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In April of 2011 LIFE ventured to London for our bestselling book The Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. This June we return to capture all the pomp and circumstance as England celebrates its queen's 60th year on the throne. All o...

LIFE Jubilee! Queen Elizabeth II: 60 Years on the Throne

From basketball prodigy to international phenomenon to seductive commercial deal, Jordan is the supreme example of how American corporations such as Nike have used cutting edge technology to sell their products in every corner of the globe. LaFebe...

Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism

The Kitchen Chronicles is a moving and surprisingly humorous memoir by the cook to one of the th Centurys great figures, Indian-born philosopher J. Krishnamurti. In a modern quest for truth the author chronicles the daily life in Krishnamurtis kit...

The Kitchen Chronicles: Lunches with J. Krishnamurti

Anti-Catholicism has a long history in America. And as Philip Jenkins argues in The New Anti-Catholicism, this virulent strain of hatred -- once thought dead -- is alive and well in our nation, but few people seem to notice, or care. A statement t...

The New Anti-Catholicism: The Last Acceptable Prejudice

There is no other contemporary artist who is so famously difficult, so apparently enigmatic, and so passionately, religiously loved by his fans as Morrissey. However, as Mark Simpson argues in his wickedly funny and deeply sacrilegious portrait, M...

Saint Morrissey

Available for the first time in paperback, Keeping Faith is Jimmy Carter's account of the satisfaction, frustration, and solitude that attend the man in the Oval Office. -- This text refers to the Paperback edition.

Keeping Faith: Memoirs of a President

This is an account of the author's investigation, on behalf of the Canadian government, into the life and ideas of the eccentric genius Nikola Tesla. This is a completely revised and redesigned edition, with a new introduction by the former head o...

In Search of Nikola Tesla

Much has been written about Thurgood Marshall, but this is the first book to collect his own words. Here are briefs he filed as a lawyer, oral arguments for the landmark school desegregation cases, investigative reports on race riots and racism in...

Thurgood Marshall: His Speeches, Writings, Arguments, Opinions, and Reminiscences (The Library of Black America series)

"Daddy and Roger and 'em shot 'em a nigger. " Those words, whispered to ten-year-old Tim Tyson by one of his playmates in the late spring of 1970, heralded a firestorm that would forever transform the small tobacco market town of Oxford, North Car...

Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story

"My eyes travel up the frozen walls. I figure it is eighty feet up to the sunlight. The walls above me climb up at about eighty degrees, then they go dead vertical, and then, higher up, they overhang. It is as if I am looking out from the belly of...

The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier

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