With 174 stunning images collected from around the globe, this new photo-book from Phaidon presents the world’s best wooden architecture—from renowned masterpieces like an onion-domed Russian church to a luxurious Canadian sauna to the works of LeCorbusier and Renzo Piano.
Told in his own words, The Operator presents SEAL Team Operator Robert O’Neill’s awe-inspiring four-hundred-mission career, which included his involvement in attempts to rescue “Lone Survivor” Marcus Luttrell and abducted-by-Somali-pirates Captain Richard Phillips and ultimately culminated in those famous shots that killed the world’s most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden.
This is the tale of a company of U.S. paratroopers who arrived in eastern Afghanistan in 2007 hoping to help the local people extend the Afghan government’s reach into this remote wilderness & quash the Taliban’s advance. Instead, they spent the next fifteen months under continuous attack, always outnumbered by Taliban fighters. Some of the “Chosen Few” survived; some did not. Two among them received the Medal of Honor for valor in combat.
With the release of a new album in 2016—the first in a decade—Metallica proves yet again to be an enduring & unquestionably influential force in heavy rock. In this biography of front-man James Hetfield, music writer Mark Eglinton uses exclusive, firsthand interviews with prominent rock stars and key figures in Hetfield’s life to construct the definitive account of metal’s heaviest hitter.
From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 NYT best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, comes this true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history. In the 1920s, the Osage Indians of Oklahoma were some of the country’s richest—vast oil reserves were discovered on their lands. But one by one, the richest Osage families were murdered in cold blood. 24 people in total and under the direction of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI badly bungled their first big murder case.
Written by former WSJ sports journalist and fantasy sports addict Daniel Barbarisi, Dueling With Kings is the author’s exploration of the strange and chaotic inner-workings of DFS—Daily Fantasy Sports and the high stakes battle for market supremacy between FanDuel & DraftKings.
This here is an insider’s guide built on the insight & expertise of more than 300 passionate & terminally thirsty mixologists. A global resource of more than 750 recommendations on where to get a great drink—from dirty dives to legendary hotel bars. Maps, reviews, directions—everything you need except the bar stool.
Now 30-years departed, actor and motorsport enthusiast Steve McQueen remains a cultural icon. A lifelong rider, racer, & collector of motorcycles, this new book focuses on the long list of bikes he rode and raced throughout his life.
In his no-holds-barred memoir, Legendary NBA coach George Karl—the most outspoken and combative coach in the league’s history as well as one of the most successful—reflects on his life, his career, and his battles on and off the basketball court.
In Valley Of The Gods, reporter Alexandra Wolfe follows three young & ambitious Silicon Valley entrepreneurs with big dreams of their tech start-ups becoming the next world-changing business: an Uber, Tesla, or Facebook. Wolfe gains intimate access into the strange & competitive new world of the business ruling class.