Since 2011, TASCHEN has transformed the popular New York Times “36 Hours” column into illustrated books. Their latest 3-volume collection covers 365 global destinations including 14 new cities that have never been featured as well as recommendations to over 1500 restaurants & 1000 hotels.
Written by former Texas Rangers catcher Benjie “Big Money” Molina, this is the inspiring true story of Puerto Rican factory-worker Benjamin Molina Santana whose three sons—Benjie, Jose, and 6-time all-star Yadier—each beat long odds to earn their own World Series rings.
Drawing on exhaustive interviews with friends, family, teammates, and countless adversaries, New York Times sportswriter Bill Pennington paints a vivid & balanced portrait of legendary Yankees manager & dirt-kicking ump threatener, the late, great Billy Martin.
9-time BBQ Grand Champion Christopher Prieto & the editors of Southern Living have assembled the Ultimate Book Of BBQ. This definitive guide to year-round smoking & grilling includes 200 step-by-step recipes with full-color photos & it’s packed with tips and techniques from the award-winning pit master.
The images taken by the Hubble telescope have changed the way we see the universe. And to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of its launch, Taschen Books has created a 260-page collection of the telescope’s best images; all in ultra-high resolution.
In the lead up to the release of the definitive Kurt Cobain movie by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen, the writer, director, & producer of the film has also written the accompanying book. Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck the book delves even deeper into its exploration of the life & times of the enigmatic Nirvana frontman.
Ever look at something like a bottle cap and wonder, who invented that? This book will tell you. And unlike Google or Wikipedia, Who Built That: Awe-Inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs will give you more than just a name & a date. It explores the thinking, the tinkering & the American cultural climate that produces these sort of everyday innovations.
Nuclear researcher and writer Kenneth W. Ford worked on the H bomb but when the octogenarian wanted to publish his memoirs, the government was bummed & the DOE asked him to remove 5000 words from the manuscript they deemed too secretive for publication. Ford ignored them & published the whole story.
Extensively researched by WaPo sports writer Kent Babb, this no-holds-barred biography of NBA icon Allen Iverson follows the trajectory of AI’s illustrious career as well as his darker off-court life—the booze, his broken marriage & our nation’s fascination with the flawed superstar.
This new Lynyrd Skynyrd biography follows the trajectory of the band and singer Ronnie Van Zandt’s meteoric rise to stardom, making hit records and pioneering the “Southern rock” sound. Their five year-run was filled with success, riotous excess, and as quickly as they peaked, they imploded. This book covers it all.