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.
Stories of American innovation. This book presents detailed origin stories on 76 of the most intriguing, important, and ingenious inventions realized in America, from the Panama Canal, the Hoover Dam, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater to the oil rig, the electric sewing machine, and the telephone.
For its entire 128 years in publication, National Geographic has supported its massive editorial output and educated the world with data and infographics that help make it easier for the layman to understand important issues & info. This new full-color book from Taschen assembles 480-pages of this material, covering History, The Planet, Being Human, the Animal World, the World of Plants, Science and Technology, and Space.
Though it arguably started in the states, punk rock as an artistic & cultural movement really took hold in 70s Britain as a youthful, rebellious response to the social and economic strife of the era. This book showcases an unrivaled collection of visually striking ephemera from the punk subculture: 500 artifacts – DIY ‘zines,’ gig posters, flyers, and badges – from well-known and obscure musical acts, designers, venues, and related political groups, creating a comprehensive assemblage of the look, feel, & visual style of the genre.
Showcasing hundreds of concept paintings, sketches, storyboards, & matte paintings, plus character, costume, and vehicle designs, this book presents a visual chronicle of the Lucasfilm art department’s creative process for the first movie in the Star Wars Story series.