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.
Coming soon: All 60 episodes of your favorite crime drama in 16×9 full-screen Blu-ray HD plus 4 behind-the-scenes documentaries, a cast & crew Q & A video, & hours of other extras. Please binge responsibly.
On Beer and Food supports the age-old idea that meals are made better with beer. This 169-page hardcover offers extensive insights about craft beer varieties, food and beer pairings, and even how to best use beer as an ingredient in your cooking.
HBO is launching HBO Now, a new standalone subscription service in partnership with its exclusive partner, Apple. The new service will work with all current Apple products & does not require an HBO cable subscription. HBO Now will launch in early April, just in time for the new season of Game Of Thrones.
Another book about Steve Jobs, the world’s most celebrated CEO. In Becoming Steve Jobs, authors Brent Schendler & Rick Tetzeli teamed up to do what all the other books (except for Walter Isaacson’s) haven’t: make this guy interesting. Drawing on exclusive access to Jobs’ inner circle, including Tim Cook, Jony Ive, Eddy Cue, Ed Catmull, & many more it paints a vivid portrait of Apple’s iconic visionary.