Ever since Darwin, the existence of humans has been attributed to our intelligence and adaptability. Renowned primatologist Richard Wrangham presents a startling alternative: our evolutionary success is the result of cooking.
Writer's Digest selected this set as one of the best genre fiction titles of 2014, awarding it honorable mention in the 22nd annual publishing competition. The judges said, "The stories are beautifully crafted with attention to detail, rich scene setting, and a healthy mix of narrative and clever dialogue. The characters read true to life and intrigue the reader with every twist and turn."
The bestselling novel of three young, gifted anthropologists of the ‘30’s caught in a passionate love triangle that threatens their bonds, their careers, and, ultimately, their lives. Inspired by events in the life of revolutionary anthropologist Margaret Mead, Euphoria is "dazzling ... suspenseful ... brilliant...an exhilarating novel.”—Boston Globe
The second book in Monroe’s Lowcountry Summer trilogy, following the NY Times bestselling The Summer Girls. This series is a heartwarming story of three half-sisters and their grandmother, who is determined to help them rediscover their southern roots and family bonds.
"This zombie, this pathetic shell of a human being who would have been nothing more than a victim to me just days ago, scared me. Me! I was the one who scared others. I was the one who brought fear and death."
Six foot two, infuriatingly handsome, and flirtatious, Wyatt Armstrong has always been there for Cassidy, helping her pass her classes and fend off unwanted advances, while driving her insane with his one-night stands--but that's what best friends are for, isn't it? Having each other's backs. There was never any doubt that she would accompany him to his family's summer home--but she never expected to begin seeing Wyatt as more than a friend. Or has she been ignoring her feelings all along?
In this engaging memoir of television news and its unique place in history, New York Times bestselling author and Face the Nation anchor Bob Schieffer takes us behind the scenes of the Sunday morning institution that has provided a window on the most memorable events of the last half-century.
Demon-spawn, they call him; evil seed of the UnNamed One. Lirak wonders if they might be right. Sent on a holy quest to test his prophetic dreams, he returns to find his people scattered or slaughtered.
With a beautiful baby daughter and a devoted husband, Detective Lindsay Boxer can safely say that her life has never been better. But the party is cut short when Lindsay is called to a gruesome crime scene, where a woman has been murdered in broad daylight.
The photographs on these pages are from a private photograph collection taken during the Vietnam War by a combat medic in Vietnam. These photos are from August, 1967 to July, 1968 while he was assigned to the 25th Infantry Division.
Whether you lead a small team or an entire organization, you’ll discover the nine keys to raising productivity, boosting morale, and increasing employee engagement. Nine Minutes on Monday combines proven engagement drivers and principles of human motivation into a simple system of execution that will show immediate results.
A deep-cover CIA agent races across Europe to save the daughter he never knew in this electrifying debut thriller—an international sensation billed as “Homeland meets Stieg Larsson” that heralds the arrival of a new master sure to follow in the footsteps of Stieg Larsson, John Le Carré, and Graham Greene.
Law student Bobbie Monaco and former St. Louis cop Goodwin Hubbard investigate the death of college student Aaron Brady. Police have ruled it a suicide, but is it something more sinister?
Entering the race for mayor of Reykjavík, Iceland’s capital, Gnarr promised to get the dinosaurs from Jurassic Park into downtown parks, free towels at public swimming pools, a “drug-free Parliament by 2020” . . . and he swore he’d break all his campaign promises. But then something strange started happening: his campaign began to succeed.