Renowned history and travel writer William Dalrymple takes us on a fascinating trip to some of the world's most restrictive countries, from Syria to Iran to China and Turkey, as he recreates Marco Polo's incredible journey across Asia in the thirteenth century.
January 1, 2013
Despite best intentions, it can be hard to stick to New Year's resolutions. Let Everyday eBook help with our recommendations for reads that will teach, entertain, and motivate as you tackle your personal promises.
December 31, 2012
What better time than New Years Eve to reminisce about a few of our favorite books about partying people and decadence of the most vice-like kind?
December 27, 2012
Many have chronicled the painful and complex history of the Israeli Arab, trapped in an intractable cultural, religious, and political conflict, but none has done so with Kashua's talents.
December 22, 2012
Walter Cronkite reassured millions of Americans each night as he delivered the news. Now Douglas Brinkley uncovers the personal and professional life of “the most trusted man in America,” and in doing so, tells the history of the world.
December 21, 2012
The task of selecting a single person who is supremely deserving of the name 'asshole' poses an extraordinary challenge. Among the vast sea of exemplars, we can hardly compare candidate assholes by any simple metric.
December 11, 2012
Beth Raymer doesn't have a plan. But who needs one when you've got a certain sassy sense of moxie? Raymer's exciting and insightful memoir of making a living in the world of sports betting is everything you'd expect it to be and more.
December 10, 2012
Sheila Bair, the former head of the FDIC, gives a comprehensive and accessible breakdown of the 2008 financial crisis. Details of behind-the-scenes negotiations and revelations about the power players offer a better sense of the bigger economic picture we face.
December 7, 2012
In this exquisite memoir, international journalist Kati Marton reveals her adventurous life, from her high-power job and intense marriages to Peter Jennings and Richard Holbrooke, to loss, and life beyond love stories. And always Paris remains a steadfast spring of solace and inspiration.
December 6, 2012
Guilty of going to your favorite blogs to get "the news"? Watch out, because blog journalists have been known to distort the facts and use elaborate schemes to get your page views. Marketing expert Ryan Holiday reveals how the media really works.
December 3, 2012
People have strong feelings about some of our lifetime’s greatest minds, but some are just not up for debate. Add to this group Christopher Hitchens, whose own brilliance remained evident even through his dying days, as he wrote his last work, Mortality.
November 29, 2012
Jon Krakauer's thrilling personal story of the 1996 ascent of Mount Everest and the furious natural disaster that claimed lives and devastated survivors is a must-read for the armchair adventurer.
November 20, 2012
From Julian Barnes, the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending, a collection of essays on books and writers that have been meaningful to him throughout his career seeking greater truth through fiction.
November 19, 2012
Former New York Times restaurant critic and all-around culinary expert, Sam Sifton, has created a Thanksgiving bible. From recipes and drink suggestions to how to set a proper table, this is a must-read for anyone sharing this holiday meal with friends and family.
November 16, 2012
Sometimes you fight authority and authority doesn't win. Witness Richard Zacks' Teddy Roosevelt, whose battle to clean up a sin-loving New York in the 1890s made him enemies and contributed to his downfall as a New York City police commissioner.