Colin Richardson

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Everyday Bias

• <b>Author:</b> Howard J. Ross<p>Incorporating anecdotes from today’s headlines alongside case studies from over 30 years as a diversity consultant, Ross shows us how deeply rooted and relevant the discussions surrounding unconscious bias remains today.

Five Families

• <b>Author:</b> Selwyn Raab<p>Genovese, Gambino, Bonnano, Colombo and Lucchese. For decades these Five Families ruled New York and built the American Mafia (or Cosa Nostra) into an underworld empire. Today, the Mafia is an endangered species, battered and beleaguered by aggressive investigators, incompetent …

Ghettoside

• <b>Author:</b> Jill Leovy<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, USA TODAY, AND CHICAGO TRIBUNE • A masterly work of literary journalism about a senseless murder, a relentless detective, and the great plague of homicide in America<br>NATIONAL BOOK</b> …

Foxcatcher

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Schultz & David Thomas<p><b>The riveting true story of Olympic wrestling gold medal-winning brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz and their fatal relationship with the eccentric John du Pont, heir to the du Pont dynasty</b><p>On January 26, 1996, Dave Schultz, Olympic gold medal winner and …

The Almost Nearly Perfect People

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Booth<p><b>A WITTY, INFORMATIVE, AND POPULAR TRAVELOGUE ABOUT THE SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIES AND HOW THEY MAY NOT BE AS HAPPY OR AS PERFECT AS WE ASSUME</b><br>Journalist Michael Booth has lived among the Scandinavians for more than ten years, and he has grown increasingly frustrated with the …

Johnstown Flood

• <b>Author:</b> David McCullough<p>The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.<p>At the end of the nineteenth century, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, was a booming coal-and-steel town filled with hardworking …

The Lessons of History

• <b>Author:</b> Will Durant<p>A concise survey of the culture and civilization of mankind, <i>The Lessons of History</i> is the result of a lifetime of research from Pulitzer Prize–winning historians Will and Ariel Durant.<p>With their accessible compendium of philosophy and social progress, the Durants take us on a …

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

• <b>Author:</b> Jack Weatherford<p>The name Genghis Khan often conjures the image of a relentless, bloodthirsty barbarian on horseback leading a ruthless band of nomadic warriors in the looting of the civilized world. But the surprising truth is that Genghis Khan was a visionary leader whose conquests joined …

Columbine

• <b>Author:</b> Dave Cullen<p><b>EXPANDED WITH A NEW EPILOGUE</b><p>"The tragedies keep coming. As we reel from the latest horror . . ."<p>So begins a new epilogue, illustrating how Columbine became the template for nearly two decades of "spectacle murders." It is a false script, seized upon by a generation of new …

The Emperor of All Maladies

• <b>Author:</b> Siddhartha Mukherjee<p>Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, <i>The Emperor of All Maladies</i> is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century …

The Wright Brothers

• <b>Author:</b> David McCullough<p>Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright.<p>On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from …

The Monster of Florence

• <b>Author:</b> Douglas Preston & Mario Spezi<p>In the nonfiction tradition of John Berendt ("Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil") and Erik Larson ("The Devil in the White City"), <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Douglas Preston presents a gripping account of crime and punishment in the lush hills …

The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Greenblatt Ph.D.<p>Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction <br>Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-Fiction<br>One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one …