An upper class African American girl in early 1900s Washington D.C. feels suffocated by the structure of society until she finds the suffragette and socialist movements, inspiring her to fight for change.
Based on a true story, a group of men and boys are put ashore on a remote island in the Outer Hebrides to harvest birds for food. No one returns to pick them up and they become stranded in a fight for survival.
How often did our ancestors bathe or wash their clothes and change them? What did they understand cleanliness to be? Ward explores he a cultural shift in Western history since the seventeenth century: the personal hygiene revolution.
Coming-of-age memoir by the Quins, identical twins from Calgary who grew up at the height of grunge and rave culture in the nineties, well before they became celebrated musicians and global LGBTQ icons.
An accessible, nonpartisan guide to relevant issues in contemporary American politics provides non-spin coverage of a range of topics from the war in Iraq and climate change to the economy and renewable energy sources.