Cultural History

The Anthropocene Reviewed John Green

THE ANTHROPOCENE REVIEWED is a collection of essays inspired by John Green's beloved podcast of the...

Sex with Presidents: The Ins and Outs of Love and Lust in the White House Eleanor Herman

SEX WITH PRESIDENTS details the bedroom affairs of the presidents throughout American history, as...

Paper: Paging Through History Mark Kurlansky

PAPER: PAGING THROUGH HISTORY adds to the discussion of the future of our planet. After digesting these brilliant words about paper's origins and production, as well as its influence, are we headed for a paperless society. This learned author thinks not.   This title has been selected as a...

No Place Like Home: An Architectural Study of Auburn, Alabama - The First 150 Years Emily Sparrow

NO PLACE LIKE HOME examines the beautiful structures that make up the architectural history of Auburn, from the historical churches, the old businesses and homes, and of course the mighty buildings that make up Auburn's campus. Anchored by a strong sense of place, No Place Like Home will inspire readers to a...

Behind the Magic Curtain: Secrets, Spies, and Unsung White Allies of Birmingham's Civil Rights Days T. K. Thorne

BEHIND THE MAGIC CURTAIN: SECRETS, SPIES, AND UNSUNG WHITE ALLIES OF BIRMINGHAM'S CIVIL RIGHTS DAYS reveals never-before-told names, deeds, and places involved in the Civil Rights struggle at the birthplace of much of the fight. Award-winninng author and former Birmingham Police Captain T.K. Thorne spent ten years...

Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy Larry Tye

DEMAGOGUE is a masterful portrait of Senator Joseph McCarthy, who led the Red Scare to uproot a...

Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey Ziauddin Yousafzai

LET HER FLY: A FATHER'S JOURNEY tells the story of Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of youngest-ever Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, from his childhood growing up poverty-stricken in rural Pakistan to his own activism for feminism and right to education for all. He shares what he and his wife taught their daughter growing up, as well...