A science book like no other, The Where, the Why, and the How
turns loose 75 of today's hottest artists onto life's vast questions,
from how we got here to where we are going. Inside these pages some of
the biggest (and smallest) mysteries of the natural world are explained
in essays by real working scientists, which are then illustrated by
artists given free rein to be as literal or as imaginative as they like.
The result is a celebration of the wonder that inspires every new
From celebrated entertainer Michael Feinstein comes a beautifully
illustrated account of the lives and legacies of the Gershwins—told
through stories of twelve of their greatest songs and accompanied by an
original CD of those songs, performed by the author.
Now available for the first time to the general public, this book
includes transcripts and recordings from President Kennedy's time in
office offering unprecedented insight into his thoughts on the Cuban
Missile Crisis, Vietnam, and many other world events.
Baseball manager La Russa, the winner of four Manager of the Year
awards, six Pennant wins and three World Series crowns, chronicles one
of the most exciting end-of-season runs in baseball history, and how the
St. Louis Cardinals emerged victors in the 2011 World Series.