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: Van Gogh: The Life (9780375507489): Steven Naifeh, Gregory White Smith: Books

Lee Billings presents an intimate history of Earth and the quest for life beyond the solar system in Five Billion Years of Solitude.

A Corner in the Marais - History with a Mystery in the Marais in Paris - the author reseaches the 500 year history of the building he lives in - wonderful!

David Laskin, the author of the "The Children’s Blizzard" delivers an epic work of twentieth century history through the riveting story of one extraordinary Jewish family in "The Family." With cinematic power and beauty, bestselling author David Laskin brings to life the upheavals of the twentieth century through the story of one family, three continents, two world wars, and the rise and fall of nations.

The first in-depth look at Lance Armstrong’s doping scandal, the phenomenal business success built on the back of fraud, and the greatest conspiracy in the history of sports. Wheelmen offers a riveting look at what happens when enigmatic genius breaks loose from the strictures of morality, reveals the competitiveness and ingenuity that sparked blood-doping as an accepted practice, and shows how the Americans constructed an international operation of spies and technology to reach the top.