Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World
Miles J. Unger
Have you stopped to wonder about the man behind some of the world’s most iconic paintings? In this book you will find the story of Picasso’s slow, thrilling road to recognition and the painting that sparked the Cubist movement—a painting that caused his friends to assume he had gone mad. For lovers of art and history, or for those who just want to be lost in a captivating, often sordid, true story.
What Are We Doing Here: Essays
How can faith and politics coincide? How does beauty inform our daily lives? Renowned writer Marilynne Robinson tackles these issues and more in her latest essay collection. Her prose cuts deep into the core of humanity with a generosity of spirit and incisive brilliance unique to her.
The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth
If you get a thrill each time a detail from science fiction becomes a part of our everyday lives, this is the book for you. Physicist and futurist Michio Kaku takes us into a plausible future in which humans may need to leave Earth and colonize elsewhere in the galaxy.
Census is a novel about everything big, told in the miniature, heart-wrenching tableau of a census. We are grazed by the notion that something is a bit different in this world, breathing down our necks. These characters jump from the page into life, and a transformative journey is undertaken for both the reader and the characters.