Proof: The Science of Booze

Humans have been perfecting alcohol production for ten thousand years, but scientists are just starting to distill the chemical reactions behind the perfect buzz In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, Adam Rogers takes us from bourbon country to the world s top gene sequencing labs,

Energy: A Human History

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond.People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to world power and

Three Reasons to Say Yes

When a little rest and relaxation turns into something Julia Maguire can t wait to spend two weeks in Hawaii with her best friends She s been dreaming about this trip for years and all she wants is to lay on a sandy beach with an icy cocktail in her hand But those vacation goals change the


When the widowed owner of the wine bar Vineyard decides she wants to take some time off and travel abroad, she leaves her business in the very capable hands of the two women she trusts most her daughter Piper and Vineyard s general manager, Lindsay For Lindsay Kent, Vineyard is her dream job She