John Clayton explores the vast historical and cultural history of one of the most popular national parks to uncover why Yellowstone is so beloved in “Wonderlandscape: Yellowstone National Park and the Evolution of an American Cultural Icon.”
“Throughout his career, James Comey has had to face one difficult decision after another as he has served the leaders of our country,” Flatiron Publisher and President Bob Miller said in a statement. “His book promises to take us inside those extraordinary moments in our history, showing us how these leaders have behaved under pressure. By doing so, Director Comey will give us unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a remarkable lesson in leadership itself.”
“In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I’ve often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net,” Clinton writes in the introduction, according to publisher Simon & Schuster. “Now I’m letting my guard down.”
The U.S. Postal Service is marking the occasion Wednesday with a new postage stamp honoring the “Walden” and “Civil Disobedience” writer, philosopher and naturalist.
On Tuesday, HarperCollins announced the book and its 2013 edition, “What the (Bleep) Just Happened . . . Again?” will “no longer be offered for purchase” until Crowley has “the opportunity to source and revise” the text.
The house from “Up,” being lifted into the air by of balloons? That’s “Revenge of the Radioactive Lady” by Elizabeth Stuckey-French, which Irwin says shares the dark but funny tone of the Pixar movie
“It’s really hard to listen to all those people be nice to you for two days,” Murray said. “You just get real suspicious.”
Perillo authored several collections of poetry, including “Inseminating the Elephant” in 2009, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and winner of the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress.
“These are the books that all modern Shakespeare texts are based on,” says Jay Moschella, the library’s curator for rare books. “They’re extremely valuable and we’re one of the few places that has them. They’re one of the great cultural treasures of Boston.”