The Reason I Jump: One Boy’s Voice from the Silence of Autism, by Naoki Higashida

Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head of their autistic … More The Reason I Jump: One Boy’s Voice from the Silence of Autism, by Naoki Higashida

Barcelona al Alba

If you’ve always wanted to start reading in Spanish, but were always too intimidated to actually begin, this is the book for you. Barcelona al Alba is a graphic novel by Spanish cartoonist Alfonso Font, perhaps best known in Italy for his years working on popular comic Tex. Engaging and intriguing, this novel is beautifully … More Barcelona al Alba

Globalization / Anti-Globalization: Beyond the Great Divide

First published in 2002, this book by UK-based academics David Held and Anthony McGrew deals with one of the main debates in the field of international relations: can globalization survive in the twenty-first century? The answer, according to the authors, is a resounding yes; and they make their case in this insightful and accessible work … More Globalization / Anti-Globalization: Beyond the Great Divide

Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur

In his trademark charismatic and honest style, RICHARD BRASON shares the inside track on some of his greatest achievements over 40 years in business as well as the lessons he has learned from his setbacks. In Business Stripped Bare he discusses why he took on one of the world’s biggest superbrands, how he built Virgin … More Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur

The Encyclopedia of New York City: Second Edition

Covering an exhaustive range of information about Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island, the first edition of The Encyclopedia of New York City was a success by every measure, earning worldwide acclaim and several awards for reference excellence, and selling out its first printing before it was officially published. But much has changed … More The Encyclopedia of New York City: Second Edition