History offers no more astonishing instance of the part that chance plays in our lives than the catastrophic. - June 13, 2012
How to Sell Yourself in 30 Seconds by Dr. Nick Morgan, one of America’s best-known communications theorists and coaches. - June 13, 2012
When times get tough, the authors write, the tough just get tougher. And if Bullseye, Target’s value-fetching bull terrier mascot, could talk, he’d explain how his master, CEO Gregg W. Steinhafel, and his staff quietly went to work in the midst of difficult economic times and did what Target’s... - June 11, 2012
Virginia’s Monticello was President Thomas Jefferson’s home for the last fifty-six years of his life. The author of the Constitution of the United States spent forty of those years building it, transforming it, tearing it apart, and putting it together again. He knew and loved every inch of the house and the land that surrounded it. - June 11, 2012
This eBook takes aim at Target Corporation. Here, in this digital short, is Target’s story – with lessons for businesspeople everywhere. - June 07, 2012
All her life, Jacqueline Kennedy did things her way, often contradicting conventional wisdom and public expectation. But she also demonstrated considerable restraint and judgment. She won her place in America’s heart as the wife of President John F. Kennedy, then sealed her place in history as... - June 07, 2012
Looking for Henry Hudson, the second in a series of digital shorts by award-winning author Lawrence Millman. - June 04, 2012
The Navajo Code Talkers by award-winning journalist Bruce Watson. - June 04, 2012
President Truman, a biography for young readers by New York Times bestselling historian and novelist Thomas Fleming. - June 04, 2012
Mark Twain’s life was as exciting and vivid as his books. From riverboat pilot to travel correspondent to bestselling author of novels, such as Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and A Connecticut Yankee in King’s Arthur’s Court, his biography bursts with... - June 03, 2012
Tampering with the Dead by New York Times Bestselling Author Stephen Singular - June 01, 2012
Where Agatha Christie Dreamed Up Murder by award-winning journalist Joshua Hammer. - June 01, 2012
JFK’s War by New York Times bestselling historian and novelist Thomas Fleming. - May 31, 2012
Digital shorts by award-winning author Lawrence Millman. - May 30, 2012
New Word City llc announces the publication of The Boer War by Arthur Conan Doyle, James F.J. Archibald, J. Castell Hopkins, and the Editors of New Word City.
In more than one respect, the Boer War in South Africa was a surprise to the world – two tiny republics presented a defiant ultimatum to... - November 20, 2011
New Word City llc announces the publication of How to Ace a Job Interview by the Editors of New Word City. The old adage “It’s harder to get a job than to have a job,” carries a lot of truth. It’s a very intimidating process. But there are ways to deal with the stress, turn it... - November 18, 2011
On the morning of December 28, 1908, a massive earthquake killed more than 100,000 people in Messina, Sicily’s third largest city, and took the lives of thousands more throughout southern Italy. Relief efforts began at once. Newspaper reporters and other writers from all quarters rushed to the... - November 17, 2011
How do you prepare, and prepare for, a great presentation? Too many people assemble slides from previous presentations as if shuffling a deck of cards, writes Morgan. Properly done, the process begins by focusing on a clear point of view and picking an appropriate structure. Getting the structure right... - November 16, 2011
As the thirty-fourth president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower confronted the most important political and military issues of the last century. - November 15, 2011
Here, edited and condensed with modern readers in mind, is his dramatic account of that expedition. - November 15, 2011
Here is the harrowing account of a true hero of the Korean War, Commander Gene Clark. - November 15, 2011
On April 9, 1909, Commander Robert Peary became the first person to reach the North Pole. - November 15, 2011
How do you turn losers into winners? Abrashoff provides four easy steps. - November 15, 2011
It explains what it means to lead from the front. Standing shoulder to shoulder with the troops. - November 15, 2011
Solomon goes inside the Army laboratory that’s pinching, prodding, dunking, bruising, and building the soldiers of tomorrow – and revolutionizing adventure fitness along the way. - November 12, 2011
The most common question Peters gets these days is this: Do you have any secrets for surviving the downturn? His short answer: Yes! His slightly longer answer: this beautifully designed book. It’s the first in a series of short, sharp books by him that tackle today’s most important business... - November 09, 2011
Without Washington’s brilliance at espionage, writes Fleming, the Revolution could not have been won. Here’s the little-told story of America’s spymaster-in-chief. - November 07, 2011
This vivid, deeply moving book begins in London in 1620 as Pilgrim representatives sign a contract to purchase the freighter Mayflower. We accompany them as they endure a harrowing voyage across the Atlantic, the rigors of the New England winter, and the ever-present threat of Indian attack as they desperately search for the home they eventually find at Plymouth. Once there, they must continue the struggle against brutal weather and disease. - November 06, 2011
Here is the story of six memorable Thanksgivings - from the first with the Pilgrims in Plymouth, Massachusetts, to the sixth, celebrated in England’s Westminster Abbey.
About The Author
New York Times bestselling author Thomas Fleming is one of the most distinguished and productive historians... - November 04, 2011
Japan’s last decade has left thousands of people homeless, scraping by in parks and cardboard boxes throughout Tokyo. When one of these forgotten men is murdered, writes Cooper, his brother hires a private investigator. To find the killer, he must confront police indifference, yakuza hostility, and the closed silence of the down-and-out themselves. - November 02, 2011
New Word City Llc announces the publication of The Real Pirates of the Caribbean, an eBook by award-winning journalist and author Colin Woodard.
Here’s the true story of the British Royal Navy’s struggle with the greatest pirate gang of all time. Drawing on archives in Great Britain and... - November 02, 2011
New Word City Llc announces the publication of What You Can Learn From Pepsi, a new eBook by the editors of New Word City.
With U.S. soda sales flagging, Coca-Cola resurgent, and the world in recession, PepsiCo’s CEO Indra Nooyi has found ways to cope with each challenge. She has also moved PepsiCo... - November 02, 2011
New Word City Llc announces the publication of The Joy of Steam, a new eBook by the bestselling author and award-winning travel writer and frequent New York Times contributor Tony Perrottet.
The historic bathhouses of Istanbul were built on the sites of the great thermae of the ancient Romans, writes... - November 02, 2011
New Word City Llc announces the publication of What You Can Learn From Ronald Reagan, a new eBook by the Editors of New Word City.
Ronald Reagan was a product of America’s heartland. He moved to Hollywood, became a minor film star, and got involved in politics - at first on the left. But in the... - June 15, 2011
New Word City Llc announces the publication of The Lost Buddha, a new eBook by award-winning author and veteran journalist Joshua Hammer.
Come with Hammer as he travels to the ancient Afghan city of Bamiyan, where the Taliban destroyed two giant standing Buddhas. There he finds archaeologist Zemaryalai... - June 11, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of Seeing What Galileo Saw, a new eBook by journalist and Smithsonian contributor David Zax.
Four hundred years ago, the Italian scientist Galileo Galilei looked into space and changed our view of the universe. Here’s award-winning journalist David Zax... - June 10, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of The Penis Thieves, a new eBook by award winning journalist Frank Bures.
When Bures heard that penises were being stolen through witchcraft in Africa, and people were being killed as a result, he flew to West Africa to get to the bottom of the mystery. What... - June 04, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of The Emerald Coast, a new mystery eBook by award-winning writer R.A. Allen.
This noir tale is set on Florida’s Emerald Coast. Two ex-convicts, lifelong criminals, flee from a roadhouse brawl in a stolen auto. But the worst is yet to come.
About The... - June 03, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of The New Face of Mount Rushmore, a new eBook by award winning travel writer Tony Perrottet.
The custodians of Mount Rushmore, one of America’s most famous monuments, are trying to come to terms with its controversial past, writes Perrottet. For generations,... - June 03, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of As Auschwitz Crumbles, a new eBook by the Berlin-based writer Andrew Curry.
Liberated more than 65 years ago, the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz is one of Eastern Europe’s most visited sites – and most fragile. Can – or should -... - June 02, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of What You Can Learn From Nelson Mandela, a new eBook by the Editors of New Word City.
Nelson Mandela won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993, yet he once advocated the violent overthrow of South Africa’s government and helped create a guerrilla army to attack... - June 01, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of Divorce: What Every Woman Should Know, a new eBook by veteran financial advisor Shelly Church.
Here’s what every woman should do to prepare for a divorce. This brief eBook alerts women to many important issues and problems they may face during those... - May 28, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of My Days With Harry Truman, a new eBook by New York Times bestselling author Thomas Fleming.
In 1970, Margaret Truman and Fleming spent eight days with her father, President Harry Truman, as part of their research for a biography of the 33rd President of... - May 27, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of Chicken Alchemy, a new eBook by the award winning food writer Janet A. Zimmerman.
In this hilarious eBook, Zimmerman explains why Paul Simon can teach us more about roasting a chicken than Julia Child, James Beard, Anthony Bourdain, and Thomas Keller combined.
About... - May 26, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of The Urban Nomad: Paris, a new eBook by award winning travel writer Peter Wortsman.
One of the most visited cities in the world, Paris flaunts its famous assets to hurried hordes of tourists each year, but reserves its mysteries for those who take their... - May 25, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of Gimlet Love, a new eBook by award winning food writer and cooking instructor, Janet A. Zimmerman.
Here Zimmerman offers an unapologetic defense of the oft maligned Gimlet cocktail and a glance back at the history of Rose’s Lime Cordial, sailors, officers,... - May 22, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of The Great Small Museums of Europe, a new eBook by award winning travel writer Tony Perrottet.
We all know the famous national museums of Europe: the Louvre, Prado, and British Museum. But more alluring – and entertaining – are the many small,... - May 21, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of The Perfect Chef, a new eBook by the James Beard Award winning author Todd Kliman.
Restaurant critics are supposed to maintain their distance about chefs and restaurateurs. Or, so Kliman had always maintained. But when Peter Chang, an emigre genius capable... - May 20, 2011
New Word City llc announces the publication of The Cross-Eyed Bear, a new mystery eBook by award-winning writer John Dufresne.
Father Tom Mulcahy wakes up on the day of a fierce blizzard to learn he has been accused of sexual abuse by an ex-altar boy in the parish. His life as he knows it is over. The... - May 19, 2011
New Word City LLC announces the publication of What You Can Learn From Sam Walton, a new eBook by the Editors of New Word City.
It would be difficult to overstate the impact Sam Walton had on business, specifically retailing, the authors write. The stand-alone box stores he pioneered have quite literally... - May 18, 2011