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ForeEdge from University Press of New England

Al Qaeda Declares War
The African Embassy Bombings and America’s Search for Justice
The dramatic story of the FBI’s hunt for al Qaeda terrorists in the wake of the African embassy bombings, and of the successful prosecutions that resulted
Hoffman, Tod

American Luthier
Carleen Hutchins—the Art and Science of the Violin
The female pioneer who revolutionized violin acoustics and built the first violin octet
Whitney, Quincy

American Sweepstakes
How One Small State Bucked the Church, the Feds, and the Mob to Usher in the Lottery Age
The dramatic story of the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire Sweepstakes
Flynn, Kevin

Art and Architecture of Insects

Discover the hidden beauty of insect anatomy
Phillips, David M.

At the Point of a Cutlass
The Pirate Capture, Bold Escape, and Lonely Exile of Philip Ashton
The astonishing true story of a young sailor’s ordeal during the golden age of piracy
Flemming, Gregory N.

Baby You're a Rich Man
Suing the Beatles for Fun and Profit
How Allen Klein, Morris Levy, and Nixon’s Justice Department battled to bring down the world’s greatest band
Soocher, Stan

Birth of a Warrior
Ten Weeks in Basic Training
Follow an Army company through basic training, the core experience at the heart of becoming a soldier
Jones, Raymond McCrea

The Book Smugglers
Partisans, Poets, and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the Nazis
The Monuments Men for book lovers
Fishman, David E.

Boston Strong
A City's Triumph over Tragedy
The story of the Boston Marathon bombing through the eyes of those most intimately affected
Sherman, Casey and Dave Wedge

Breathe Easy
Relieving the Symptoms of Chronic Lung Disease
An informative and practical guide to better breathing
Mahler, Donald A., MD

Buying Time
Environmental Collapse and the Future of Energy
The failure of complex systems, and the future of energy
Makabe, Kaz

Confession of a Serial Killer
The Untold Story of Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer
Explore the mind and motivations of a serial killer
Ramsland, Katherine, PhD

The Court-Martial of Paul Revere
A Son of Liberty and America's Forgotten Military Disaster
The riveting chronicle of Paul Revere’s only military service during the Revolution—a major but disastrous episode in his life
Greenburg, Michael M.

Danger on the Page
A Fiction Writer's Guide to Sex, Violence, Dead Narrators, and Other Challenges
How to master the specific, day-to-day challenges of fiction writing
Shawver, Brian

Death by Cyanide
The Murder of Dr. Autumn Klein
A Pittsburgh doctor’s brutal poisoning of his physician wife, and his riveting trial for first-degree murder
Ward, Paula Reed

The Decibel Diaries
A Journey through Rock in 50 Concerts
An insider’s tour of rock through 50 memorable concerts
Alan, Carter

Dirigible Dreams
The Age of the Airship
The rise and fall of the adventurous dirigible age
Hiam, C. Michael

Dirt
A Love Story
Thirty-six artists, scientists, and renowned writers go wild about the virtues, pleasure, and importance of dirt!
Richardson, Barbara, editor

Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs, and Washington Handshakes
Decoding the Jargon, Slang, and Bluster of American Political Speech
An election-year guide to understanding the language of the electeds, spin-meisters, and flacks of American politics
McCutcheon, Chuck and Mark, David
with a Foreword by Jeff Greenfield

Doubletalk
The Language, Code, and Jargon of a Presidential Election
With 100 key phrases, this is your up-to-the-minute ebook guide to the presidential election follies
McCutcheon, Chuck and Mark, David

Emerald Labyrinth
A Scientist's Adventures in the Jungles of the Congo
The race to explore the Congo’s dwindling biodiversity and unlock its ancient secrets
Greenbaum, Eli

The Enlightened Gene
Biology, Buddhism, and the Convergence that Explains the World
Are humans inherently good? Where does compassion come from? Is death essential for life? The surprising confluence of Buddhist thought and cutting-edge biology.
Eisen, Arri and Konchok, Yungdrung

Escape from Dannemora
Richard Matt, David Sweat, and the Great Adirondack Manhunt
The complete story of the prison break and manhunt that kept America spellbound
Benson, Michael

Fetch the Devil
The Sierra Diablo Murders and Nazi Espionage in America
An El Paso sheriff’s investigation of the Nazi spy ring that orchestrated the murder of two California socialites in the Texas desert on the eve of World War II
Richmond, Clint

A Few Planes for China
The Birth of the Flying Tigers
A new history of the genesis of the legendary Flying Tigers
Buchan, Eugenie

Flashpoint Trieste
The First Battle of the Cold War
At the end of World War II in Europe, all the contending forces—the Allies, the Nazis, the Red Army, Italian Fascists, and Yugoslav Partisans—fought for control of the city of Trieste
Jennings, Christian

Free as Gods
How the Jazz Age Reinvented Modernism
A lively, wide-ranging look at the connections inside the core group of avant-garde artists in Jazz Age Paris
Riley, Charles A. II

From Darkness to Dynasty
The First 40 Years of the New England Patriots
The wild, zany, and forgotten history of the NFL’s now-premier franchise
Thornton, Jerry

Getting Screwed
Sex Workers and the Law
Vivid narrative-driven account of how current U.S. laws against prostitution harm sex workers, clients, and society
Bass, Alison

Ghost Riders of Baghdad
Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge
An American officer confronts the realities of war and politics during a year with the 61st Cavalry in Iraq
Sjursen, Daniel A.

The Great Siege of Malta
The Epic Battle between the Ottoman Empire and the Knights of St. John
The definitive battle in the clash of empires that has defined Europe for 500 years
Allen, Bruce Ware

The Hand Book
Surviving in a Germ-Filled World
An energetic argument for the importance of maintaining clean hands, and advice on how to do it
Wahrman, Miryam Z.

A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks

Shipwrecks as a window on the history of globalization
Gordon, Stewart

Hot Hands, Draft Hype, and DiMaggio's Streak
Debunking America's Favorite Sports Myths
Proof that everything you thought you knew about sports is wrong
Hirsch, Sheldon

Hurt
The Inspiring, Untold Story of Trauma Care
The heroic story of the invention of trauma care, from battlefield triage to level 1 trauma centers
Musemeche, Catherine MD

I Heart Obama

A personal and cultural exploration of Barack Obama as black president, black icon, and black folk hero
Kaplan, Erin Aubry

The Ice Bucket Challenge
Pete Frates and the Fight against ALS
The true story behind the Ice Bucket Challenge
Sherman, Casey and Dave Wedge

Ice Ship
The Epic Voyages of the Polar Adventurer Fram
The thrilling journeys of the Fram through the ice and to the poles
Johnson, Charles W.

In Julia's Kitchen
Practical and Convivial Kitchen Design Inspired by Julia Child
An award-winning architect and Julia Child’s staff photographer show us how to bring into our homes Julia’s commitment to the life-changing magic of eating together
Heyne, Pamela and Scherer, Jim

In the Evil Day
Violence Comes to One Small Town
A quiet New England town is shattered by violence—and rises above it
Carey, Richard Adams

Inferno in Chechnya
The Russian-Chechen Wars, the Al Qaeda Myth, and the Boston Marathon Bombings
The history of the Chechen wars and the origins of terrorism in Russia and beyond
Williams, Brian Glyn

The Life and Times of T. H. Gallaudet

A look into the complex life of an icon of deaf education
Sayers, Edna Edith

The Lives of Dillon Ripley
Natural Scientist, Wartime Spy, and Pioneering Leader of the Smithsonian Institution
The true story of the last Renaissance man
Stone, Roger D.

Mad Music
Charles Ives, the Nostalgic Rebel
The life and times of the famed modernist composer
Budiansky, Stephen

Maximum Harm
The Tsarnaev Brothers, the FBI, and the Road to the Marathon Bombing
The chaos, complicity, and deadly consequences of the Boston Marathon bombing
McPhee, Michele R.

Meeting Tom Brady
One Man's Quest for Truth, Enlightenment, and a Simple Game of Catch with the Patriots Quarterback
An everyman’s tale of longing for greatness and love of the game
King, Richard J.

A Monument to Deceit
Sam Adams and the Vietnam Intelligence Wars
A timely story of whistleblowing in wartime
Hiam, C. Michael

Nathan Hale
The Life and Death of America's First Spy
Now in paperback, the New York Times best-selling biography—the first in nearly a century—of the legendary Revolutionary War patriot and our country’s first spy
Phelps, M. William

Needless Suffering
How Society Fails Those with Chronic Pain
A fascinating and disturbing assessment of the failure of healthcare professionals and others to help people with chronic pain
Nagel, David, MD

Night Flight to Dungavel
Rudolf Hess, Winston Churchill, and the Real Turning Point of WWII
High-ranking Nazi leader Rudolf Hess’s secret flight to England remains one of the most extraordinary mysteries of the Second World War
Padfield, Peter

No Boston Olympics
How and Why Smart Cities Are Passing on the Torch
A play-by-play account of how No Boston Olympics rallied Massachusetts residents to reject an Olympic bid
Dempsey, Chris and Zimbalist, Andrew

Once Upon a Playground
A Celebration of Classic American Playgrounds, 1920–1975
A nostalgic look at a world of play almost forgotten
Biondo, Brenda

Operation Whisper
The Capture of Soviet Spies Morris and Lona Cohen
The true story of the master spies who stole the atomic bomb
Carr, Barnes

A Plague on All Our Houses
Medical Intrigue, Hollywood, and the Discovery of AIDS
The medical detective story of Dr. Michael Gottlieb’s discovery of AIDS, his struggle with the medical establishment, and the temptations of Hollywood
Hillman, Bruce J. MD

The Politics of Piracy
Crime and Civil Disobedience in Colonial America
The untold story of how colonial pirates transformed America and brought it to the brink of rebellion
Burgess, Douglas R., Jr.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
An American Hero
The amazing story behind the classic Christmas character
Lankford, Ronald D., Jr.

Seeing the War
The Stories behind the Famous Photographs of World War II
The dramatic stories behind some of the war’s best-known photos
Colley, David P.

Seven Million
A Cop, a Priest, a Soldier for the IRA, and the Still-Unsolved Rochester Brink's Heist
Some died, some went to jail—who holds the key to the missing millions?
Craig, Gary

Shallow Graves
The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer
The worst serial killing case in Massachusetts since the Boston Strangler
Boyle, Maureen

Shortchanged
Height Discrimination and Strategies for Social Change
Provokes a public debate about heightism, its detrimental effects, and how to reshape society’s view and treatment of short people
Osensky, Tanya S

The Simple Beauty of the Unexpected
A Natural Philosopher’s Quest for Trout and the Meaning of Everything
A preeminent scientist and writer ponders existence while learning to fly-fish
Gleiser, Marcelo

Squid Empire
The Rise and Fall of the Cephalopods
The ancient, mysterious, intelligent, and adaptable creatures who once ruled the oceans
Staaf, Danna

Surviving the Essex
The Afterlife of America's Most Storied Shipwreck
Do cannibals get second acts?
Dowling, David O.

Tell
Love, Defiance, and the Military Trial at the Tipping Point for Gay Rights
The true story of the woman who ended the ban on gays in the military
Witt, Major Margaret with Tim Connor

That’s Gotta Hurt
The Injuries That Changed Sports Forever
How advances in sports medicine help bridge the gap between the pros and the rest of us, and make sports and exercise safer
Geier, Dr. David

Tommy Gun Winter
Jewish Gangsters, a Preacher's Daughter, and the Trial That Shocked 1930s Boston
A veteran journalist tracks down a family secret and rediscovers the story of Jewish gangsters run amok in 1930s Boston
Gorenstein, Nathan

Union Jack
JFK's Special Relationship with Great Britain
The fascinating story of John F. Kennedy’s lifelong love affair with England—and how it shaped him
Sandford, Christopher

Victura
The Kennedys, a Sailboat, and the Sea
How one small sailboat taught the Kennedys about life, family, leadership, and winning
Graham, James W.

Vulture
The Private Life of an Unloved Bird
Perfectly adapted to its place in nature, the vulture retains its bad reputation. But is it deserved?
Fallon, Katie

West Point ’41
The Class That Went to War and Shaped America
The inspiring true story of the West Point class of ’41, which graduated into combat leadership in World War II and went on to shape policy in Korea, during the Cold War, and in Vietnam
Kazel-Wilcox, Anne and PJ Wilcox with Lt. Gen. Edward L. Rowny (Ret.)

Whistle Stop
How 31,000 Miles of Train Travel, 352 Speeches, and a Little Midwest Gumption Saved the Presidency of Harry Truman
How Harry S. Truman overcame the doubters, the haters, and the do-nothing congress to recapture the presidency and save America
White, Philip

The Whistleblower
Rooting for the Ref in the High-Stakes World of College Basketball
A riveting tour of college basketball, guided by an unlikely sports hero: the referee
Katz, Bob

Why I Don't Write Children's Literature

The beloved writer returns to entertain in a fresh collection of essays
Soto, Gary

Why the Grateful Dead Matter

What a long, strange trip it’s been
Benson, Michael

Wilde Times
Patricia Wilde, George Balanchine, and the Rise of New York City Ballet
The authorized biography of one of the greatest dancers from the golden age of New York City Ballet
Lobenthal, Joel

Winning Marriage
The Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took on the Politicians and Pundits—and Won
A no-holds-barred, from-the-trenches account of the campaign to win and protect the freedom to marry in America
Solomon, Marc

Winning Marriage
The Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took on the Politicians and Pundits—and Won
The definitive account of how the freedom to marry was won nationwide with a new, final chapter on the historic US Supreme Court ruling
Solomon, Marc