Like War, by P.W.Singer -
Through the weaponization of social media, the Internet is changing war and politics, just
as war and politics are changing the Internet. Terrorists live-stream their attacks, "Twitter
wars" produce real-world casualties, and viral misinformation may alter the fate of
nations. Looking to the crucial years ahead, Like War outlines a radical new paradigm
for understanding and defending against the unprecedented threats of our networked
Dopesick, by Beth Macy -
Beginning with a single dealer who lands in a small Virginia town and sets about turning
high school football stars into heroine overdose statistics, Macy comes away with a
harrowing story of greed and need. From the introduction of OxyContin in 1996, Macy
parses how America embraced a medical culture where over-treatment with painkillers
became the norm.
The Secret Token, by Andrew Lawler -
What happened to the lost colony of Roanoke?For four hundred years that question
has consumed historians and amateur sleuths, leading only to dead ends and hoaxes.
But after a chance encounter with a British archaeologist, journalist Andrew Lawler
discovered that solid answers to the mystery were within reach. He sets out to unravel
the enigma of the lost settlers, accompanying competing researchers, each hoping to
be the first to solve the mystery.
Blogging for Dummies, by Amy Lupold Bair -
Are you ready to make your mark on the Internet with a personal blog, but aren't quite
sure where to start? Blogging for Dummies gives you the lowdown on blogging basics,
the anatomy of a good blog, and all the tools you need to get started. Plus, you'll find
advice on choosing a blog topic, writing your first blog post, planning an editorial
calender, and much more.
Killing the SS, by Bill O'Reilly -
As the true horrors of the Third Reich
began to be exposed after World War II,
the Nazi war criminals who committed
genocide went on the run. A few were
swiftly caught. Others, however, evaded
capture through a Nazi organization
designed to hide them. This is the epic
saga of the self-styled "Nazi hunters."
Over decades these men and women
scoured the world, tracking down the SS
fugitives and bringing them to justice,
which often meant death.