Explores how five of America's culturally important holidays—Christmas, Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween, and Thanksgiving—came to be what they are today, seasonal and religious celebrations heavily influenced by modern popular culture. Simultaneous. Hardcover available. 232 pp.
The "JPS Hebrew-English TANAKH" features the oldest-known complete Hebrew version of the Holy Scriptures, side by side with JPS's renowned English translation. Reprint. 2,040 pp.
Collects more than a hundred letters that Mark Twain wrote to newspaper editors, recovering a large body of Twain's neglected and even unknown writings. 208 pp.
"This is a book of deep experience. The survivors' voices are wise and inspiring. The advice is practical, sensible and supportive. Give it to anyone you know who has cancer. Buy it for yourself." —James S. Gordon, author of "Comprehensive Cancer Care: Integrating Complementary and Conventional." Reissue. 322 pp.
In this Bancroft Prize winner, Nancy Tomes explores the consequences of the consumer economy and American medicine having come of age at exactly the same time. 560 pp.