For those looking for the real story behind the fictionalized movie account of the 47 Ronin story, this is the definitive, fascinating account of this unforgettable tale of a band of samurai who defied the Emperor to avenge the disgrace and death of their master, and faced certain death as a result. It led to one of the bloodiest episodes in Japanese history, and in the process, created a new set of heroes in Japan.
The founder of the Center for Public Integrity and bestselling author explores the consequences of powerful governments and corporations gaining ever more control over information.
From the acclaimed author of The Book of Night Women comes a masterfully written novel that explores the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the late 1970s.
A poignant thriller from the writer Michael Connelly calls “a master,” A Dancer in the Dust explores the power of one wrong choice to forever change a life—or end it.
The must-hear anthology for mystery fans who can’t get enough of the dark side of Sweden! This short story collection features Sweden’s most distinguished and best-loved crime writers, including Henning Mankell, Asa Larsson, Maj Sjowall, Per Wahlöö and Sara Stridsberg, with a special highlight being a Stieg Larsson story never before published in English. Larsson’s companion Eva also contributes a story. The anthology is edited by John-Henri Holmberg, a writer and close friend of Larsson.