Books in Popular Culture

The Science of Sherlock Holmes

The Science of Sherlock HolmesFrom Baskerville Hall to the Valley of Fear, the Real Forensics Behind the Great Detective's Greatest Cases

E. J. Wagner

"Holmes is, first, a great detective, but he has also proven to be a great scientist, whether dabbling with poisons, tobacco ash, or tire marks. Wagner explores this fascinating aspect of his...

The Hobbit and History

The Hobbit and HistoryCompanion to The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Nancy R. Reagin

A fascinating guide to the history behind J.R.R. Tolkien's book The Hobbit—just in time for the final movie release, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ...

Harry Potter and History

Harry Potter and History

Nancy R. Reagin

A guide to the history behind the world of Harry Potter--just in time for the last Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part II) ...

Bob Dylan

Bob DylanThe Biography

Dennis McDougal

The ultimate biography of the musical icon. ...

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