The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home

The fascinating true story behind the magnificent Gilded Age mansion Biltthe largest, grandest residence ever built in the United States The story of Bilt spans World Wars, the Jazz Age, the Depression, and generations of the famous Vanderbilt family, and features a captivating cast of

Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life

An eminent sociologist and bestselling author offers an inspiring blueprint for rebuilding our fractured society We are living in a time of deep divisions Americans are sorting themselves along racial, religious, and cultural lines, leading to a level of polarization that the country hasn t seen

The Last Palace: Europe's Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House

A masterfully told and immersive narrative about the last hundred years of European history, as seen through an extraordinary mansion and the lives of the people who called it home When Norman Eisen moved into the US ambassadors residence in Prague, returning to the land his mother had fled after