Anheuser-Busch created the world famous Budweiser and Michelob beer brands and are one of the most colorful, enduring and wealthiest family dynasties in American commerce history. In Bitter Brew ($19) William Knoedelseder, a journalist who has won much critical acclaim tells the riveting and often scandalous tale of the rise and the fall of the highly dysfunctional family called Busch. This is an epic tale involving prosperity, hubris, profligacy and the subsequent dark consequences that come from success spanning three centuries. Their story stretches from the Civil War’s opening salvos up to the present day.
The world of the comic book is mystifying, adventurous and packed full of heroes, villains and the role playing attendees that flock to Comic-Con. Super Graphic comes courtesy of one of the art directors of Wired magazine and traverses this graphic world through a heady combination of pie charts, timelines, bar graphs, scatter plots, and much ...[Read More]