Employees at Trump's California golf course say he wanted to fire women who weren't pretty enough

Galileo Galilei

Travel and outdoors

American Eden

From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are

Wade Graham

Harper: $35

How the American identity and its contradictions — democratic ideals and aristocratic pretensions — are reflected in our gardens, from Jefferson's Monticello to Martha Stewart's Turkey Hill. (now available)

Among Giants

A Life With Whales

Charles "Flip" Nicklin

University of Chicago Press: $40

The gentle beasts in the depths of the ocean receive their fair share in this visually stunning tribute. (June)

The Big Roads