Tells perhaps the greatest sea story ever - an event as mythic in its own century as the Titanic disaster in ours, and the inspiration for the climax of Moby-Dick.
Cahill's most daring and provocative subject yet: Jesus of Nazareth, the central figure of Western civilization.
Dramatically recolors the personality and accomplishment of a mythic figure whose seventeenth-century clash with Catholic doctrine continues to define the schism between science and religion.
An enchanting journey into history, recreating a time when the actions of a small band of people had repercussions that are still felt today.
'Diamond has written a book of remarkable scope . . . one of the most important and readable works on the human past published in recent years.'