: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers
Pacific is a paean to this magnificent sea of beauty, myth, and imagination that is transforming our lives.
The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
: A True Story
Elisabeth Tova Bailey
In a work that beautifully demonstrates the rewards of closely observing nature, Elisabeth Bailey shares an ...
The Fly Trap
A mesmerizing memoir of extraordinary brilliance by an entomologist, The Fly Trap chronicles Fredrik Sjö...
The Dragon Behind the Glass
: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish
A riveting journey into the bizarre world of the Asian arowana or "dragon fish"the world's most ...
H is for Hawk
Winner of the 2015 BookBrowse Nonfiction Award
Obsession, madness, memory, myth, and history combine to achieve...
: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China
A combination of memoir, contemporary reporting, and historical research, presenting a unique profile of China...
Five Days at Memorial
: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink's landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged ...
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