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  • Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers
    Simon Winchester
    Paperback: 10/25/2016
     
    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
    Paperback: 09/06/2016
     
    In a work that beautifully demonstrates the rewards of closely observing nature, Elisabeth Bailey shares an ...
  • The Fly Trap
    Fredrik Sjoberg
    Paperback: 08/09/2016
     
    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
    Emily Voigt
    Hardcover: 05/24/2016
     
    A riveting journey into the bizarre world of the Asian arowana or "dragon fish"—the world's most ...
  • H is for Hawk
    Helen Macdonald
    Paperback: 03/08/2016
     
    Winner of the 2015 BookBrowse Nonfiction Award

    Obsession, madness, memory, myth, and history combine to achieve...
  • In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China
    Michael Meyer
    Paperback: 02/09/2016
     
    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
    Sheri Fink
    Paperback: 01/26/2016
     
    Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink's landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged ...

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