Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?
: The Epic Saga of the Bird that Powers Civilization
From ancient empires to modern economics, veteran journalist Andrew Lawler delivers a sweeping history of the ...
: A Natural and Cultural History
Rain is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive. It is the subject of countless poems and paintings; the...
: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari
A groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution that explores the ways in which biology and ...
: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History
Nicholas A. Basbanes
A consideration of all things paper: Entertaining, illuminating, irresistible, a book that masterfully guides ...
: The Secret History of Evolution
Darwins Ghosts tells the story of the collective discovery of evolution, from Aristotle to Al-Jahiz, an ...
: A User's Guide to the Past, Present, and Future of Urban Life
With erudite prose and carefully chosen illustrations, this unique work of metatourism explores what cities ...
The World Without Us
In The World Without Us, Alan Weisman offers an utterly original approach to questions of humanitys ...
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