: 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 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 ...
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...
: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism
Elizabeth Becker investigates global travel industry practices in an eye-opening examination of this $6.5 ...
The Human Age
: The World Shaped By Us
A beguiling, optimistic engagement with the changes affecting every part of our lives, The Human Age is a wise...
: 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 ...
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