The Invention of Nature
: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary...
The Oregon Trail
: A New American Journey
An epic account of traveling the length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned wayin a covered wagon with...
: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams
An intimate portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams, the wife of John Quincy Adams, who witnessed firsthand the ...
Dr. Mütter's Marvels
: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine
Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery ...
: Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America
From the glittering court of Catherine the Great to the wilds of the New World, Matthews conjures a ...
: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis
The riveting history of tuberculosis, the world's most lethal disease, the two men whose lives it ...
Levels of Life
Julian Barnes's new book is about ballooning, photography, love and grief; about putting two things, and two ...
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