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 Vanishing Velazquez
: A 19th Century Bookseller's Obsession with a Lost Masterpiece
From one of the world's most expert art critics, the incredible true story - part art history and part mystery...
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy
: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War
Karen Abbott tells the stories of four courageous women - a socialite, a farmgirl, an abolitionist, and a ...
: 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 ...
Empire of Sin
: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a...
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