: A Spirited Manifesto
A widely admired writer on religion celebrates agnosticism as the most vibrant, engaging - and ultimately the ...
The Age of Genius
: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind
Out of a 'fractured and fractious time,' the author asserts persuasively, the medieval mind evolved into the ...
The Man Who Wasn't There
: Investigations into the Strange New Science of the Self
A tour of the latest neuroscience of schizophrenia, autism, Alzheimer's disease, ecstatic epilepsy, ...
The Fly Trap
A mesmerizing memoir of extraordinary brilliance by an entomologist, The Fly Trap chronicles Fredrik Sjö...
Levels of Life
Julian Barnes's new book is about ballooning, photography, love and grief; about putting two things, and two ...
The International Bank of Bob
: Connecting Our Worlds One $25 Kiva Loan at a Time
After making hundreds of microloans online, Bob wanted to see the results first-hand, so he travels from Peru ...
The Mansion of Happiness
: A History of Life and Death
Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has composed a strikingly original, ...
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