: 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 Fly Trap
A mesmerizing memoir of extraordinary brilliance by an entomologist, The Fly Trap chronicles Fredrik Sjö...
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 ...
: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China
A combination of memoir, contemporary reporting, and historical research, presenting a unique profile of China...
Five Days at Memorial
: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink's landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged ...
The Last Unicorn
: A Search for One of Earth's Rarest Creatures
An award-winning author's stirring quest to find and understand an elusive and exceptionally rare species in ...
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...
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