1491: New Revelations of the...
Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine wilderness;...
Non Fiction  Charles C. Mann
At Home
Bill Bryson and his family live in a Victorian parsonage in a part of England where nothing of any great...
Non Fiction  Bill Bryson
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
As India starts to prosper, the residents of Annawadi are electric with hope. Abdul, an enterprising teenager, sees “a fortune...
Non Fiction  Katherine Boo
In the Heart of the...
In 1820, the whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale, leaving the desperate crew to drift for more...
Non Fiction  Nathaniel Philbrick
The Devil in the White...
Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized...
Fictional  Erik Larson
THE LOST CITY OF Z
In 1925 Fawcett ventured into the Amazon to find an ancient civilization, hoping to make one of the most important...
Non Fiction  David Grann