Underland

UnderlandFrom the best selling, award winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet s past and future n nHailed as the great nature writer of this generation Wall Street Journal , Robert Macfarlane is the celebrated author of books about the intersections of the human and

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers EditionThe New York Times bestselling memoir of the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village is now perfect for young readers When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba s tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season s crops, leaving them with nothing to eat a

Along the Tapajós

Along the TapajósCau and Ina are a brother and sister who live in a small community along the Tapaj s River in Brazil Here, the homes are on stilts and everyone travels around by boat even to school When the rainy season comes, they must leave their village and relocate to higher ground for a while But after mo

The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World

The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the WorldAll roads used to lead to Rome Today, they lead to Beijing n nWhen The Silk Roads was published in 2015, it became an instant classic A major reassessment of world history, it compelled us to look at the past from a different perspective The New Silk Roads brings this story up to date, addressin

The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

The Death and Life of the Great LakesThe Great Lakes Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior hold 20 percent of the world s supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work, and recreation for tens of millions of Americans But they are under threat as never before, and their problems are spreading across the continent.

Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls

Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of WallsNew from the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Prisoners of Geography n nWe feel divided than ever nThis riveting analysis tells you why n nWalls are going up Nationalism and identity politics are on the rise once Thousands of miles of fences and barriers have been erected in the past

On Trails: An Exploration

On Trails: An ExplorationIn 2009, while thru hiking the Appalachian Trail, Robert Moor began to wonder about the paths that lie beneath our feet How do they form Why do some improve over time while others fade What makes us follow or strike off on our own n nOver the course of the next seven years, Moor traveled the glob

Landmarks

LandmarksLandmarks is Robert Macfarlane s joyous meditation on words, landscape and the relationship between the two n nWords are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place It is a field guide to the literature

Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia

Sea People: The Puzzle of PolynesiaA blend of Jared Diamond s Guns, Germs, and Steel and Simon Winchester s Pacific, a thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote Pacific, where they came from, how they got there, and how we know For than a millenni