Underland

UnderlandAn exploration of the Earth s underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory, and the land itself In this sequel to The Old Ways, Macfarlane takes us on an journey into our relationship with darkness, burial, and what lies beneath the surface of both place and mind Traveling through deep t

The New Silk Roads

The New Silk RoadsAll roads used to lead to Rome Today, they lead to Beijing When 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, addressing

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the UnthinkableAre we deranged The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming In his first major book of nonfiction since In an Antique Land, Ghosh examines our inability at the level of litera

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 Over the course of the next seven years, Moor traveled the globe,

Northland: A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America's Forgotten Border

Northland: A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America's Forgotten BorderAmerica s northern border is the world s longest international boundary, yet it remains obscure even to Americans The northern border was America s primary border for centuries much of the early history of the United States took place there and to the tens of millions who live and work near the lin

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden WondersInspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 600 of the strangest and most curious places in the world Here are natural wonders the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or a baobob tree in South Africa that s so large it has a pub inside where 15 people can drink co

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 We feel divided than ever This riveting analysis tells you why Walls 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 t

Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America

Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of AmericaA vivid, surprising portrait of the civic and economic reinvention taking place in America, town by town and generally out of view of the national media A realistically positive and provocative view of the country between its coasts For the last five years, James and Deborah Fallows have been trav