The Boundless Sea: A human History of the Oceans
By David Abulafia
From the award-winning author of The Great Sea, a magnificent new global history of the oceans and of humankind’s relationship with the sea.
by Dave Eggers
From the award-winning, bestselling author of The Circle comes an exciting new follow-up. When the world’s largest search engine/social media company, the Circle, merges with the planet’s dominant ecommerce site, it creates the richest and most dangerous–and, oddly enough, most beloved–monopoly ever known: the Every.
By Wallace Stegner
Crossing to Safety has, since its publication in 1987, established itself as one of the greatest and most cherished American novels of the twentieth century. Tracing the lives, loves, and aspirations of two couples who move between Vermont and Wisconsin, it is a work of quiet majesty, deep compassion, and powerful insight into the alchemy of friendship and marriage.
by Anthony Doerr
Marie-Laure lives in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where her father works. When she is twelve, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure’s reclusive great uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them they carry what might be the museum’s most valuable and dangerous jewel.
Welp: Climate Change and Arctic Identities
by Michaela Stith
When author Michaela Stith left her home in Alaska to visit the Lower 48, she learned that many people think of the Arctic as an icy wasteland devoid of people and filled with polar bears. Welp: Climate Change and Arctic Identities challenges that misconception—by inviting you to witness a side of the Arctic few southerners ever get to see.
The Sea is Not Made of Water: Life Between the Tides
By Adam Nicholson
In The sea is not made of water Adam Nicolson explores the multiple, interleaved layers of that world and the long human relationship with the shore. “Beautifully written, elegiac and deeply thoughtful science. A classic,” says Geoffrey!
The Voyeur’s Motel / El Motel del Voyeur
By Gay Talese
The Voyeur’s Motel is an extraordinary work of narrative journalism, and one of the most talked about books of the year, about the voyeuristic desires of a hotel owner.
The Soul of a Woman / Mujeres del alma mía
By Isabel Allende
From the New York Times bestselling author of A Long Petal of the Sea comes a passionate and inspiring meditation on what it means to be a woman.
Virus snowflake patterns by Ed Hutchinson / MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CC BY-4.0)