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Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History's First Global Manhunt

Steven Johnson · Riverhead Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Map and How We Got to Now returns with the story of a pirate who changed the world Most confrontations, viewed from the wide angle of history, are minor disputes, sparks that quickly die out. But every now and then, someone strikes a match...
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Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China

Jung Chang · Knopf
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the international best seller, Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China, a brilliantly researched and evocative account of the lives of three other daughters of China: the Soong sisters, whose connections to Sun Yat-sen and Chiang Kai-shek kept them at the very center...
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Dinosaurs Rediscovered: The Scientific Revolution in Paleontology

Michael J. Benton · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Over the past twenty years, the study of dinosaurs has transformed into a true scientific discipline. New technologies have revealed secrets locked in prehistoric bones that no one could have previously predicted. We can now work out the color of dinosaurs, the force of their bite, their...
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