David McCullough's The Greater Journey is the enthralling, inspiring story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects and others of high aspiration who set off for Paris in the years between 1830 and 1900.
Discussion of Nicholas Nickleby continues with chapters 55-58. Though one of Dickens' earliest works, Nicholas Nickleby is an emotionally potent mix of wildly exuberant comedy, deeply moving melodrama and passionate social criticism.
Written with remarkable grace and empathy, The Forest Unseen is a grand tour of nature in all its profundity. Biologist David Haskell uses a one-square-meter patch of old-growth forest as a window onto the entire natural world. Wholly original.
John "Jack" Harris is an ordinary man with extraordinary adventures to share. In Beyond My Wildest Dreams, Jack chronicles his passion for experiencing the wonders of the natural world: from the Alaskan wilderness to the Sea of Cortez and beyond.