Papillon

A bestselling phenomenon and classic memoir of prison breaks and adventure. More

Flow

The psychology classic that explored creativity and happiness. More

Master and Commander

First book in O’Brian’s Aubrey/Maturin series, widely regarded as the greatest series of historical novels ever written. More

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Pulitzer Prize winner; considered one of the classic works of creative nonfiction of the late twentieth century. More

Summer of ’49

Halberstam’s classic chronicle of baseball’s most magnificent season. More

Incidents of Travel in Yucatán

In 1839, American diplomat John Lloyd Stephens and British artist Frederick Catherwood—both already celebrated for their adventures in Egypt, the Holy Land, Greece, and Rome—sailed together out of New York harbor on an expedition into the forbidding rain forests of present-day Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico. More

Moby-Dick

Often called the greatest American novel of all time. More

Longitude

Story of an epic scientific quest, which won British Book of the Year in 1997. More

Freakonomics

Multimillion-copy bestseller that helped launch a wave of interest in behavioral economics and statistics. More

Fermat’s Last Theorem

International number one bestseller about solving a puzzle that had confounded mathematicians since the seventeenth century. More