Freakonomics

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

Born Free

Its remarkable interaction between the author and a lion cub named Elsa enchanted generations. More

Life on Earth

Established Sir David as a foremost naturalist and an iconic and beloved figure in British cultural life. More

Fermat’s Last Theorem

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

Longitude

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

Rosemary Sullivan

I write out of compulsion. “The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner,” as Alan Sillitoe remarked—the exhilaration and discipline of the run; the finish line unknown until you get there. More

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

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