Life on Earth

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

Longitude

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

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

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

Born Free

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

Fermat’s Last Theorem

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

Freakonomics

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