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Reading the Glass Cover
Author: Elliot Rappaport |
Release Date: February 14, 2023
A sea captain’s beautifully written tour of our planet, our oceans, and our ever-changing atmosphere   What’s in a cloud? Did you know that water vapor is invisible and actually lighter than dry air? What separates a tropical storm f...
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Reading the Glass Cover
Author: Daniel Stone | Narrator: Daniel Stone
Release Date: August 16, 2022
From the national bestselling author of The Food Explorer, a fascinating and rollicking plunge into the story of the world’s most famous shipwreck, the RMS Titanic On a frigid April night in 1912, the world’s largest—and soon m...
Author: Giulio Boccaletti | Narrator: Giulio Boccaletti
Release Date: September 14, 2021
Spanning millennia and continents, here is a stunningly revealing history of how the distribution of water has shaped human civilization. Boccaletti, of The Nature Conservancy, “tackles the most important story of our time: our relationship wit...
Author: Edward D. Melillo | Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Release Date: August 25, 2020
A fascinating, entertaining dive into the long-standing relationship between humans and insects, revealing the surprising ways we depend on these tiny, six-legged creatures.Insects might make us shudder in disgust, but they are also responsible for m...
Author: Erik Larson | Narrator: Richard Davidson
Release Date: April 21, 2020
At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurrica...
Author: Mark Kurlansky | Narrator: Mark Kurlansky
Release Date: March 03, 2020
In what he says is the most important piece of environmental writing in his long and award-winning career, Mark Kurlansky, best-selling author of Salt and Cod, The Big Oyster, 1968, and Milk, among many others, employs h...
Author: Joe Glickman and Jim Williams | Narrator: Jim Williams
Release Date: August 27, 2019
An Expert's View of the Big Cat's Fight to Find Its WildDuring a time when most wild animals are experiencing decline in the face of development and climate change, the intrepid mountain lion -- also known as a puma, a cougar, and by many other names...
Author: Will Hunt | Narrator: Will Hunt
Release Date: January 29, 2019
“[A] winningly obsessive history of our relationship with underground places” (The Guardian), from sacred caves and derelict subway stations to nuclear bunkers and ancient underground cities—an exploration of the history, scien...
Author: Peter Wohlleben | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: June 05, 2018
The internationally bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees shows how we can decipher nature's secret signs by studying the weather.The internationally bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees shows how we can decipher nature's secret si...
Author: Tristram Korten | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: April 24, 2018
“An intense, immersive deep dive into a wild, dangerous, and unknown world, written with the pace and appeal of a great thriller. This is nonfiction at its very best.”—Lee ChildThe true story of two doomed ships and a daring search-...
Author: Dr. Lucy Jones | Narrator: Dr. Lucy Jones
Release Date: April 17, 2018
By the world-renowned seismologist, a riveting history of natural disasters, their impact on our culture, and new ways of thinking about the ones to comeEarthquakes, floods, tsunamis, hurricanes, volcanoes--they stem from the same forces that give ou...
Author: Alanna Mitchell | Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Release Date: January 30, 2018
The mystery of Earth's invisible, life-supporting powerAlanna Mitchell's globe-trotting history of the science of electromagnetism and the Earth's magnetic field--right up to the latest indications that the North and South Poles may soon reverse, wit...