2014-05-06T07:00:00Z The Handmaid's Tale meets The Hunger Games in this brilliantly imagined debut set in an ancient culture where only the queen may breed and deformity means death.
Flora 717 is a sanitation worker, a member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive where work and sacrifice are the highest virtues and worship of the beloved Queen the only religion. But Flora i...[Read More]
2021-06-01T07:00:00Z Double Blind follows three close friends and their circle through a year of extraordinary transformation. Set between London, Cap d'Antibes, Big Sur, and a rewilded corner of Sussex, this thrilling, ambitious novel is about the headlong pursuit of knowledge--for the purposes of pleasure, revelation, money, sanity, or survival--and the consequences of fleei...[Read More]
2021-04-02T07:00:00Z What does the future hold in store for our world? What threats brought on by global warming, the global economic crisis or our sometimes indiscriminate manipulation of technology could cause major upheaval in the years, decades and centuries to come? And above all, what ethical, social and technological revolutions could presage a new era full of hope instead...[Read More]
2011-02-22T08:00:00Z From the bestselling author of The Women comes an action- packed adventure about endangered animals and those who protect them.
Principally set on the wild and sparsely inhabited Channel Islands off the coast of Santa Barbara, T.C. Boyle's powerful new novel combines pulse-pounding adventure with a socially conscious, richly humane tale r...[Read More]
2020-01-14T08:00:00Z "If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live."
Maurice Maeterlinck received the 1911 Nobel Prize for Literature, for this excellent book about the life of bees. Far from being an entomologist's study paper, this magnificent poetic work puts the nature of this very special insect centre stage....[Read More]
2020-08-04T07:00:00Z * INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER *
Amazon Editors' Pick for Best Book of the Year in Fiction "Visceral and haunting" (New York Times Book Review) ? "Hopeful" (Washington Post) ? "Powerful" (Los Angeles Times) ? "Thrilling" (TIME) ? "Tantalizingly beautiful" (Elle) ? "Suspenseful, atmospheric" ([Read More]
2017-02-01T08:00:00Z How has our relation to energy changed over time? What differences do particular energy sources make to human values, politics, and imagination? How have transitions from one energy source to another--from wood to coal, or from oil to solar to whatever comes next--transformed culture and society? What are the implications of uneven access to energy in the past, pres...[Read More]
2013-12-10T08:00:00Z Simon Wagstaff narrowly escapes the Deluge that destroys Earth when he happens upon an abandoned spaceship. A man without a planet, he gains immortality from an elixir drunk during an interlude with a cat-like alien queen. Now Simon must chart a 3,000-year course to the most distant corners of the multiverse, to seek out the answers to the questions no one can seem ...[Read More]