Arctic & Climate Change

In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic (Expanded)
"One helluva read."--Newsweek - "Gripping."--Outside - "Spellbinding."--Associated Press - "Powerful."--New York

In 1912, the Saint Anna, a Russian exploration...

September 4, 2001
Modern Library
288 Pages
The Voyage of the Narwhal

The Voyage of the Narwhal

Barrett, Andrea

Capturing a crucial moment in the history of exploration--the mid-nineteenth century romance with the Arctic--Andrea Barrett's compelling novel tells the story of a fateful expedition. Through...

September 17, 1999
W. W. Norton & Company
399 Pages
The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen
The Last Viking unravels the life of the man who stands head and shoulders above all those who raced to map the last corners of the world. In 1900, the four great geographical mysteries--the...
October 22, 2013
Da Capo Press
400 Pages
The Fate of Greenland: Lessons from Abrupt Climate Change
Experts discuss how Greenland's warming climate--seen in its melting ice sheets and retreating glaciers--could affect the rest of the world.

Viewed from above, Greenland offers an endless...

September 13, 2013
MIT Press
216 Pages
This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland (Vintage Books)
For the last decade, Gretel Ehrlich has been obsessed by an island, a terrain, a culture, and the treacherous beauty of a world that is defined by ice. In This Cold Heaven she combines the...
January 7, 2003
400 Pages
We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

In We Are the Weather, Jonathan Safran Foer explores the central global dilemma of our time in a surprising, deeply personal, and urgent new way.

Some people reject the fact,...

August 4, 2020
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER - In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical--and accessible--plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas...
February 16, 2021
Knopf Publishing Group
272 Pages
The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go from Here
"Hope Jahren is the voice that science has been waiting for." --Nature

"A superb account of the deadly struggle between humanity and what may prove the only life-bearing planet...

March 3, 2020
224 Pages


Johnson, Mat
"THE SHARPEST AND MOST UNUSUAL STORY I READ LAST YEAR . . . [Mat] Johnson's satirical vision roves as freely as Kurt Vonnegut's and is colored with the same sort of passionate humanitarianism...
September 4, 2012
One World
384 Pages
Big Dead Place: Inside the Strange and Menacing World of Antarctica

Johnson's savagely funny [book] is a grunt's-eye view of fear and loathing, arrogance and insanity in a dysfunctional, dystopian closed community. It's like M*A*S*H on ice, a bleak, black...

June 1, 2005
Feral House
259 Pages

New Arrivals

Leviathan Falls
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Havana Year Zero
Born of No Woman
Monster in the Middle
Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World
Certain Hunger
Loneliest Americans
Sandor Katz's Fermentation Journeys: Recipes, Techniques, and Traditions from Around the World