by Mary Beard
Cambridge classisist Mary Beard presents the rise of Rome from a lowly village to an imperial city spreading its power from Syria to Spain by 63 BCE. Destined to be a standard work.
by Thomas Vinciguerra
The author revisits the early years of the New Yorker with stories of the colorful characters that made the New Yorker prestigious.
by Randall Munroe
For anyone who has ever wondered how things work and why, the author humorously provides simple explanations for some of the world's most interesting things. Enjoy!
by Bill Nye