Elizabeth Kolbert's environmental classic Field Notes from a Catastrophe first developed out of a groundbreaking, National Magazine Award-winning three-part series in The New Yorker. She expanded it into a still-concise yet richly researched and damning book about climate change: a primer on the greatest challenge facing the world today.
Forbidden Science reveals the cutting edge of New Science and shows how established science disallows inquiry that challenges the status quo--even when it produces verifiable results. Contains 43 essays by 19 researchers denoting cutting-edge, heretical, or suppressed scientific research, including Immanuel Velikovsky, Nikola Tesla, Rupert Sheldrake, and Masaru Emoto. Learn More
Eighteenth-century anatomist Honore Fragonard’s ecorches—preserved dissected real animal and human cadavers—are extraordinary works of virtuosic skill that have survived nearly two and a half centuries in the Fragonard Museum in Alfort, on the outskirts of Paris. Learn More
Anniversary Taschen! The long tradition of botanical illustration finds its tribute in this new book, whose publication coincides with the exhibition of botanical illustration at the National Library of Vienna. Learn More
Consider the possibility that the history of the human race is not as simple as has been taught in classroom textbooks. Consider the possibility that the standard scientific explanation for mankind has ignored critical facts that are buried deep within the fossils and mankind’s DNA. Consider the possibility that the biblical tales may actually reveal an essential truth about a planet occupied with tyrannical giants and an elite race bent on genetic mutation.
All the sites in the book have been chosen with an eye toward several criteria, including how accessible they are to the public, how evocative experience a trip to them is likely to produce, and the extent to which they actually appear to be haunted. Learn More