Lion City: Singapore and the Invention of Modern Asia

What makes an “engineered society” work so well?

Unsolaced

By Gretel Ehrlich

Unsolaced

A nuanced meditation on the sacred spaces disappearing before our eyes.

Chasing the Thrill: Obsession, Death, and Glory in America’s Most Extraordinary Treasure Hunt

In this lively read, a journalist sheds objectivity and searches for riches alongside his subjects.

The Window Seat: Notes from a Life in Motion

This timely essay collection reminds us that we’re all citizens of the world.

Unsolaced: Along the Way to All That Is

A nuanced meditation on the sacred spaces disappearing before our eyes.

Dark, Salt, Clear: Life in a Fishing Village

Compassionate realism illuminates this account of a working-class seaside town in England.

On the Plain of Snakes

By Paul Theroux

On the Plain of Snakes

The legendary travel writer takes a harrowing trip deep into the mysteries and miseries of Spanish-speaking North America.

On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Journey

The legendary travel writer takes a harrowing trip deep into the mysteries and miseries of Spanish-speaking North America.