Tuesday, November 29

2009 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

2009 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner

The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science

The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science

Richard Holmes

The Age of Wonder is a colorful and utterly absorbing history of the men and women whose discoveries and inventions at the end of the eighteenth century gave birth to the Romantic Age of Science. When young Joseph Banks stepped onto a Tahitian beach in 176…

2009 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Shortlist

Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City
Greg Grandin
Imperial
Imperial
William T. Vollmann
Strength in What Remains
Strength in What Remains
Tracy Kidder
The Hindus: An Alternative History
The Hindus: An Alternative History
Wendy Doniger

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