Climate, Medieval; Continent: Europe

The Third Horseman: A Story of Weather, War and the Famine History Forgot by William Rosen This book’s mission isn’t necessarily to preach at you about climate change, although it would be the elephant in the room if the idea of climate change didn’t pop up in the epilogue. 302 pages (259 pages with the […]

Murder, Art; Region: Pacific Rim

Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest by Carl Hoffman The author came for the facts, but he returned for the context 322 pages (280 without Acknowledgments, Notes and the bibliography) You wouldn’t think that a book that narrates a gruesome killing in the first couple chapters could be said […]