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 […]

Art, Landmarks; Continent: North America, Europe

Liberty’s Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty by Elizabeth Mitchell Do you picture crowds of eager New Yorkers welcoming France’s gift to the U.S. as she floated regally into New York harbor with a big red bow on her crown? That’s not exactly what happened. 310 pages (271 pages, including Epilogue […]