Jon Krakauer returns with an epic story of sacrifice and betrayal
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Our greatest science writers take on intelligent design in books that explore the theories of Charles Darwinand the 21st-century consequences of not believing
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On the road or at sea, it's all about the journey
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Seven years after his last book, Cormac McCarthy is backand the old cuss is leaner, meaner, and bloodier than ever. In his new novel, the famously reclusive New Mexican pens a furious tale of...
Pender Island, British Columbia
What wil it take to break our wired children out of their virtual prisons?