The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History Of Life

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction Nonpareil science writer David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology can change our understanding of...

Ebola The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus

"A frightening and fascinating masterpiece of science reporting that reads like a detective story." -Walter IsaacsonIn 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As...

The Soul of Viktor Tronko

When Soviet agent Viktor Tronko defected to the US in 1964, he made two intriguing claims: he insisted that Russia had not placed a mole inside the CIA, and that Lee Harvey Oswald...