It’s sometimes a struggle to get happier, especially when we’re overwhelmed and stressed out … in the dead of winter. Now and again it can be tough to thumb through that silver lining playbook. Here’s some help.
Pick up the audio version of the book the New York Times Book Review called “a lively journey…that takes an antic delight in the triumphal adaptations and terrifying near misses of human evolution,” the The New Yorker called “engaging … and fascinating,” and Kirkus Reviews said was “engrossing.”
Sure it was frigid this past week from Denver to Bangor, but you’ll feel like storm Ion was perfectly balmy after you read the story of the worst journey in the world made in the Antarctic 100 years ago…
The “father of science fiction,” Jules Verne justly earned the title for his early vision of rockets, submarines, and air travel revealed in such classics as From the Earth to the Moon and 20,000 Leagues under the Sea. Appointed Chevalier in the French Legion of Honor, Verne is among the most translated authors in the world. Despite his futuristic visions, Verne carried a suspicion of technological innovation. Read more >>>