PEN Center USA Literary Award Winner
A New York Times Notable Book for 2011
Sometime around 1750, English entrepreneurs unleashed the astounding energies of steam and coal, and the world was...
“Electrifying.”—The New York Times Book Review
“Encyclopedic and compelling.”—The New Yorker
A New York Times Bestseller
A Christian Science Monitor...
A CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR BEST BOOK OF 2009
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A GLOBE AND MAIL BEST BOOK OF 2009
Fear doesn’t come naturally to Mathilda...