Published July 2009 by McSweeneys
The many tragedies and injustices springing from Hurricane Katrina are well-known, but that doesn’t take anything away from Dave Eggers’ heartbreaking story of a man destroyed by natural disaster and his government’s inhumanity.
Published February 2009 by Doubleday
Indiana Jones has nothing on real-life British explorer Percy Fawcett.
Filled with great anecdotes of bushwacking through the sweltering, bug-filled Amazon, the Lost City of Z is escapist non-fiction at its absolute best.
About Ron Nurwisah
Ron Nurwisah is a co-editor of the Afterword, the National Post’s books blog.
He also blogs at www.boyreporter.ca