In this book, John Muir describes the Yosemite valley's geography and the various types of trees, flowers, birds, and other animals that can be found there. Though the book occasionally gets a little repetitive as each variety of flora is catalogued, the writing is very poetic and makes up for this to a large extent. It may be more enjoyable for someone who has once visited Yosemite park, and any frequent visitor should definitely read it.
An enjoyable fictional account of a young Englishman's adventure. Written before World War I, this book speculates what the next war would be like when Zepplins ruled the skies. It is interesting today as a story of an alternate history.
This book is the story of a German navy officer during World War I. Though presented as being taken from a real diary, one gets the impression that this is a fictional story. Nevertheless, it is a fascinating book with interesting details of WWI, and U-boat operations in particular, mixed with a small romance.