Books

Endless Novelties of Extraordinary Interest - The Voyage of HMS Challenger and the Birth of Modern Oceanography by Doug MacDougall - cover

Endless Novelties of Extraordinary Interest

The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger and the Birth of Modern Oceanography

A landmark book about a landmark voyage

Nick Fraser, National Museum of Scotland

This book is a gripping tale of exploration aboard H.M.S. Challenger, an expedition that laid the foundations for modern oceanography, following the exploits and discoveries of the ship’s naturalists, where possible tying these early explorations to the growth of modern scientific fields.

Diamond Men by Doug MacDougall - cover

Diamond Men (a novel)

Money laundering. Secret bank accounts in the Cayman Islands. Murder. What do these things have to do with a respected engineer working at a remote diamond mine in Canada’s far north? Unknown to his colleagues, William Thompson has a secret: he’s leading a double life. But it’s a bargain with… Read more