Whether you read on the sofa or the train, a good book has the power to transport you. Peering through a window into another world lends us a greater insight into our own. Following is a small list of reads that focus on helping us understand the vast changes occurring in our world.
There is no greater amalgam of time than a soft blanket and a good book.
Transportation in America
- Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
- The Lewis and Clark Expedition Day by Day by Gary E. Moulton
- The Barbary Coast: An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld by Herbert Asbury
- Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation by Peter L. Bernstein
- The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger by Marc Levinson