Books by David Haward Bain

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Like the expedition itself, a work of stringent epistemological curiosity and research."
An intriguing, thorough study of a little-known scientific expedition to the Dead Sea by a mid-19th-century U.S. Navy lieutenant. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: May 10, 2004

"In this regard, Bain offers useful footnotes to points raised by New Western historians such as Patricia Nelson Limerick and Richard White. Otherwise, not much more than a slide show for those who were there."
A slide show of a family trip west, with learned captions. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"Empire Express is a brilliant work, a stunning fusion of splendid scholarship and graceful writing. (16 pages of maps and photos, not seen) (Book-of-the-Month Club, History Book Club)"
A compelling, comprehensive account of one of history's greatest construction projects. Read full book review >