Books by Miles Harvey

Released: July 1, 2008

"Insatiable curiosity and fierce pursuit of fact combine to create a graceful exploration of worlds old and new."
Impressive if necessarily incomplete biography of a 16th-century French artist who survived both deprivation and Spanish attacks to produce stunning, controversial images of the New World. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 8, 2000

"Harvey stretches some analogies to the snapping point, but has drawn a lovely map of an exotic world. (18 maps, not seen) "
Magazine journalist Harvey (Outside) charts the case of Gilbert Bland Jr., who in the 1990s stole vast amounts of rare material from some of North America's most prestigious research libraries and thus became "the greatest American map thief in history." Read full book review >