Books by Susan Casey
NPR stories about Susan Casey
Susan Casey tracks the scientific discovery of physics-defying ocean waves — and extreme surfers' efforts to ride them — in The Wave. It appears on the list for a seventh week.
Lions and tigers and sharks (oh my!) have been the storied pursuits of big-game hunters throughout the ages. But what happens when the tables turn and the human becomes the hunted? Writer T.C. Boyle suggests three books that showcase the deadly predators of the animal world.
Huge waves have confounded sailors, scientists and surfers for years, but author Susan Casey dives deep into the story of ship-swallowing seas in The Wave with history, scientific research and intrepid surfer Laird Hamilton.