Hurricane Season

This year's hurricane season began on June 1 and continues through November 30. The National Hurricane Center's list of names for 2013 includes this year's first named storm, Andrea, as well as Chantal, Humberto, Karen, Rebekah, and Wendy. Read about some of the storms of the past and how they have affected the people in their paths.

Florida's hurricane history by Jay Barnes ; foreword by Steve Lyons

Dark wind: a true account of Hurricane Gloria's assault on Fire Island by John Jiler

Isaac's storm: a man, a time, and the deadliest hurricane in history by Erik Larson

Hemingway's hurricane: the great Florida Keys storm of 1935 by Phil Scott

Storm of the century: the Labor Day hurricane of 1935 by Willie Drye

The Hurricane of '38 [videodisc]

The killer storm [videodisc] by a Perpetual Motion Films production for the History Channel ; A & E Television Networks

The great deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast by Douglas Brinkley

Hurricane Camille: monster storm of the Gulf Coast by Philip D. Hearn

Sudden sea: the Great Hurricane of 1938 by R.A. Scotti

Stormchasers: the Hurricane Hunters and their fateful flight into Hurricane Janet by David Toomey

Zeitoun by Dave Eggers