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The Lost Explorer

by Conrad Anker, David Roberts, Jeffrey DeMunn & Michael McGlone Simon & Schuster Audio (July 01, 2004)

On June 8, 1924, George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Irvine disappeared somewhere near the summit of Mount Everest, leaving open the tantalizing question of whether they had reached the summit of Everest twenty-nine...


The Geography of Genius

Gizelle's Bucket List

The Falcon Thief

The Twenty-Ninth Day

Algren at Sea, Centennial Edition, 1909–2009

Falling Upwards

by Richard Holmes & Gildart Jackson Blackstone Publishing (October 29, 2013)

Falling Upwards tells the story of the enigmatic groupof men and women who first risked their lives to take to the air and sodiscovered a new dimension of human experience. Why they did it, what theircontemporaries...


Strays

by Britt Collins, George Newbern & Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson Blackstone Publishing (July 18, 2017)

For fans of A Street Cat Named Bob and Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World, Strays is a compelling true story of a man who rescues a stray, injured cat and how they save each other.

Homeless,...


The Path

by Malcolm McKay & Anthony Wren Made for Success (November 02, 2015)

The Path is the journey of a lifetime to self-discovery. This is the story of a group of international travelers who walk the Camino de Santiago, the ancient five-hundred-mile pilgrimage from the Pyrenees mountains...


No Baggage

by Clara Bensen Blackstone Publishing (January 05, 2016)

No Baggage is a memoir that will resonate with adventurers and homebodies alike--it's at once a romance, a travelogue, and a bright modern take on the age-old questions: How do you find the courage to explore...


Travels in Alaska

by John Muir & Noah Waterman Blackstone Publishing (April 12, 2012)

In the late 1800s, John Muir made several trips to the pristine, relatively unexplored territory of Alaska, irresistibly drawn to its awe-inspiring glaciers and its wild menagerie of bears, bald eagles, wolves,...


Two Years before the Mast

by Richard Henry Dana & Bernard Mayes Blackstone Publishing (December 02, 2010)

Richard Henry Dana referred to this book as "a voice from the sea." Influencing such authors as Conrad and Melville, it has become a maritime classic that has inflicted legions of men with a passion for the...


After the Civil War

by James I. Robertson & Barry Press Blackstone Publishing (October 27, 2015)

Returning to the turbulent days of a nation divided, bestselling author and acclaimed historian James Robertson explores seventy fascinating figures who shaped America during Reconstruction and beyond.

Relentless...


Acquired Tastes

by Peter Mayle & Robin Sachs Escargot (August 03, 2015)

Acquired Tastes, originally published as Expensive Habits, is a celebration of life's extravagances. It explores an aspect of human nature that, although dormant in hard economic times, is capable of erupting...


The Old Ways

by Robert Macfarlane & Robin Sachs Blackstone Publishing (October 11, 2012)

From the acclaimed author of The Wild Places comes an engrossing exploration of walking and thinking.

In this exquisitely written book, Robert Macfarlane sets off from his Cambridge, England, home to follow the...


Sailing Alone around the World

by Joshua Slocum & Bernard Mayes Blackstone Publishing (September 17, 2012)

Challenged by an expert who said it couldn’t be done, Joshua Slocum, a fearless New England sea captain, set out in April 1895 to prove that a man could sail alone around the world. A little over three years...


Getting Stoned with Savages

by J. Maarten Troost & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

Getting Stoned with Savages again reveals Troost’s wry wit and infectious joy of discovery in a hilarious account of life in the farthest reaches of the world.

After two grueling years on the island of Tarawa,...


South

by Ernest Shackleton & Ralph Cosham Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

In 1911, veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to lead the first expedition across Antarctica, the last unknown continent. Instead, his ship, the Endurance, became locked in sea ice, and for nine months,...


Everest, Revised & Updated Edition

by Broughton Coburn, Mark Peckham & Conrad Anker Blackstone Publishing (August 18, 2015)

David Breashears, the first American to scale Everest twice, was a veteran of nine previous Himalayan filmmaking expeditions when he agreed to lead what became his most challenging filmmaking experience. The...


Kabloona

by Gontran de Poncins, Grover Gardner & Lewis Galantière Blackstone Publishing (June 27, 2005)

This extraordinary classic has been variously acclaimed as one of the great books of adventure, travel, anthropology, and spiritual awakening.

In 1938 and 1939, a French nobleman spent fifteen months living among...


Roads to Quoz

by William Least Heat-Moon & Author Little, Brown & Company (October 29, 2008)

About a quarter century ago, a previously unknown writer named William Least Heat-Moon wrote a book called Blue Highways. Acclaimed as a classic, it was a travel book like no other. Quirky, discursive, endlessly...


Atlas of Cursed Places

by Olivier Le Carrer & James Langton Black Dog & Leventhal (October 06, 2015)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world's most dangerous and frightful places, complete with vintage maps and period illustrations in a handsome...


Blue Highways

by William Least Heat-Moon & Joe Barrett Little, Brown & Company (January 08, 2013)

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads.

William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put home behind him...


Fifty Places to Surf Before You Die

by Chris Santella Abrams Image (April 08, 2019)

Fifty Places to Surf Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated guide to the most thrilling surfing destinations in the world. Covering quintessential beaches, including: Oahu’s North Shore; Australia’s...


Fifty Places to Run Before You Die

by Chris Santella & Thom Gilligan Abrams Image (March 19, 2018)

Fifty Places to Run Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated collection of the most exhilarating running courses in the world. Featuring a balance of popular races (marathons, 10Ks, and endurance runs) and...


Tokyo Street Style

by Yoko Yagi & Tohru Yuasa Abrams Image (April 02, 2018)

Tokyo is home to a creative and daring street-style scene, rich with subcultures and shaped by constant motion. In Tokyo Street Style, fashion writer Yoko Yagi explores influential trends, covering an eclectic...


Paladares

by Anya Von Bremzen & Megan Fawn Schlow Abrams (November 13, 2017)

Cuba is experiencing a cultural and culinary renaissance. With a recent influx of investment and tourism flooding the country, paladares (private restaurants) are on the forefront of change. This is the first...


The New Paris

by Lindsey Tramuta & Charissa Fay Abrams (April 17, 2017)

The city long-adored for its medieval beauty, old-timey brasseries, and corner cafés has even more to offer today. In the last few years, a flood of new ideas and creative locals has infused a once-static,...


A Winter in Arabia

by Freya Stark Abrams Press (March 22, 2011)

A Winter in Arabia recounts her 1937-8 expedition in what is now Yemen, a journey which helped secure her reputation not only as a great travel writer, but also as a first-rate geographer, historian, and archaeologist....


The Flavor of Wood

by Artur Cisar-Erlach Abrams Press (February 25, 2019)

Most people don’t expect wood to flavor their food beyond the barbecue, if at all,  and gastronomists rarely discuss the significance that wood has on ultimate  taste. But trees and wood have a far greater...


Fifty Places to Dive Before You Die

by Chris Santella Stewart, Tabori & Chang (November 15, 2012)

The earth’s oceans hold many wondrous surprises—be they the small, colorful “critters†? off the coast of Papua New Guinea, opportunistic red demon squids in the Sea of Cortes, or naval wrecks in the...


Fifty Places to Bike Before You Die

by Chris Santella Stewart, Tabori & Chang (November 15, 2012)

Fifty Places to Bike Before You Die is the ninth addition to the bestselling Fifty Places series by Chris Santella. Biking has grown increasingly popular in recent years, as both a leisure and an extreme exercise...