Colin O’Brady’s awe-inspiring memoir spans his triumphant recovery from a tragic accident to his gripping 932-mile solo crossing of Antarctica.
Prior to December 2018, no individual had ever crossed the landmass of Antarctica alone, without support and completely human powered.
"Epic in its scale, fearless in its scope" (Hampton Sides), this balanced, authoritative, and masterfully told account of the American West from a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist sets a new standard as it sweeps from the California Gold Rush to the Texas Revolution and beyond.$28.00ISBN: 9781982123536Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Scribner - November 12th, 2019
From brilliant young polymath Andrew Rader—an MIT-credentialed scientist, popular podcast host, and SpaceX mission manager—an illuminating chronicle of exploration that spotlights humans’ insatiable desire to continually push into new and uncharted territory, from civilization’s earliest days to current planning for interstellar travel.
For the first time in h$40.00ISBN: 9781541645790Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Basic Books - November 19th, 2019
From a Bancroft Prize-winning historian, a biography of the famed poet, courtier, and colonizer, showing how he laid the foundations of the English Empire
Sir Walter Ralegh was a favorite of Queen Elizabeth. She showered him with estates and political appointments. He envisioned her becoming empress of a universal empire. She gave him the opportunity to lead the way.$32.00ISBN: 9780735224353Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Penguin Press - January 14th, 2020
Steve Inskeep tells the riveting story of John and Jessie Frémont, the husband and wife team who in the 1800s were instrumental in the westward expansion of the United States, and thus became America's first great political couple$24.95ISBN: 9781542043045Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little a - December 1st, 2019
From prominent outdoorsman and nature writer Mark Kenyon comes an engrossing reflection on the past and future battles over our most revered landscapes--America's public lands.$28.95ISBN: 9781643133263Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Pegasus Books - January 7th, 2020
An unforgettable journey through Central Asia, one of the most mysterious and history-laden regions of the world.
Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan became free of the Soviet Union in 1991. But though they are new to modern statehood, this is a region rich in ancient history, culture, and landscapes unlike anywhere else in the world.$29.99ISBN: 9780062932679Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: HarperOne - November 5th, 2019
Based on the Nas Daily video series with over 13 million dedicated followers comes the surprising, moving 1,000-day journey of a lifetime in book form$16.95ISBN: 9781771645720Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Greystone Books - October 8th, 2019
"Beyond terrific. I didn't want it to end." --Bill Bryson
Driven by a passion for travel and history and a love of ships and the sea, former Monty Python stalwart and beloved television globe-trotter Michael Palin explores the world of HMS Erebus, last seen on an ill-fated voyage to chart the Northwest Passage.$17.95ISBN: 9781595349033Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Trinity University Press - October 8th, 2019
At eighteen, Vermont-native Leath Tonino ventured west to attend college in Colorado. Upon hearing his destination, many of Tonino's friends and family predicted that he'd never come back; he'd make the "land of endless space and sky, its ranges and their storms" his home. "The West will swallow you," one said, in a tone that felt like part warning and part prophecy.$28.99ISBN: 9780062876607Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: William Morrow - February 18th, 2020
“A brave and marvelous book. A page-turner that will rip your heart out.”—Jon Krakauer$30.00ISBN: 9781538716045Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - February 18th, 2020
Spaceflight historian Amy Shira Teitel tells the riveting story of the female pilots who each dreamed of being the first American woman in space.