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The Catch Me If You Can: One Woman's Journey to Every Country in the World By Jessica Nabongo Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781426222269
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Published: National Geographic - June 14th, 2022


In this inspiring travelogue, celebrated traveler and photographer Jessica Nabongo—the first Black woman on record to visit all 195 countries in the world—shares her journey around the globe with fascinating stories of adventure, culture, travel musts, and human connections.


Imagine a City: A Pilot's Journey Across the Urban World By Mark Vanhoenacker Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525657507
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Published: Knopf - July 5th, 2022

This love letter to the cities of the world—from the airline pilot–author of Skyfaring—is "a journey around both the author's mind and the planet's great cities that leaves us energized, open to new experiences and ready to return more hopefully to our lives" (Alain de Botton, author of The Art of Travel).


The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America By Elizabeth Letts Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525619345
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 7th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The triumphant true story of a woman who rode her horse across America in the 1950s, fulfilling her dying wish to see the Pacific Ocean, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Horse and The Eighty-Dollar Champion


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River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile By Candice Millard Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385543101
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Published: Doubleday - May 17th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The harrowing story of one of the great feats of exploration of all time and its complicated legacy—from the New York Times bestselling author of The River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic


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Six Walks: In the Footsteps of Henry David Thoreau By Ben Shattuck Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781953534040
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Published: Tin House Books - April 19th, 2022

A New England Indie Bestseller

A New York Times Best Book of Summer, a Wall Street Journal Best Book of Spring, a Town & Country Magazine Must Read Book of Spring, and a Rumpus Most Anticipated Book of the Year


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Riverman: An American Odyssey By Ben McGrath Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780451494009
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Published: Knopf - April 5th, 2022

“This quietly profound book belongs on the shelf next to Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild.” —The New York Times
 


Nowhere for Very Long: The Unexpected Road to an Unconventional Life By Brianna Madia Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063047983
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Published: HarperOne - April 5th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER • USA TODAY! BESTSELLER


The High Sierra: A Love Story By Kim Stanley Robinson Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780316593014
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 10th, 2022

A “sublime” and “radically original” exploration of the Sierra Nevadas, the best mountains on Earth for hiking and camping, from New York Times bestselling novelist Kim Stanley Robinson (Bill McKibben, Gary Snyder).

Kim Stanley Robinson first ventured into the Sierra Nevada mountains during the summer of 1973.


The Interrupted Journey: Two Lost Hours Aboard a UFO: The Abduction of Betty and Barney Hill By John Fuller Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593468234
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Published: Vintage - May 10th, 2022

TWO LOST HOURS ABOARD A UFO—THE ABDUCTION OF BETTY AND BARNEY HILL • One of the most extraordinary UFO tales of our time—a thrilling, otherworldly, and wildly entertaining adventure that enraptured America and stands as the quintessential extraterrestrial encounter


The King's Shadow: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Deadly Quest for the Lost City of Alexandria By Edmund Richardson Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250278593
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 5th, 2022

A lost city. A thousand-year-old mystery. A quest that changed history.

Beneath the plains of Afghanistan lie the remains of a fabulous city: Alexandria Beneath the Mountains, founded by Alexander the Great. For centuries, it was a meeting point of East and West. Then it vanished.


In Search of a Kingdom: Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the Perilous Birth of the British Empire By Laurence Bergreen Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062875365
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Published: Mariner Books - March 29th, 2022

“FASCINATING . . . Dramatic and timely.” —New York Times Book Review, Editors' Choice


Journey By DK Cover Image
By DK
$40.00
ISBN: 9781465481689
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Published: DK - April 12th, 2022

Follow the voyages of the Vikings, pursue plundering pirates, trace the Hippie Trail, or set off on a flight to the Moon. A thrilling expedition awaits you on every page.

Journeys have arisen from all manner of impulse, from migration and the search for food to pilgrimages, trade, scientific curiosity, or simply the quest for adventure.