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The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia By Michael Booth Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250081568
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Published: Picador - February 2nd, 2016

The Christian Science Monitor's #1 Best Book of the Year

A witty, informative, and popular travelogue about the Scandinavian countries and how they may not be as happy or as perfect as we assume, “The Almost Nearly Perfect People offers up the ideal mixture of intriguing and revealing facts” (Laura Miller, Salon).


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Adrift: Seventy-six Days Lost at Sea By Steven Callahan Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780618257324
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - October 17th, 2002

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER: The riveting account of a harrowing month spent stranded at sea—an incredible story of one man's struggle and bravery.

Steven Callahan shares his dramatic tale of survival at sea in this undeniable seafaring classic.


The House on First Street: My New Orleans Story By Julia Reed Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061136658
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Published: Ecco - June 30th, 2009

After fifteen years of living like a vagabond on her reporter's schedule, Julia Reed got married and bought a house in the historic Garden District. Four weeks after she moved in, Hurricane Katrina struck. The House on First Street is the chronicle of Reed's remarkable and often hilarious homecoming, as well as a thoroughly original tribute to our country's most original city.


Journeys of a Lifetime, Second Edition: 500 of the World's Greatest Trips By National Geographic, George Stone (Foreword by) Cover Image
By National Geographic, George Stone (Foreword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781426219733
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Published: National Geographic - October 23rd, 2018

Sandor Katz's Fermentation Journeys: Recipes, Techniques, and Traditions from Around the World By Sandor Ellix Katz Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781645020349
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - November 9th, 2021

From James Beard Award winner and New York Times-bestselling author of The Art of Fermentation the recipes, processes, cultural traditions, and stories from around the globe that inspire Sandor Katz and his life's work--a cookbook destined to become a modern classic essential for every home chef.


Naples '44: A World War II Diary of Occupied Italy By Norman Lewis Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780786714384
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Published: Da Capo Press - January 3rd, 2005

From the author Graham Greene called "one of our best writers, not of any particular decade but of our century," comes a masterpiece about a war-ravaged city under occupation


Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West By Dorothy Wickenden Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781439176597
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Published: Scribner - April 24th, 2012

From the author of The Agitators, the acclaimed and captivating true story of two restless society girls who left their affluent lives to “rough it” as teachers in the wilds of Colorado in 1916.

In the summer of 1916, Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood, bored by society luncheons, charity work, and the effete men who courted them, left their families in


The Songlines By Bruce Chatwin, Rory Stewart (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Bruce Chatwin, Rory Stewart (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780142422571
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Published: Penguin Classics - June 26th, 2012

For its twenty-fifth anniversary, a new edition of Bruce Chatwin's classic work with a new introduction by Rory Stewart


1,000 Perfect Weekends: Great Getaways Around the Globe By National Geographic Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781426221453
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Published: National Geographic - October 19th, 2021

Packed with innovative ideas and inspiring photographs, this gift-worthy treasury features 1,000 dream escapes from sunny beach retreats to lush mountain idylls, exotic city sojourns, and wild adventures around the world.


Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains By Jon Krakauer Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781493035373
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Published: Lyons Press - September 17th, 2019

No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant hardships and victories more brilliantly than critically acclaimed author Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest work from such magazines as Outside and Smithsonian, he explores the subject from the unique and memorable perspective of one who has battled peaks like K2, Denali, Everest, and, of course, the Eiger.


The Snow Leopard: (Penguin Orange Collection) By Peter Matthiessen Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143129523
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 18th, 2016

Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperback

Winner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition

 


Three Simple Lines: A Writer's Pilgrimage Into the Heart and Homeland of Haiku By Natalie Goldberg Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781608686971
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Published: New World Library - January 5th, 2021

One of the world's foremost writing teachers invites readers on a joyful journey into the reading and origins of haiku