NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A delightful sampler plate of our national parks, written with charisma and erudition.”—Nick Offerman, author of Paddle Your Own Canoe
From the author of The Almost Nearly Perfect People, a lively tour through Japan, Korea, and China, exploring the intertwined cultures and often fraught history of these neighboring countries.
Newly married and established in her career as an award-winning newspaper journalist, Maggie Downs quits her job, sells her belongings, and embarks on the solo trip of a lifetime: Her mother's.
Two friends -- a Democrat and a Republican -- travel across America "on a deeply personal journey through the heart of a divided nation...to find growth, hope and fundamental strength in their own lives" (Bob Woodward) and the country they love, in good times and bad.
$12.99ISBN: 9781783783007Availability: BackorderedPublished: Granta Books - June 2nd, 2020
From the acclaimed author of Rising Ground, this is the story of a sea voyage to the Summer Isles, an enticing, periodically inhabited archipelago off the Scottish Highlands. To reach them, Marsden must head north, sailing a course along the exposed and exhilarating western coasts of Ireland and Scotland.$23.99ISBN: 9781510746893Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Skyhorse - April 14th, 2020
Acclaimed journalist Bernard Ollivier continues his epic journey across Persia and Central Asia as he walks the length of the Great Silk Road.
Walking to Samarkand is journalist Bernard Ollivier’s stunning account of the second leg of his 7,200-mile walk from Istanbul, Turkey, to Xi’an, China, along the Silk Road--the longest an$35.00ISBN: 9781426220913Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: National Geographic - March 31st, 2020
The world's favorite expert on la dolce vita (Under the Tuscan Sun author) guides readers through Italy's iconic regions, replete with lavish National Geographic images.$28.00ISBN: 9780374157333Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 3rd, 2020
A profound meditation on climate change and the Anthropocene and an urgent search for the fossils—industrial, chemical, geological—that humans are leaving behind
What will the world look like in ten thousand years—or ten million? What kinds of stories will be told about us?$23.99ISBN: 9781641711319Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Rick Steves - July 7th, 2020
After 40+ years of writing about Europe, Rick Steves has gathered 100 of his favorite memories together into one inspiring collection: For the Love of Europe: My Favorite Places, People, and Stories.$17.00ISBN: 9780451497703Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Broadway Books - March 10th, 2020
The bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun discovers the hidden pleasures of Italy in a sumptuous travel narrative that crisscrosses the country, with inventive new recipes celebrating Italian cuisine.
Don’t miss Frances Mayes in PBS’s Dream of Italy: Tuscan Sun Special!$14.95ISBN: 9781912559190Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Notting Hill Editions - March 31st, 2020
“Above all, do not lose your desire to walk: every day I walk myself into a state of well-being and walk away from every illness.” —Søren Kierkegaard$19.99ISBN: 9781781319208Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: White Lion Publishing - March 3rd, 2020Wander off the beaten track to uncover the world’s most secret destinations through insightful text and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations: discover an ancient gateway to the Mayan underworld, a mysterious underwater monument sunken off the Ryukyu Islands in Japan or a prehistoric village covered for centuries by a huge sand dune in the Orkney Islands.