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  • By the Seat of My Pants

    series Lonely Planet Travel Literature
    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherHumorous tales of travel and misadventure.Lonely Planet knows that some of life's funniest experiences happen on the road. Whether they take the form of unexpected detours, unintended adventures, unidentifiable dinners or unforgettable encounters, they can give birth to our most found travel lessons, and our most memorable - and hilarious - ... Read more

    Free

  • Pecked to Death by Ducks

    by Tim Cahill ...
    series Vintage Departures
    In his latest tour of the earth's remote, exotic, and dismal places, the author of Road Fever and A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg sleeps with a grizzly bear, witnesses demonic possession in Bali, and survives a run-in with something called the Throne of Doom in Guatemala. Vivid and outrageously funny. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg

    by Tim Cahill ...
    series Vintage Departures
    Cahill is great! He is the P.J. O'Rourke of the outdoors! Fearless and hell-bent on overcoming all obstacles in his path, Cahill takes us to the oddest and scariest adventures nature has to offer. ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Lost in My Own Backyard

    A Walk in Yellowstone National Park

    by Tim Cahill ...
    “Let’s get lost together . . . ”Lost in My Own Backyard brings acclaimed author Tim Cahill together with one of his—and America’s—favorite destinations: Yellowstone, the world’s first national park. Cahill has been “puttering around in the park” for a quarter of a century, slowly covering its vast scope and exploring its remote backwoods. So does this mean that he knows what he’s doing? Hardly. “I ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Legacy

    by Tim Cahill ...
    The # 1 Bestselling Sport Autobiography of the greatest of all the Socceroos.It's an unlikely footballing fairy tale. Born in Sydney to a Samoan mother and Londoner father, Timothy Cahill grew up in the sprawling western suburbs, where cricket and rugby league ruled. It was a long way from his father's beloved West Ham and the English game that transfixed a young Tim with his own unlikely dreams ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Buried Dreams

    Inside the Mind of John Wayne Gacy

    by Tim Cahill ...
    The definitive study of John Wayne Gacy—from his abusive childhood to the murders of thirty-three boys—based on four years of investigative reporting.John Wayne Gacy, the “Killer Clown,” was a suburban Chicago businessman sentenced to death in 1980 for a string of horrific murders after the bodies of his victims were found hidden in a crawl space beneath his Des Plaines, Illinois, home. The serial ... Read more

    $8.09 USD

  • Road Fever

    by Tim Cahill ...
    series Vintage Departures
    Tim Cahill reports on the road trip to end all road trips: a journey that took him from Tierra del Fuego to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, in a record-breaking twenty three and a half days. ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Pass the Butterworms

    Remote Journeys Oddly Rendered

    by Tim Cahill ...
    series Vintage Departures
    In Pass the Butterworms Cahill takes us to the steppes of Mongolia, where he spends weeks on horseback alongside the descendants of Genghis Khan and masters the "Mongolian death trot"; to the North Pole, where he goes for a pleasure dip in 36-degree water; to Irian Jaya New Guinea, where he spends a companionable evening with members of one of the last head-hunting tribes. Whether observing family ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Kindness of Strangers

    series Lonely Planet Travel Literature
    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*A timely collection of 26 inspiring tales, The Kindness of Strangers explores the unexpected human connections that so often transfigure and transform the experience of travel, and celebrates the gift of kindness around the world. Featuring stories by Jan Morris, Tim Cahill, Simon Winchester and Dave Eggers.I greatly appreciate the theme of ... Read more

    Free

  • Hold the Enlightenment

    by Tim Cahill ...
    In Hold the Enlightenment, America’s favorite and funniest adventure writer returns with his most entertaining collection of essays yet, as he travels the globe and faces down challenges that are animal, topographical—and human.Hold the Enlightenment takes Tim Cahill to sites as far-flung as Saharan salt mines, the Congolese jungle, and Hanford, Washington, home of the largest toxic-waste dump in ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • STOP THE WORLD: Snapshots from a Pandemic

    an anthology: all profits go to charity

    HOW WILL YOU REMEMBER THE PANDEMIC?40 authors from around the world set out to record their innermost feelings-- to offer inspiring, heartfelt, creative takes on the Covid-19 pandemic. Crime fiction, elegant and angry poetry, and gut-wrenching personal essays: all paint a picture of the year and help us make sense of the sacrifices we've made in 2020.Thank you for your generous support: all ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Jaguars Ripped My Flesh

    by Tim Cahill ...
    series Vintage Departures
    The author of A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg and Pecked to Death by Ducks gives new meaning to the words "going to extremes" in this exhilarating--and frequently hilarious--collection of adventure travel writing. "Cahill . . . (writes) with the precision ofJohn McPhee and Joan Didion tempered by a Monty Pythonesque sense of the absurd."--San Diego Union-Tribune. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD