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  • Best. State. Ever.

    A Florida Man Defends His Homeland

    by Dave Barry ...
    A brilliantly funny exploration of the Sunshine State from the man who knows it best: Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times–bestselling author Dave Barry.We never know what will happen next in Florida. We know only that, any minute now, something will.Every few months, Dave Barry gets a call from some media person wanting to know, “What the hell is wrong with Florida?” Somehow, the state’s ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Balancing on Blue

    A Thru-Hiking Adventure on the Appalachian Trail

    by Keith Foskett ...
    One man’s remarkable challenge. 2,000+ miles of unforgiving wilderness. Can he escape the mundane to become a thru-hiker?Shortlisted for Outdoor Book of the Year by The Great Outdoors magazine.Keith Foskett’s dream of escape started with a single step. When the long-distance hiker chose to backpack all 2,180 miles of the Appalachian Trail, he left ordinary life behind for five months. Enduring an ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Lucky Charming

    by Kate Chastain ...
    Blissfully shallow and carefree, Kate Chastain was your typical twenty something college co-ed. Well, until reality gave her a wake-up call in the form of a diploma, that is. At a crossroads after graduation, a serendipitous coincidence convinced Kate to abandon life as she knew it and jump feet first into the world of working on mega yachts. At first, she stumbled her way through life as a ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Oak Island Gold

    “Crooker, who is a good historian and also quite witty, tells a tale of folly and obsession” surrounding the legendary treasure off of Canada’s east coast (Booklist).For over two centuries, the mysterious labyrinth of shafts and tunnels under Oak Island, a tiny island on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, has been the scene of a frantic search by scores of treasure hunters from two continents. They ... Read more

    $9.99 USD


    The True Story of a Mexico Trip from Hell

    by Paul Wilson ...
    In the summer of 1978, twenty-one-year-old Paul Wilson jumps at the chance to join two local icons on a dream surf trip to mainland Mexico, unaware their ultimate destination lies in the heart of drug cartel country. Having no earthly idea of where he’ll get the money to pay his share, and determined to prove his mettle, he does the only thing he can think of: He robs a supermarket. And, if karma ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Encore Provence

    New Adventures in the South of France

    by Peter Mayle ...
    series Vintage Departures
    In his most delightful foray into the wonders of Provençal life, Peter Mayle returns to France and puts behind him cholesterol worries, shopping by phone, California wines, and other concerns that plagued him after too much time away.In Encore Provence, Mayle gives us a glimpse into the secrets of the truffle trade, a parfumerie lesson on the delicacies of scent, an exploration of the genetic ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Slow Road to Tehran

    A Revelatory Bike Ride through Europe and the Middle East

    by Rebecca Lowe ...
    One woman, one bike and one richly entertaining, perception-altering journey of discovery.In 2015, as the Syrian War raged and the refugee crisis reached its peak, Rebecca Lowe set off on her bicycle across the Middle East. Driven by a desire to learn more about this troubled region and its relationship with the West, Lowe's 11,000-kilometre journey took her through Europe to Turkey, Lebanon, ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Cliffs of Despair

    A Journey to the Edge

    by Tom Hunt ...
    Beachy Head is a bit of quintessential England–a seaside promontory where green pastures roll to the edge of chalk cliffs, a place of sheep and wind and ineffable beauty. But it is also a major landmark on the map of self-inflicted death. Since 1965, some five hundred people have ended their lives by jumping or driving or simply walking off the 535-foot cliffs, making Beachy Head one of the most ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Moon Yellowstone to Glacier National Park Road Trip

    Jackson Hole, the Grand Tetons & the Rocky Mountain Front

    series Travel Guide
    From stunning waterfalls, glaciers, and geysers to wide open spaces begging to be explored, answer the call of the wild with Moon Yellowstone to Glacier National Park Road Trip. Inside you'll find:Maps and Driving Tools: Easy-to-use maps keep you oriented on and off the highway, along with site-to-site mileage, driving times, detailed directions for the entire route, and full-color photos ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Green Hills of Africa

    The Hemingway Library Edition

    series Hemingway Library Edition
    The most intimate and elaborately enhanced addition to the Hemingway Library series: Hemingway’s memoir of his safari across the Serengeti—presented with archival material from the Hemingway Collection at the John F. Kennedy Library and with the never-before-published safari journal of Hemingway’s second wife, Pauline Pfeiffer.When it was first published in 1935, The New York Times called Green ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Borealis

    series Spatial Species
    The first title in Coffee House’s new Spatial Species series in collaboration with Youmna Chlala and Ken Chen. Next title will be N by Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi, in Spring 2022.Art book feel, with french flaps, unique trim size, and distinctive branding across the series.A personal, artistic mediation on Aisha’s experience as one of the only Black women in a Republican-dominated area during the ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Impossible Owls


    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. SEMI-FINALIST FOR THE PEN/DIAMONSTEIN-SPIELVOGEL AWARD FOR ART OF THE ESSAY.One of Amazon, Buzzfeed, ELLE, Electric Literature and Pop Sugar's Best Books of 2018. Named one of the Best Books of October and Fall by Amazon, Buzzfeed, TIME, Vulture, The Millions and Vol. 1 Brooklyn.“Hilarious, nimble, and thoroughly illuminating.” —Colson Whitehead... ... Read more

    $1.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • The Comfort Crisis

    Embrace Discomfort To Reclaim Your Wild, Happy, Healthy Self

    **“If you've been looking for something different to level up your health, fitness, and personal growth, this is it.”—Melissa Urban, Whole30 CEO and New York Times bestselling authorDiscover the evolutionary mind and body benefits of living at the edges of your comfort zone and reconnecting with the wild.**In many ways, we’re more comfortable than ever before. But could our sheltered, temperature ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Nowhere for Very Long

    The Unexpected Road to an Unconventional Life

    by Brianna Madia ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER • USA TODAY! BESTSELLERIn this beautifully written, vividly detailed memoir, a young woman chronicles her adventures traveling across the deserts of the American West in an orange van named Bertha and reflects on an unconventional approach to life.A woman defined by motion, Brianna Madia bought a beat-up bright orange van, filled it with ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Snow Leopard

    An unforgettable spiritual journey through the Himalayas by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), the National Book Award-winning author of the new novel In ParadiseIn 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard. Matthiessen, a student ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Golden Girls' Getaway

    The perfect feel-good, funny read from USA Today bestseller Judy Leigh for 2022

    by Judy Leigh ...
    The most uplifting book you’ll read this year!'Judy’s done it again. Every woman over a certain age should read this wonderful book.' Jennifer BohnetIt has been a long and lonely year for neighbours Vivienne, Mary and Gwen. All ladies of a ‘certain age’, their lockdown experience has left them feeling isolated and alone. They are in desperate need of a change.Things start to look up however, when ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • A Hard Place to Leave

    Stories from a Restless Life

    ·In these essays, Marcia simultaneously navigates the globe while carving out a second career as a travel writer for major magazines, while navigating her own past and the bumpy and sometimes complicated road of midlife.·Marcia’s voice has quiet power, restraint and unadulterated honesty. She is unafraid to reveal her vulnerabilities, hurts and failures. Her narrative style has won her many ... Read more

    $13.69 USD

  • From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death

    **A New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestseller“Doughty chronicles [death] practices with tenderheartedness, a technician’s fascination, and an unsentimental respect for grief.” —Jill Lepore, The New Yorker**Fascinated by our pervasive fear of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty embarks on a global expedition to discover how other cultures care for the dead. From Zoroastrian sky burials to ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • A Time for Swords

    A gripping, addictive historical thriller

    Book 1 - A Time for Swords
    When the Vikings attack, a novice monk's life is changed forever in Matthew Harffy's new historical adventure.Lindisfarne, AD793.There had been portents – famine, whirlwinds, lightning from clear skies, serpents seen flying through the air. But when the raiders came, no one was prepared.They came from the North, their dragon-prowed longships gliding out of the dawn mist as they descended on the ... Read more

    $7.69 USD

  • Everest 1922

    The Epic Story of the First Attempt on the World's Highest Mountain

    by Mick Conefrey ...
    The dramatic and inspiring account of the very first attempt to climb Mount Everest, published to coincide with the centenary of the expedition of 1922.The first attempt on Everest in 1922 by George Leigh Mallory and a British team is an extraordinary story full of controversy, drama, and incident, populated by a set of larger-than-life characters straight out of an adventure novel.The expedition ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Iberia

    Spain is an immemorial land like no other, one that James A. Michener, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author and celebrated citizen of the world, came to love as his own. Iberia is Michener’s enduring nonfiction tribute to his cherished second home. In the fresh and vivid prose that is his trademark, he not only reveals the celebrated history of bullfighters and warrior kings, painters and processions ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Orchid Thief

    A True Story of Beauty and Obsession

    by Susan Orlean ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKA modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orlean’s wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. Determined to clone an endangered flower—the rare ghost orchid *Polyrrhiza lindenii—*a deeply eccentric and oddly attractive man named John Laroche leads Orlean on an unforgettable tour of America ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Mysteries of the Gobi

    Searching for Wild Camels and Lost Cities in the Heart of Asia

    by John Hare ...
    John Hare is a star author and one of the most well-known explorers of his generation. The Gobi is a perennially fascinating part of the world - a desert that people love to read about. China, the environment/natural world, exploration and discovery: broad and topical appeal.The Gobi is the largest, coldest and driest desert in Asia. Its shifting sands conceal ancient cities, 3,000-year-old ... Read more

    $31.59 USD

  • Cloud Forest

    A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

    series Classic, Nature, Penguin
    A classic work of nature and humanity, by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), author of the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the new novel In ParadisePeter Matthiessen crisscrossed 20,000 miles of the South American wilderness, from the Amazon rain forests to Machu Picchu, high in the Andes, down to Tierra del Fuego and back. He followed the trails of old explorers, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD