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- McClelland & Stewart 2011; US$ 11.99
The biennial Around Alone yacht race (now known as the 5-Oceans Challenge) is the most thrilling adventure in the world for the sailors passionate enough to undertake it. Among the competitors in 2002 was Derek Hatfield, a former fraud-squad Mountie, whose forty-foot Spirit of Canada had cost him almost everything he had. In this nail-biting account... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2011; US$ 14.99
With the grim determination of an unrepentant rocker, Larry Frolick sets off on a 12,000-mile trek across Central Asia, brooding over the fate of its lost civilizations. From Kiev, Crimean Tartary, and Moscow, through the nomadic homelands of Uzbekistan, Kyrgizstan, Tien-Shan, and finally into distant Mongolia and Siberia, he explores a continent on... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2011; US$ 15.99
One hot afternoon in 1998, Dave Bidini ? who loves hockey, watches it, plays it, and breathes it ? found the Stanley Cup final so tedious to watch that at one point he clicked channels to Martha Stewart ? and never switched back. This made him wonder where in the world the game might exist free of the complications of professional sport. He set out... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 11.99
Following her celebrated Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone , Mary Morris, still alone, still graced with her extraordinary gifts of narrative and observation, presents an unforgettable account of her 1986 trip through China, Russia, and Eastern Europe. As in Nothing to Declare , she combines vivid portrayals of... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
Ferdinand Magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century was a three-year odyssey filled with sex, violence, and amazing adventure. Now in Over the Edge of the World , prize-winning biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen entwines a variety of candid, firsthand accounts, bringing to life this groundbreaking and majestic... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 9.99
Follow in the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson with J. Maarten Troost, the bestselling author of The Sex Lives of Cannibals . Readers and critics alike adore J. Maarten Troost for his signature wry and witty take on the adventure memoir. Headhunters on My Doorstep chronicles Troost?s return to the South Pacific after his struggle with... more...
- New World Library 2011; Not Available
In Globetrotter Dogma, travel writer Bruce Northam entertains, educates, and motivates readers to hit the road through an idiosyncratic mix of travel lore, humor, shock, story, and practical advice. Employing a rambling résumé that touches two-thirds of the planet, Northam shares wisdom from his far-flung adventures:drifting with Burma's nomadic sea... more...
- Transworld 2014; US$ 13.10
Madre de Dios ? ?Mother of God? ? is a place where the Andean Cloud Forest intermingles with the steaming tropical jungle at the head of the Amazon river. Here can be found the greatest proliferation of living species that has ever existed on Earth, ever. And it is a place which is now under grave threat. Paul Rosolie has travelled to... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 5.99
Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure -- a journey of 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by raft. Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands had been settled by an ancient race from thousands of miles to the east, led by a mythical hero, Kon-Tiki. He decided to prove his... more...
- Verso Books 2013; US$ 29.95
Plotting adventures from London, Paris, Eastern Europe, Detroit, Chicago and Las vegas, uncovering the tunnels below the city as well as scaling the highest skyscrapers, Bradley Garrett has evaded urban security in order to experience the city in new ways beyond the conventional boundaries of everyday life. Explore Everything is both an account of... more...