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- Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 24.99
Sir Ranulph Fiennes has climbed the Eiger and Mount Everest. He's crossed both Poles on foot. He's been a member of the SAS and fought a bloody guerrilla war in Oman. And yet he confesses that his fear of heights is so great that he'd rather send his wife up a ladder to clean the gutters than do it himself. In Fear , the world's greatest explorer... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 15.95
Eric Hansen survives a cyclone on a boat off the Australian coast, cradles a dying man in Calcutta, and drinks mind-altering kava in Vanuatu. He helps a widower search for his wife's wedding ring amid plane-crash wreckage in Borneo and accompanies topless dancers on a bird-watching expedition in California. From the Maldives to Sacramento, from Cannes... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 16.00
The acclaimed author of Motoring with Mohammed brings us a compelling adventure into the remarkable world of the orchid and the impossibly bizarre array of international characters who dedicte their lives to it. The orchid is used for everything from medicine for elephants to an aphrodisiac ice cream. A Malaysian species can grow to weigh half a... more...
- Workman Publishing Company 2016; US$ 25.95
?A joy to read and reread.? ?Neil Gaiman Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates the most curious destinations around the globe. With compelling descriptions, hundreds of photographs, charts and maps, it?s everything you need to visit the far corners of our surprising world. Even if you never leave home. more...
- Andrews UK 2016; US$ 6.99
A highly entertaining anecdotal collection of humorous life observations during a trip around the world. Travelling by bus to Kathmandu, the author experiences hair-raising misadventures: a chase through Jerusalem, a gun battle in Jordan, a pummelling by a gargantuan masseur in Istanbul, a python in India, and the terrifying James Bond encounter in... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2016; US$ 5.99
Gap years are bursting with possibility, begging to be filled with new experiences and unforgettable moments. But how do you make the most of your time out? This handy guide is packed with exciting and creative ideas. Whether you?re in search of a thrilling outdoor activity or a spiritual awakening, here?s how to make it truly memorable. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 24.99
'Fifty years into my life journey I realise that, while I love remote wild places and the peoples I meet there, it is in forests that I find the greatest joy. Of all the forests that I have explored, it is the great circumpolar Boreal forest of the North that calls to me most. Here is a landscape where bush knowledge really counts and where experience... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99
À la rencontre d?un monde millénaire décimé par les décennies de guerre Afghanistan, mai 1968. Jean et Danielle Bourgeois parviennent, après de longues semaines de recherches, à approcher une caravane de nomades pachtouns. Au péril de leur vie, car ils ont rencontré de farouches contrebandiers, ils réussissent à se faire accepter et à les accompagner... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99
Call-out is the definitive collection of tales about early mountain rescue in the Highlands of Scotland from Hamish MacInnes ? Everest pioneer and arguably the most famous Scottish mountaineer of the twentieth century. In the late 1960s, MacInnes led the Glencoe Mountain Rescue team and together they developed innovative techniques and... more...