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  • Africa Soloby Mark Beaumont

    Transworld 2016; US$ 21.14

    In the spring of 2015, Mark Beaumont set out from the bustling heart of Cairo on his latest world record attempt - solo, the length of Africa, intending to ride to Cape Town in under 50 days. Seven years since he smashed the world record for cycling round the world, this would be his toughest trip yet. And he would set a new mark that would simply... more...

  • The Search for the Pink-Headed Duckby Rory Nugent

    Open Road Distribution 2016; US$ 4.99

    Fifty-two years after the pink-headed duck was last seen in the wild, Rory Nugent set off for India in search of this exceptionally rare bird. In Calcutta he prowled the fowl market, where a few of the ducks used to appear during the Raj. Traveling on to Delhi, he was befriended by a Cambridge-educated smuggler, and he learned of remote regions to... more...

  • Drums Along the Congoby Rory Nugent

    Open Road Distribution 2016; US$ 4.99

    In the heart of the Congo is rumored to live a dinosaur called Mokele-Mbembe, or the god-beast. A handful of scientific expeditions have searched for it over the years with little success, but Nugent relied less on science than a desire to document the obscure. He made his way by dugout canoe and foot to Lake Tele, reputed home of the brontosaurus-like... more...

  • The Geography of Madnessby Frank Bures

    Melville House 2016; US$ 25.95

    Jon Ronson meets David Grann in this fascinating, wildly entertaining adventure and travel story about how culture can make us go totally insane The Geography of Madness is an investigation of "culture-bound" syndromes, which are far stranger than they sound. Why is it, for example, that some men believe, against all reason, that vandals stole... more...

  • Around the World in 500 Festivalsby Steve Davey

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 17.99

    Thousands of festivals take place around the world every year. Some have cult followings with tickets that sell out instantlyforty thousand Burning Man tickets sold out in a manner of minutessome are thrown in little-known faraway placescities in Benin or San Marino. In this unique volume, Steve Davey, author of the 300,000+ selling book Unforgettable... more...

  • Vuelo nocturno de Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Guía de lectura)by

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99 presenta y analiza en esta guía de lectura Vuelo nocturno , una de las primeras obras del célebre escritor francés Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. En ella, el autor relata la verdadera epopeya que constituyó la instauración de vuelos nocturnos en avionetas, a través de las vivencias y aventuras de varios pilotos y personajes que trabajan... more...

  • Jérusalem interditeby Jérôme Bucy

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Le récit d?un parcours initiatique sur les chemins du monde à la fois sombres et éclairés « Quoi qu'il arrive, ne va jamais à Jérusalem... » sont les ultimes paroles de la mère de Luc Brugo... Une phrase terrible qui conduit le héros sur le lieu de sa naissance, au c?ur du Moyen-Orient. Luc Brugo se laissera emporter dans un voyage initiatique... more...

  • The Magic Islandby William Seabrook; Alexander King; Joe Ollmann; George A. Romero

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 24.95

    New York Evening Post "A series of excellent stories about one of the most interesting corners of the American world, told by a keen and sensitive person who knows how to write." ? American Journal of Sociology "It can be said of many travelers that they have traveled widely. Of Mr. Seabrook a much finer thing may be said ? he has traveled deeply."... more...

  • Nacidos para ser héroesby Christopher Mcdougall

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 15.95

    Tras el ultramaratón por las Barrancas del Cobre narrado en el bestseller  Nacidos para correr , Christopher McDougall encuentra su siguiente aventura en las escarpadas montañas de Creta, donde un grupo de guerrilleros de la Resistencia planearon el secuestro de un general nazi durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. ¿Cómo es que un artista arruinado, un... more...

  • The First Indianby Dilip Donde

    Fernhurst Books Limited 2016; US$ 15.57

    The story of one man?s struggle to achieve his dream, a fast-paced adventure & paean to the power of self-belief. In May 2010 Cdr Dilip Donde earned his place in India?s maritime history by becoming the first Indian to complete a solo circumnavigation under sail. The book chronicles Dilip?s progress from building the boat to completing the voyage.... more...