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Hard Air: Adventures from the Edge of Flying

Hard Air

Adventures from the Edge of Flying

Hard Air a book about extraordinary flying—flying under conditions that keep fighters on...

Africa on Six Wheels: A Semester on Safari

Africa on Six Wheels

A Semester on Safari

“I think I get it,” Betty Levitov’s youngest student said, sitting on a porch in Harare, Zimbabwe....

Encyclopedia of the Great Plains Indians

Until the last two centuries, the human landscapes of the Great Plains were shaped solely by Native...

The Enigma Woman: The Death Sentence of Nellie May Madison

The Enigma Woman

The Death Sentence of Nellie May Madison

“Crack shot.” “Enigma woman.” “Good with ponies and pistols.” “A much-married woman.”. What if such...

Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965

Into That Silent Sea

Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965

It was a time of bold new technology, historic moments, and international jousting on the final...

Madah-Sartre: The Kidnapping, Trial, and Conver(sat/s)ion of Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir

Madah-Sartre

The Kidnapping, Trial, and Conver(sat/s)ion of Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir

“Hell is other people,” Jean-Paul Sartre famously wrote in No Exit . The fantastic tragicomedy...

Ambassadors from Earth: Pioneering Explorations with Unmanned Spacecraft

Ambassadors from Earth

Pioneering Explorations with Unmanned Spacecraft

Rewind to the 1950s and ponder: was America’s first satellite really built by a college...

Never Land: Adventures, Wonder, and One World Record in a Very Small Plane

Never Land

Adventures, Wonder, and One World Record in a Very Small Plane

According to W. Scott Olsen, there are two reasons for flying. The first is just to get somewhere....

Because a Fire Was in My Head

Kate Riley is not the sort of heroine we meet in most American novels. Self-centered,...

In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969

In the Shadow of the Moon

A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969

Tells the story of the exciting and challenging years in space flight, with two superpowers engaged...