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  • The Trip to Echo Spring : On Writers and Drinking
    Olivia Laing
    Hardcover: 12/31/2013
     
    Why is it that some of the greatest works of literature have been produced by writers in the grip of ...
  • Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher : The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis
    Timothy Egan
    Paperback: 08/06/2013
     
    How a lone man's epic obsession led to one of America's greatest cultural treasures: Prize-winning ...
  • Birdseye : The Adventures of a Curious Man
    Mark Kurlansky
    Paperback: 02/12/2013
     
    The first biography of Clarence Birdseye, the eccentric genius inventor whose fast-freezing process ...
  • A Pearl in the Storm : How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean
    Tori Murden McClure
    Paperback: 04/01/2010
     
    In June 1998, Tori McClure set out to row across the Atlantic Ocean by herself in a twenty-three-foot plywood ...
  • Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes : Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle
    Daniel L. Everett
    Paperback: 11/03/2009
     
    A riveting account of the astonishing experiences and discoveries made by linguist Daniel Everett while he ...
  • The Man Who Loved China : The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom
    Simon Winchester
    Paperback: 05/05/2009
     
    The Man Who Loved Chinatells the sweeping story of China through the remarkable life of Joseph Needham's , a ...
  • Tales from the Torrid Zone : Travels in the Deep Tropics
    Alexander Frater
    Paperback: 02/12/2008
     
    From one of the most celebrated travel writers at work today—a vibrantly observant, witty, utterly ...

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