The Trip to Echo Spring
: On Writers and Drinking
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
How a lone man's epic obsession led to one of America's greatest cultural treasures: Prize-winning ...
: The Adventures of a Curious Man
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
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
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
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
From one of the most celebrated travel writers at work todaya vibrantly observant, witty, utterly ...
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