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  • The Museum of Whales You Will Never See: And Other Excursions to Iceland's Most Unusual Museums
    Kendra Greene
    Hardcover: 05/12/2020
     
    Mythic creatures, natural wonders, and the mysterious human impulse to collect are on beguiling display in ...
  • The Seine: The River that Made Paris
    Elaine Sciolino
    Hardcover: 10/29/2019
     
    A vibrant, enchanting tour of the Seine from longtime New York Times foreign correspondent and best-selling ...
  • The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking
    Olivia Laing
    Paperback: 10/28/2014
     
    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 ...

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