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"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." -- St. Augustine
A House in the Sky by
Publication Date: 2014-06-17
The New York Times bestselling memoir of a woman whose curiosity led her to the world's most remote places and then into fifteen months of captivity.
Chasing Shackleton by
Publication Date: 2014-01-07
Join Tim Jarvis on his quest to become the first to re-create what Sir Edmund Hillary called "the greatest survival story of all time". Vividly illustrated with historical and contemporary photography, Chasing Shackleton tells the unforgettable story of these two expeditions, separated by nearly a hundred years but unified in the spirit of epic discovery, adventure, and survival.
Glitter and Glue by
Publication Date: 2015-02-17
From the author of "The Middle Place" comes a new memoir that examines the bond--sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine--between mothers and daughters.
My Reach by
Publication Date: 2011-08-18
In this memoir of the Hudson River and of her family, Susan Fox Rogers writes from a fresh perspective: the seat of her kayak.
Only in Spain by
Publication Date: 2014-07-01
Ten-hour shifts in a high-end department store and catering to snooty customers... Nellie Bennett's life wasn't supposed to turn out this way. But maybe all she needs to do is infuse a little passion into her routine-through flamenco dance lessons, for instance.What Nellie doesn't realize is that flamenco is not just a dance-it's a wayof life that seems much more enticing than her depressing retail gig. So she packs her suede dance shoes and leaves everything she knows behind, flying halfway around the world to seek the authentic experience in Seville.
Running Away to Home by
Publication Date: 2012-10-02
A middle class, Midwestern family in search of meaning uproot themselves and move to their ancestral village in Croatia. As the Wilson-Hoff family struggled to stay sane (and warm), what they found was much deeper and bigger than themselves.
The Map of Enough by
Publication Date: 2015-01-13
Molly Caro May grew up as part of a nomadic family, one proud of their international sensibilities, a tribe that never settled in one place for very long. But, with Molly on the verge of turning thirty years old, everything changes.
Margarita Wednesdays by
Publication Date: 2015-02-24
Irreverent, insightful, and blatantly honest, Deborah Rodriguez, author of "The Kabul Beauty School" takes us along on her inspiring journey of self-discovery and renewal after she is forced to flee Afghanistan in 2007. In the magic of Mexico, she finds the hairdresser within, and builds the life she never knew was possible-a life on her own terms.
We'll Always Have Paris by
Publication Date: 2014-04-08
Jennifer Coburn has always been terrified of dying young. So she decides to save up and drop everything to travel with her daughter, Katie, on a whirlwind European adventure before it's too late. Even though her husband can't join them, even though she's nervous about the journey, and even though she's perfectly healthy, Jennifer is determined to jam her daughter's mental photo album with memories, just in case.
Trespassing Across America by
Publication Date: 2016-04-19
Told with sincerity, humor, and wit, "Trespassing Across America" is both a fascinating account of one man's remarkable journey along the Keystone XL pipeline and a meditation on climate change, the beauty of the natural world, and the extremes to which we can push ourselves--both physically and mentally.
The French House by
Publication Date: 2014-06-03
On a tiny French island, a couple of American dreamers redefine their lives by restoring a ruin; which in this lovely, shimmering story becomes a parable of a saner, greener, more sustainable path that we all can follow if we will but listen to the wisdom of the villagers the way the Wallaces did.
My Two Italies by
Publication Date: 2014-07-15
A poignant personal account from a child of Calabrian peasants whose lifelong study of Italy unveils the mysteries of this Bel Paese, "Beautiful Land," where artistic genius and political corruption have gone hand in hand from the time of Michelangelo to "The Sopranos".
Out of the Woods by
Publication Date: 2015-01-20
When her college-bound daughter leaves home, Lynn Darling, widowed more than a decade earlier, finds herself alone and utterly lost, with no idea what she wants or even who she is. Searching for answers, she moves to a cranky little house in the Vermont woods, her only companions, a new dog and a compass.
My Paris Dream by
Publication Date: 2015-05-12
My Paris Dream is a charming and insightful memoir about coming of age as a fashion journalist in 1980s Paris, by former Vogue and Harper's Bazaar editor Kate Betts. My Paris Dream is a valentine to a city, a language, and the thrills and confusions of young love and young ambition.
My Journey Through War and Peace by
Publication Date: 2016-03-01
"My Journey Through War and Peace" examines how, through outward action and inward exploration, life can unfold in mysterious ways, far beyond cultural and family expectations. In looking back at this momentous decade, Burch shares why she pursued such dangerous and difficult circumstances at such a young age and continued to live on the edge. She now understands that she was seeking self-discovery, a connection to something greater, and ultimately inner peace.