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Into Thin Air
Into Thin Air
Written by Jon Krakauer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679462712
Our Price: $11.99
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Into Thin Air

Written by Jon Krakauer


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 12, 1998
Price: $11.99

When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10,1996, he hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain-altering effects of oxygen depletion. As he turned to begin the perilous descent from 29,028 feet (roughly the cruising altitude of an Airbus jetliner)... Read more >
Elephant Company
Elephant Company
Written by Vicki Croke
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603993
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Elephant Company
The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
Written by Vicki Croke


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill

 
Billy Williams came to colonial Burma in 1920, fresh from service in World War... Read more >
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The Eighty-Dollar Champion
The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Written by Elizabeth Letts
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345521101
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The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Snowman, The Horse That Inspired a Nation
Written by Elizabeth Letts


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $11.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a truck bound for the slaughterhouse. The recent Dutch immigrant recognized the spark in the eye of the beaten-up nag and bought him for eighty dollars. On Harry’s modest farm on Long Island...

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1491 (Second Edition)
1491 (Second Edition)
Written by Charles C. Mann
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307278180
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1491 (Second Edition)
New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Written by Charles C. Mann


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $13.99

In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.
 
Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine wilderness; rather, there were huge numbers of...

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Wave
Wave
Written by Sonali Deraniyagala
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962706
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Wave

Written by Sonali Deraniyagala


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

One of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year

On the morning of December 26, 2004, on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, Sonali Deraniyagala lost her parents, her husband, and her two young sons in the tsunami she miraculously survived. In this brave and searingly frank...

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The Botany of Desire
The Botany of Desire
Written by Michael Pollan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588360083
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The Botany of Desire
A Plant's-Eye View of the World
Written by Michael Pollan


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 12, 2001
Price: $11.99

The book that helped make Michael Pollan, the New York Times bestselling author of Cooked and The Omnivore’s Dilemma, one of the most trusted food experts in America

In 1637, one Dutchman paid as much for a single tulip bulb as the going price of a town house in Amsterdam. Three and a half centuries later, Amsterdam is once... Read more >
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Dragons of Eden
Dragons of Eden
Written by Carl Sagan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801005
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Dragons of Eden
Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence
Written by Carl Sagan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 26, 2012
Price: $7.99

Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of our most haunting legends--and their amazing links to recent discoveries.
"A history of the human brain from the big bang, fifteen... Read more >
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The Wave
The Wave
Written by Susan Casey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307715838
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The Wave
In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean
Written by Susan Casey


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $9.99

From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil’s Teeth, an astonishing book about colossal,  ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out.

For centuries, mariners have spun tales of gargantuan waves, 100-feet high or taller. Until recently scientists dis­missed these stories—waves that high would seem to violate the laws... Read more >
The One-Straw Revolution
An Introduction to Natural Farming
Written by Masanobu Fukuoka
Preface by Wendell Berry
Afterword by Masanobu Fukuoka
Translated by Larry Korn
Introduction by Frances Moore Lappe


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2010
Price: $15.95

Call it “Zen and the Art of Farming” or a “Little Green Book,” Masanobu Fukuoka’s manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food. At the same time, it is a spiritual memoir of a man... Read more >
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The Orchid Thief
The Orchid Thief
Written by Susan Orlean
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307795298
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The Orchid Thief
A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
Written by Susan Orlean


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
Price: $11.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
 
A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orlean’s wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. Determined to clone an endangered flower—the rare ghost orchid Polyrrhiza lindenii—a deeply eccentric and oddly attractive man... Read more >
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