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Assassination Vacation

By: Sarah Vowell

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, January 2006


Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor. With "Assassination Vacation," she takes us on a road trip like no other -- a journey to the pit stops of American political murder and through the myriad ways they have been used for fun and profit, for political and cultural advantage. From Buffalo to Alaska, Washington to the Dry Tortugas, Vowell visits locations immortalized and influ... View more info

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Coming into the Country

By: John McPhee

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, April 1991


"Coming into the Country "is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans. It is a rich tapestry of vivid characters, observed landscapes, and descriptive narrative, in three principal segments that deal, respectively, with a total wilderness, with urban Alaska, and with life in the remoteness of the bush. Readers of McPhee's earlier books will not be unprepared for his surprising shifts of scene and ordering of events, brilliantly combined into an organic whole. ... View more info

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From Raft to Raft: An Incredible Voyage from Tahiti to Chile and Back

By: Bengt Danielsson

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, June 2013


Not since the fantastic story of the Kon-Tiki expedition has there appeared such as exciting saga of a primitive raft expedition across the Pacific for scientific investigation. From Raft to Raft tells the incredible, suspenseful drama of the dangerous voyage led by Eric de Bisschop from Tahiti to Chile and back to Polynesia a foray twice as long as that undertaken by Kon-Tiki and one that encountered infinitely greater difficulties and dangers.Like Heyerdahl, de Bisscho... View more info

God's Dust: A Modern Asian Journey

By: Ian Buruma

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux (T), July 1989


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Michelin Green Guide to Italy: 7th ed

By: Michelin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Imprint unknown, January 1969


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Our Paris: Sketches from Memory

By: Edmund White, Hubert Sorin

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Ecco, April 2002


What happens when one of our most celebrated writers combines talents with a French artist and architect to capture life in their Parisian neighborhood? The result is a lighthearted, gently satiric portrait of the heart of Paris -- including the Marais, Les Halles, the two islands in the Seine, and the Chatelet -- and the people who call it home. It is an enchantingly varied world, populated not only by dazzling literati and ultrachic couturiers and art dealers but also ... View more info

Rick Steves' England 2009

By: Rick Steves

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing, December 2008


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Rick Steves' Great Britain 2009

By: Rick Steves

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing, January 2009


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Scotland for Beginners Bannockburn an A

By: Rupert Besley

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Interlink Publishing+group Inc, November 2007


A spoof guide to all things Scottish, combining cartoons and text to present a garbled, muddled but affectionate version of Scottish affairs, sending up the traditional misty-eyed Brigadoon view of Scotland with all its tartan biscuit tins and bow-tied Scotty dog postcards. View more info

See the USA the Easy Way (Reader's Digest)

By: Reader's Digest editors

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Readers Digest, May 1995


See the USA the Easy Way shows you how to make your trip easier and more relaxing while it takes you to more than 1,200 fascinating places. A total of 136 circle tours in all 50 states with easy-to-follow maps for each tour. View more info

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Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find, Keep, and Understand a Man

By: Steve Harvey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Amistad, December 2010


In the instant number one New York Times bestseller Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, Steve Harvey gave millions of women around the globe insight into what men really think about love, intimacy, and commitment. In his new book he zeros in on what motivates men and provides tips on how women can use that knowledge to get more of what they need out of their relationships, whether it's more help around the house, more of the right kind of attention in the bedroom, more... View more info

The Appalachians (The Naturalist's America)

By: Maurice Brooks

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (T), June 1965


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The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

By: Anatoli Boukreev, G. Weston DeWalt

Price: $4.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks, July 1998


As the climbers of the 1996 Mt. Everest disaster vanished into thin air, one man had the courage to bring them down alive... On May 10, 1996, two commercial expeditions headed by expert leaders attempted to scale the world's largest peak. But things went terribly wrong. Crowded conditions, bad judgement, and a bitter storm stopped many climbers in their tracks. Others were left for dead, or stranded on the frigid mountain. Anatoli Boukreev, head climbing guide for th... View more info