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Iditarod Adventures: Tales from Mushers Along the Trail

by Lew Freedman & Jon Van Zyle

Features the fascinating careers of Iditarod icons as well as the administrators, volunteers, and classic characters that keep the race "running."


Universal versus Disney: The Unofficial Guide to American Theme Parks' Greatest Rivalry

by Sam Gennawey

Universal Studios never really wanted to get into the theme park business. They wanted to be the anti-Disney. But when forced to do so, they did it in a big way. Despite the fits and starts of multiple owners,...


Portland: A Food Biography

by Heather Arndt Anderson

More than just food carts and microbrews, Portland has a story to tell. Its culinary history sings the song of the salmon-people, the pioneers and immigrants, each struggling to make this strange but inviting...


Drew Peterson: The Tribune Files: The True-Crime Story of the Wife-Killing Cop

by Chicago Tribune Staff

A collection of Chicago Tribune newspaper articles detailing the case and trial of Drew Peterson, the man convicted of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio, and who is widely suspected of being responsible...


Flagler's St. Augustine Hotels: The Ponce de Leon, the Alcazar, and the Casa Monica

by Thomas Graham

Near the end of the nineteenth century Standard Oil millionaire Henry Morrison Flagler ventured to St. Augustine, Florida, America's Oldest City, and transformed it into an exotic travel destination for the...


Historic Homes of Florida

by Laura Stewart

Houses tell the human side of history. In this survey of restored residences, their stories are intertwined with those of their owners in a domestic history of Florida from the days of Spanish occupation to...


Among the Truthers: A Journey Through America's Growing Conspiracist Underground

by Jonathan Kay

From 9/11 conspiracy theorists and UFO obsessives tothe cult of Ayn Rand and Birthercrusaders, America is suffering from an explosion in post-rationalistideological movements. In Among the Truthers,journalist...


Spooked in Seattle: A Haunted Handbook

by Ross Allison

Seattle may not be as old as some would expect from a haunted city. But it has a large number of haunted sites and stories. Spooked in Seattle will lead readers on a journey through Seattle’s neighborhoods...


Climbing Mt. Whitney

by Peter Croft, Wynne Benti & Glen Dawson

People travel from all over the world to stand on the summit of Mt. Whitney the highest point in the contiguous United States. Miles of rugged granitic terrain, blue-green lakes, and impressive ridges are just...


Backpacking California: Mountain, Foothill, Coastal and Desert Adventures in the Golden State

by Wilderness Press

Backpacking California is a collection of more than 70 of the most intriguing backpacking adventures in Wilderness Press's home territory of California. With contributions from more than a dozen Wilderness Press...


Walking Brooklyn: 30 tours exploring historical legacies, neighborhood culture, side streets and waterways

by Adrienne Onofri

Adrienne Onofri has created an exceptional guide to and through Brooklyn’s most interesting and notable neighborhoods, providing a mix of information about culture, history, architecture, places to eat, venues...


Mojave Desert Trails

by Florine Lawlor & Leslie Payne

Deep within the Mojave Desert, along sandy washes, at the edge of mountain passes and lost bajadas, are some of the most interesting historic and geological sites in California. Ecologically and environmentally...


Drink: Los Angeles: The Drink Lover's Guide to L.A.

by Colleen Dunn Bates, Garrett Snyder, Patricia Saperstein & Elina Shatkin et al.

The essential, curated pocket guide to LA drinking, from beer gardens to coffeehouses, cocktail bars to organic juicers.


Colorado's Hot Springs

by Deborah Frazier

COLORADO'S HOT SPRINGS is an entertaining, comprehensive guide to the state's sweet soaking sites and their histories. The photographs capture each spring's unique character and beauty. Each chapter blends descriptions...


From Reindeer Lake to Eskimo Point

by Peter Kazaks & George Luste

In this account of an 800-mile canoe trip - which begins at Reindeer Lake on the Manitoba/Saskatchewan border, continues into Nunavut past the treeline, and ends on Hudson Bay - Peter Kazaks conveys the experience...


Slow Road to Brownsville: A Journey Through the Heart of the Old West

by David Reynolds

"Immensely illuminating and enjoyable account of a road trip along Highway 83 ... Books like [Reynold's] prove that good travel writing remains not only very much alive, but essential."—The Bookseller

In Slow...


Queens: A Culinary Passport

by Andrea Lynn

Everyone knows New York City is the culinary epicenter of the United States. And while Manhattan gets Michelin stars and Brooklyn gets blogger hype, real culinary fanatics know that authentic ethnic food experiences...


The Living Great Lakes

by Jerry Dennis

Award-winning nature author Jerry Dennis reveals the splendor and beauty of North America’s Great Lakes in this “masterwork”* history and memoir of the essential environmental and economical region shared...


A Corner of the World

by Mylene Fernández Pintado & Dick Cluster

In contemporary Havana, "Do I stay or do I go?" is always the question, and love doesn't necessarily conquer all


The Failure

by James Greer

A hilarious and immaculately written story set in Los Angeles exploring the inevitability of failure.