Thru-Hiking Will Break Your Heart: An Adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail

Carrot Quinn fears that she s become addicted to the internet The city makes her feel numb, and she s having trouble connecting with others In a desperate move she breaks away from everything to walk 2,660 miles from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail It will be her first long distance h

A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith

Moved by his mother s death and his Irish Catholic family s complicated history with the church, Timothy Egan decided to follow in the footsteps of centuries of seekers to force a reckoning with his own beliefs He embarked on a thousand mile pilgrimage through the theological cradle of Christianity

The Italians

Washington Post bestsellerLos Angeles Times bestsellerA vivid and surprising portrait of the Italian people from an admired foreign correspondent How did a nation that spawned the Renaissance also produce the Mafia And why does Italian have twelve words for coat hanger but none for hangover John

Walking the Nile

A major Channel 4 series and a Sunday Times bestsellerHis journey is 4,250 miles long.He is walking every step of the way, camping in the wild, foraging for food, fending for himself against multiple dangers.He is passing through rainforest, savannah, swamp, desert and lush delta oasis.He will cross

Northland: A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America's Forgotten Border

America s northern border is the world s longest international boundary, yet it remains obscure even to Americans The northern border was America s primary border for centuries much of the early history of the United States took place there and to the tens of millions who live and work near the lin

The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds

For fans of Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist s human powered journey from the Pacific Northwest to the Arctic to rediscover her love of birds, nature, and adventure n nDuring graduate school, as she conducted experiments on the peculiarly misshapen beaks of chickadees, ornithologist

Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping, and Risking It All with the Greatest Chef in the World

Hungry is a book about not only the hunger for food, but for risk, for reinvention, for creative breakthroughs, and for connection Feeling stuck in his work and home life, writer Jeff Gordinier happened into a fateful meeting with Danish chef Ren Redzepi, whose restaurant, Noma, has been called th