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To the Arctic by Florian Schulz

If you think of the Arctic as a barren, lifeless place, this is the book that will prove you wrong. Mind-blowing landscapes and amazing animals are part of the showcase of a rapidly changing world that few will ever see in person. Taken over the span of a year, with the addition of heartfelt stories, this stunning collection contains proof that the Arctic needs, and deserves, our protection.

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Flannery
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$45.00
ISBN: 9781594854873
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Published: Mountaineers Books - November 1st, 2011

Fifty More Places to Fly Fish Before You Die by Chris Santella

The latest addition to the terrific Fifty Places series showcases 50 more ultimate destinations—from Bolivia to India to Wales—for fly fishers. Each location looks and sounds so alluring that even those of us who don’t do so already will be tempted to pack a bag and pick up a pole ourselves, and not just give this gorgeous book to our fly-fishing friends.

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S.B.
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ISBN: 9781584799375
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 1st, 2011

Into the Silence by Wade Davis

Beautifully written and rich with detail, Into the Silence is a classic account of exploration and endurance, and a timeless portrait of an extraordinary generation of adventurers, soldiers, and mountaineers. “Wade Davis has penned an exceptional book on an extraordinary generation. They do not make them like that any more. And there would always only ever be one Mallory. From the pathos of the trenches to the inevitable tragedies high on Everest this is a book deserving of awards. Monumental in its scope and conception it nevertheless remains hypnotically fascinating throughout. A wonderful story tinged with sadness.” —Joe Simpson, author of Touching the Void

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ISBN: 9780375408892
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Published: Knopf - October 18th, 2011

OxTravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers

This new anthology is a great gift for globetrotters. “If you have the slightest curiosity about the world beyond your living room then this is a collection to die for. What could be a better way to raise funds for Oxfam than to collect these nuggets of worldly wisdom from a galaxy of the very best travel writers? It’s impossible to read their contributions without wanting to go and get the rucksack out.” —Michael Palin

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781846684968
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Published: Ips - Profile Books - September 20th, 2011

Our Bodies, Ourselves from The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say Our Bodies, Ourselves is one of the most essential books for any woman to own. Even today, so much of women’s health and sexuality is glossed over, not addressed, or made taboo that the comprehensive material and nonjudgmental presentation of OBO can feel like a lifesaver. This ninth edition includes new material, ranging from changes in the health-care system to transgender issues to organizing techniques for social activism.

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Nici
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$30.00
ISBN: 9781439190661
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Published: Atria Books - October 4th, 2011

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