For the past decade, women have been the fastest-growing segment of the powerboating population. This latest book in the popular Ragged Mountain Press Woman's Guides series delivers a timely, top-to-bottom introduction to powerboating. Addressing a vas read more
In ALBERTO SALAZAR'S GUIDE TO RUNNING, the three-time New York City marathon winner and former marathon world-record-holder draws on the latest research to show you that a twenty-minute, two-to t read more
The Best Climbing Writers Present Their WorkEdited by Pat AmentNo other sport has produced such an extensive volume of fine writing as climbing. Climber's Choice brings together Chris Bonington, Greg Child, read more
Roughing it doesn't have to be uncomfortable...or expensive!
Camping in Comfort is the complete guide to help you enjoy the latest advances in outdoor gear
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"Vigor is one of the finest boating writers of our time."--Cruising World
"You name it, it's in here. Covers every boating situation. This book is both informative and entertaining."--Latitudes & Attitudes
"John Vigor is the answer guy if y read more
This “strong and finely rendered book” (Larry McMurtry) takes us to the Mexican-american border in the 1870s, conjuring up a magical tale of faith, gold, and family passions that “echoes the style of Isabel Allende and Laura Esquivel& read more
Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz selects and introduces 300 of his favorite poems in this “magnificent collection” that ranges “widely across time and continents, from eighth century China to contemporary americanca” (San Francisco read more
Yambo, a sixtyish rare-book dealer who lives in Milan, has suffered a loss of memory-he can remember the plot of every book he has ever read, every line of poetry, but he no longer knows his own name, doesn't recognize his wife or his daughters, and re read more
A civil war is being waged among jihadists for the soul of Islam. While all Islamist radicals may share a vision of a purified and unified ummah, or Muslim community, few agree over how to bring it about. Ultra-militant wings, such as Al Qaeda, dominat read more
The city’s development from ancient times to the modern age. Winner of the National Book Award. “One of the major works of scholarship of the twentieth century” (Christian Science Monitor). Index; illustrations.
With passion, wit, and good common sense, the celebrated poet Mary Oliver tells of the basic ways a poem is built-meter and rhyme, form and diction, sound and sense. Drawing on poems from Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and others, Oliver imparts an ex read more
Adored by many, loathed by some, General George S. Patton, Jr., was one of the most brilliant military strategists in history. War As I Knew It is the personal and candid account of his celebrated, relentless crusade acro read more
" The Enneagram is an extraordinary framework for understanding more about ourselves. No matter from which point of view we approach it, we discover fresh conjunctions of new and old ideas." So writes Don Riso in this expanded edition of his classic in read more
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