Travel

Into the Wild

Into the Wild

In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings...

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Into Thin Air

Into Thin Air

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous...

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Born to Run

Born to Run

The astonishing national bestseller and hugely entertaining story that completely changed the way we run.An epic adventure that began with one simple question:...

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The Stranger in the Woods

The Stranger in the Woods

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making...

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

This cult classic of gonzo journalism is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page.  It is...

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A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods

The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America–majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking...

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The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z

The #1 New York Times bestseller  - now a major motion picture starring Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, Sienna Miller and Robert Pattinson. In...

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The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads

“This is history on a grand scale, with a sweep and ambition that is rare… A proper historical epic of dazzling range and achievement.” —William Dalrymple, The Guardian ...

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The Monk of Mokha

The Monk of Mokha

The Monk of Mokha is the exhilarating true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee...

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A Year in Provence

A Year in Provence

National Bestseller In this witty and warm-hearted account, Peter Mayle tells what it is like to realize a long-cherished dream and actually move into...

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Time Pieces

Time Pieces

From the internationally acclaimed and Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea and the Benjamin Black mysteries--a vividly evocative memoir that unfolds around...

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My Twenty-Five Years in Provence

My Twenty-Five Years in Provence

The beloved author Peter Mayle, champion of all things Provence, here in a final volume of all new writing, offers vivid recollections from his twenty-five years in the South of France--lessons...

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Ruthless River

Ruthless River

A stunning debut; a Departures original publication. The ultimate survival story; a wild ride—the wildest—down a South American river in the thick of the Amazon Basin;...

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In the Kingdom of Ice

In the Kingdom of Ice

A Best Book of the Year USA Today * Time Magazine * Washington Post * Miami Herald * Richmond Times Dispatch * Christian Science Monitor * Daily Beast * Minneapolis Star Tribune On...

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Our Towns

Our Towns

***NATIONAL BEST SELLER***A vivid, surprising portrait of the civic and economic reinvention taking place in America, town by town and generally out of view of the national...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds--W

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds--W

The bestselling photographic field guide--a birding bible for more than four million enthusiasts.Virtually every bird found in western North America is brought to life...

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Knopf Mapguides: Paris

Knopf Mapguides: Paris

This opening fold-out contains a general map of Paris to help you visualize the 8 large districts discussed in this guide, and 4 pages of valuable information, handy tips and useful addresses. Discover Paris through 8 districts and...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida

The most comprehensive field guide available to the flora and fauna of Florida--a portable, essential companion for visitors and residents alike--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature...

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Bella Figura

Bella Figura

One woman's story of finding beauty, and herself--and a practical guide to living a better life, the Italian way!Kamin Mohammadi, a magazine editor in London,...

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Disappointment River

Disappointment River

In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie traveled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds...

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Knopf MapGuides: London

Knopf MapGuides: London

This opening fold-out contains a general map of London to help you visualize the 8 large districts discussed in this guide, and 4 pages of valuable information, handy tips and useful addresses. Discover London through 8 districts and 8 mapsWestminster/...

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Skyfaring

Skyfaring

One of the Best Books of the Year The New York Times San Francisco ChronicleThe Economist Kirkus ReviewsIn...

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The Road to Little Dribbling

The Road to Little Dribbling

A loving and hilarious—if occasionally spiky—valentine to Bill Bryson’s adopted country, Great Britain. Prepare for total joy and multiple episodes of unseemly laughter. Twenty years...

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Tracks

Tracks

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURERobyn Davidson's opens the memoir of her perilous journey across 1,700 miles of hostile Australian desert to the sea with only four camels and a dog for company...

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