Behind every almost famous artist, scientist, explorer, or entrepreneur is a story in many ways more interesting than that of their more celebrated kin. This book explores the saga of near achievement while celebrating mankind's silver medalists.
Armchair travel meets tin foil hats in this gorgeously designed book documenting sites around the U.S. where UFOs have been spotted. It’s a photographic road trip through E.T. visitation past and present.
A beautifully illustrated book featuring knots for every occasion. Handy instruction for everything from pitching a tent to tying a package.
Perfect for the budding birder, this workbook includes stickers for each of the 48 most common North American birds and encourages you to record the date and details of each sighting.
New York City today is an elegantly congested urban mess, a largely ad hoc group of skyscrapers, highways, avenues, and pedestrian walkways. But if some of the architects in Never Built New York had their way, New York might be a wholly different place, with buildings built over the city’s...
In the recent past, owning a copy of Les Diners de Gala, Salvador Dali’s rare and eccentric cookbook, cost upwards of $400. Now you can buy it for much less, thanks to a Taschen reprint. With recipes ranging from fast-acting cocktails to lambs brain with avocado to a royal peacock...
An inspiring collection of travel posters and other branding elements sure to inspire nostalgia. Highlights include glamorous renderings of the iconic Banff Springs and Lake Louise hotels, both built to service railway passengers as they steamed across Canada.
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