A collection of 17 unique, unusual, and occasionally useful books for Father's Day.
Timeless how-to guide for outdoor sustenance, warmth, orientation and safety, and the perfect gift for the grad, dad, or survivalist on your list.
From Portland's most acclaimed and beloved baker comes this must-have baking guide, featuring recipes for world-class breads and pizzas and a variety of schedules suited for the home baker.
This otherworldly collection of Soviet space-race graphics takes readers on a cosmic adventure through Cold War-era Russia.
There's nothing like a few drinks to bring a bookclub together, and even better if they're literary themed. With concoctions classically entitled Vermouth the Bell Tolls and Romeo and Julep, you'll get the bookworm party started right.
Often overlooked as tourist destinations, cemeteries deserve a new life in the eyes of the traveler. This book pays respect to the incredible architecture, stunning landscapes, and intriguing histories of those oft-ignored spaces around the globe that exist to celebrate and honor life.
Uncover more hidden wonders in the new edition of An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders. We've added 100 new places, 12 new city guides, and a fold-out map of a dream around-the-world journey to our bestselling book.
If you've ever spent time looking upward, finding shapes in passing clouds, this is the book for you. Learn to see clouds in a whole new light through the lenses of history, science, art, and culture. Perfect for weather enthusiasts and the curious-minded alike.
Serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions. For example, how many calories would you consume by eating this book?
This book—the result of one man's passion for the art of tying—has become a bible for knot-makers the world over. From the most basic hitch to astonishingly complex decorative patterns, this is the only book on knots you'll ever need.
Artist Amir Zaki photographed skateparks all over Southern California, the birthplace of skateboard culture. His images depict these parks as significant features of the contemporary landscape, belonging to a tradition of architecture and public art.
The definitive guide to fermentation by the decade's definitive chef.
A hilarious and practical guide by the creator of Dinosaur Comics and writer of Adventure Time, Ryan North! In just 464 pages, you'll learn how to quickly replicate humanity's achievements, just in case you ever accidentally get sent back in time.
In this award-winning book, photographer Mark Edward Harris celebrates the Japanese hot spring, an endless source of both visual and visceral pleasure.
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.
When I thought of a hermit, I used to imagine a Biblical figure living in the desert. Then I learned about Christopher Knight, who may be history’s greatest hermit (27 years with almost zero human contact) despite living within shouting distance of Maine vacation homes from the ‘80s through the...
This paean to bovine beauty features photographs of 105 of the world's most amazing cows. Moo.
The Spomenik Database is a catalog that aims to “explore and demystify” the stunning concrete monuments built across Balkan states in the mid 20th century. These “spomeniks” are often taken out of context in Western media, but their histories are as fascinating as their design.
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