Series: YellowstoneA Journey Through America's Wild HeartHardcoverDavid Quammen9781426217548$36.00NATURE Aug 23, 2016
Best-selling author David Quammen takes readers on a breathtaking journey through America’s most inspiring and imperiled ecosystem—Yellowstone National Park—in this monumental book on America’s first national park. Yellowstone’s storied past, rich ecosystem, and dynamic landscape are brilliantly portrayed in a captivating mosaic of photographs and eloquently written text that blend history, science, and research from the field. As much a visual ode to nature as an intimate tour of one of the world’s most celebrated conservation areas, this gorg... + Read More
Miami, the Florida Keys, and Miami Beach are America’s favorite destinations. This lushly illustrated guide takes readers through the celebrated Miami’s central districts, Miami Beach, Key Biscayne and Virginia Key, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, South Miami, the Upper, Middle, and Lower Keys, Key West, and Dry Tortugas. Opening chapters advise on planning your trip and introduce the city and its surrounds in the context of its history, rich mix of cultures, art, and cuisine. Contemporary editorial features and experiential sidebars highlight eve... + Read More
San Francisco expert Jerry Dunn guides readers around this beloved Californian city through Chinatown, Haight-Ashbury, the Mission District, the Financial District, Union Square and Nob Hill, North Beach, Telegraph Hill, Russian Hill, Fisherman’s Wharf and Alcatraz, the Marina, Pacific Heights and Japantown, Golden Gate Park, Civic Center, SoMa and the Embarcadero, and the Mission & Castro Districts. Dunn also offers a taster’s guide to Napa and Sonoma Valley wines. Contemporary editorial features and experiential sidebars highlight every aspec... + Read More
Series: National Geographic MindA Scientific Guide to Who You Are, How You Got That Way, and How to Make the Most of ItHardcoverPatricia Daniels9781426216930$45.00PSYCHOLOGY Sep 13, 2016
Combining leading theories of psychology and behavior with case studies, personality quizzes, and practical advice, National Geographic Mind explores the question we all enjoy asking: Who am I? This whimsically illustrated reference explores today’s theories of personality, mixing scientific theory with an underlying message—by knowing more about your own psychology, you can have a better life. Chapters start with the anatomy, evolution, and development of the human brain, then move into such interesting areas as intuition, creativity, motivati... + Read More
This spectacular visual journey captures some of the most stunning photographs—portraits, animals, landscapes, seascapes, nature, etc.—from National Geographic’s renowned image collection. Award-winning photographer Annie Griffiths culled the images to reflect the many variations on the universal theme of beauty. Now in mini-format, chapters are organized around the aesthetic concepts that create beauty in a photograph: Light, Composition, Moment (Gesture and Emotion), Motion, Palette, and Wonder.Beyond the introduction and brief essays about e... + Read More
Series: StarTalkEverything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and BeyondHardcoverNeil deGrasse Tyson9781426217272$39.00SCIENCE Sep 13, 2016
This illustrated companion to the popular podcast and National Geographic Channel show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about our universe, space, astronomy and the complexities of the cosmos. For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has interpreted science with a combination of brainpower and charm that resonates with fans everywhere. This pioneering, provocative book brings together the best of StarTalk, his beloved podcast and television show devoted to solving the most confounding mysteries of Earth, space, and wh... + Read More
Series: Atlas of Improbable PlacesA Journey to the World's Most Unusual CornersHardcoverTravis Elborough9781426217135$39.00REFERENCE Oct 04, 2016
This atlas of weird and unusual locations from National Geographic unveils the strange-but-true history, trivia, and geography of our planet’s most intriguing and curious places. From deserted cities and strange settlements, to remote islands and underground labyrinths, this atlas features more than 50 unusual locations around the world—from San Juan in Parangaricutiro, a town entirely submerged by lava, to Leap Castle in Ireland, allegedly the most haunted house in the world. Inviting text by British cultural commentator Travis Elborough is pa... + Read More
For travelers to the Caribbean by cruise or small ship, to ports in Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Turks & Caicos, Puerto Rico, Barbados, and Trinidad & Tobago, this beautifully illustrated guidebook by Caribbean experts Emma Stanford and Nick Hanna covers ports of call large and small on islands throughout the Caribbean. You’ll find vital information to help you make the most of stops at each port city, including how to get to the sights from the port; what to see in a short amount of time ashore; and how to avoid pricey excursions. This guidebook b... + Read More
Series: @NatGeoThe Most Popular Instagram PhotosHardcoverNational Geographic9781426217104$25.95PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 25, 2016
National Geographic, the world’s top media brand on Instagram, reveals the iconic account’s favorite (most comments and likes) landscape, animal, nature, and art photographs in this expertly curated book. With nearly 60 million followers and more than one billion likes on its 11,000+ images posted, @NatGeo’s stunning imagery will delight and inspire. Embracing the diversity of the account and weaving in social media trends such as hashtags, throwbacks, flashbacks, and of course animals, the book is entertaining and mesmerizing.
Series: Archaeology of the BibleThe Greatest Discoveries From Genesis to the Roman EraHardcoverJean-Pierre Isbouts9781426217043$51.00RELIGION Oct 25, 2016
From ancient holy sites, to buried relics and treasures, National Geographic uncovers the history and the archaeological discoveries from Scripture and the biblical world. Richly illustrated and written from an objective and nondenominational perspective, author Jean-Pierre Isbouts uses the latest scientific and archaeological discoveries to place biblical stories in the framework of human history. Chapters, beginning with the dawn of human civilization and ending with present day and the future of archaeology, chronicle hundreds of sites and a... + Read More
Generously illustrated and full of practical information, this approachable reference covers the wide world of birds, butterflies, and pollinating insects, including honeybees, and how to bring them into a yard and garden. For the new homeowner choosing shrubs and flowers for landscaping or the retired couple with bird feeders out the picture window, this thorough text combines tips and advice with solid science. Rich, colorful photographs illustrate every page. What types of bird feed attract your favorite birds? Which flowers will bring the m... + Read More
Series: Daily Love365 Days of CelebrationHardcoverNational Geographic9781426217142$19.95SELF-HELP Oct 25, 2016
National Geographic’s latest daily inspirational book takes on the most timeless and universal of topics: love. Striking landscape photography and uplifting words of wisdom combine to create a heartwarming page-a-day experience that speaks to this most important human emotion in all its forms. From passion and devotion to trust and understanding, each monthly theme evokes the joys of recognizing, receiving, and—best of all—sharing love.
Series: Little Book of WondersCelebrating the Gifts of the Natural WorldHardcoverNadia Drake9781426216893$16.95BODY, MIND & SPIRIT Oct 25, 2016
This jewel of a book is filled with wondrous facts about the world that will delight the senses, calm the mind, and awaken the soul. This perfect package provides peace, contemplation, and inspiration page after page with awe-inspiring facts about the world paired with breathtaking National Geographic nature and wildlife photography. Each striking image will allow readers to appreciate the wonder and beauty of the world around us.
Series: MarsOur Future on the Red PlanetHardcoverLeonard David9781426217586$39.00SCIENCE Oct 25, 2016
The next frontier in space exploration is Mars, the red planet. National Geographic goes years fast-forward to take a peek into the gravity-defying world of outer space with stunning photography, amazing visuals, and strong science. This companion book to the National Geographic Channel series dramatizes the next 25 years as humans land on and learn to live on Mars. Filled with vivid photographs taken on Earth, in space, and on Mars; arresting maps; and commentary from the world’s top planetary scientists, this fascinating book will take you mi... + Read More
National Geographic’s comprehensive travel guide to recreation areas, trails, historic sites, nature hikes, seashores, camping, and campgrounds is for everyone who loves outdoor recreation. This 544-page reference is an ultimate travel planner for all things national parks, filled with full-color photos, detailed maps, historical background, and practical facts on the location of the park system properties, as well as the best times to visit and top-rated activities
This iconic National Geographic photography collection of the world’s most majestic nature landscapes presents the exquisiteness of the great outdoors and showcases evocative and extraordinary images, often unseen. With vast deserts in twilight, snowcapped mountain ranges at the brink of dawn, a forest in the height of autumn colors, these indelible images will magnify the beauty, emotion, and depth that can be captured in the split second of a camera flash, taking readers on a spectacular visual journey and offering an elegant conduit to the w... + Read More
From the heart of National Geographic comes this expansive guide to the clans, tribes, ethnicities, and peoples of the world. Organized in keeping with our knowledge of the migration of human groups through history, with statistics and a cultural portrait of each ethnic group, the book becomes a fascinating round-the-world tour of customs and traditions plus a go-to source for background information to round out one’s own family history. From the Tuvans of Siberia to the Samoans and Tahitians of Polynesia, from the Mapuche of Chile to the Sami ... + Read More
From top secret spy missions to recently declassified WWII documents, this richly illustrated account of the covert espionage operations of World War II takes readers behind the battle lines and into the undercover war effort. National Geographic’s landmark book includes recently released never-before-seen photographs, coded messages, classified maps, and more than 700 rare artifacts that shed light on the war's darkest secrets. This is the shocking story behind the covert activity that shaped the outcome of one of the world’s greatest confl... + Read More
Series: UnconditionalOlder Dogs, Deeper LoveHardcoverJane Sobel Klonsky9781426217111$25.95PETS Oct 25, 2016
Experience the deeper, sweeter love of senior dogs with Unconditional. This captivating collection of photographs and anecdotes is a one-of-a-kind celebration of humans’ special bond with, and love for, their senior dogs. Since 2012, photographer Jane Sobel Klonsky has traveled the United States with one mission: to capture images and stories that focus on the powerful relationship between dogs in the twilight of their lives and the people they share their life with. A book for any dog lover who appreciates the connection, unconditional love, a... + Read More
Series: Wild, Beautiful PlacesPicture-Perfect Journeys Around the GlobeHardcoverNational Geographic9781426217401$51.00TRAVEL Oct 25, 2016
National Geographic photography captures the world's most remote, exotic places in this visually stunning travel book full of scenic wonders to experience. Highlighting 50 of Earth’s most pristine, scenic locales, this beautiful book is illustrated with stunning images, coupled with accessible, engaging descriptions and practical travel information. The book covers everything from otherworldly, secluded valleys to far-flung, soaring mountain ranges. National Geographic photographers share some of their favorite shots from around the world and e... + Read More
Series: Suggestible YouThe Curious Science of Your Brain's Ability to Deceive, Transform, and HealHardcoverErik Vance9781426217890$34.00MEDICAL Nov 08, 2016
This riveting narrative explores the world of placebos, hypnosis, false memories, and neurology to reveal the groundbreaking science of our suggestible minds. Could the secrets to personal health lie within our own brains? Journalist Erik Vance explores the surprising ways our expectations and beliefs influence our bodily responses to pain, disease, and everyday events. Drawing on centuries of research and interviews with leading experts in the field, Vance takes us on a fascinating adventure from Harvard’s research labs to a witch doctor’s off... + Read More
As the official companion book to 150th anniversary of the Canada’s birth, this guide is also the companion to the Guide to the National Parks of Canada, 2nd Edition, celebrating the historic sites that are key in building the story of Canada. This guide showcases 236 national historic sites, including numerous Parks Canada places, and gives visitors fact-packed text that features history, natural history, and must-see elements and events at each place. Great visuals and poetic insight into the lands and events reveal how Canada grew into the c... + Read More
This completely updated guidebook shows you how to make the most out of your visit to Canada’s 47 gorgeous national parks, just in time for Canada’s 150th birthday—from Cape Breton Highlands to Banff to Pacific Rim National Park Preserve, plus the five newest additions: Nááts'ihch'oh National Park Reserve, Mealy Mountains, Rouge Urban, Qausuittuq, and Sable Island National Park Reserve of Canada. Written by national park experts who know the parks inside out, chock-full of handy, practical information, and beautifully illustrated with stunning ... + Read More
Series: A Year of Daily GratitudeA Guided Journal for Creating Thankfulness Every DayPaperbackLorraine Miller9781426217159$19.95SELF-HELP Dec 27, 2016
The companion to National Geographic’s top-selling Daily Gratitude, this beautifully designed journal is the perfect antidote to the common stresses of everyday life. Thoughtful quotations, easy-to-follow exercises and meditations, and space to record personal reflections offers a personalized path to inner peace. Filled with inspiring images and organized around monthly themes like growth, faith, and perspective, this guided journal is as visually palliative as it is emotionally rewarding, and is a constant source of inspiration all year long.
Readers go on a drive along the Amalfi Coast; a boat trip to Capri and the islands; a walk through old Naples; and visit the Trulli houses of Puglia with author Tim Jepson, a renowned expert on Italian travel. Opening chapters give readers practical advice on planning your trip and explains the city and its surrounds in the context of its rich history and culture, its arts, and, of course, its cuisine. Subsequent chapters take readers to the gorgeous and historic Amalfi Coast and its islands and through the storied city of Naples, followed by v... + Read More
The American southwest, from the Grand Canyon to the desert landscapes, has always held allure for visitors from around the world. Acclaimed travel author Bill Weir, author of more than 16 books on Arizona, takes readers on several unforgettable car trips into the wilds of the West.
From the storied capital of Bogotá to Medelín to the Amazon Basin, this guide to Colombia, South America, offers readers practical advice on planning your trip and explains the country in the context of its history, culture, cuisine, landscape, and flora and fauna. Acclaimed travel writer Christopher Baker explores the Eastern Highlands, the Caribbean Lowlands, the Western and Southern Highlands, the Pacific & San Andrés, and Los Llanos & the Amazon Basin. Contemporary editorial features and experiential sidebars highlight every aspect of life ... + Read More
Wherever you visit—Rome, Florence, Venice, Tuscany, Naples, Sicily, etc.—you are in good hands with renowned Italy expert Tim Jepson. He ably guides readers through the storied capital of Rome, Northwest Italy, Lombardy & the Lakes, Venice, Northeast Italy, Emilia-Romagna & the Marche, Florence, Tuscany, Umbria, the South, and Sicily and Sardinia. The opening chapters offer practical advice on planning your trip and explain the country in the context of its rich history and culture, its arts, and, of course, its cuisine. Throughout the guide, c... + Read More
This informative guide to the fast-changing land of the Czech Republic and its beautiful capital city, Prague, takes readers through Prague’s Castle District and Little Quarter, the Old Town, and the New Town and the suburbs. It explores the Czech Republic heartland with chapters on Southern, Western, Northern and Eastern Bohemia, finishing up in Southern and Northern Moravia. Subsequent chapters include contemporary editorial features and experiential sidebars that highlight every aspect of Czech life and offer a wide range of activities for t... + Read More
National Geographic reveals 50 gloriously romantic vacations in this inspirational planner for weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day, and other amorous special occasions. In The World’s Best Romantic Destinations you’ll discover the most idyllic trips you could ever take, with expert tips on where to go, what to do, where to eat, and what to see in each unforgettable location. Filled with beautiful images of National Geographic’s most top-secret romantic spots across six continents, and top tips to experience them with the one yo... + Read More
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