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A Tall History of Sugar

Forbes, Curdella · Akashic Books
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

"In her immersive modern fairy tale, Forbes unspools an unlikely love story as well as a haunting, hypnotic piece of postcolonial Jamaican history...Arrienne's recount moves in hopscotch fashion, but it's driven forward by her enchanting voice, to which Forbes brings an electric...
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Strange Harvests: The Hidden Histories of Seven Natural Objects

Posnett, Edward · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An original and magical map of our world and its riches, formed of the stories of the small-scale harvests of seven natural objectsIn this beguiling book, Edward Posnett journeys to some of the most far-flung locales on the planet to bring us seven wonders of the natural world--eiderdown,...
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The Atlas of Happiness: The Global Secrets of How to Be Happy

Russell, Helen · Running Press Adult
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A fun, illustrated guide that takes us around the world, discovering the secrets to happiness. Author Helen Russell (The Year of Living Danishly) uncovers the fascinating...
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My Samsung Galaxy S7 for Seniors

Michael Miller · Que Publishing
Pages: 474
Format: Paperback

The perfect book to help anyone 50 learn the Samsung Galaxy S7 - in full color! My Samsung Galaxy S7 for Seniors helps you quickly and easily get started with the new smartphone and use its features to look up information and perform day-to-day activities from anywhere, any time....
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Who Are You, Calvin Bledsoe?: A Novel

Brock Clarke · Algonquin Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"A story in which anything and everything can happen, and mostly does. This is a book of many trips--across oceans, back to the past, and, most profoundly, into the infinite deep space of the human heart. Brock Clarke has given us a wonderful novel that bursts with all the meaty stuff...
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Ten Years a Nomad: A Traveler's Journey Home

Kepnes, Matthew · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Part travel memoir and part philosophical look at why we travel, filled with stories of Matt Kepnes' adventures abroad, an exploration of wanderlust and what it truly means to be a nomad. "Matt is possibly the most well-traveled person I know...His knowledge and passion for understanding...
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Outpost

Richards, Dan · Canongate Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

For those who go in search of the isolation, silence and adventure of wild places it is -- perhaps ironically -- to the man-made shelters that they need to head; the outposts: bothies, bivouacs, cabins and huts. Part of their allure is their simplicity: enough architecture to shelter from...
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