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The D-Day Visitor's Handbook

by Kevin Dennehy & Stephen Powers Skyhorse (April 30, 2019)

The complete guide to visiting one of the most famous sites in the history of warfare, just in time for the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

The D-Day Visitor’s Handbook includes everything you need to know to plan...


The Vanished

by Léna Mauger, Brian Phalen & Stéphane Remael Skyhorse (September 20, 2016)

Every year, nearly one hundred thousand Japanese vanish without a trace. Known as the johatsu, or the “evaporated,” they are often driven by shame and hopelessness, leaving behind lost jobs, disappointed...


Meet the Regulars

by Joshua D. Fischer Skyhorse (May 24, 2016)

Based on the column The Regulars on the New York magazine partner Bedford + Bowery, the celebrities and everyday people who love the local joints of the world’s coolest borough.

Meet the Regulars captures a...


Exploring the Superstitions

by John Annerino Skyhorse (February 06, 2018)

Arizona’s Superstition Mountains are like no other mountain range in the continental United States. The ancestral ground of the western Apache and sacred heights of the neighboring Pima, these mountains were...


Bodie on the Road

by Belinda Jones Skyhorse (June 05, 2018)

For the fans of Eat, Pray, Love and Marley & Me, a heartwarming story of a 2,000-mile road trip taken by a woman and her dog.

Bodie, mystery mix rescue pup, is on death row in a Los Angeles dog shelter, having...


The Enchantment of New York

by Willem Post & Ton Wienbelt Skyhorse (August 16, 2016)

New York is the city where every visitor and native is bound to fall in love—whether with the thousands of colorful yellow cabs, the aromas of foods from every culture sizzling, or a secluded, relaxing spot...


The CIA World Factbook 2017

by Central Intelligence Agency Skyhorse (November 22, 2016)

A country-by-country guide to the world.

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2017 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world’s nations. This comprehensive guide is packed with...


Hemingway's Havana

by Robert Wheeler & América Fuentes Skyhorse (March 20, 2018)

Ernest Hemingway lived in Cuba for more than two decades, longer than anywhere else. He bought a home—naming it the Finca Vigia—with his third wife, Martha Gellhorn and wrote his masterpiece The Old Man...


Shackleton's Heroes

by Wilson McOrist & Ranulph Fiennes Skyhorse (November 15, 2016)

The Unbelievable Story of Six Men Who Trekked Across the Great Ice Barrier in Support of Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition

One hundred years ago, Sir Ernest Shackleton embarked on the legendary 1914–1917...


Around the World in 500 Festivals

by Steve Davey Skyhorse (April 12, 2016)

Thousands of festivals take place around the world every year. Some have cult followings with tickets that sell out instantly–forty thousand Burning Man tickets sold out in a manner of minutes—some are thrown...


Iranian Rappers and Persian Porn

by Jamie Maslin Skyhorse (October 13, 2009)

Iran looms large in the psyche of modern America. For decades, it has been “the enemy,” its government taunting us and attacking our Western, secular lifestyle. That is largely the Iranian government, however,...


Secrets of the Great Golf Course Architects

by The American Society of Golf Course Architects & Michael Patrick Shiels Skyhorse (November 17, 2008)

The tests a golfer faces on the course are the direct result of the challenges originally faced by the golf course architect, whether they be complicated terrain, forces of nature, budget limitations, demanding...


The Ultimate Book of New York Lists

by Bert Randolph Sugar & C. N. Richardson Skyhorse (November 15, 2009)

Where can you find New York City’s best hamburger? What are the ten best songs ever written about New York? The ten best books set in New York? Bert Randolph Sugar and some famous friends answer these burning...


You Want To Go Where?

by Jeff Blumenfeld Skyhorse (June 17, 2009)

Christopher Columbus needed a sponsor for a dangerous expedition but the King of Portugal wasn't interested. He repackaged his proposal for the Queen of Spain. She put Columbus on retainer and the rest is history....


God Jul

by Anders Neumuller Skyhorse (November 03, 2009)

The charm, warmth, and beauty of a Swedish Christmas is captured in this remarkable collection of 300 colorful, fun, and historic postcards dating back to the 1800s. Each postcard reveals the magic behind Christmas...


Where the Hell is Matt?

by Matt Harding Skyhorse (June 02, 2009)

Matt Harding created an Internet sensation with his awkward, limb-flailing dance of joy. His travels, and his bad dancing, have been viewed online nearly 75 million times. It started as a lark on a curbside...


How To See Europe on 50¢ a Day

by Lee Meriwether Skyhorse (May 26, 2009)

The original college-dropout backpacker that started it all—this traveler’s classic is reissued here for the first time, and follows the adventures of Lee Meriwether in 1886 as he boards a steamer in Brooklyn...


Lost in the Jungle

by Yossi Ghinsberg Skyhorse (March 02, 2009)

Four travelers meet in Bolivia and set off into the heart of the Amazon rainforest, but what begins as a dream adventure quickly deteriorates into a dangerous nightmare, and after weeks of wandering in the dense...


The Street-Wise Spanish Survival Guide

by Eleanor Hamer & Fernando Diez de Urdanivia Skyhorse (August 01, 2008)

If you were dropped into the middle of Managua, Mexico City, or Miami, would you know how to speak not only the language, but also the lingo? In The Street-Wise Spanish Survival Guide, the reader who is already...


Bike NYC

by Ed Glazar, Marci Blackman & Michael Green Skyhorse (July 05, 2011)

With an average of 236,000 New Yorkers biking per day, Bike NYC is the definitive guide to bicycling culture in the city’s fastest growing mode of transportation from the authors of the popular BikeBlogNYC.com....


How to Travel the World for Free

by Michael Wigge Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Michael Wigge is on an adventure of a lifetime. The reporter and journalist has traveled to many countries before, but this time he decided to make it more challenging: he would travel twenty-five thousand miles...


An Irish Christmas Feast

by John B. Keane Skyhorse (October 11, 2011)

This bountiful collection of more than fifty tales by one of Ireland’s liveliest and most popular writers offers holiday charm and Gaelic humor by the Christmas stockingful. Drawing on the rich folk culture...


Meet Me in Munich

by Moses Wolff Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Munich’s Oktoberfest, held each year since 1810 from late September through the first weekend in October, is one of the most famous events in Germany. It is a beer drinker’s paradise—over the course of...


The Worst Journey in the World

by Apsley Cherry-Garrard Skyhorse (March 22, 2013)

In 1910, hoping that the study of penguin eggs would provide an evolutionary link between birds and reptiles, a group of explorers left Cardiff by boat on Robert Falcon Scott’s expedition to Antarctica. Not...


South

by Ernest Shackleton Skyhorse (March 06, 2013)

In 1914, as Europe braces for an unfathomably deadly war, explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets sail for Antarctica to do the impossible: traverse the continent. He has a ship (the aptly named Endurance), a head...


Socialist Dreams and Beauty Queens

by Jamie Maslin Skyhorse (May 04, 2011)

Couchsurfer, hitchhiker, and rogue wanderer Jamie Maslin embarks on a couchsurfing adventure to the homeland of “firebrand,” “populist,” “anti-American” president Hugo Chavez: the Bolivarian Republic...


Burqalicious: The Dubai Diaries

by Becky Wicks Skyhorse (July 15, 2012)

As a sassy young woman used to drinking, partying, blogging, and shopping her way through dreary London, the call of a glamorous, tax-free career in sunny Dubai just couldn’t go unanswered. Over the course...


Get Sponsored

by Jeff Blumenfeld Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

Christopher Columbus needed a sponsor for a dangerous expedition, but the king of Portugal wasn’t interested. He repackaged his proposal for the queen of Spain. She put Columbus on retainer, and the rest is...


Passage to Burma

by Scott Stulberg Skyhorse (October 20, 2015)

Get lost in the timeless beauty of a country in transition.

It is a charming and satisfying thing that there are still places in this world where magic seems to pervade the sights, smells, and sounds of a place...


How to Play the World's Most Exclusive Golf Clubs

by John Sabino Skyhorse (May 03, 2016)

The most exclusive golf clubs in the world are special places that elicit feelings of awe and wonder from most golfers. How great would it be to play some of the storied venues of the game such as Winged Foot,...


The Little Blue Book of Travel Wisdom

by Julie Ganz Skyhorse (November 04, 2014)

From the early explorers to space travelers and holiday jetsetters, those in transit have acknowledged both the benefits and downsides of life on the go. The Little Blue Book of Travel Wisdom is a collection...


Children Around the World

by Peter Guttman Skyhorse (October 20, 2015)

Viewed across an astonishing and colorful spectrum of landscapes, the members of the global youth community are all at first remarkably similar—living, breathing genetic containers of cultural instincts and...


A Fine Place to Daydream

by Bill Barich Skyhorse (October 27, 2015)

Twenty-five years after his racetrack classic Laughing in the Hills, Bill Barich tells the story of how he fell in love and found a new life in Dublin, where he was soon caught up in the Irish obsession with...


Follow Me To

by Murad Osmann & Nataly Zakharova Skyhorse (January 06, 2015)

The Follow Me project was created in 2012 based on the concept of showing the beauty and uniqueness of different locations around the world. It is a story told through the eyes of two ordinary travelers who...


Jack London on Adventure

by Jack London Skyhorse (June 02, 2015)

Jack London was a writer, but more than that, he was an adventurer who wrote about his adventures. Growing up working class in San Francisco, London diligently scrounged out a life riding trains, pirating oysters,...


Olmsted's Texas Journey

by Frederick Law Olmsted Skyhorse (April 21, 2015)

A reporter’s account of the people, culture, and terrain of Texas in the mid-1800s.

Frederick Olmsted was a journalist when he made his journey through Texas. Tasked with covering the state of slavery during...


The Road Headed West

by Leon McCarron Skyhorse (July 14, 2015)

What happens when you swap the nine-to-five for two wheels and a journey of a lifetime?

Terrified of the prospect of a life spent behind a desk, without challenge or excitement, Leon takes off to cross America...


How to Plan Your Own Destination Wedding

by Sandy Malone Skyhorse (March 15, 2016)

Ten years ago, when Sandy Malone was planning her Caribbean destination wedding, there was no Pinterest, no Instagram, and no Wedding Wire. The Knot and the Wedding Channel were in their infancy. And Malone...


Man-Eaters of the World

by Alex MacCormick Skyhorse (October 07, 2014)

Humans may have reached the top of the food chain, but the world is still teeming with apex predators who retain the advantage in their own environments, and sometimes venture into ours, especially when they...


492 Great Things About Being Italian

by Boze Hadleigh Skyhorse (September 15, 2015)

492 Great Things About Being Italian is fun, informative and catnip for 17 million Italian-Americans. It follows in the footsteps of other successful books aimed at this minority proud of its remarkable—and...


Words of Mercury

by Patrick Leigh Fermor, Artemis Cooper & Rolf Potts Skyhorse (June 03, 2014)

A career-spanning anthology from the greatest traveler—and travel writer—of the twentieth century.

The adventures of Patrick “Paddy” Leigh Fermor, Britain’s most beloved traveler, began in 1933, when...


Big Dreams

by Bill Barich Skyhorse (October 27, 2015)

The land of opportunity, a golden Eden, the last frontier. What is this place that has given rise to countless metaphors but can still quicken the imagination? For Bill Barich, the question became a quest when...


Socialist Dreams and Beauty Queens

by Jamie Maslin Skyhorse (March 04, 2014)

Couchsurfer, hitchhiker, and rogue wanderer Jamie Maslin embarks on a couchsurfing adventure to the homeland of “firebrand,” “populist,” “anti-American” president Hugo Chavez: the Bolivarian Republic...


Laughing in the Hills

by Bill Barich Skyhorse (October 20, 2015)

Bill Barich burst onto the literary scene more than twenty-five years ago with this remarkable account of racetrack life. Holed up in a cheap motel in Albany, California, only a few miles from Golden Gate Fields,...


United States of LEGO®

by Jeff Friesen Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

United States of LEGO takes readers on a journey across America that has never been seen before. Photographer Jeff Friesen composes artful LEGO brick dioramas, each revealing a scene with a witty caption that...


Eldorado

by Bayard Taylor Skyhorse (January 20, 2015)

A journalist’s eyewitness account of the explosive 1849 California gold rush and his travels through Mexico.

In 1849, a young, wide-eyed reporter from New York ventured West not to seek riches, but to report...


Hard to Be Good

by Bill Barich Skyhorse (October 27, 2015)

In his first collection of short fiction, Bill Barich gives us cause to celebrate a prose stylist who can gracefully cross the boundaries of genre. As stated by Anne Tyler, Hard to Be Good is so large and complete...


The Ohio Wildlife Encyclopedia

by Scott Shupe Skyhorse (May 29, 2018)

Ohio’s wildlife has always played an important role in the history of human beings inhabiting the state. Native Americans depended on birds, mammals, and fish for sustenance and the state’s first Europeans...


Great Rides of Today's Wild West

by Mark Bedor Skyhorse (July 05, 2016)

Veteran travel writer, photographer, and horseman Mark Bedor returns with another breathtaking adventure across the American West. This gorgeous photographic collection showcases twenty-six horseback rides across...


The Savvy Backpacker's Guide to Europe on a Budget

by James Feess Skyhorse (February 24, 2015)

Every year thousands of people dream about strapping on a backpack and embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure through Europe, but they are often discouraged by the perceived cost and daunting idea of traveling...