A lyrical account of a year’s wild swimming in Britain.
In “Dip,” Andrew Fusek Peters describes an extraordinary year of wild swimming. 102 more words
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“Absorbing…Winning…The many layers in “The Oregon Trail” are linked by Mr. Buck’s voice, which is alert and unpretentious in a manner that put me in mind of Bill Bryson’s comic tone in “A Walk in the Woods.”” –Dwight Garner, “The New York Times” 494 more words
Summer is vacation time, but some among us aren’t content with a week or two at the beach, but go all out. Journalist Nellie Bly, for example, thought it would be relaxing to “girdle the earth” in under eighty days, using Victoria era technology. 50 more words
An ingredient, a hunt, a love for a book - a book recommendation "Vanilla: Travels in Search of the Luscious Substance" by Tim Ecott
How hard can it be to find a book?
Once again an order for my favourite ingredient, Vanilla, had arrived at our house. This time, I was curious, I wanted to know more. 1,178 more words