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A Mountaineer's Life

Known as “The Slim Fox” in climbing circles, Allen Steck has earned the title “living legend.” Now 91 years old, there are few mountaineers like him left, and his beautifully produced memoir A Mountaineer’s Life is a both a clear record of his career in the sport, and a call to those inspired to follow in his footsteps.

Ultimate Journeys For Two

They left for their honeymoon in January of 2012, and Mike and Anne Howard have been trotting the globe ever since. Across five years together, the pair from New Jersey have claimed the title “the World's Longest Honeymooners.” and National Geographic has put their journeys into print.

David Downie shares "A Taste of Paris"

Our favorite francophile/expat shares an excerpt from his latest A Taste of Paris: A History of the Parisian Love Affair with Food ©2017 by David Downie and reprinted by permission of St. Martin’s Press.