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Hiking the Faroe Islands

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Last Places, A Journey in the North

ARC54
Lawrence Millman, Paul Theroux (Introduction)
Lightning Source
2000
242
0618082484
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Millman explores the culture and history of the Faroes, Iceland and Greenland in this hilarious account of his travels in the wake of the ancient Vikings.
$15.95

Far Afield

ICL08
Susanna Kaysen
Vintage Books
1994
338
0679753761
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Susanna Kaysen's charming novel about a social anthropologist off on a grant to study the residents of the Faroes wonderfully evokes the people, culture and windswept landscapes of the North Atlantic archipelago.
$17.00

Bradt Guide Faroe Islands

ARC156
James Proctor
Bradt Publications
2016
172
1784770132
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to the North Atlantic islands, essential for anyone contemplating an extended visit. With islands maps, city plans, and detailed information on what to do and where to go throughout the archipelago.
$26.99

The Nordic Cookbook

SCN97
Magnus Nilsson
Phaidon Press
2015
608
0714868728
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive exploration into Nordic cooking that travels through Denmark, the Faroes, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden with 400 recipes, photographs and explanations of ingredients and cooking techniques.
$49.95

Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die, Outdoor Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

TVL510
Chris Santella
Stewart, Tabori & Chang
2010
224
158479853X
HARD COVER
Sport
0
0
0
0
Santella (Once in a Lifetime Trips) includes insider tips, color illustrations and concise descriptions of 50 hikes from the Lunana Snowman Trek in Bhutan to the Amalfi Coast.
$24.95

Iceland Imagined

ICL57
Karen Oslund
University of Washington Press
2013
260
029599293X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This cultural and environmental history explores the geography, literature, language, culture, politics and symbolism of Iceland, Greenland, northern Norway and the Faroe Islands.
$24.95

The Mortal Sea, Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail

ATL47
W. Jeffrey Bolster
Belknap Press
2014
416
0674283961
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of northwest Atlantic fishing which focuses on its man-made spiral of ecological harm.
$21.50

The Northmen, The Viking Saga

VIK52
John Haywood
Gardners Books
2016
400
1250106141
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Viking historian John Haywood delves into the Vikings’ age of expansion (793 CE -1241 CE). His magisterial chronicle answers myriad questions about the Vikings, their technology, their society and why it went into decline.
$29.99

The Vikings, Lords of the Seas

VIK01
Yves Cohat
Thames & Hudson UK
2010
175
0500300151
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An indispensable reference that fits in your pocket, this slim volume is packed with maps, archival photos and illustrations.
$15.95

Vikings, The North Atlantic Saga

VIK11
William Fitzhugh (Editor), Elisabeth Ward (Editor)
Smithsonian Institution Press
2000
432
1560989955
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An extensively illustrated volume of Viking culture, history and exploration that focuses especially on voyages to North America. Published in conjunction with a Smithsonian exhibit, it features essays and 400 color photographs.
$34.95

Seamanship, A Voyage Along the Wild Coasts of the British Isles

GBR561
Adam Nicolson
Lightning Source
2007
192
0060753447
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Nicolson offers an engrossing account of a coastal voyage from Cornwall, along the western coast of Ireland, out to the Faroes and to Orkney in this brief hymn to the sea.
$13.95

The Ice Finders, How a Poet, a Professor and a Politician Discovered the Ice Age

ARC78
Edmund Blair Bolles
Counterpoint
2000
272
1582431019
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully eccentric history of 19th-century science, focusing on three personalities and their ideas about the role of ice in Earth's history. Each contributed to the Victorian debate among scientists, explorers and the man on the street about the nature of the polar regions.
$17.95

Old Man and His Sons

SCN68
Heoin Bru
Consortium
2011
166
1846590736
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Heoin Bru deftly captures a vanishing way of life in the Faroe Islands in this short novel, showing his thrifty characters occupied with gathering wood along the shore, farming and fishing in a traditional world on the verge of change. Heoin Bru was the penname of Hans Jacob Jacobsen (1901-1987), a Faroese novelist and translator.
$13.95

The Control of Nature

NAT01
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1989
272
0374522596
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
In the classic McPhee tradition, these sparkling essays explore our generally feeble attempts to combat all-powerful nature, including valiant efforts by Icelanders to control the flow of a volcano across the harbor at Heimaey in the Westman Islands.
$16.00

Wildlife of the North Atlantic, A Cruising Guide

ATL26
Tony Soper, Dan Powell (Illustrator)
Bradt Publications
2008
176
1841622583
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact, illustrated guide covers the many petrels, ducks, gulls, terns and other seabirds, as well as the rich abundance of life existing under the waves, that populate the vast Atlantic region from the British Isles to Newfoundland.
$25.99