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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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Throwim Way Leg

NGA18
Tim F. Flannery
Grove Press
2000
336
0802136656
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
This witty account of a scientific expedition to New Guinea combines natural history, adventure and insightful commentary. Flannery returned from the expedition with 20 new species of mammals -- including a tree kangaroo and bat thought extinct since the
$14.00

The Snorkeller's Guide to the Coral Reef, From the Red Sea to the Pacific Ocean

DIV18
Paddy Ryan
University of Hawaii Press
1994
184
0824816056
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This take-along guide covers coral reefs, fish, invertebrates and plants of the Indo-Pacific and includes 200 color photographs.
$21.99

New Guinea Map

NGA05
itmb
ITMB
2010
1
1553413423
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A color map showing both Papua New Guinea and West Papua (Indonesia) at a good scale.
$12.95

Culture Smart! Indonesia

INS104
Graham Saunders
Kuperard
2007
168
1857333438
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise and practical guide to local Indonesian customs, etiquette and culture.
$9.95

Lonely Planet Indonesia

INS77
Peter Turner
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
832
1743210280
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guide to all of Indonesia, featuring introductions to the islands' culture, art and history, along with 200 maps, a great deal of practical information and 100 pages dedicated solely to Bali.
$34.99

The Traveling Nature Photographer

PHT31
Steven Morello (Photographer)
Schiffer Publishing
2008
176
0764330551
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Morello's handy guide to exploring the natural world through photography includes chapters on preparation, equipment (especially lenses), weather, exposure basics and composition.
$29.99

A Traveller's History of Southeast Asia

SEA36
J.M. Barwise, Nicholas J. White
Interlink Publishing Group
2015
352
1566564395
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A compact history of the region, including the Khmer and the various ancient kingdoms that produced Borobudur, Angkor and other architectural marvels.
$14.95

Guns, Germs and Steel

GEN86
Jared Diamond
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
496
0393354326
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An expert on Papua New Guinea, Diamond looks at geography, environment, economics and disease in this provocative, Pulitzer Prize-winning survey of human history and ecology.
$18.95

A House in Bali

BAL15
Colin McPhee
Charles E. Tuttle Company
2000
213
9625936297
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A warm tribute to the people, culture and especially the music of Bali in the 1930s. It's a literary classic, originally published in 1944.
$20.00

Alfred Russel Wallace, A Life

MSA15
Peter Raby
Princeton University Press
2002
352
0691102406
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A re-evaluation of the man who, along with Charles Darwin, reinvented the way we look at the world with his paradigm-shattering paper on natural selection. Raby is an appreciative, lively biographer who captures the tremendous spirit and energy of Wallace.
$35.00

Lost Worlds, Adventures in the Tropical Rainforest

NAT145
Bruce Beehler
Yale University Press
2009
256
0300158335
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Drawing on his experiences in Papua New Guinea, India, Madagascar, Indonesia, the Philippines, Panama and the Ivory Coast, Beehler describes the surprises -- both pleasant and unpleasant -- of fieldwork.
$20.00

Under the Mountain Wall, A Chronicle of Two Seasons in Stone Age New Guinea

NGA04
Peter Matthiessen
Penguin Putnam
1987
272
0140252703
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Matthiessen describes the two years he spent observing and wandering among the Kurelu, a tribe untouched by civilization. Although focused on the central highlands, the book provides a fascinating introduction to New Guinea.
$19.00

Down Time, Great Writers on Diving

DIV40
Ed Kittrell (Editor), Casey Kittrell (Editor), Jim Kittrell (Editor)
Independent Publishers Group
1998
262
0965834441
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A diverse anthology on the experience, pleasures and peril of diving by great writers, including Diane Ackerman and William Beebe. A thoughtful collection that communicates the rewards of being underwater.
$15.95

Infinite Tropics, An Alfred Russel Wallace Anthology

NAT74
Andrew Berry (Editor), Alfred Russel Wallace
Verso
2003
320
1859844782
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A well-chosen selection of excerpts and writings by Darwin's contemporary, author of the Malay Archipelago and fellow evolutionist.
$34.95

Mister Pip

PNG22
Lloyd Jones
Bantam Doubleday
2008
272
0385341075
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Jones sets his poignant tale of children, teachers and the transcendent power of storytelling in the midst of the 1990s civil war in Bougainville that pitched the islanders against the government of Papua New Guinea. He spins magic with gunfire and Great Expectations.
$16.00

This Earth of Mankind

INS04
Pramoedya Ananta Toer
Penguin Putnam
1996
367
0140256350
PAPER
Literature
0
1
0
0
A coming-of-age story set in pre-revolution Indonesia, this novel captures the oral rhythms of a master storyteller. Its protagonist is a native high school student of royal Javanese birth, educated at the exclusive Dutch-language school.
$17.00

Ocean Duets

OCE107
Michele Westmoreland, Sylvia Earle (Introduction)
2006
96
1555916139
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This stunning portfolio of sea life celebrates the ocean's biodiversity with great color photographs and informative text.
$12.95

The Malay Archipelago

INS06
Alfred Russel Wallace
Periplus Editions
2008
515
079460563X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A contemporary of Darwin, the great British naturalist describes his wanderings throughout Borneo, Java, Bali, Lombok, the Moluccas, New Guinea and remote islands from 1854 to 1862 in this classic of natural history and travel.
$25.00

Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific

DIV19
Terence M. Gosliner
Sea Challengers
1996
314
0930118219
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive handbook to 1,000 marine invertebrates by a leading expert from the California Academy of Sciences.
$45.00

Reef Coral Identification

DIV09
Paul Humann
New World Publications
2013
270
1878348329
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An invaluable reference featuring 530 color photographs.
$39.95

Reef Fish Identification, Tropical Pacific

DIV49
Paul Humann, Ned Deloach, Gerald Allen, Roger Steene
New World Publications
2015
450
1878348604
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide to Indo-Pacific reef fishes features 2,500 color photographs.
$48.00