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Invisible Cities
Invisible Cities
by Italo Calvino
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In Invisible Cities, Marco Polo and Kublai Khan tell stories of the cities they've seen, imagined, dreamt, and remembered. The result is a diaphanous fantasy alternating between mirage and memory, like bridges slipping through river fog, or minarets... (read more)

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My Side of the Mountain (04 Edition)
My Side of the Mountain (04 Edition)
by Jean Craighead
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Wanted: Young people of all ages with a keen sense of adventure. Must love the outdoors, be fearless and strong, and willing to learn new skills. The ability to work hard and relax well afterwards is required. Looking for someone with imagination... (read more)

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Planetwalker: 22 Years of Walking. 17 Years of Silence.
Planetwalker: 22 Years of Walking. 17 Years of Silence.
by John Francis
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Planetwalker is one of the most powerfully eloquent testimonials to the human spirit that I've ever read. John Francis's sacrifices turn out to be anything but, and his story is incandescent with beauty and wisdom. Writing with humility and courage about... (read more)

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Life and Times of Michael K (83 Edition)
Life and Times of Michael K (83 Edition)
by J.m. Coetzee
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One of the two books that J. M. Coetzee won the Booker Prize for (he was also awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize for Literature), The Life and Times of Michael K. is the story of a simple man attempting to survive (from without) in a society that has seen its... (read more)

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Where Bigfoot Walks: Crossing the Dark Divide
Where Bigfoot Walks: Crossing the Dark Divide
by Robert Michael Pyle
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This book is as much about people and place as it is about the mythical hominid in our backyard. Pyle is a naturalist and a rational man thrust against doubt, and the beauty of the wild unknown flits through these pages like the shadow of his prey flits... (read more)

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And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks
And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks
by William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac
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The legendary "lost book" of the Beats, this early collaborative novel reveals two of the finest Beat writers at the beginning of their careers. Some of these chapters are brilliant short stories in and of themselves. An illuminating and enjoyable read.... (read more)

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Athena
Athena
by John Banville
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Banville really is a writer closer to Nabakov and Joyce than most of his contemporaries. It's easy to see in this novel of obsession, which follows a former felon turned art historian who is asked to verify the authenticity of a stack of suspicious... (read more)

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To Siberia
To Siberia
by Per Petterson
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Petterson's Danish seascape is gorgeous, the lives of his characters are meticulously rendered, and his tracing of their lives is perfect. Guaranteed to take your breath away, To Siberia quietly tells the story of a lovely and innocent childhood opening... (read more)

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The English Major
The English Major
by Jim Harrison
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You don't have to be young to start over, hip to seize life, or daring to have adventure. You don't need to be moneyed (or utterly destitute) to meet the right people. A simple life is fuel enough for insight and meaning, and change is often good. Jim... (read more)

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To Siberia: A Novel
To Siberia: A Novel
by Per Petterson
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Petterson's Danish seascape is gorgeous, the lives of his characters are meticulously rendered, and his tracing of their lives is perfect. Guaranteed to take your breath away, To Siberia quietly tells the story of a lovely and innocent childhood opening... (read more)

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The English Major
The English Major
by Jim Harrison
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You don't have to be young to start over, hip to seize life, or daring to have adventure. You don't need to be moneyed (or utterly destitute) to meet the right people. A simple life is fuel enough for insight and meaning, and change is often good. Jim... (read more)

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Bretz's Flood: The Remarkable Story of a Rebel Geologist and the World's Greatest Flood
Bretz's Flood: The Remarkable Story of a Rebel Geologist and the World's Greatest Flood
by John Soennichsen
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100 Classic Hikes in Oregon: Oregon Coast, Columbia Gorge, Cascades, Eastern Oregon, Wallowas
100 Classic Hikes in Oregon: Oregon Coast, Columbia Gorge, Cascades, Eastern Oregon, Wallowas
by Douglas Lorain
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This absolutely gorgeous book won a National Outdoor Book Award, and while it's a torture to read in the rainy season, it's almost indispensable in the summer. It is one of the few books with good information on hiking the Wallowas, and the hike... (read more)

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Eirik Johnson: Sawdust Mountain
Eirik Johnson: Sawdust Mountain
by Eirik Johnson
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Sawdust Mountain is a gorgeous book. I'm not a photographer, a historian, or a visual artist — but I've been a bookseller for a decade, and I've lived in the northwest almost 20 years, and this book comes closer to visually depicting the legacy of... (read more)

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