Come hitchhike with Peter Bowers, a twentysomething survivor of a strict religious upbringing as he embarks on an eye-opening adventure that takes him from Baltimore, Maryland to the west coast and back in the late 1970s. Learn More
Living in New York City for five years as a transplant from Ohio, illustrator and T-shirt designer Nathan Pyle was fascinated by the unique habits and unspoken customs New Yorkers follow to make life bearable in a city with 8 million people (and seemingly twice the number of tourists). In NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette, Pyle reveals the secrets and unwritten rules for living in and visiting New York. Learn More
When the struggle to save oil-soaked birds and restore blackened beaches left him feeling frustrated and helpless, John Francis decided to take a more fundamental and personal stand—he stopped using all forms of motorized transportation.
New York is the city that never sleeps, but many visitors to the Big Apple want to enjoy its quiet side - to discover places off the beaten track, to explore enticing small museums or enjoy peaceful gardens. Learn More