Skyfaring

Skyfaring

A poetic and nuanced exploration of the human experience of flight that reminds us of the full imaginative weight of our most ordinary journeys—and reawakens our capacity to be amazed.  The twenty-first century has relegated airplane flight—a once remarkable feat of human ingenuity—to the realm of the mundane. Mark Vanhoenacker, a 747 pilot who left […]

The Highly Sensitive Child

The Highly Sensitive Child

The bestselling author and psychologist whose books have topped 240,000 copies in print now addresses the trait of “high sensitivity” in children–and offers a breakthrough parenting guidebook for highly sensitive children and their caregivers.With the publication of The Highly Sensitive Person, Elaine Aron became the first person to identify the inborn trait of “high sensitivity” […]

Venice

Venice

After the sucess in the portuguese version, the journalist Eduardo Sona releases the english version of the multimedia “Middle Aged Backpacker’s guide presents Venice”. You’ll make an amazing trip in a real unique and magical place. Besides photos, audios and videos, you’ll have a lot of informations and important links to walk around Venice without […]

The Cruise of the Snark

The Cruise of the Snark

Accompanying London on this voyage was his wifeCharmian London and a small crew. London taught himself celestial navigation and the basics of sailing and of boats during the course of this adventure and describes these details to the reader. He visits exotic locations including the Solomon Islands and Hawaii, and his first-person accounts and photographs provide insight into these remote places […]

The Orchid Thief

The Orchid Thief

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK   A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orlean’s wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. Determined to clone an endangered flower—the rare ghost orchid Polyrrhiza lindenii—a deeply eccentric and oddly attractive man named John Laroche leads […]