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In the summer of 2010 photographer Brandon Stanton began an ambitious project -to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City The photos he took and the accompanying interviews became the blog Humans of New York His audience steadily grew from a few hundred followers to at present count over twelve million In 2013 his book Humans of New York based on that blog was published and immediately catapulted to the top of the NY Times Bestseller List where it has appeared for over forty-five weeks Now Brandon is back with the Humans of New York book that his loyal followers have been waiting for Humans of New York Stories Ever since Brandon began interviewing people on the streets of New York the dialogue he s had with them has increasingly become as in-depth intriguing and moving as the photos themselves Humans of New York Stories presents a whole new group of people in stunning photographs with a rich design and most importantly longer stories that delve deeper and surprise with greater candor Let Brandon Stanton and the Humans of New York he s photographed astonish you all over again next fall
1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERNOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREAt twenty-two Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything In the wake of her mother s death her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed Four years later with nothing more to lose she made the most impulsive decision of her life With no experience or training driven only by blind will she would hike more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State and she would do it alone Told with suspense and style sparkling with warmth and humor Wild powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened strengthened and ultimately healed her One of the Best Books of the Year NPR The Boston Globe Entertainment Weekly Vogue St Louis Dispatch
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Italy From the beaches to the Alps from fine art to fine pasta Italy has it all With this book you ll trace Italian culture from Rome s Colosseum to Michelangelo s David to the bustling elegance of Milan Experience the art-drenched cities of Venice and Florence explore the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum and learn how to avoid the lines at the most popular museums Discover the villages of Tuscany and Umbria and the lazy rhythms of the Cinque Terre Shop at local market stalls sip a cappuccino at an outdoor caf and pick up a picnic lunch at an allimentari Relax and enjoy the life of Bella Italia Rick s candid humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants He ll help you plan where to go and what to see depending on the length of your trip You ll get up-to-date recommendations about what is worth your time and money More than just reviews and directions a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket
The MILEPOST is the quintessential travel guide to Alaska and the highways and byways of the North Since 1949 this bible of North Country Travel has offered mile-by-mile logs of all Northern routes with details on road conditions ferry travel lodging camping fishing sightseeing and services in Alaska Yukon British Columbia Alberta and Northwest Territories Travelers will find trip planning help and answers to frequently asked questions on such topics as wildlife viewing crossing the border and traveling with pets Updated annually The MILEPOST gives readers over 700 pages of detailed information on everything from the famous Alaska Highway system to cruising Alaska s Inside Passage
The best-selling author of Born to Run now travels to the Mediterranean where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete and ready to be unleashed in the muscles and minds of casual athletes and aspiring heroes everywhere After running an ultramarathon through the Copper Canyons of Mexico Christopher McDougall finds his next great adventure on the razor-sharp mountains of Crete where a band of Resistance fighters in World War II plotted the daring abduction of a German general from the heart of the Nazi occupation How did a penniless artist a young shepherd and a playboy poet believe they could carry out such a remarkable feat of strength and endurance smuggling the general past thousands of Nazi pursuers with little more than their own wits and courage to guide them McDougall makes his way to the island to find the answer and retrace their steps experiencing firsthand the extreme physical challenges the Resistance fighters and their local allies faced On Crete the birthplace of the classical Greek heroism that spawned the likes of Herakles and Odysseus McDougall discovers the tools of the hero natural movement extraordinary endurance and efficient nutrition All of these... skills McDougall learns are still practiced in far-flung pockets throughout the world today More than a mystery of remarkable people and cunning schemes Natural Born Heroes is a fascinating investigation into the lost art of the hero taking us from the streets of London at midnight to the beaches of Brazil at dawn from the mountains of Colorado to McDougall s own backyard in Pennsylvania all places where modern-day athletes are honing ancient skills so they re ready for anything Just as Born to Run inspired readers to get off the treadmill out of their shoes and into the natural world Natural Born Heroes will inspire them to leave the gym and take their fitness routine to nature to climb swim skip throw and jump their way to their own heroic feats more
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in the City of Light Paris With the self-guided tours in this book you ll explore the grand Champs-Elys es the eye-popping Eiffel Tower and the radiant cathedral of Notre-Dame Learn how to save money and avoid the lines at the Louvre and Orsay Museums Enjoy the ambience of Parisian neighborhoods and take a day trip to the glittering palace of Versailles or to the Champagne-soaked city of Reims Then grab a caf cr me at a sidewalk caf and listen to the hum of the city You ll see why Paris remains at the heart of global culture Rick s candid humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants in delightful neighborhoods You ll learn how to navigate the Paris M tro and which sights are worth your time and money More than just reviews and directions a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket
Birnbaum s Walt Disney World has been re-imagined It boasts a bold new look and variety of added features including a complete restaurant roundup with expanded details on all the dining options in Disney World as well as a new chapter dedicated to Disney Cruise Line We ll guide guests as they choose a Disney cruise ship and potentially pair a sailing with a stay at a Walt Disney World resort the ultimate Disney land-and-sea adventure And as always since ours is the only guidebook that s official this book includes the most accurate information on prices changes and new attractions for 2015 A Walt Disney World visit requires more advance preparation than ever Our Getting Ready to Go chapter offers insight into Disney s new MagicBand program and will help guests plan their vacation like a pro The 2015 Birnbaum Guide features bigger and bolder charts and maps and lots of color photos-making the Birnbaum vacation planner a solid souvenir Thorough descriptions of all theme park shows and attractions will help vacationers get the most bang for their buck And money-saving tips will help stretch those precious vacation dollars As Disney and The Force join forces we ve got the scoop on new rides shows and character greetings from the Star... Wars realm We deliver the details on the newest shows and attractions throughout Walt Disney World including the new Seven Dwarfs Mine Train coaster and other newcomers in the Magic Kingdom s Fantasyland Our expanded Good Meals Great Times chapter includes coverage of WDW restaurants lounges the Disney Dining Plan Epcot Food Wine Festival special dining opportunities and more The handy new Trip Tracker is the perfect place to jot down Disney Dining confirmation numbers Fastpass assignments and other important info Downtown Disney is morphing into the massive and immersive Disney Springs We ll share the scoop as this dining shopping and entertainment enclave more than doubles in size There are Hidden Mickeys all over Walt Disney World We will direct guests to some of our theme park favorites More hot tips and valuable coupons than ever before more
The finest guidebook ever written for Kaua i Now you can plan your best vacation--ever This all new ninth edition is a candid humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island Best-selling author and longtime Hawai i resident Andrew Doughty unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails secluded beaches pristine reefs delicious places to dine relaxing resorts exciting waterfalls colorful canyons and so much more Every restaurant activity provider business and resort is reviewed personally and anonymously This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes Kaua i so exciting The most up-to-date and accurate information available anyplace with up-to-the-minute changes posted to our website Frank brutally honest reviews of restaurants hotels and activities show you which companies really are the best and which to avoid--no advertisements Driving tours let you structure your trip your way point out sights not to be missed along the way and are complemented by over 100 spectacular color photographs15 specially-created maps in an easy-to-follow format with mile markers--so you ll always know... where you are on the island Clear concise directions to those hard-to-find places such as deserted beaches tropical jungles hidden waterfalls rugged scenic coastlines water-filled lava pools and scores of other hidden gems listed nowhere else Exclusive chapter on Kaua i s beaches with detailed descriptions including ocean safety Unique Adventures chapter and 70 pages of exciting activities from ATVs to ziplines Fascinating sections on Hawai i s history culture language and legends Companion website with links to every business events calendar over 70 resort reviews complete with aerial photos--so you ll know if oceanfront really means oceanfront The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook covers it all--from the mile-high summit of Mt Wai ale ale to the sparkling underwater reefs This is the best investment you can make for your Kaua i visit Whether you are a first time visitor or a longtime kama aina you will find out more about Kaua i from this book than from any other source Discover the island of your dreams with The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook more
If you purchase The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World in ebook format receive free monthly updates via your device so you ll be in the know about important changes making your vacation planning better than ever Compiled and written by a team of experienced researchers whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Research Forum The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World digs deeper and offers more than any other guide The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World explains how Disney World works and how to use that knowledge to make every minute and every dollar of your vacation count With advice that is direct prescriptive and detailed it takes the guesswork out of travel by unambiguously rating and ranking everything from hotels restaurants and attractions to rental car companies With an Unofficial Guide in hand and authors Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa as guides find out what s available in every category from best to worst and use step-by-step detailed plans to help make the most of time at Walt Disney World
The finest guidebook ever written for Maui Now you can plan your best vacation--ever This all new sixth edition is a candid humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island Best-selling author and longtime Hawai i resident Andrew Doughty unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails secluded beaches pristine reefs delicious places to eat colorful craters hidden waterfalls and so much more Every restaurant activity provider business and resort is reviewed personally and anonymously This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes Maui so exciting
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