A Neuroscientist’s Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
Robert M. Sapolsky Mike Chamberlain
In an exhilarating account of his twenty-one-year study of a troop of rambunctious baboons in Kenya, Robert Sapolsky interweaves serious scientific observations with wry commentary about the challenges and pleasures of living in the wilds of the Serengeti—for man and beast alike.
To live in a pristine land...roam the wilderness...build a home. Thousands have had such dreams, but Richard Proenneke lived them. Here is a tribute to a man who carved his masterpiece out of the beyond.
Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science
Edward J. Larson John Allen Nelson
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward J. Larson presents a fascinating new take on the Antarctic expeditions of the early twentieth century, placing them within a larger scientific, social, and geopolitical context.
The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917
Sir Ernest Shackleton Steven Crossley
Veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's excruciating and inspiring expedition to Antarctica aboard the Endurance has long captured the public imagination. South is his own firsthand account of this epic adventure.