by Fergus Fleming
After the Napoleonic wars, John Barrow launched the most ambitious program of exploration the world has ever seen. For thirty years, he and his teams of elite naval officers scoured the globe on a mission to fill the blanks that littered the atlases of the day.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
by Aaron Ralston
One of the most extraordinary survival stories ever told -- Aron Ralston's searing account of his six days trapped in one of the most remote spots in America, and how one inspired act of bravery brought him home.
Into the Wild
by Jon Krakauer
Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people, a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature.
The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told
by Lamar Underwood
With 17 stories from the survival story genre, this anthology includes Jack London's classic "To Build A Fire" as well as less widely-known contributions from such authors as Maurice Herzog, Diana Preston, and Slavomir Rawicz.