On the Road Again

A Book of Voyages edited by Patrick O’Brian “There are some men, who will scarce believe anything but what they see, and at the same time will not stir an inch from home to be inform’d. These sort of creatures are not to be satisfied as to the...

Draw Around the World

You Can Never Find a Rickshaw When It Monsoons: The World on One Cartoon a Day by Mo Willems “To give you an idea of how big it [the world] truly is, try to imagine an abstract space fifteen football fields long by twenty-five football fields wide. The world is...

Somewhere Beyond the Sea

The Golden Ocean by Patrick O’Brian In 1740 Commodore George Anson of the Royal Navy sailed from England with a squadron of eight warships intent on disrupting the trade and capturing the holdings of the Spanish Empire in the Pacific Ocean. The squadron’s...
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