Take a Left at Alpha Centauri

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers A chance of a lifetime, a job offer to construct a hyperspace tunnel connecting a previously inaccessible star system to the rest of Galactic Commonwealth. A job that would pay more than the crew of the Wayfarer...

I’ve Been Doin’ Some Hard Ramblin’

Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail  by Ben Montgomery On May 2, 1955 Emma Gatewood, a 67 year-old grandmother from rural Ohio, told her family she was “going for a walk”. And she did. The next...

Take a Hike

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson “It seemed such an extraordinary notion – that I could set off home and walk 1,800 miles through the woods to Georgia, or turn the other way and clamber over the rough and...

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...
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