Inspired by nature, craftsman made in Arizona
Inspired by nature, craftsman made in Arizona
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Recommended Nature and Travel Books

Grand Canyon

The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons
by John Wesley Powell
The grand and classic adventure story of the first trip through Grand Canyon by wooden boats.

The River That Flows Uphill: A Journey from the Big Bang to the Big Brain
by William Calvin
Experience a trip through the ages with a group of scientists during a two-week float down the Colorado River through Grand Canyon.

Canyon Crossing: Experiencing Grand Canyon from Rim to Rim
by Seth Muller
A great exploration and history of Grand Canyon’s corridor trails.

Sunk Without a Sound: The Tragic Honeymoon of Glen and Bessie Hyde
By Brad Dimrock
A page turner about one of the haunting mysteries of Grand Canyon.


The Places In Between
by Rory Stewart
A walk across the brutal and beautiful Afghanistan in 2002.

Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe
by Laurence Bergreen
An exciting journey around the world before we fully new it.


The Diversity of Life
by Edward O. Wilson
The rise of life and the threats it faces today.


Sea Room: An Island Life in the Hebrides
by Adam Nicolson
Nicolson shares the colorful history of his three tiny windswept and isolated islands.

Seasons on Harris
by David Yeadon
Again on the outer Hebrides, this book brings the breathtaking Harris to life.

Cape Cod

The Outermost House: A Year of Life On The Great Beach of Cape Cod
By Henry Beston
A solitary year on the beach with just nature for company. Beautiful and unforgettable.

The Sky

The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light
by Paul Bogard
After working as a volunteer on the project to restore the night sky at Grand Canyon, I never looked at a street or porch light the same way again. I was thrilled to find this book on the subject.

The Cloudspotter’s Guide: The Science, History, and Culture of Clouds
by Gavin Pretor-Pinney
If you love the sky, this is a must read. Gavin Pretor-Pinney reveals everything there is to know about clouds, from history and science to art and pop culture.