Rum running, counterfeit butter, mountain lions and bears—oh my! This new book by Point Reyes's unofficial historian, Dewey Livingston, recounts stories of ranchers and farmers that provided butter, cheese, and beef for the Bay Area for generations.
This book reflects the wisdom, passion, and humor of a gardener who has spent a lifetime cultivating the soil.
Pierre Arthens, a food critic made famous in The Elegance of the Hedgehog, is dying. This charming book chronicles his life through the voices of friends and enemies alike, and displays the same soulfulness that made Elegance a surprise bestseller.
The author has assembled and translated every pictorial reference Proust made in all seven volumes of the novel In Search of Lost Time--a captivating, colorful, and free-floating museum of a book.
By the author of Mountains Beyond Mountains, this inspiring book tells the true story of Deo, from Burundi, who comes to America to start a new life.
This limited edition collection of Quinn’s paintings permanently places him in the pantheon of artists that have distilled a distinct aesthetic message from nature. Quinn's magnificent paintings expand and clarify our understanding of the world and testify to what's at stake if nature and we are to endure.
A sensitive boy suddenly becomes groom to Timothy and Jenny, young elephants brought to England in the 1700's.