Nonfiction travel stories

By Yirah Photography

By Yirah Photography

Ink: Culture, Wonder, and Our Relationship with the Written Word

Ted Bishop


Bishop goes around the world to learn about the power of ink. From Texas to Tibet, there is much more to the story of ink than meets the eye!

Color: A Natural History of the Palette

Victoria Finlay

$19.00 $17.48

Want to know where colors originate? Follow Finlay as she works her way through the color spectrum, traveling to places such as Afghanistan to find lapis lazuli, China for celadon, and Central America for cochineal red.

The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World

Eric Weiner

$18.98 $17.46

One man's search to find where the happiest people live and why they're happy.

Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger's Life

Sarah Kaminsky

$18.95 $17.43

A true tale about a man with a knack for figuring out how to forge official documents for people on the run during WWII.

The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II

Denise Kiernan

$18.00 $16.56

Laboratories for the Manhattan Project sprung up on a secret government site in Tennessee. This is the story about that city and some of the young women involved in the project.

Nacho's Nachos: The Story Behind the World's Favorite Snack

Sandra Nickel and Oliver Dominguez

$18.95 $17.43

A children's book that tells the story of how the humble nachos were created in the mid-20th century.