New (or new to us) Books for 2011 at Bored Feet Press
Enjoy a clear view of the USA with this handsome map, perhaps the best and most representative map ever published of our country.
A Novel by Bill Bradd
Poet and now novelist Bill Bradd worked in the outlaw culture of outdoor marijuana cultivation. He tells the inside story of a unique bunch of characters, honoring their lives and their places in an enthralling book full of paranoia, passion, and insight about humans and nature.
California impressionist painter Ken Auster has created a stunningly fresh and vibrant collection of oil paintings of his favorite city, San Francisco, powerfully conveying the colorful vibrancy of that great city.
This map is the perfect companion for San Francisco residents and visitors who want to move beyond the expected destinations, and explore hidden treasures, from Chinatown alleys to quiet neighborhoods and busy shopping streets.
Howard Schrager; Illustrated by Sarah Madsen
As a child, the author’s father taught him a couple of 1920s street rhymes based on American geography. Years later, after fifteen years as a Waldorf School teacher, Schrager decided to write a book with a Riddle Rhyme for each of the 50 states.
Peter Thomas and Donna Thomas
This book includes three books in one. It's a guidebook for a walking/cycling route across California. It's an adventure book that tells of the authors' ramble across California to discover that route. And finally it is a history book, presenting the story of John Muir's first trip to Yosemite.
Katina I Makris, CCH, CIH
Makris' vivid story offers practical info for diagnosing and treating the bacterial infection, as well as powerful guidance for mending the broken spirit. Part recovery memoir and part resource guide, this book provides vital alternative medical, emotional, and spiritual support.
Mary F. Willson & Katherine M. Hocker
This fascinating and concise book invites readers into the world of these fascinating aquatic songbirds. How do dippers keep warm in the frigid water? What do they eat? What do their nests look like? This natural history of one of North America's most charming songbirds answers these questions, and many more.
Allan W. Eckert
The protagonist of this novel is heroic, majestic, a born leader, a devoted husband and proud father. He is destined to be remembered by whoever reads about his life. He is a great auk.
by Etan Boritzer. Illustrated by Jeff Vernon
Defining the ideal family, and acknowledging the real problems that sometimes occur in families, the book delves into various perspectives on social trends as they are reflected in the home.
The best singletrack trails in Northwest and Central Oregon are detailed in this comprehensive guide, organized by region and ability level.
Veteran traveler and wilderness photographer Reed sets out in search of a new home in South America. He chooses Chile, a place he hopes is the utopian opposite of his beloved California coast.
Redwood Hikes Press
Humboldt Redwoods State Park is home to both Avenue of the Giants and to the largest contiguous stand of old-growth redwoods in existence today. The front shows the main body of the park; the back shows the north and south extensions that encompass several smaller parks.
This great guidebook to Pacific Northwest trails covers the best singletrack in the South Cascades, the Olympic Peninsula and beyond. With more than 60 detailed trail descriptions for trails of all skill levels.
with 55 color illustrations by Arthur Rackham
Each of the 55 cards in the deck has a full size Rackham illustration of this Wagner work, with captions describing the characters and scene, such as "Siegfried crosses the fire and reaches Brunhilde,"
Howard Schrager; Illustrations by Bruce Bischof
This imaginative approach to the alphabet and formal language learning for primary school –– and younger –– age kids encourages learning through the exploration of sound and form.
An eclectic collection of 101 things to do in this great corner of a great city. Includes restaurants, cafes, delis, bars, coffee houses, dancing, arts, crafts, outdoor activities, shopping, and much more.
Kathy and Lee Hayward
This guidebook provides detailed information about each of the 80 brewpubs in Colorado. The authors review more than 500 craft beers and ales, and choose their favorites at each pub.
Includes Marin County's Pipeline Trail, Ben Johnson Trail, Coast View Trail, Matt Davis Trail, Old Mill Park, Mountain Home, Muir Woods National Monument, Steep Ravine, Cardiac Hill, Mt. Tamalpais, and more .
Get the most from your stay as Washington native Steve Roberts guides you through the hidden treasures of this great area with distinct and memorable WineTrails.
Edited by Bonnie J. Gisel
This writing and sketching journal offers the words and thoughts of John Muir as inspiration for naturalists, artists, poets, and anyone who puts pen or pencil to paper.
by Marc Conly