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New Book: The Best of ADVENTURE Magazine: Ten Years of Great Writing

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For more than a decade, National Geographic ADVENTURE has brought its readers in-depth reporting and rollicking travel narratives from the farthest reaches of the globe, taking them along for the ride with grace, wit, and grit. The magazine's correspondents have solved mysteries on the highest slopes of Everest, conducted interviews amid stampeding elephants in India, and filed dispatches from the ice of the White Continent to the heart of the Sahara. Whether recounting a trip of a lifetime in Yellowstone backcountry or a solitary exploration of the Aleutian Islands, every story in this anthology offers an unforgettable reading experienceяan exhilarating look at The New Age Of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing (preoder a copy).

Here, collected for the first time, are 25 of the best stories from the first ten years of ADVENTURE magazine, featuring many of the finest writers in America.

Sebastian Junger visits Afghanistan's greatest warrior

Philip Caputo stalks descendants of the man-eating lions of Tsavo

David Quammen kayaks the Grand Canyon seeking solace and enlightenment 

Peter Matthiessen voyages to the end of the Earth

Gretel Ehrlich treks with the last of the Siberian nomads

Michael Finkel hitchhikes across the Sahara

Tim Cahill finds undiscovered backcountry waterfallsяmaybe

David Roberts solves a 75-year-old murder mystery

Chip Brown unravels a climber's suicide

Kira Salak dodges Congolese rebels and is kissed by a gorilla

Scott Anderson road-trips the hippie highway through Central Asia
Charles Graeber takes an ad hoc journey of enlightenment on India's holiest river

GET IT NOW: Preorder your copy of The New Age of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing here.