Reading Lists

Books are a great way to learn about and prepare for your expedition. Spend time studying your birds and mammals before you go; dream about all that you'll see; and get excited about your natural history tour as you learn about the local culture, traditions, wildlife and history.

Below is a brief selection of favorite, new and hard-to-find books from our partner Longitude Books — prepared for your journey. For your convenience, you may call (800) 342-2164 to order these books directly from Longitude, a specialty mail-order book service. To order online, and to get the latest, most comprehensive selection of books for your voyage, click on the links below.


South America

 

Africa


Amazon BookAmazon
Tropical Nature • Adrian Forsyth • Ken Miyata

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  book on East AfricaEast Africa
The Wildlife of East Africa• Martin Withers • David Hosking

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book on PatagoniaPatagonia
In Patagonia • Bruce Chatwin

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book on KenyaKenya
West With The Night • Beryl Markham

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book on BrazilBrazil's Pantanal
Bradt Pantanal Wildlife, A  Visitors Guide to Brazil's Great Wetlands • James Lowen

More Great Pantanal Books
 

 

book on SafariTanzania
The Safari Companion, A Guide to Watching African Mammals • Richard Estes

More Great Tanzania Books
 

book on GalapagosGalapagos
Galapagos, A Natural History Guide • Michael H. Jackson

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  Book on UgandaUganda
Gorillas in the Mist • Dian Fossey

More Great Uganda Books

Book on Machu PicchuMachu Picchu
Lost City of the Incas, The Story of Machu Picchu and its Builders • Hiram Bingham

More Great Machu Picchu Books 

   

Central America

 

Asia / Pacific

Cobook on Costa Ricasta Rica
Costa Rica, A Journey Through Nature • Adrian Hepworth


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book on IndiaIndia
India •Stanley Wolpert 


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Book on PanamaPanama
The Path Between Seas  • David McCullough

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