Herb Lester city guides. Devoid of the tourist traps, each offers about 30 unexpected recommendations $6 each
Information Graphics covers both the history of visualizing data to the current masters of the craft, complete with hundreds of images — each with explanatory text — historical essays, and even a 26.5 x 19 poster by Nigel Homes, former graphics director for Time.
Col. Chris Hadfield is a modern-day hero — whether he's exposing the wonders of space to an entire generation through social media, becoming the first Canadian to command the International Space Station, or playing the first music ever recorded in space. Now, you can get an even deeper look into the life of this remarkable man in his autobiography An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything ($17).