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* * * Redmond O'Hanlon Into The Heart Of Borneo US Orders
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Excerpt Penguin, 1985 (1984) Hardcover, Paperback
O'Hanlon, a naturalist, recounts his river trip through a tropical jungle with the poet James Fenton. Some of the tidbits are hilarious, for example the spaghetti dinner that turned out to be worms, or how to remove wild boar ticks with Scotch tape. (HW)

* * Lawrence Osborne The Wet And The Dry: A Drinker's Journey US Orders
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Review Broadway, 2014 (2013) Hardcover, Softcover, e-Book
In this travel journal the author logs astute observations of the varying views of alcohol in different parts of the world. (JM)

* * * Stephen O'Shea The Perfect Heresy: The Life and Death of the Cathars US Orders
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Review Profile Books, 2001 (2000) Hardcover, Softcover
Tells the story of the flowering of the Cathar faith in Languedoc; the 1st crusade (in southern France!); and the suppression of the Cathars and massacre of the population by Church and King of France. (HW)

* * Mark & Delia Owens Cry Of The Kalahari US Orders
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Excerpt William Collins, 1986 (1985) Hardcover, Softcover
Recounts life in the Kalahari Desert in Africa - where the authors spent 7 years starting in 1974, studying the great carnivores. You can almost smell the woodsmoke of the campfires. (HW)