Books by Jon Krakauer
Interviews where books by Jon Krakauer were recommended
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
by Neil Sheehan
Into Thin Air
by Jon Krakauer
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
by Sheri Fink
The Hot Zone: The Chilling True Story of an Ebola Outbreak
by Richard Preston
by Amy Waldman
National security isn’t just about foreign policy and counterterrorism, but has a broad set of concerns—including climate change, national disasters and pandemics. Juliette Kayyem, Senior Lecturer in International Security at Harvard and author of Security Mom, recommends books to get us all thinking about national security and the challenges we face.
What does it mean to live wild and young and free? We asked the authors of a photography book on surf van culture along the California coast—”a story of youth choosing to follow their dreams, living out of vans, existing for surf and travel and freedom, and always chasing the best waves”—for references that help answer this question. Wanderlust can be a philosophy for life, as these books illustrate beautifully.