Out Your Backdoor

Indie Outdoor Lore 'n' More


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2005-01-12 I publish a whole line of OYB Press titles. And I resell a few rare, fine titles. This action happens 'above' in the main Books area of the site. But there are still a bunch of noteworthy, hard-to-find, sleeper titles out there that I don't stock (no time or room at this point)…

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Bikes

2005-01-12 Richards' Ultimate Bicycle Book Richard Ballantine, et al / Hardcover / Published 1992 …

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Boats

2005-01-11 Baidarka, by George Dyson. The only boat book to include a treefort and a 60 foot kayak. Great, glowing photos. Unique book, multigenre…

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Skiing

2005-01-11 Endless Winter--An Olympian's Journal, by Luke Bodensteiner. The only 'inside' candid look at top level XC ski racing…

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Literature

2005-01-10 Cormac McCarthy... Writes about MARGINAL reality; gritty rural realism, with soul and philosophy intact. CM uses biblical diction and cadence at least as good as Melville and Faulkner.

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Culture

2005-01-10 Evasion by Anonymous is a great and rare look into the Straight Edge punk world. The author wanders the land, dumpster-diving and participating in youth-culture while avoiding various politically incorrect situations and mulling over the whys of it all…

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Philosophy

2005-01-10 The reason for the following selections: I've long looked for philosophic works that took advantage of all forms of truth, modern, ancient, scientific, esoteric, exoteric. Also that they're clearly written, easy to read even…

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Hook'n'Bullet

2005-01-09 Bud Stewart---Michigan's Legendary Lure Maker, by Frank Baron and Raymond L. Carver. A gorgeous photobook of the wildest fishing lures ever…

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Animals (Dog)

2005-01-09 Griffon: Gundog Supreme---The history and story of how to save a breed, by Joan Bailey. There are dozens of famous dog and birddog books…

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Food

2005-01-09 Roadfood by Jane and Michael Stern. The only book about quality Mom & Pop joints to eat at in the US. Scanty and somewhat out of date, but it's all there is…

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