Following our recent posts on Antarctica, check out our reading list of the polar ice caps!
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Reading List — Antarctica
The Storied Ice: Exploration, Discovery, and Adventure in Antarctica’s Peninsula Region by Joan N. Boothe – comprehensive overview of the polar region.
Let Heroes Speak: Antarctic explorers 1772 – 1922 by Michael H. Rosove – great and forgotten heroes of expedition.
The Last place on Earth/Scott and Amundsen by Roland Huntford – detailed account of Scott and Amundsen’s race to the Pole.
Shackleton by Roland Huntford – another terrific account from Huntford, this time about Shackleton
Big Dead Place by Nicholas Johnson — hilarious memoir of a man who moves to Antarctica to become a dishwasher and garbage man at a research facility
Antarctica by Kim Stanley-Robinson – sci-fi, political novel imagining a future Antarctica
Skating to Antarctica by Jenny Diski – a compelling account of a journey to Antarctica and an inner journey of the spirit
The Ice Beneath My Feet by Diana Patterson — one author’s account of leaving Australia to head an Antarctica research facility in a world dominated by men