A new book reveals, in vivid detail, how Christopher Knight escaped society more completely than most anybody else in human history

Noted adventure writer Colin Thubron's latest novel tells the story of residents trapped in a burning building—but it also distills what he's learned over a lifetime of nomadism

British citizen Rory Stewart spent the first 36 years of his life exploring everywhere but Britain. In his new book, he finally returns to the country of his nationality and tries to understand it.