Originally Posted by WT Sharpe
I nominate The Worst Journey in the World
by Apsley Cherry-Garrard. Not only does National Geographic
say that of all the literature of polar travel, this is "the one to beat" (It's #1 on their list of adventure books), it's free at several locations.
It's been nominated twice before (once by me
) and didn't make it to the vote. Maybe the third time's the charm.