Reviews


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Reviews for The Roof at the Bottom of the World (Honorable Mention winner of the 2011 PROSE Awards):

1. The New York Times Book Review, December 4, 2011.

"Stump clearly and ably recounts the history of Antarctic Exploration."

2. The Oxford Times, December 22, 2011.

If there is a true explorer in the modern age, it must be Stump, a scientist, mountaineer, and, above all, cameraman who has traveled this enchanting domain with a sharp lens and poetic sense."

3. Nature, December 15, 2011.

"Thanks to the stunning photographs [ ] the book is as beautiful as the mountains it describes."

4. Geographical, February 1, 2012.

"The first comprehensive atlas of the mountains that separate East and West Antarctica and churn out some of our most awesome glaciers."

5. Climb Magazine, March 1, 2012.

"The Roof at the Bottom of the World earns its place on any serious mountaineer's bookshelf."

6. Library Journal, December 1, 2011.

"Nowhere will readers find a more complete history of the discovery and exploration of the Transantarctic Mountains than this book."

7. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, May 2012.

"A superb narration of exploration."

8. The Polar Times, January, 2012.

"History is everywhere in this book, along with spectacular photographs."

9. Geology Today, March 2012.

"This is a fabulous book for Antarctica Lovers."