March 16, 2007
It's perfectly fitting that a book about escaping the daily grind for killer hobbies comes out on a Friday. Take a break with THE ESCAPE ARTISTS by Joshua Piven, co-author of the best-selling WORST-CASE SCENARIO SURVIVAL HANDBOOK series and last year’s critically acclaimed AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT. Piven profiles mavericks who left traditional jobs to pursue their passions. What motivates people to take risks, to follow their hearts, by chasing a giant octopus, skiing off a 100-foot cliff or chasing drug pushers?