Books Arabia Felix The Danish Expedition of 1761-1767 by Thorkild Hansen Paperback, 381 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $17.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleArabia FelixSubtitleThe Danish Expedition of 1761-1767AuthorThorkild Hansen Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary A riveting account of a landmark expedition that left only one survivor, now back in print for the first time in decades. Arabia Felix is the spellbinding true story of a scientific expedition gone disastrously astray. Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Science & Health Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Arabia Felix NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2017's Great Reads December 5, 2017 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 350 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews In The Refrains Of 'Arabia Felix,' A Reminder: Often The End Is Just A Start June 17, 2017 Of the scholars who set out on a 1761 quest to Yemen, only one came back alive. But don't let their looming doom distract from the drama in Thorkild Hansen's hybrid of history, fiction and travelogue.