Books by Lynne Cox

SWIMMING IN THE SINK by Lynne Cox
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A simple, inspiring memoir."
An open water swimmer's memoir about how she survived a traumatic year marred by heartbreak and a life-threatening health crisis. Read full book review >
ELIZABETH, QUEEN OF THE SEAS by Lynne Cox
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"A lovely if incomplete story of animals and humans living together. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-9)"
Can you imagine living in a city with an enormous elephant seal in residence? Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 16, 2011

"Entertaining, but readers may wish for more Amundsen and less Cox."
Record-breaking long-distance swimmer Cox (Grayson, 2008, etc.) retraces Norwegian explorer's Roald Amundsen's groundbreaking polar explorations. Read full book review >
GRAYSON by Lynne Cox
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 2006

"Nonetheless, an inspirational, almost spiritual read, perfect for gift-giving."
In a sequel of sorts to Swimming to Antarctica (2004), renowned distance swimmer Cox tells the story of an ordinary practice swim that took a decidedly extraordinary turn. Read full book review >
SWIMMING TO ANTARCTICA by Lynne Cox
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"An otherworldly existence brought hugely to life."
An awesome study in immersion from long-distance swimmer Cox. Read full book review >