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Paris, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
Paris, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
by Rosecrans Baldwin
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A fresh, exhilarating take on one of the worlds most popular topics — Paris, the City of Light! — by an acclaimed young novelist. A self-described Francophile, Rosecrans Baldwin always dreamed of living in Paris — drinking le caf... (read more)

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Snowball Oranges: A Winter's Take on a Spanish Isle
Snowball Oranges: A Winter's Take on a Spanish Isle
by Peter Kerr
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It's the stuff of dreams: A Scottish family gives up relative sanity and security to grow oranges on the Mediterranean island of Majorca. But dreams have a nasty habit of not turning out quite as intended. Being greeted by a freak snowstorm is only the... (read more)

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Narrow Dog to Carcassonne
Narrow Dog to Carcassonne
by Terry Darlington
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"We could bore ourselves to death, drink ourselves to death, or have a bit of an adventure..." It was absurd. It was foolhardy. And it was glorious. When they retired, Terry Darlington and his somewhat saner wife Monica—together with... (read more)

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Talk to the Snail: Ten Commandments for Understanding the French
Talk to the Snail: Ten Commandments for Understanding the French
by Stephen Clarke
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Have you ever walked into a half-empty Parisian restaurant, only to be told that it's "complet"? Attempted to say "merci beaucoup" and accidentally complimented someone's physique? Been overlooked at the boulangerie due to your adherence to the bizarre... (read more)

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The Pillars of Hercules: A Grand Tour of the Mediterranean
The Pillars of Hercules: A Grand Tour of the Mediterranean
by Paul Theroux
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"DAZZLING." --Time "[THEROUX'S] WORK IS DISTINGUISHED BY A SPLENDID EYE FOR DETAIL AND THE TELLING GESTURE; a storyteller's sense of pacing and gift for granting closure to the most subtle progression of events; and the graceful use of... (read more)

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Manana Manana: One Mallorcan Summer
Manana Manana: One Mallorcan Summer
by Peter Kerr
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Having battled and succumbed to the mañana pace of rural Mallorca in his best-selling Snowball Oranges: A Winters Tale on a Spanish Isle, spring sees Peter Kerr and family relaxing into a supposedly simpler way of life, growing oranges on their... (read more)

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Budapest (Armchair Traveller)
Budapest (Armchair Traveller)
by Nicholas Clapton
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This is an engaging and affectionate guide to great art in a great European capital. Nicholas Clapton finds a true sense of otherness here, in spite of Hungary’s geographical closeness to the West, and the political rapprochements of the last two... (read more)

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Walking to Canterbury: A Modern Journey Through Chaucer's Medieval England
Walking to Canterbury: A Modern Journey Through Chaucer's Medieval England
by Jerry Ellis
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Ellis invites readers to join him on a present day pilgrimage following the route of medieval pilgrims from London to Canterbury--the famous route traveled by Chaucer's pilgrims in "The Canterbury Tales."... (read more)

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Factory of Light
Factory of Light
by Michael Jacobs
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An Englishman makes a new life in a small Andalucian village.... (read more)

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The Far-Farers: A Journey from Viking Iceland to Crusader Jerusalem
The Far-Farers: A Journey from Viking Iceland to Crusader Jerusalem
by Victoria Clark
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Just before they year 1000, a young Viking named Thorvald left Iceland on an epic journey to the heart of all medieval world maps--Jerusalem. A thousand years later, Clark embarked on the same journey to discover to what extent the dramatic changes and... (read more)

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An Island in Greece: On the Shores of Skopelos
An Island in Greece: On the Shores of Skopelos
by Michael Carroll
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Scattered in a crescent in the sparkling waters of the Aegean, the islands of the Sporades are known to Greek fishermen as "the gates of the wind." It was to this unspoilt archipelago that Michael Carroll sailed. But his dream of travelling where... (read more)

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Italian Neighbors an Englishman in Verona
Italian Neighbors an Englishman in Verona
by Tim Parks
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Tim Parks celebrates ten years of living in Italy with this account of the delights and foibles of Italian life. With an Italian wife and family, he is able to introduce the reader to a gallery of characters. Tim Parks won the Somerset Maugham Award for "... (read more)

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In Tuscany
In Tuscany
by Frances Mayes
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From the bestselling author whose memoirs Under the Sun and Bella Tuscany have captured the voluptuousness of Italian life comes a lavishly illustrated ode to the joys of Tuscany's people, food, landscapes, and art.  In Tuscany celebrates the... (read more)

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Portobello Road: Lives of a Neighbourhood
Portobello Road: Lives of a Neighbourhood
by Julian Mash
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Designed as a series of snapshots, told through the eyes of those who have lived it, this is the alternative history of a street rich in diversity, full of fascinating voices and unlikely encounters. Portobello Road and the surrounding neighbourhood is... (read more)

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Rick Steves' European Christmas (Rick Steves)
Rick Steves' European Christmas (Rick Steves)
by Rick Steves
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Rick Steves, America's expert on Europe, teams up with co-author Valerie Griffith to explore the rich and fascinating mix of traditions—Christian, pagan, musical, and edible—that led to the Christmas festivities we enjoy today. Rick brings home... (read more)

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The Irish Way: A Walk Through Ireland's Past and Present
The Irish Way: A Walk Through Ireland's Past and Present
by Robert Emmett Ginna
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-287) and index.... (read more)

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A Thousand Days in Venice: An Unexpected Romance
A Thousand Days in Venice: An Unexpected Romance
by Marlena De Blasi
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Fernando first sees Marlena across the Piazza San Marco and falls in love from afar. When he sees her again in a Venice café a year later, he knows it is fate. He knows little English; she, a divorced American chef traveling through Italy, speaks only... (read more)

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An Accidental Autobiography
An Accidental Autobiography
by Barbara Gr Harrison
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so richly detailed, and palpable with color, fabric and texture, that they are closer to the visual arts than to conventional prose narrative-The New York Times. With chapters arranged alphabetically, with one memory leading to another, An Accidental... (read more)

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The Summer of My Greek Taverna: A Memoir
The Summer of My Greek Taverna: A Memoir
by Tom Stone
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The story of a man in love with a place, a woman, and a dream. andlt;BRandgt; Tom Stone went to Greece one summer to write a novel -- and stayed twenty-two years. On Patmos, he fell in love with Danielle, a beautiful French painter. His novel completed... (read more)

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Route 66 A.D.
Route 66 A.D.
by Tony Perrottet
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The ancient Romans were responsible for many remarkable achievements—Roman numerals, straight roads—but one of their lesser-known contributions was the creation of the tourist industry. The first society in history to enjoy safe and easy... (read more)

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