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No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach
No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach
by Anthony Bourdain
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An illustrated, behind-the-scenes travel journal of Anthony Bourdain's global adventures.   More than just a companion to the hugely popular show, No Reservations is Bourdain's fully illustrated journal of his far-flung travels. The book traces his... (read more)

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The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World
by Eric Weiner
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"With one single book, Eric Weiner has flushed Bill Bryson down a proverbial toilet, and I say that lovingly. By turns hilarious and profound, this is the kind of book that could change your life. The relationship between place and contentment is an... (read more)

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A Book of Migrations: Some Passages in Ireland
A Book of Migrations: Some Passages in Ireland
by Rebecca Solnit
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"A brilliant meditation on travel."--The New York... (read more)

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La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World's Most Enchanting Language
La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World's Most Enchanting Language
by Dianne Hales
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“Italians say that someone who acquires a new language ‘possesses it. In my case, Italian possesses me. With Italian racing like blood through my veins, I do indeed see with different eyes, hear with different ears, and drink in the world... (read more)

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Adventure Divas: Searching the Globe for Women Who Are Changing the World
Adventure Divas: Searching the Globe for Women Who Are Changing the World
by Holly Morris
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After years of working behind a desk, Holly Morris had finally had enough. So she quit her job and set out to prove that adventure is not just a vacation style but a philosophy of living and to find like-minded, risk-taking women around the globe. With... (read more)

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The Eaves of Heaven: A Life in Three Wars
The Eaves of Heaven: A Life in Three Wars
by Andrew X Pham
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We'll Always Have Paris: Sex and Love in the City of Light
We'll Always Have Paris: Sex and Love in the City of Light
by John Baxter
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John Baxter has lived in Paris for more than twenty years. He is the author of four acclaimed memoirs about his life in France: The Perfect Meal: In Search of the Lost Tastes of France; The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris... (read more)

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Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India (Vintage Departures)
Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India (Vintage Departures)
by William Dalrymple
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In the Empire of Ghengis Khan (02 Edition)
In the Empire of Ghengis Khan (02 Edition)
by Stewart
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"The author has a gift for merging history and anecdote and succeeds in engaging the reader throughout this informed narrative."--Publishers Weekly... (read more)

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Visit Sunny Chernobyl: And Other Adventures in the World's Most Polluted Places
Visit Sunny Chernobyl: And Other Adventures in the World's Most Polluted Places
by Andrew Blackwell
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For most of us, traveling means visiting the most beautiful places on Earth — Paris, the Taj Mahal, the Grand Canyon. Its rare to book a plane ticket to visit the lifeless moonscape of Canada's oil sand strip mines, or to set sail for the Great... (read more)

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The Rings of Saturn
The Rings of Saturn
by W. G. Sebald
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Ostensiblya record of a journey on foot through coastal East Anglia, asRobert McCrum in the London Observer noted, The Rings ofSaturn is also a brilliantly allusive study of England'simperial past and the nature of decline and fall, of loss and decay.. .... (read more)

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Batfishing in the Rainforest: Strange Tales of Travel and Fishing
Batfishing in the Rainforest: Strange Tales of Travel and Fishing
by Randy Wayne White
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"Travel writing at its very best." --Jon Krakauer... (read more)

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Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar
Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar
by Paul Theroux
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Paul Theroux returns to the transcontinental expedition that made Great Railway Bazaar a classic of travel literature and realizes—in rich, anecdotal detail—how much the world has changed.   Half a lifetime ago, Paul Theroux... (read more)

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Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York
Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York
by Sari Botton
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Winner of a Foreword IndieFab Book of the Year Award In 1967, Joan Didion wrote an essay called Goodbye to All That, a work of such candid and penetrating prose that it soon became the gold standard for personal essays. Like no other story before it... (read more)

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Walking the Woods and the Water: In Patrick Leigh Fermor's Footsteps from the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn
Walking the Woods and the Water: In Patrick Leigh Fermor's Footsteps from the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn
by Nick Hunt
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK AWARD In 1933, the eighteen year old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out in a pair of hobnailed boots to chance and charm his way across Europe, like a tramp, a pilgrim or a wandering scholar. The books he... (read more)

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Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye: A Journey
Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye: A Journey
by Marie Mutsuki Mockett
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How does one cope with overwhelming grief? Marie Mutsuki Mockett's family owns a Buddhist temple 25 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In March 2011, after the earthquake and tsunami, radiation levels prohibited the burial of her... (read more)

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Neither Here Nor There:: Travels in Europe
Neither Here Nor There:: Travels in Europe
by Bill Bryson
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In the early seventies, Bill Bryson backpacked across Europe—in search of enlightenment, beer, and women. He was accompanied by an unforgettable sidekick named Stephen Katz (who will be gloriously familiar to readers of Bryson's A Walk in... (read more)

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Campo Santo (06 Edition)
Campo Santo (06 Edition)
by Winfried Georg Sebald
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“A writer whose work [belongs] on the high shelf alongside that of Kafka, Borges and Proust.” -The New York Times Book Review “Far outdoing even the best of these pieces are three set in Corsica. Perhaps intended as part of a new work... (read more)

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A Time to Keep Silence
A Time to Keep Silence
by Patrick Leig Fermor
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Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915-2011) was an intrepid traveler, a heroic soldier, and a writer with a unique prose style. After his stormy schooldays, followed by the walk across Europe to Constantinople that begins in A Time of Gifts (1977) and continues... (read more)

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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
by Alfred Lansing
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Bound for Antarctica, where polar explorer Ernest Shackleton planned to cross on foot the last uncharted continent, the Endurance set sail from England in August 1914. In January 1915, after battling its way for six weeks through a thousand miles of pack... (read more)

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