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Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through Spain and Its Silent Past
Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through Spain and Its Silent Past
by Giles Tremlett
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“Part modern social history, part travelogue, Ghosts of Spain is held together by elegant first-person prose…an invaluable book…[that] has become something of a bible for those of us extranjeros who have chosen to live in Spain. A country... (read more)

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Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
by Matthew Goodman
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On November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly, the crusading young female reporter for Joseph Pulitzer’s World newspaper, left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world. Also departing from New York that day... (read more)

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One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey
One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey
by Richard L Proenneke
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This best-selling memoir from Richard Proenneke's journals and with firsthand knowledge of his subject and the setting, Sam Keith has woven a tribute to a man who carved his masterpiece out of the beyond.  To live in a pristine land unchanged by... (read more)

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The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
by Bill Bryson
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Following an urge to rediscover his youth, Bill Bryson left his native Des Moines, Iowa, in a journey that would take him across 38 states. Lucky for us, he brought a notebook. With a razor wit and a kind heart, Bryson serves up a colorful tale of... (read more)

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Best American Travel Writing 2013 (13 Edition)
Best American Travel Writing 2013 (13 Edition)
by Jason Wilson
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Number-one New York Times best-selling author of Eat, Pray, Love and Committed: A Love Story, Elizabeth Gilbert transports readers to far-flung locales with this collection of the years lushest and most inspiring travel writing.... (read more)

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Rick Steves' Travel as a Political Act
Rick Steves' Travel as a Political Act
by Rick Steves
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Travel connects people with people. It helps us fit more comfortably and compatibly into a shrinking world. And it inspires creative new solutions to persistent problems facing our nation. We can’t understand our world without experiencing it... (read more)

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Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast
Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast
by Mike Tidwell
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The Cajun coast of Louisiana is home to a way of life as unique, complex, and beautiful as the terrain itself.  As award-winning travel writer Mike Tidwell journeys through the bayou, he introduces us to the food and the language, the shrimp... (read more)

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Europe on Five Wrong Turns a Day: One Man, Eight Countries, One Vintage Travel Guide
Europe on Five Wrong Turns a Day: One Man, Eight Countries, One Vintage Travel Guide
by Doug Mack
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Prepare to Get Lost on the Beaten Path... When Doug Mack picked up a 1963 edition of Europe on Five Dollars a Day, he stumbled on an inspired idea: to boldly go where millions have gone before, relying only on the advice of a travel guide that's nearly... (read more)

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The Emperor Far Away: Travels at the Edge of China
The Emperor Far Away: Travels at the Edge of China
by David Eimer
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In 1949, Mao Zedong announced the birth of the Peoples Republic of China, a proclamation to the world that, after centuries of war and social conflict, China had emerged as one nation. Since then, this idea has been propagated by broadcasts of marches... (read more)

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Year in Japan
Year in Japan
by Kate Williamson
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The Land of the Rising Sun is shining brightly across the American cultural landscape. Recent films such as Lost in Translation and Memoirs of a Geisha seem to have made everyone an expert on Japan, even if they¿ve never been there. But the only way for... (read more)

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Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. One Step at a Time.
Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. One Step at a Time.
by Ed Stafford
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As seen on Discovery Channel and for readers of Cheryl Strayed's Wild, Bill Bryson, Jon Krakauer, and David Grann, a riveting, adventurous account of one mans history-making journey along the entire length of the Amazon — and through the most bio... (read more)

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The City of Falling Angels
The City of Falling Angels
by John Berendt
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Once again John Berendt proves he is a powerful magnet for eccentrics. With clever proficiency, Berendt depicts for readers a host of quirky characters, providing an exclusive glimpse into the Venice you won't see as a tourist. Gossipy yet wholly... (read more)

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The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris
The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris
by Edmund White
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Bloomsbury is proud to announce the first title in an occasional series in which some of the world's finest novelists reveal the secrets of the city they know best. These beautifully produced, pocket-sized books will provide exactly what is missing in... (read more)

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Sixpence House
Sixpence House
by Paul Collins
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A bibliophile's pilgrimage to where book lovers go when they die-Hay-on-Wye. Paul Collins and his family abandoned the hills of San Francisco to move to the Welsh countryside-to move, in fact, to the little cobblestone village of Hay-on-Wye, the 'Town of... (read more)

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Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (Updated Edition)
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (Updated Edition)
by Anthony Bourdain
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When Chef Anthony Bourdain wrote "Don't Eat Before You Read This" in The New Yorker, he spared no one's appetite, revealing what goes on behind the kitchen door. In Kitchen Confidential, he expanded that appetizer into a deliciously funny, delectable... (read more)

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Snow Leopard
Snow Leopard
by Peter Matthiessen
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When Peter Matthiessen set out with the field biologist George Schaller from Pokhara, in northwest Nepal, their hope was to reach the Crystal Mountain — a foot journey of 250 miles or more across the Himalaya — in the Land of Dolpo, on the... (read more)

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Carnet de Voyage
Carnet de Voyage
by Craig Thompson
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Craig Thompson — the award-winning creator of Blankets and Good-bye, Chunky Rice — spent three months travelling through Barcelona, the Alps, and France, as well as Morocco, where he was researching his next graphic novel, Habibi. Spontaneous... (read more)

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Travels with Charley in Search of America (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions)
Travels with Charley in Search of America (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions)
by John Steinbeck
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The 50th anniversary deluxe edition of Travels with Charley in Search of America features an updated introduction by Jay Parini and first edition cover art and illustrated maps of Steinbeck's route by Don Freeman. In September 1960, John Steinbeck... (read more)

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The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos
The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos
by Patrick Leigh Fermor
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In the winter of 1933 eighteen-year-old Patrick (“Paddy”) Leigh Fermor set out to walk across Europe, starting in Holland and ending in Constantinople, a trip that took him the better part of a year. Decades later, when he was well over fifty,... (read more)

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Travels with Casey
Travels with Casey
by Benoit Denizet-Lewis
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A moody Labrador and his insecure human take a funny, touching cross-country RV trip into the heart of Americaand#8217;s relationship with dogs.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;and#8220;I donand#8217;t think my dog likes me very much,and#8221; andlt;Iandgt... (read more)

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