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West with the Night
West with the Night
by Beryl Markham
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A new edition of a great, underappreciated classic of our time Beryl Markhams West with the Night is a true classic, a book that deserves the same acclaim and readership as the work of her contemporaries Ernest Hemingway, Antoine de Saint-Exup&... (read more)

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Between the Woods and the Water (New York Review Books Classics)
Between the Woods and the Water (New York Review Books Classics)
by Patrick Leigh Fermor
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Considered one of the true classics of travel writing, Fermor continues his journey on foot across Europe to Constantinople, which he began in A Time of Gifts .... (read more)

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In a Sunburned Country
In a Sunburned Country
by Bill Bryson
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Skittering figures of urban legendand#151;and a ubiquitous realityand#151;cockroaches are nearly as abhorred as they are ancient. Even as our efforts to exterminate them have developed into ever more complex forms of chemical warfare, roachesand#8217... (read more)

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The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious -- And Perplexing -- City
The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious -- And Perplexing -- City
by David Lebovitz
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A New York food criticandrsquo;s foray through the iconic dishes that define the city, with a recipe for each Fried chicken in Harlem. Pizza in Coney Island. Venturing to out-of-the-way neighborhoods in search of great food has blossomed into a cultural... (read more)

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Blue Highways: A Journey Into America
Blue Highways: A Journey Into America
by William Least Heat-Moon
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Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put home behind him and a sense of curiosity about "those little... (read more)

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Burger's Daughter
Burger's Daughter
by Nadine Gordimer
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This is the moving story of the unforgettable Rosa Burger, a young woman from South Africa cast in the mold of a revolutionary tradition. Rosa tries to uphold her heritage handed on by martyred parents while still carving out a sense of self. Although it... (read more)

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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
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The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America-majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes. If youre going to take a hike, its probably the place to go. And Bill Bryson is... (read more)

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The Travels Marco Polo (Penguin Classics)
The Travels Marco Polo (Penguin Classics)
by Marco Polo
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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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“One has the impression, reading The Flâneur, of having fallen into the hands of a highly distractible, somewhat eccentric poet and professor who is determined to show you a Paris you wouldnt otherwise see…Edmund White tells such a... (read more)

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Into the Wild
Into the Wild
by Jon Krakauer
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"It may be nonfiction, but Into the Wild is a mystery of the highest order." -Entertainment... (read more)

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A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines
A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines
by Anthony Bourdain
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“If youre looking for a camel ride and an amiable companion, you could do a lot worse.” Washington... (read more)

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Seven Years in Tibet
Seven Years in Tibet
by Heinrich Harrer
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In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his adventures as one of the first Europeans ever to enter Tibet. Harrer was traveling in India when the Second World War erupted. He was subsequently seized and... (read more)

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Into the Wild
Into the Wild
by Jon Krakauer
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“Terrifying. . . . Eloquent. . . . A heart-rending drama of human yearning.” —The New York Times   “A narrative of arresting force. Anyone who ever fancied wandering off to face nature on its own harsh terms should give a... (read more)

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Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure
Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure
by Sarah Macdonald
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1 | Through the Looking Glass I have a dreadful long-term memory. I only remember two traumatic events of my childhood--my brother's near-death by drowning and my own near-death by humiliation when I was rescued by a lifeguard while attempting my first... (read more)

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Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why
Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why
by Laurence Gonzales
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In ?, Laurence Gonzalez combines hard science and powerful storytelling to illustrate the mysteries of survival, whether in the wilderness or in meeting any of life's great challenges. This gripping narrative, the first book to describe the art and... (read more)

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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
by Thaddeus Carhart
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Balkan Ghosts a Journey Through History
Balkan Ghosts a Journey Through History
by Robert D Kaplan
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Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II (P.S.)
Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II (P.S.)
by Mitchell Zuckoff
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On May 13, 1945, twenty-four American servicemen and WACs boarded a transport plane for a sightseeing trip over “Shangri-La,” a beautiful and mysterious valley deep within the jungle-covered mountains of Dutch New Guinea.Unlike the peaceful... (read more)

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Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon
Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon
by Chuck Palahniuk
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Not your typical hotel-gift-shop guidebook, Fugitives and Refugees makes no pretense at objectivity. This is a decidedly idiosyncratic and personal book. Palahniuk's Portland is eccentric, dysfunctional, and perverse. If you're new to Palahniuk's work... (read more)

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Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet
Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet
by Heather Poole
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Flying the not-so-friendly skies... In her more than fifteen years as an airline flight attendant, Heather Poole has seen it all. She's witnessed all manner of bad behavior at 35,000 feet and knows what it takes for a traveler to become the most hated... (read more)

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