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My Venice and Other Essays
My Venice and Other Essays
by Donna Leon
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Donna Leon has won a huge number of passionate fans and a tremendous amount of critical acclaim for her international bestselling mystery series featuring Venetian Commissario Guido Brunetti. These accolades have built up not just for her intricate plots... (read more)

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Catfish & Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam
Catfish & Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam
by Andrew X Pham
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Winner of the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Winner of the Whiting Writers' Award A Seattle Post-Intelligencer Best Book of the Year Catfish and Mandala is the story of an American odyssey—a solo... (read more)

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
by Mark Adams
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What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu? In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and “discovered” Machu Picchu. While history has recast... (read more)

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Shadow of the Silk Road
Shadow of the Silk Road
by Colin Thubron
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Colin Thubron's Shadow of the Silk Road is a beautiful, important book; part travel writing, part sociology, part history, and part politics, it is hard to pin down to any one genre. But the book's warmth and genuine love for humanity and our... (read more)

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Bold Spirit: Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America
Bold Spirit: Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America
by Linda Lawrence Hunt
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With their family home facing foreclosure, seventeen-year-old Clara Estby and her mother, Helga, need to raise a lot of money fastno easy feat for two women in 1896. Helga wants to tackle the problem with her usual loud and flashy style, while Clara... (read more)

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Drink, Play, F@#k: A Jilted Man's Quest for Nirvana in Dublin, Vegas, and Bangkok
Drink, Play, F@#k: A Jilted Man's Quest for Nirvana in Dublin, Vegas, and Bangkok
by Andrew Gottlieb
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One man's spiritual journey to rediscover how much he hates spiritual journeys. What is a man to do after the tragic ending of his loving marriage and a nasty divorce? How does he rediscover the essence that makes him a man after years of being... (read more)

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Blood River: The Terrifying Journey Through the World's Most Dangerous Country
Blood River: The Terrifying Journey Through the World's Most Dangerous Country
by Tim Butcher
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A compulsively readable account of a journey to the Congo -- a country virtually inaccessible to the outside world -- vividly told by a daring and adventurous journalist. Ever since Stanley first charted its mighty river in the 1870s, the Congo has... (read more)

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Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook (P.S.)
Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook (P.S.)
by Anthony Bourdain
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In the ten years since his classic Kitchen Confidential first alerted us to the idiosyncrasies and lurking perils of eating out, from Monday fish to the breadbasket conspiracy, much has changed for the subculture of chefs and cooks, for the restaurant... (read more)

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Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations
Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations
by Georgina Howell
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A marvelous tale of an adventurous life of great historical import She has been called the female Lawrence of Arabia, which, while not inaccurate, fails to give Gertrude Bell her due. She was at one time the most powerful woman in the British Empire:... (read more)

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Hold the Enlightenment
Hold the Enlightenment
by Tim Cahill
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In his latest collection of death-defying exploits and far-flung travels, Outside Magazine editor Tim Cahill visits the side of an active volcano in Ecuador, the Saharan salt mines and the largest toxic waste dump in the Western Hemisphere. He also... (read more)

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Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art
Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art
by Carl Hoffman
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The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in remote New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world, and even Michael's powerful, influential family, guessing for years. Now, Carl Hoffman uncovers startling new evidence that finally tells the full... (read more)

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Window Seat: Reading the Landscape from the Air
Window Seat: Reading the Landscape from the Air
by Gregory Dicum
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Talk about a fresh perspective! Perched 35,000 feet in the air, Window Seat decodes the sights to be seen on any flight across North America. Broken down by region, this unusual guide features 70 aerial photographs; a fold-out map of North America... (read more)

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Iron & Silk (Vintage Departures)
Iron & Silk (Vintage Departures)
by Mark Salzman
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Into the Heart of Borneo
Into the Heart of Borneo
by Redmond O'hanlon
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The story of a 1983 journey to the center of Borneo, which no expedition had attempted since 1926. O'Hanlon, accompanied by friend and poet James Fenton and three native guides brings wit and humor to a dangerous journey.... (read more)

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The Titanic Awards: Celebrating the Worst of Travel
The Titanic Awards: Celebrating the Worst of Travel
by Doug Lansky
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Read Doug Lansky's posts on the Penguin Blog. "In a nutshell, the Titanic Awards are the Darwin Awards for travel- only nobody dies." -Los Angeles Times Everyone who's ever checked (and lost) their luggage or discovered that their hotel misplaced their... (read more)

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Pilgramage (95 Edition)
Pilgramage (95 Edition)
by Paulo Coelho
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The Pilgrimage paved the way to Paulo Coehlo's international bestselling novel The Alchemist, In many ways, these two volumes are companions--to truly comprehend one, you must read the other. Step inside this captivating account of Paulo Coehlo's... (read more)

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Blue highways :a journey into America
Blue highways :a journey into America
by William L Heat Moon
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A book that describes Heat-Moon's 13,000 mile journey exploring the backroads of the United States.... (read more)

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The Orchid Thief
The Orchid Thief
by Susan Orlean
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Terra Antarctica: Looking Into the Emptiest Continent
Terra Antarctica: Looking Into the Emptiest Continent
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Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia
Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia
by Janet Wallach
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