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Montparnasse: Paris's District of Memory and Desire

In the third portrait of his series Great Parisian Neighborhoods, award-winning raconteur John Baxter takes readers on a dazzling excursion of Montparnasse.By the IACP Award-winning author of the nati..

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Most Beautiful Villages of France: The Official Guide, The

From the half-timbered Alsatian houses of Eguisheim to the lavender fields of Montclus in the Languedoc-Roussillon, this illustrated guide unveils the beauty of rural France, providing complete vi..

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Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris

Thrust into the unlikely role of professional "literary walking tour" guide, an expat writer provides the most irresistibly witty and revealing tour of Paris in years. In this enchanting memoir, a..

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Mountains Of The Mind: A History Of A Fascination

WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARDOnce we thought monsters lived there. In the Enlightenment we scaled them to commune with the sublime. Soon, we were racing to conquer their summits in the name ..

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My Paris Dream: Life, Love and Fashion in the Great City by the Seine

When Kate Betts graduated from Princeton, she was desperate to stand on her own two feet and discover who she really was...Kate decided to take a leap of faith and move to Paris where she would throw ..

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Naked Shore: Of the North Sea

Saturnine and quick-tempered, the formidable North Sea is often overlooked - even by those living within a stone's throw of its steel-grey waters. But as playground, theatre of war and cultural crossi..

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Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh

Delve into the home of the world's most beloved bear! Few people know that the Hundred Acre Wood-the setting for Winnie-the-Pooh's adventures-was inspired by Ashdown Forest, a wildlife haven that span..

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Neither Here, Nor There: Travels in Europe

Bill Bryson's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years. In Neither Here nor There he brings his unique brand of humour to bear on Europe ..

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New Map Italy

Today's discerning traveller is looking not merely for luxury but for a unique experience. But in this age of low-cost flights and easy travel, how do you avoid the crowds and find the hidden gems? No..

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New York Times: Footsteps from Ferrante's Naples to Hammetti's San Francisco, Literary Pilgrimages Around the World

A curated collection of the New York Times' travel column, "Footsteps," exploring iconic authors' relationships to landmarks and cities around the world Before Nick Carraway was drawn into Daisy and..

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Night Trains: The Rise and Fall of the Sleeper

Night trains have long fascinated us with the possibilities of their private sleeping compartments, gilded dining cars, champagne bars and wealthy travellers. Authors from Agatha Christie to Graham G..

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No Shitting in the Toilet

Straight-talking, down-to-earth and totally irreverent, NO SHITTING IN THE TOILET examines cheap travel with clear eyes and hard realism. Based on the 1996 Travel Website of the Year (Net Magazine) NS..

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North Korea Journal

THE BOOK BEHIND THE HIT CHANNEL 5 DOCUMENTARY A glimpse of life inside the world's most secretive country, as told by Britain's best-loved travel writer. In May 2018, former Monty Python sta..

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Notes from A Small Island

In 1995, before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire to move back to the States for a few years with his family, Bill Bryson insisted on taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedi..

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Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia

Takes you on a journey into the glittering, surreal heart of 21st century Russia: into the lives of Hells Angels convinced they are messiahs, professional killers with the souls of artists, bohemian t..

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Odyssey, An: A Father and Son Epic

From the award-winning, best-selling writer: a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading - and reliving - Homer's epic masterpiece. `My favourite classicist once ..

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Off the Grid: Inside the Movement for More Space, Less Government, and True Independence in Modern America

Inside the subculture of off-grid living Written by a leading authority on living off the grid, this is a fascinating and timely look at one of the fastest growing movements in America. In researchin..

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Off the Map: Lost Spaces, Invisible Cities, Forgotten Islands, Feral Places and What They Tell Us About the World

'A fizzingly entertaining and enlightening book' Daily Telegraph 'Mesmerising' Geographical Magazine 'A fascinating delve into uncharted, forgotten lost places. But it's not just a trivia-tastic antho..

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Off the Rails: 10,000 km by Bicycle Across Russia, Siberia and Mongolia to China

This is the true story of two twenty-year old Australians who travelled for fourteen months on recumbent bicycles from Russia, across Siberia and Mongolia, to Beijing. It is as much a story of perseve..

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Old Ways: Journey on Foot

The "Old Ways" is the stunning new book by acclaimed nature writer Robert Macfarlane. Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize 2012. Following the tracks, holloways, drove-roads and sea paths that for..

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On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Road Trip

Nogales is a border town caught between Mexico and the United States of America. A forty-foot steel fence runs through its centre, separating the prosperous US side from the impoverished Mexican side...

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On The Trail of Genghis Khan : An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads
On Trails: An Exploration

In 2009, while through hiking the Appalachian Trail, Robert Moor began to wonder about the paths that lie beneath our feet: How do they form? Why do some improve over time while others devolve? What m..

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Once Upon a Time in the West...Country

Waking in the middle of the night whilst on holiday, Tony Hawks declares an epiphany to his barely conscious partner Fran. Fed up of living in a city where the only contact with his neighbours in thre..

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Only in Naples: Lessons in Food and Famiglia

'See Naples and die', said Goethe. But Katherine Wilson saw Naples and started to live. Katherine is fresh out of college when she arrives in Naples to intern at the US Consulate. There she meets hand..

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Orchid Summer: In Search of the Wildest Flowers of the British Isles

`Remarkable ... Evoking the intensity with which orchid hunters pursue their quarry ... Vivid and expressive' Sunday Times Orchid Summer is a heady celebration of the beauty and history of the wi..

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Other Paris: An Illustrated Journey Through a City's Poor and Bohemian Past

Paris, the City of Light, the city of fine dining, seductive couture and intellectual hauteur, was until fairly recently always accompanied by its shadow: the city of the poor, the outcast, the crimin..

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Ottoman Odyssey: Travels through a Lost Empire

Alev Scott's odyssey began when she looked beyond Turkey's borders for contemporary traces of the Ottoman Empire. Their 800-year rule ended a century ago - and yet, travelling through twelve countries..

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Ottoman Odyssey: Travels through a Lost Empire: Shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award

**SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR** Alev Scott's odyssey began when she looked beyond Turkey's borders for contemporary traces of the Ottoman Empire. Their 800-y..

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Our Great Canal Journeys: A Lifetime of Memories on Britain's Most Beautiful Waterways

For more than half a century, a shared love of canals and narrowboats has been inseparable from the marriage of Timothy West and Prunella Scales. The two iconic actors have spent many of the happiest ..

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Our Own Piece of Paris

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Our Woman in Havana: Reporting Castro's Cuba

Graham Greene saw the Castros rise; Sarah Rainsford watched them leave. From the street where Wormold, the hapless hero of Greene's Our Man in Havana, plied his trade, BBC foreign correspo..

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Our Woman in Havana: Reporting Castro's Cuba

It was only when I reread Our Man in Havana that I realised I shared a street with the hapless spy hero of Graham Greene's novel. My office was just a short distance from the fictional vacuum cleaner ..

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Outpost

There are still wild places out there on our over-crowded planet. Through a series of personal journeys, Dan Richards explores their romantic and exploratory appeal. Wildernesses, seemingly untouched ..

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Oxford

Oxford is one of the jewels of European architecture, much loved and much visited. The city offers an unparallelled collection of the best of English building through the centuries. From the author of..

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Oysters of Locmariaquer, The

Winner of the National Book Award "[Clark's] fantastic blending of science and art, history and journalism, brings the appetite back for life and literature both." -- Los Angeles Times Book Revie..

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Paris All Your Own: Bestselling Women Writers on the City of Light

While all of the women writers featured here have written books connected to Paris, their personal stories of the city are wildly different. These Parisian memoirs range from laugh-out-loud funny to w..

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Paris and Other Disappointments

Sick of going overseas and enjoying himself, comedian Adam Rozenbachs decided he should take his father on the trip of a lifetime to Europe. For his dad, it was a chance to return to the place he hasn..

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Paris at the End of the World: The City of Light During the Great War, 1914-1918

The Last of the Wine by John Baxter has descriptive copy which is not yet available from the Publisher...

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Paris for Food Lovers

Discover the coolest places to eat in the City of Light from the best market stalls, the tastiest and cheapest oysters, restaurants in alleys, bars in the cellar, and places serving 'nouvelle nouvelle..

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Paris Letters: One Woman's Journey from the Fast Lane to a Slow Stroll in Paris

How much money does it take to quit your job? Disillusioned with corporate life and on the verge of burnout, Janice MacLeod is surprised when the answer isn't as daunting as she expected. With a littl..

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Paris Metro Tales

Following on from Helen Constantine's hugely successful Paris Tales, the twenty-two short stories included in More Metro Tales take the reader on an fascinating journey around Paris by metro. The jou..

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Paris Year: My Day-to-Day Adventures in the Most Romantic City in the World

There are many guide books to Paris, but the gorgeously illustrated A PARIS YEAR is a guide book not just for those walking the streets of the City of Light but for the armchair traveller, the dreamer..

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Paris: An Inspired Wander Through the City of Lights
Philosophy of Walking

"It is only ideas gained from walking that have any worth."--Nietzsche In A Philosophy of Walking, a bestseller in France, leading thinker Frederic Gros charts the many different ways we get from A to..

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Pilgrimage: The Great Pilgrim Routes of Britain and Europe

Pilgrimage in Europe is thriving on a massive scale. This century the cathedral at Santiago de Compostela alone has seen 40 times the number of pilgrim visits. Author Derry Brabbs' previous book, Road..

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Pine Barrens, The

Most people think of the American state of New Jersey as a suburban-industrial corridor that sits just west of New York City. But in the centre of the state lies a vast wilderness - larger than most n..

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Pocket Reykjavik & Southwest Iceland

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Pull of the River, The

"This sparkling aquatic travelogue is a delight" - Katharine Norbury "Engaging and beautifully written ... Gaw's nature writing scintillates" - The Countryman In The Pull of the River two foo..

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Queen of the Desert: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell

Archaeologist, spy, Arabist, linguist, author, poet, photographer, mountaineer and nation builder, Gertrude Bell was born in 1868 into a world of privilege and plenty, but she turned her back on all t..

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