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Rain: Four Walks in English Weather

A wonderful meditation on the English landscape in wet weather by the acclaimed novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison. Whenever rain falls, our countryside changes. Fields, farms, hills and hed..

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Ransacking Paris

What does it mean to fulfil a dream long after it seems possible? When Patti Miller arrives to write in Paris for a year, the world glows 'as if the light that comes after the sun has set hadspilled g..

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Remarkable Road Trips

Remarkable Road Trips continues the format established in the best-selling 'Remarkable' series, which has combined spectacular photography of popular and niche sporting venues from around the world. ..

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Remote Places to Stay: The Most Unique Hotels at the End of the World

A beautiful guide to the world's most remote, peaceful and luxurious hotels, from all corners of the earth. In a time of distraction and fragmentation, people need to put some distance between themsel..

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Revolutionary Ride: On the Road in Search of the Real Iran

In 2011, at the height of tension between the British and Iranian governments, travel writer Lois Pryce found a note left on her motorcycle outside the Iranian Embassy in London: ...I wish that you w..

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Rhine, The; Following Europe's Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps

The Rhine is one of the world's greatest rivers. Once forming the outer frontier of the Roman Empire, it flows 800 miles from the social democratic playground of the Netherlands, through the industria..

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Rising Ground: A Search for the Spirit of Place

When Philip Marsden moved to a remote, creekside farmhouse in Cornwall, the intensity of his response took him aback. It led him to wonder why we react so strongly to certain places and set him off on..

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Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island

Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the green and kindly island that had become his adopted country. The hilarious book that resulted, Notes from a Small Island, w..

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Roman Mythology: A Traveller's Guide from Troy to Tivoli

All Roads Lead to Rome, as the famous saying goes. The sites and events throughout the ancient world provided Romans with a rich tapestry to weave the stories of their past. Rome itself was a melting ..

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Rome for Food Lovers

Discover the coolest places to eat in Rome from trattorias that have been in the same family for decades to restaurants, pizzerias, bars, cafes, gelatorias and delis. Author Peter Loewe also details t..

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Rooms with a View: The Secret Life of Great Hotels

Salvador Dali � once asked room service at Hotel Le Meurice in Paris to send him up a flock of sheep. When they were duly brought to his room he got out a gun and fired blanks at them. George Bernar..

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Round Ireland With a Fridge

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Route 66: America's Longest Small Town

A unique, behind-the-scenes look at the iconic places on Route 66 and the stories of the people who conserve them, preserve them, and infuse them with vitality. The cornerstone of the Route 66 renais..

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Sad Topographies

Sad Topographies is an illustrated guide for the melancholic among us. Dispirited travellers rejoice as Damien Rudd journeys across continents in search of the world's most joyless place names and the..

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Saharan Journey: Exterminate All the Brutes & Desert Divers

Published for the first time in one volume, Sven Lindqvist's uncategorizable, beautiful and angry books about the African continent and the legacy of colonialism. Exterminate All the Brutes takes us o..

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Saint-Germain-Des-Pres: Paris's Rebel Quarter

From the bestselling author of The Most Beautiful Walk in the World comes this first book in an exciting new series of narrative "biographies" of Paris's great neighborhoods, beginning with Saint-Germ..

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Santiago Pilgrimage: Walking the Immortal Way

"Whenever I was asked: 'Why did you go to Santiago?', I had a hard time answering. How could I explain to those who had not done it that the way has the effect - if not the virtue - to make you forget..

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Savage Dreamland: Journeys in Burma, A

The first of its kind: an exploration of one of the most mysterious countries in the world, as told by one of the first outsiders to access the country in its entirety For almost fifty years Burm..

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Scots Magazine: Great Scottish Journeys

Great Scottish Journeys is a stunning collection of photographs from all over Scotland, taking in some of the most iconic routes around the country. This is Scotland as it should be seen, in all its g..

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Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

Where are the tombs of Alexander the Great or Cleopatra? Both rulers were buried in Egypt, but their tombs have never been found despite years of intensive research and excavation. Yet we have tantali..

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See You Again in Pyongyang

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See You Again in Pyongyang: A Journey into Kim Jong Un's North Korea

In SEE YOU AGAIN IN PYONGYANG, Travis Jeppesen, the first American to complete a university program in North Korea, culls from his experiences living, traveling, and studying in the country to create ..

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See You in the Piazza

The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco- these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings. In See You in the..

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See You In the Piazza

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Shadow of the Silk Road: Vintage Voyages

VINTAGE VOYAGES- A world of journeys, from the tallest mountains to the depths of the mind On buses, donkey carts, trains, jeeps and camels, Colin Thubron traces the drifts of the first great tra..

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Shadow of the Sun

Ryszard Kapuscinski's The Shadow of the Sun encompasses forty years of incisive and moving reportage about Africa by one of the world's greatest journalists. From newly independent Ghana to war-torn R..

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Shakespeare and Company, Paris: A History of the Rag & Bone Shop of the Heart

George Whitman opened his bookstore in a tumbledown 16th-century building just across the Seine from Notre-Dame in 1951, a decade after the original Shakespeare and Company had closed. Run by Sylvia B..

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Shanghai Free Taxi, The

As any traveller knows, the best and most honest conversations take place during car rides. So when journalist Frank Langfitt wanted to learn more about the real China, he started driving a cab - and ..

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She Explores: Stories of Life-Changing Adventures on the Road and in the Wild

Combining breathtaking travel photography with compelling personal narratives, She Explores shares the stories of women on unforgettable journeys - women who live out of vans, trucks, and vintage trai..

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Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District

This is the Sunday Times Number One Bestseller. Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he..

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Silly Isles

From the bestselling author of Absurdistan, a hilarious tour through small but very strange places. No man is an island. But lots of strange men live on them. In the Kurils, off northern Japan, Worl..

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Sinning Across Spain: Walking the Camino

Walking has been the constant in Ailsa Piper's life. Setting down one foot after the other takes her to a transformative-and transcendent-place. Faced with the untimely death of her husband, Peter, he..

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Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot

Sunday Times Bestseller. Think back to when you first flew. When you first left the Earth, and travelled high and fast above its turning arc. When you looked down on a new world, captured simply and p..

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Skylines: A Journey Through 50 Skylines of the World's Greatest Cities

Big city life unites the planet. Every habitable continent has metropolitan hot spots that are a hive of activity, a hub of culture - or, to countless millions, the place they call home. Some thrive o..

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Slovenia

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Slow Travel: Reconnecting with the World at Your Own Pace

It can be challenging to travel in the modern world without falling for the temptations of fast planes, cheap airlines, last-minute tickets, quick-fix travel apps and overzealous tour operators. To ac..

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Snow Leopard

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Snow: An Optimist's Guide

How many snowflakes does it take to build a snowman? Why does it feel so good to watch snow fall? Why is snow so quiet? Will it survive global warming and what was the greatest snowstorm in histor..

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Solace of Open Spaces, The

Writing of hermits, cowboys, changing seasons, and the wind, Ehrlich draws us into her personal relationship with this 'planet of Wyoming' she has come to call home. In The Solace of Open Spaces, Eh..

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Songlines

The songlines are the invisible pathways that criss-cross Australia, ancient tracks connecting communities and following ancient boundaries. Along these lines Aboriginals passed the songs which reveal..

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Songlines and Fault Lines: Epic Walks of the Red Centre

Visitors to the Red Centre come looking for the real Australia. What they find is both beautiful and disturbing- wilderness, desire, an ancient philosophy of home, and the confusing countenance of the..

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South

The South has long since cast its spell on our collective imagination. Writers and artists, from Goethe and Poe, to Gauguin, Lawrence and Kerouac, were captivated by it. Landscapes of ice and snow, sa..

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South

The South has long since cast its spell on our collective imagination. Writers and artists, from Goethe and Poe, to Gauguin, Lawrence and Kerouac, were captivated by it. Landscapes of ice and snow, sa..

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South Sea Vagabonds

75th anniversary edition of the timeless New Zealand classic of adventure at sea. Johnny Wray's gripping and often hilarious account of his adventures around the South Pacific has inspired readers an..

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South Sea Vagabonds

75th anniversary edition of the timeless New Zealand classic of adventure at sea. Johnny Wray's gripping and often hilarious account of his adventures around the South Pacific has inspired readers and..

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Speakeasy: The Most Secret Bars in the World

Hidden entrances, dark places, low volume music, smoke, women, crime and obviously alcohol. In the days of Prohibition (1920-1933), these were the explosive ingredients of the American speakeasies: cl..

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Speck in the Sea

Film in development with The Weinstein Company In the dead of night on July 24, 2013, John Aldridge was thrown of the back of the Anna Mary somewhere off the coast of Long Island, NY, while his fishin..

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Stories of the Southern Sea

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Story of San Michele

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Strange 66: Myth, Mystery, Mayhem, and Other Weirdness on Route 66

Route 66 conjures images of an innocent golden age of car travel: shiny V8s powering down hot, two-lane blacktop, sucking 20-cent-a-gallon gasoline, and periodically depositing their occupants at mom-..

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Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road

Shanghai: a global city in the midst of a renaissance, where dreamers arrive each day to partake in a mad torrent of capital, ideas and opportunity. Rob Schmitz is one of them. He immerses himself in ..

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