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The road to little dribbling : adventures of an American in Britain

Bill Bryson · Random House Audio
Format: Audiobook

A loving and hilarious - if occasionally spiky - valentine to Bill Bryson's adopted country, Great Britain. Prepare for total joy and multiple episodes of unseemly laughter.


Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to discover and celebrate that green and pleasant...
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In Other Words

Jhumpa Lahiri · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 233
Format: Print book

National Best Seller

From the best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner, a powerful nonfiction debut - an "honest, engaging, and very moving account of a writer searching for herself in words." - Kirkus Reviews (starred)

In Other Words is...
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Rick Steves Best of Germany

RICK STEVES · Rick Steves
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

Hit Germany's can't-miss art, sights, and bites in two weeks or less with Rick Steves Best of Germany!Expert advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and moneyTwo-day itineraries covering Munich, Bavaria, Rothenburg and the Romantic Road, the Rhine Valley, Berlin, and Salzburg,...
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The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the New Cuba

Julia Cooke · Seal Press
Format: Paperback

Change looms in Havana, Cubas capital, a city electric with uncertainty yet cloaked in cliché, 90 miles from U.S. shores and off-limits to most Americans. Journalist Julia Cooke, who lived there at intervals over a period of five years, discovered a dynamic scene baby-faced anarchists...
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Paris Letters

Janice MacLeod · Sourcebooks
Format: Paperback

A New York Times bestsellerFinding love and freedom in a pen, a paintbrush...and ParisHow much money does it take to quit your job?Exhausted and on the verge of burnout, Janice poses this questions to herself as she doodles on a notepad at her desk. Surprisingly, the answer isnt as daunting...
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The Silk Road: Taking the Bus to Pakistan

Bill Porter · Counterpoint Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

To travel upon the Silk Road is to travel through history. Millennia older than California's Camino Real, and perhaps even a few years senior to the roads of the Roman Empire, the Silk Road is a network of routes stretching from delta towns of China all the way to the Mediterranean...
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Fodor's In Focus Charleston: with Hilton Head & the Lowcountry

Fodor's · Fodor's
Format: Print book

Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Charleston, including historic downtown attractions, famed cuisine, lovely inns, and scenic nearby plantations. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your...
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A Fifty-Year Silence: Love, War, and a Ruined House in France

Miranda Richmond Mouillot · Crown
Format: Hardcover

A young woman moves across an ocean to uncover the truth about her grandparents' mysterious estrangement and pieces together the extraordinary story of their wartime experiences In 1948, after surviving World War II by escaping Nazi-occupied France for refugee camps in Switzerland,...
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In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond

Robert D Kaplan · Random House
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world's Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a riveting journey through one of Europe's frontier countries - and a potent examination of the forces that will determine Europe's...
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Walking the Woods and the Water: In Patrick Leigh Fermor's footsteps from the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn

Nick Hunt · Nicholas Brealey Publishing

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK AWARDIn 1933, the eighteen year old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out in a pair of hobnailed boots to chance and charm his way across Europe, like a tramp, a pilgrim or a wandering scholar. The books he later wrote about this walk, A Time...
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A Taste of the Hocking Hills

MATT RAPPOSELLI · Ohio University Press
Pages: 97
Format: Hardcover

When chef Matt Rapposelli left the National Park Service to attend culinary school in New England, he was moving from one passion to another. What later brought those passions together was a job in the Hocking Hills, southeast Ohio's stunning, wild landscape, where the restaurants he helmed...

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Naked and Marooned: One Man. One Island.

Ed Stafford · Plume

What do you do after you walk the Amazon? Ed Stafford - adventurer extraordinaire and Guinness World Record holder for walking the length of the Amazon River - likes a challenge. Casting about for an adventure that would top the extraordinary feat he recounts in Walking the Amazon, Stafford...
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National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways & Byways - The 300 BEST Drives in the United States

National Geographic · National Geographic
Pages: 495
Format: Paperback

Describes the scenery, history, and points of interest along three hundred scenic routes across the United States.
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Eating Rome: Living the Good Life in the Eternal City

Elizabeth Minchilli · St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Book

Elizabeth Minchilli has been eating her way through Rome since she was 12 years old. Eating Rome, based on her popular blog Elizabeth Minchilli in Rome, is her homage to the city that feeds her, literally and figuratively. Her story is a personal, quirky and deliciously entertaining look...
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Hope Runs: An American Tourist, a Kenyan Boy, a Journey of Redemption

Claire Diaz-Ortiz · Revell,
Pages: 204
Format: Print book

Sammy Ikua Gachagua had lost his father to illness, his mother to abandonment, and his home to poverty. By age ten, he was living in a shack with seven other children and very little food. He entered an orphanage seeing it as a miracle with three meals a day, a bed to sleep in, and clothes...
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