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Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London

Lauren Elkin · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Book Review Editor's ChoiceThe flneur is the quintessentially masculine figure of privilege and leisure who strides the capitals of the world with abandon. But it is the flneuse who captures the imagination of the cultural critic Lauren Elkin. In her wonderfully gender-bending...
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Los Angeles Cocktails: Spirits in the City of Angels

Andrea Richards · Sunset & Venice
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Los Angeles is a place that makes you thirsty. The dry air, the hot sun, the noir history -- all leave us wanting a good, strong drink in a dark and moody bar. Fitzgerald and Faulkner drank here, so did Bukowski and Chandler. Oh, and pretty much everyone else, from Bugsy Siegel and Mickey...
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Duck Season: Eating, Drinking, and Other Misadventures in Gascony--France's Last Best Place

David McAninch · Harper
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

A delicious memoir about the eight months food writer David McAninch spent in Gascony - a deeply rural region of France virtually untouched by mass tourism - meeting extraordinary characters and eating the best meals of his life.Though he'd been a card-carrying Francophile all of his life,...
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Megafire: The Race to Extinguish a Deadly Epidemic of Flame

Michael Kodas · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant exploration of the rising phenomenon of megafires - forest fires of alarming scale, intensity, and devastation - that captures the danger and heroism of those who fight them In Megafire, a world-renowned journalist and forest fire expert travels to the most dangerous and remote...
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Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century

Jessica Bruder · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 273
Format: Hardcover

The end of retirement?From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest campgrounds of California to Amazon's CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans. Finding that social security comes...
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The Best American Travel Writing 2017

Lauren Collins (Editor) · Mariner Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

"The Best American Travel Writing has been the gold standard for short-form travel writing from newspapers, magazines, and the Internet since its inception." - New York Times Book Review Everyone travels for different reasons, but whatever those reasons are, one thing is certain...
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Lonely Planet Japan

LONELY PLANET. · Lonely Planet
Pages: 928
Format: Paperback

#1 best-selling guide to Japan* Lonely Planet Japan is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore a bamboo grove in Arashiyama, marvel at Shinto and Buddhist architecture in Kyoto, or relax in the hot springs...
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