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The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East

Adam Valen Levinson · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Chronically questioning, funny, and bold, a young American explores the majority-Muslim lands that scare him most.Armed only with college Arabic and restless curiosity, Adam Valen Levinson sets out to "learn about the world 9/11 made us fear." From a base in globalized and sterilized...
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Austria - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Peter Gieler · Kuperard
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

Austria has produced some of the world's finest composers, dazzled us with an imperial Baroque architecture, and led the way with groundbreaking psychoanalysis. It has taught us to waltz, defined what a real coffee house is, and given us one of Europe's most popular winter playgrounds....
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A Wilder Time: Notes from a Geologist at the Edge of the Greenland Ice

William E Glassley · Bellevue Literary Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"Very few people have spent as much time as William E. Glassley in such deep wilderness. So it would behoove us to pay attention even if he had not brought back such a fascinating, lovely, and useful set of observations. This is a remarkable book." -- Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature...
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Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America

JAMES FALLOWS · Pantheon
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A unique, revelatory portrait of the civic and economic renewal already taking place across America, town by town and generally out of view of the national media. A surprisingly hopeful view of the country between its coasts.For the last five years, James and Deborah Fallows have been traveling...
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Culture Trails

LONELY PLANET. · Lonely Planet
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Hemingway's Cuba, jazz in New Orleans, the Italian Renaissance: whether it's art, music, literature or cinema, there's something for everyone in this follow-up to Wine Trails and Food Trails. We present ideas and itineraries for 52 weekends of culture heaven, packed with expert...
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New Orleans: The First 300 Years

Errol Laborde · Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Get to know one of the most unique cities in the world! New Orleans is unlike anywhere else on Earththe fusion of cultures, people, and food all establish a whole greater than its constituent parts. From migration to politics to music to ethnic culture and identity, this comprehensive volume...
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Single, Dating, Engaged, Married: Navigating Life and Love in the Modern Age

Ben Stuart · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 253
Format: Paperback

Navigating the Four Critical Seasons of RelationshipThe vast majority of young people will still pass through the key phases of singleness, dating, engagement and marriage in their twenties. Yet they are delaying marriage longer than any generation in human history. Why? For the first time...
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Timeless Journeys: Travels to the World's Legendary Places

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC. · National Geographic
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From Machu Picchu to the Pyramids of Giza and beyond, this travel-lover's delight takes readers on a breathtaking visual journey to the world's most historic wonderlands. Pack your bags for an extraordinary adventure with National Geographic to the places that have captivated our imaginations...
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Ultimate Journeys for Two: Extraordinary Destinations on Every Continent

MIKE HOWARD · National Geographic
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Written by the founders of HoneyTrek.com, this inspiring book reveals hidden-gem destinations and insider tips for unforgettable couples travel.In these informative pages, Mike and Anne Howard - officially the World's Longest Honeymooners and founders of the acclaimed travel blog HoneyTrek...
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Lonely Planet Better than Fiction: True Travel Tales from Great Fiction Writers

Donald W George · Lonely Planet
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

"...a brilliant collection of travel stories...threaded with great warmth, as readers are invited to travel in the company of these famous authors and experience their passions and revelations." BOOKSELLER PUBLISHER We asked some of the world's most acclaimed fiction authors,...
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