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God, Human, Animal, Machine

God, Human, Animal, Machine

From the author of the critically-acclaimed Interior States, a strikingly original exploration of what it might mean to be authentically human in the age of artificial...

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Chasing the Thrill

Chasing the Thrill

A full-throttle, first-person account of the treasure hunt created by eccentric millionaire art dealer--and, some would say, robber baron--Forrest Fenn that became the stuff of contemporary legend. When...

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Magdalena

Magdalena

A captivating new book from Wade Davis--award-winning, best-selling author and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence for more than a decade--that brings vividly to life the story of the great...

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All the Way to the Tigers

All the Way to the Tigers

One of NPR's Best Books of 2020From the author of Nothing to Declare, a new travel narrative examining healing, redemption, and what it means to be a solo woman on the road."Mary...

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In the Land of Good Living

In the Land of Good Living

A wickedly smart, funny, and irresistibly off-kilter account of an improbable thousand-mile journey on foot into the heart of modern Florida, the state that Russell calls...

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Paris Without Her

Paris Without Her

In this moving, tender memoir of losing a beloved spouse, the longtime editor of Texas Monthly, newly widowed, returns alone to a city whose enchantment he's only ever shared with his wife,...

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Names of New York

Names of New York

In place-names lie stories. That’s the truth that animates this fascinating journey through the names of New York City’s streets and parks, boroughs and...

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Dirt

Dirt

“You can almost taste the food in Bill Buford’s Dirt, an engrossing, beautifully written memoir about his life as a cook in France.” —The Wall Street JournalWhat...

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Horizontal Vertigo

Horizontal Vertigo

At once intimate and wide-ranging, and as enthralling, surprising, and vivid as the place itself, this is a uniquely eye-opening tour of one of the great metropolises of the world, and...

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Unsolaced

Unsolaced

From the author of the enduring classic The Solace of Open Spaces, here is a wondrous meditation on how water, light, wind, mountain, bird, and horse have shaped...

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Volcano

Volcano

Part memoir, part Japanese American family chronicle, part luminous work of natural history, Volcano tells what happened when Hongo returned to his birthplace in...

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Where I Come From

Where I Come From

From the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All Over but the Shoutin' and The Best Cook in the World, a collection of irresistible columns from Southern Living and Garden...

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Mud and Stars

Mud and Stars

With the writers of the golden age as her guides—Pushkin, Tolstoy, Gogol, and Turgenev, among others—Sara Wheeler searches for a Russia not in the news, traveling from rinsed northwestern beet...

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The Outlaw Ocean

The Outlaw Ocean

A riveting, adrenaline-fueled tour of a vast, lawless, and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas.There are few remaining frontiers on our...

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Borges and Me

Borges and Me

An apprentice writer has an entirely unexpected encounter with literary genius Jorge Luis Borges that will profoundly alter his life and work. A poignant and comic literary coming-of-age...

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Time Song

Time Song

Shortly after her husband’s death, Julia Blackburn became fascinated with Doggerland, the vast once-populated stretch of land that connected Great Britain to Continental...

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Knopf Mapguides: Rome

Knopf Mapguides: Rome

This opening fold-out contains a general map of Rome to help you visualize the 6 large districts discussed in this guide, and 4 pages of valuable information, handy tips and useful addresses. Discover Rome through 6 districts and 6...

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A Beginner's Guide to Japan

A Beginner's Guide to Japan

“Arguably the greatest living travel writer” (Outside magazine), Pico Iyer has called Japan home for more than three decades. But, as he is the...

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Running to the Edge

Running to the Edge

"Gripping . . . the narrative is smooth and immediate, almost effortless in its detail, if occasionally breathless, like a good fast run . . ." --The New York Times Book ReviewVisionary...

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My Wild Garden

My Wild Garden

A colorfully illustrated round of the season in the garden of the best-selling novelist, memoirist, and champion putterer with a wheelbarrow   On the perimeter of Israel’s...

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Autumn Light

Autumn Light

Returning to his longtime home in Japan after his father-in-law’s sudden death, Pico Iyer picks up the steadying patterns of his everyday rites: going to the...

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The Dairy Restaurant

The Dairy Restaurant

Ben Katchor retells the history of where we choose to eat—a history that starts with the first man who was allowed to enter a walled garden and encouraged by the garden's...

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Knopf MapGuides: London

Knopf MapGuides: London

This opening fold-out contains a general map of London to help you visualize the 8 large districts discussed in this guide, and 4 pages of valuable information, handy tips and useful addresses. Discover London through 8 districts and 8 mapsWestminster/...

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Knopf Mapguides: New York

Knopf Mapguides: New York

This opening fold-out contains a general map of New York to help you visualize the 8 large districts discussed in this guide, and 4 pages of valuable information, handy tips and useful addresses. Discover New York through 8 districts and 8 mapsDowntownLower...

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