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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: Paris

Knopf Mapguides: Paris

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

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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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The Monk of Mokha

The Monk of Mokha

The Monk of Mokha is the exhilarating true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee...

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Interior States

Interior States

"Meghan O'Gieblyn's deep and searching essays are written with a precise sort of skepticism and a slight ache in the heart. A first-rate and riveting collection." --Lorrie MooreA...

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The Immeasurable World

The Immeasurable World

One of Booklist's Top 10 Literary Travel Books of 2018 "William Atkins is an erudite writer with a wonderful wit and gaze and this is a new and exciting beast of...

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My Twenty-Five Years in Provence

My Twenty-Five Years in Provence

The beloved author Peter Mayle, champion of all things Provence, here in a final volume of all new writing, offers vivid recollections from his twenty-five years in the South of France--lessons...

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Bella Figura

Bella Figura

“She walks down the street with a swing in her step and a lift to her head. She radiates allure as if followed by a personal spotlight. She may be tall or short, slim or pneumatically curvaceous, dressed discreetly or...

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Our Towns

Our Towns

***NATIONAL BEST SELLER***A vivid, surprising portrait of the civic and economic reinvention taking place in America, town by town and generally out of view of the national...

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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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Disappointment River

Disappointment River

In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie traveled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds...

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Time Pieces

Time Pieces

From the internationally acclaimed and Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea and the Benjamin Black mysteries--a vividly evocative memoir that unfolds around...

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In Full Flight

In Full Flight

As a member of the renowned Flying Doctors Service, Dr. Anne Spoerry treated hundreds of thousands of people across rural Kenya over the span of fifty years, earning herself the...

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The Stranger in the Woods

The Stranger in the Woods

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making...

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Island People

Island People

A masterwork of travel literature and of history: voyaging from Cuba to Jamaica, Puerto Rico to Trinidad, Haiti to Barbados, and islands in between, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro offers a kaleidoscopic...

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Istanbul (Deluxe Edition)

Istanbul (Deluxe Edition)

From the Nobel Prize-winning author of My Name Is Red and Snow, a large-format, deluxe, collectible edition of his beloved memoir about life in Istanbul, with more than...

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Cairo

Cairo

From a noted journalist who has spent much of his life in Cairo, here is a dazzling cultural excavation of that most ancient, colorful, and multifaceted of cities. The seat of pharaohs...

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An Illness Caused by Youth

An Illness Caused by Youth

Veteran Jack Bissell only deepened the abyss between him and his son Tom when he talked about the Vietnam war. But, when a magazine editor sends the two back to Vietnam for...

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Ruthless River

Ruthless River

A stunning debut; a Departures original publication. The ultimate survival story; a wild ride—the wildest—down a South American river in the thick of the Amazon Basin;...

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White Sands

White Sands

From “one of our most original writers” (Kathryn Schulz, New York magazine) comes an expansive and exacting book—firmly grounded but elegant, often hilarious, and always inquisitive—about...

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Wild River Blues

Wild River Blues

In her early thirties and an aspiring literary journalist, Sarah Menkedick joins her baby brother Jackson and his precious Honda, the ”Jackwagon,” for fourteen...

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Barcelona from A to Z

Barcelona from A to Z

To bring one of Barrie Kerper's indispensable guides along with you on your trip is like having a savvy friend be your personal tour guide. In her latest, Barrie opens an insider's,...

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Elephant Complex

Elephant Complex

“Brilliant.” —The Daily Telegraph   No one sees the world quite like John Gimlette. In Elephant Complex, he...

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Bleaker House

Bleaker House

When she was twenty-seven, Nell Stevens—a lifelong aspiring novelist—won an all-expenses-paid fellowship to go anywhere in the world to write. Would...

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