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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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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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All the Way to the Tigers

All the Way to the Tigers

From 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 Morris has long been a master memoirist...and...

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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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Dirt

Dirt

A hilariously self-deprecating, highly obsessive account of the author's adventures, in the world of French haute cuisine, for anyone whose ever found joy in cooking and eating food with their family--from the author of the best-selling, widely acclaimed Heat....

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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: 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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Horizon

Horizon

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:THE NEW YORK TIMES • NPR • THE GUARDIANFrom pole to pole and across decades of lived experience, National Book...

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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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Mud and Stars

Mud and Stars

ONE OF SMITHSONIAN'S BEST TRAVEL BOOKS OF THE YEARWith the writers of the Golden Age as her guides—Pushkin, Tolstoy, Gogol, and Turgenev, among others—Sara Wheeler...

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Classic Krakauer

Classic Krakauer

Spanning an extraordinary range of subjects and locations, these ten gripping essays show why Jon Krakauer is considered a standard-bearer of modern journalism. His pieces take us...

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The Outlaw Ocean

The Outlaw Ocean

"A riveting, terrifying, thrilling story of a netherworld that few people know about, and fewer will ever see . . . The soul of this book is as wild as the ocean itself." --Susan Casey, best-selling author of The...

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The Immeasurable World

The Immeasurable World

Winner of the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year (UK)"William Atkins is an erudite writer with a wonderful wit and gaze and this is a new and exciting beast of a travel...

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My Twenty-five Years in Provence

My Twenty-five Years in Provence

From the moment Peter Mayle and his wife, Jennie, uprooted their lives in England and crossed the Channel permanently, they never looked back. Here the beloved author of...

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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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Cuba Then, Cuba Now

Cuba Then, Cuba Now

In an enthralling blend of travel literature and history, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro provides an insightful portrait of a mesmerizing place. Building on the in-depth exploration...

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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 Longest Silence

The Longest Silence

With ten books over a thirty-year span, Thomas McGuane has proven himself over and over again "a virtuoso . . . a writer of the first magnitude," as Jonathan Yardley wrote in the New...

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Disappointment River

Disappointment River

“Masterful.” Disappointment River is a historical narrative and travel memoir that at once transports readers back to the heroic...

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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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