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- Faber & Faber 2017; US$ 18.95
In the wake of the EU referendum, the United Kingdom's border with Ireland has gained greater significance: it is set to become the frontier with the European Union. Over the past year, Garrett Carr has travelled this border, on foot and by canoe, to uncover a landscape with a troubled past and an uncertain future. Across this thinly populated... more...
- Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 21.40
The Western Front has become, once again, and after 100 years, an important and increasingly popular tourist destination. The Centenary is already encouraging large numbers of visitors to engage with this highly poignant landscape of war and to commemorate the sacrifice and loss of a previous generation. Interest is also being sharpened in the ‘places... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 18.99
In 2011, at the height of tension between the British and Iranian governments, travel writer Lois Pryce found a note left on her motorcycle outside the Iranian Embassy in London: ... I wish that you will visit Iran so you will see for yourself about my country. WE ARE NOT TERRORISTS!!! Please come to my city, Shiraz. It is very famous as the friendliest... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 30.99
Canals of Britain is a comprehensive and absorbing survey of the entire canal network of the British Isles - the first of its kind. It provides a fascinating insight into the linked up waterways as well as the isolated cuts and quiet waters which may not be fully navigable by larger craft. Infinitely varied, it passes picturesque open countryside,... more...
- Transworld 2017; US$ 21.14
In January 2006, a month or two after my father died, I thought I saw him again ? a momentary impression of an old man, a little stooped, setting off for a walk in his characteristic fawn corduroys and shabby quilted jacket. After teenage rifts it was walking that brought us closer as father and son; and this ?ghost? of Dad has been walking at my... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 12.68
Lion is the heartbreaking and inspiring original true story of the lost little boy who found his way home twenty-five years later and is now a major film starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara. As a five-year old in India, I got lost on a train. Twenty-five years later, I crossed the world to find my way back home. Five-year-old... more...
- Fernhurst Books Limited 2017; US$ 14.16
Eleven original, moving accounts which celebrate the lives and recount the final voyages of well-known yachtsmen, all friends of or known to the author. Including racers like Eric Tabarly and Rob James, cruisers and adventurers like Peter Tangvald and Bill Tilman and the ill-prepared Donald Crowhurst. An excellent tribute to some great sailors. more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 8.99
Bienvenue en République populaire démocratique de Corée. La plus étrange des destinations, l?état le plus isolé au monde. Pendant une année, notre famille a été domiciliée au compound diplomatique, Munsundong, Taedonggang district, à Pyongyang.Nous avons pu soulever un coin du rideau, nous glisser dans le décor, et nous vous proposons de nous... more...
- Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 7.99
Funny, flippant and fabulous travel writing, this is the story of Rachael's year in Prague. Armed only with a romantic soul, a need to get away from her overbearing family and a 1973 guide to communist Czechoslovakia, Rachael heads off in search of adventure, love and her Bohemian roots. This hilarious and surprising memoir of hope, courage and friendship... more...
- Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 7.99
When Rachael Weiss left a good job, Thelma the cat and a normal life in Sydney for the romantic dream of being a writer in Prague she intended to stay forever. She lasted just three years, exasperated by the eccentricities of her ancestral city and its mind-boggling bureaucracy and customs. In this surprising and generous memoir full of warmth and... more...