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- Travel Distribution 2013; US$ 19.99
Fodor?s correspondents highlight the best of Moscow and St. Petersburg, including Moscow's modern opulence, St. Petersburg's royal architecture, and top day trips. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it?s your first trip or your fifth. MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS from the Kremlin to Peterhof Palace... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 13.99
A first-hand journal about the Goldings' travels through Egypt, soon after winning the Nobel Prize, living on a motor cruiser on the Nile. Nothing went quite as planned, but William Golding's vivid and honest account of what actually happened, and of what he saw and felt about ancient Egypt and the exasperations of the living present, will delight... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 6.79
California: the whole world knows it as the mother lode of scandal and celebrity, mayhem and miracles, a place where nearly anything can happen - and does. Giving the lowdown on the most notorious locations across the state, California Babylon redefines tourism for the 21st century by guiding you to the places you actually want to see, whether you'll... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 10.90
In 1947 a young american woman named Eleanor Clark went to Rome on a Guggenheim fellowship to write a novel. But Rome had its way with her, the novel was abandoned, and what followed was not a novel but a series of sketches of Roman life, most written between 1948 and 1951. This new edition of her now classic book includes an evocative foreword by... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 10.49
On the northwest coast of France, just around the corner from the English Channel, is the little town of Locmariaquer (pronounced "loc-maria-care"). The inhabitants of this town have a special relationship to the world, for it is their efforts that maintain the supply of the famous Belon oysters, called les plates ("the flat ones"). A vivid account... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 10.99
Prague is the magic capital of Europe. Since the days of Emperor Rudolf II, 'devotee of the stars and cultivator of the spagyric art', who in the late 1500s summoned alchemists and magicians from all over the world to his castle on Hradcany hill, it has been a place of mystery and intrigue. Wars, revolutions, floods, the imposition of Soviet communism,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 10.99
Occupying what is arguably the most breathtakingly beautiful site in the world, the people of Rio¬†- the Cariocas¬†- tell their stories: of cannibals charming European intellectuals; of elegant slaves and their shabby masters; of how a casual chat between two people drinking coffee on Avenida Rio Branco could affect world coffee markets; of an awesome... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
'Florence is the only European city I can think of whose most famous citizens, at least in the last 150 years or so, have all been foreigners.' Thus David Leavitt writes in this lively account of expatriate life in the city of the lily. His narrative begins by asking why Florence has always proven to be such a popular destination for suicides, then... more...