For centuries following its reestablishment as Constantinople in AD 330, Istanbul served as the capital of three great empires: Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman. The city's maze-like streets and high balconies, its steep alleys, flow... read more

An Istanbul Anthology: Travel Writing Through the Centuries
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Series:Great Parisian Nieghborhoods
Reading Level:General Adult

From the bestselling author of The Most Beautiful Walk in the World comes this first book in an exciting new series of narrative "biographies" of Paris's great neighborhoods, beginning with Saint-Germain-des-Pres-the city's "rebel quarter," for... read more

Saint-Germain-Des-Pres: Paris's Rebel Quarter
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Awards:Shortlisted for Samuel Johnson Prize 2005 and British Book Awards: History Book of the Year 2006.

Turkey's greatest living novelist guides us through the monuments and lost paradises, dilapidated Ottoman villas, back streets and waterways of Istanbul - the city of his birth and the home of his imagination. This is a supremely moving account of one man's love affair with the city that has been his home since his birth.

Istanbul: Memories of a City
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'A beautiful meditation on the writer's relocation from bustling London to bucolic Florence. It reminded me why I cherish slow living in southern Europe' (Taiye Selasi, Guardian)Made redundant from her job, Kamin Mohammadi flees the bl... read more

Bella Figura: How to Live, Love and Eat the Italian Way
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In Couchsurfing in Iran, award-winning author Stephan Orth spends sixty-two days on the road in this mysterious Islamic republic to provide a revealing, behind-the-scenes look at life in one of the world's most closed societies. Experiencing d... read more

Couchsurfing in Iran: Revealing a Hidden World
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Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why. With the same intelligence and insouciant charm he brought to How Proust Can Save Your Life, de Botton considers the pleasures of anticipation; the allure of the exotic... read more

The Art of Travel
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When she was suddenly given the opportunity of a new life in rural Jutland, journalist and archetypal Londoner Helen Russell discovered a startling statistic: the happiest place on earth isn't Disneyland, b... read more

The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country
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Part travelogue, part narrative history, Colour unlocks the history of the colours of the rainbow, and reveals how paints came to be invented, discovered, traded and used. This remarkable and beautifully written book remembers a time when red paint was ... read more

Colour Travels Through the Paintbox
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Series:Bryson Ser.

"It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents and still Australia teems with life u a large portion of it quite deadly. In fact, Australia has more things that can kill you in a very nasty way than a... read more

Down Under (PB)
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In this new memoir Frances Mayes offers her readers another deeply personal account of her present-day life in Tuscany, encompassing both the changes she has experienced since her previous memoirs appeared, and sensuous, evocative reflection... read more

Every Day in Tuscany: Seasons of an Italian Life
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Series:Great Parisian Nieghborhoods
Reading Level:General Adult

In the second portrait of his series Great Parisian Neighborhoods, award-winning raconteur John Baxter leads us on a whirlwind tour of Montmartre, the hill-top village that fired the greatest achievements of modern art while also provoking bloody ... read more

Montmartre: Paris's Village of Art and Sin
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The acclaimed author of The Wild Places examines the subtle ways we are shaped by the landscapes through which we move In this exquisitely written book, which folds together natural history, cartography, geology, and literature, Robert Macfarlane sets off t... read more

The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot
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