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Local EventsReaders and travelers in the Twin Cities! We’d love to see you at some upcoming local book events that the editorial team at Longitude is excited to attend. This Thursday, October 2 we will be scouring publishers’ best picks for upcoming travel titles at the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association’s Heartland Fall Forum. Authors, publishers and
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A FAVORITE SPOT

Pera, Istanbul

Pera, IstanbulKindly contributed by Charles King, author of Midnight at the Pera Palace, a twentieth-century history of the Near East through the prism of one its greatest cities, Istanbul. King sets the reader in a world of intrigue, jazz, feminism, Trotskyism, violence, sex and espionage, at the center of which stood the wondrous, decaying Pera Palace Hotel.
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BOOK OF THE WEEK

Words of Mercury

Words of MercuryKindly contributed by Darrel Schoeling, Longitude Books co-founder and Patrick Leigh Fermor aficionado. Patrick Leigh Fermor’s biographer and friend Artemis Cooper pulled together this inspired sampler of  excerpts, letters, potted portraits of friends and other uncategorizable miscellany, including the great man’s own account of the abduction of General Kreipe, German commander of the Nazi occupation
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