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Bilbao & the Picos de Europa

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Essential Reading Package-EXSPN317

Item EXSPN317. Buy these 5 items as a set for $87 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Grammar Lessons

SPN345
Michele Morano
University of Iowa Press
2007
184
158729530X
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Morano, who lived in Oviedo in the early 1990s, reflects on the humor and trials of living in a new language in these 13 essays on travel in Spain and search for self.
$22.50

Spain, A Traveler's Literary Companion

SPN173
Peter R. Bush (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2003
242
188351312X
PAPER
Anthology
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
A collection of 30 stories from a who’s who of contemporary Spanish literature, including writers from Galicia, Leon, the Basque Country, Madrid and Barcelona.
$14.95

Ghosts of Spain

SPN323
Giles Tremlett
Bloomsbury USA
2007
396
0802716741
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Tremlett captures the Spanish character, history and modern politics in this masterful portrait, interweaving the story of his love for the country (where he has lived for 20 years) with interviews, anecdotes and observation.
$20.00

Eyewitness Guide Northern Spain

SPN315
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
272
1465457305
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A literate, visually rich guide to northern Spain from Galicia across Asturbias and the Basque Country to La Rioja to the Pyrenees.
$25.00

Michelin Asturias, Catabria Map 572

SPN491
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
1
2067004417
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This road map at a scale of 1:400,000 covers Asturias and Cantabria in the northwest of Spain.
$11.95

Trekking & Climbing in Northern Spain

SPN196
Jim Thompson, Ilja Schroeder
Stackpole Books
2003
176
0811726924
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
A compact guide to favorite treks and climbs in the Pyrenees, Picos de Europa and Cantabrica.
$19.95

Food and Wines of Spain

SPN100
Penelope Casas
Random House
1982
457
0394513487
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
This classic collection of 400 recipes, interwoven with cultural commentary and culinary history, is a pleasure to read, but prepare to become hungry.
$37.50

Made in Spain, Spanish Dishes for the American Kitchen

SPN366
Jose Andres
Crown
2008
254
030738263X
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Andres takes in the great diversity of Spain, its culinary traditions, regional specialties and modern innovations in this cookbook and culinary tour, featuring dozens of superbly illustrated recipes. Each section is introduced with an excerpt from the roving chef's journals.
$35.00

Spain, The Root and the Flower

SPN13
John A. Crow
University of California Press
2005
455
0520244966
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Take this book with you to Spain: it's an absorbing, well-written account of Spanish cultural history from prehistory to the Romans, Jews, Moors, Golden Age and on to Franco and his legacy in Spain.
$29.95

Spain: A History

SPN235
Raymond Carr (Editor)
Oxford University Press
2002
335
0192802364
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A clearly written, illustrated, concise overview of Spain, from prehistory through the Romans, Moorish Spain, imperial expansion, enlightenment, civil war and authoritarian rule, with contributions by leading scholars.
$24.95

The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Medieval World

EUR384
Andrew Jotischky
Penguin Putnam
2005
144
0141014490
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Richly decorated with photographs, illustrations and full-color maps, this compact atlas explores the empires, people, cultures and religions of the Middle Ages, providing an excellent introduction to European history.
$22.00

Walking

WLK04
Henry David Thoreau
HarperCollins
1994
92
0062511130
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Slip this pocket edition of Thoreau's meditations on the spiritual benefits of this most civilized form of travel in your daypack for inspiration.
$9.99

Romanesque

ART105
Norbert Wolf
Taschen
2007
95
3822854468
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
This slim volume introduces the Romanesque movement, the first universal style of the European Middle Ages dating to the 11th and 12th centuries, its artists and historical context.
$9.99

Spanish Recognitions, The Roads to the Present

SPN205
Mary Lee Settle
W. W. Norton & Company
2005
358
0393327175
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A magical, meditative account of Spanish history, art, archaeology and travels by the noted writer. Settle (Turkish Reflections) conjures Cervantes, El Cid, the Moors, Visgoths, Romans, Lorca and Balboa as she writes of a road trip from Castile in central Spain to the southern coast.
$22.95

Everything but the Squeal

SPN368
John Barlow
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2008
256
0374150109
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
1
Barlow, his wife (from Galicia but a vegetarian) and young son gallavant from roadhouse to fine dining establishments, villages and cities in this endearingly offhand, loving account of travels in honor of pork. A delightful, witty guide to the traditions, culinary and otherwise, of the region.
$25.00

For Whom the Bell Tolls

SPN19
Ernest Hemingway
Scribner
1995
471
0684803356
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Hemingway's great novel about the Spanish Civil War is a love story set during the four-day fight of anti-fascist units in the mountains.
$18.00

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95