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Spring Travel Titles
A recent issue of Publishers Weekly highlighted 60 titles to watch for this spring. From their list, we culled five forthcoming books of interest to the avid traveler. To see more books were excited to see published this season, click here.
Summer Reading
Having survived freezing, frequently sub zero temperatures, blizzards, ice, snow, treacherous road conditions and other horrors of the winter vortex, this summer you deserve to stretch out on that beach towel under a warm sun and immerse yourself in a good book, preferably one that transports you to distant lands. Here are some of Longitude's recommendations for a rewarding summer of reading.
Year's Best Reads
It could be a novel, travelogue, travel guide, memoir, history or field guide. We're putting together our list of the Best Travel Books of 2012 — and we need you help! Please nominate your favorite books about place, published in 2012.  We're considering Roger Crowley's City of Fortune, How Venice Ruled the Seas, the fantastically good Blue Guide India,  the Colombian novelist Hector Abad's powerful memoir of his father,
Longitude’s New Intern
Axel Wilhite, most recently of NYU, where he graduated with a MFA in creative writing, charmed us during the interview process by choosing to blurb Frans Gunnar Bengtsson's newly re-released The Long Ships. He's also a fan of Kurosawa (we sent him off with a copy of Dersu the Trapper) and team captain of the Kendo Club. He'll be working with editor Catherine on creating reading guides for our partners, fine-tuning our recommendations and, we hope, adding to our expertise in myths, an interest of his. Here's his