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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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Tropical Nature

GPS13
Adrian Forsyth, Ken Miyata
Scribner
1984
248
0684187108
PAPER
Natural History
1
1
0
0
Two uncommonly observant and thoughtful field biologists offer a lucid portrait of the tropics through 17 marvelous essays that introduce the habitats, ecology, plants and animals of the Central and South American rainforests.
$16.00

Eyewitness Guide Brazil

BZL67
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2016
448
1465439595
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A beautifully illustrated guide covering Brazil's history, culture, music and diverse natural attractions.
$30.00

Brazil Map

BZL17
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2015
2
3866090021
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy folded, laminated map of Brazil at a scale of 1:4,000,000. Includes insets of Buenos Aires and Montevideo.
$12.95

Rio de Janeiro Map

BZL25
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1597752037
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
With an index, inset maps and points of interest.
$7.95

Bradt Pantanal Wildlife

BZL91
James Lowen
Bradt Publications
2010
169
1841623059
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Environment, history, conservation and wildlife are all covered in this inviting slim guide to the mammals, birds reptiles and invertebrates of the great wetland of the Mato Grosso.
$25.99

Brazil in Focus, A Guide to the People, Politics, and Culture

BZL03
Jan Rocha
Interlink Publishing Group
2000
100
1566563844
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This slim guide focuses on the history of Brazil, its cultural heritage and current political, environmental and economic challenges. With maps, photographs and some travel information.
$12.95

Culture Smart! Brazil

BZL54
Sandra Branco
Kuperard
2014
168
1857336895
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
$9.95

Lonely Planet Brazil

BZL15
Nick Selby, Andrew Draffen
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
768
1743217706
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An exhaustively researched guide to Brazil with an excellent section on the Pantanal and in-depth notes on ecology and national parks, in addition to travel information.
$29.99

Lonely Planet Rio de Janeiro

BZL19
Regis St. Louis
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
264
1743217676
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide filled with maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature and much nuts-and-bolts information. We also carry Lonely Planet Buenos Aires. (ARG10).
$21.99

Say It in Portuguese, Brazilian Usage

BZL37
Alexander Prista, Francisco Da Costa
Dover Publications
1985
118
0486208095
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A handy, palm-size phrasebook for travelers with 1,100 useful words and expressions. It provides the English phrase, Portuguese equivalent and transliteration.
$4.95

Time Out Sao Paulo

BZL80
Time Out (Editor)
TimeOut
2009
256
1846701260
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An up-to-date guide on what to do and where to go by the people who publish Time Out Magazine.
$19.95

Bossa Nova, The Story of the Brazilian Music That Seduced the World

BZL47
Ruy Castro
Chicago Review Press
2003
372
1556524943
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Journalist Ruy Castro interviewed everyone who had anything to do with Bossa Nova for this animated history, capturing not only the personalities of pioneers like Antonio Carlos Jobim and Joao Gilberto but also the spirit of Rio de Janeiro in the 1960s.
$18.95

Brazil on the Rise, The Story of a Country Transformed

BZL92
Larry Rohter
St. Martins
2012
304
0230120733
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Former New York Times bureau chief in Rio de Janeiro, Rohter explores the history, economy, culture and contradictions of Brazil, delivering an insightful portrait of this increasingly powerful -- and endlessly fascinating -- country.
$18.99

The Brazilians

AMZ16
Joseph Page
Perseus
1996
540
0201441918
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A clear, comprehensive and compelling introduction to Brazil, covering politics, history, economics, ecology, conservation and culture.
$22.95

Rough Guide to the Music of Brazil

BZL72
Rough Guide World Music
World Music Network
2007
1906063109
AUDIO CD
Music
0
0
0
0
This authoritative anthology samples diverse styles of the music of Brazil, including both live and studio cuts by contemporary artists as well as living legends like songwriter Chico Buarque and gafieira samba master Paulo Moura.
$14.95

Samba

BZL38
Alma Guillermoprieto
Vintage Books
1991
244
067973256X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A memorable account of samba music and life on the coast of Brazil by the multi-talented Guillermoprieto. A dancer herself, she lived in Manguiera, a favela near Rio known for its samba school. Nominated for a National Book Award.
$16.95

The Accidental President of Brazil, A Memoir

BZL58
Bill Clinton (Introduction), Fernando Henrique Cardoso
Hachette
2006
291
158648429X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A vibrant memoir by Brazil's former president, in office from 1995 to 2002, who offers a candid, wry, illuminating view of the irrepressibly attractive country.
$16.00

Brazil, A Traveler's Literary Companion

BZL83
Alexis Levitin (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2009
256
1883513219
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
The latest in the excellent series. The diverse stories in this enticing anthology edited by Levitin introduce Brazil and a host of contemporary writers, including greats like Jorge Amado and Machado de Assis, as well as newcomers.
$14.95

Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands

BZL35
Jorge Amado
Vintage Books
2006
576
0307276643
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The best known novel by Brazil's much loved author. Amado spins a satiric tale of a young cooking teacher in Salvador, Bahia, who is haunted by her first husband, a philandering ne'er do well who dropped dead at carnival.
$16.95

Photo Pantanal

BZL41
Tom Ulrich
Tom Ulrich
2002
112
0971526400
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A well-illustrated overview of the nature, habitats and history of the Pantanal by a wildlife photographer, trip leader and enthusiast. With 240 color photographs.
$25.00

The New Neotropical Companion

GPS11
J.C. Kricher, Mark Plotkin (Introduction)
Princeton University Press
2017
448
0691115257
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
From plants and animals to birds and bugs, it's all here in this wonderfully written overview of the ecology, habitats, plants and animals of Central and South America. A revised second edition.
$35.00

Birds of Northern South America, Vol. 2: Field Guide

SAM103
Robin Restall, Clemencia Rodner, Roger Williams
Yale University Press
2006
656
0300124155
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive field guide, featuring an astounding 6400 paintings and 2308 maps, covers all the birds from Ecuador to Guiana.
$75.00

Brazil: Amazon & Pantanal, Travellers' Wildlife Guides

BZL30
Les Beletsky, David Pearson
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
491
1566565936
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive handbook to the flora, fauna and habitats of Brazil. The 100 color plates feature 90 species of amphibians and reptiles, 310 birds, 70 mammals, 30 insects and 50 common trees and plants.
$29.95

Field Guide Birds of Brazil

BZL75
Ber Van Perlo
Oxford University Press
2009
496
0195301552
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive field guide features 187 beautifully drawn full-color plates with over 1,800 species accounts, including a distribution map for each species.
$39.95

Mammals of the Pantanal

BZL68
Fiona Reid
Fiona Reid
2007
6
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This six-panel, fold-up card features 34 color paintings by Fiona Reid, from the giant otter to the tapir, the crab-eating fox to the capybara.
$5.00

Neotropical Rainforest Mammals, A Field Guide

GPS12
L.H. Emmons
University of Chicago Press
1997
298
0226207218
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Compact enough to slip into your daypack, this field guide to the mammals of Central and South America features 29 color plates of more than 200 species.
$49.00

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How to be A Carioca

BZL39
Priscilla Goslin
Morgan James Publishing
2008
137
8585556013
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An entertaining, useful guide to surviving and thriving in Rio de Janeiro.
$14.95