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Trekking Peru, A Traveler's Guide

PRU152
Robert Kunstaetter, Daisy Kunstaetter
Mountaineers
2017
288
1594858721
PAPER
Guidebook
5/1/2017
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0
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The Kunstaetter husband-wife pair (who live just across the border in Ecuador) feature their favorite Peruvian hikes in this informative guide. The paths they recommend combine sections of the famous Inka Road with welcoming, contemporary Peruvian villages.
$29.95

Between East and West, Across the Borderlands of Europe

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Anne Applebaum
Random House
2017
336
052543318X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
6/13/2017
0
0
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Writing just after the USSR’s collapse, Pulitzer Prize-winner Anne Applebaum leaves Kaliningrad on a three-month road trip through the lands east of Poland and west of Russia. Her revealing narrative shows newly independent peoples recapturing their cultural heritage and re-actualizing nationhood.
$17.95

The Atlas of Ancient Rome, Biography and Portraits of the City

ITA642
Andrea Carandini
Princeton University Press
2016
1248
0691163472
HARD COVER
Reference
6/27/2017
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0
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A decade in the making, this two-volume atlas mixes up-to-date archaeological research with the latest mapping technology, taking urban Rome apart piece by piece. A monumental work, destined to become a standard reference.
$199.50

Mexico, A Culinary Quest

MEX337
Ana Paula Gerard (Editor), Hossein Amirsadeghi
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
528
0500970823
HARD COVER
Food
6/6/2017
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0
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Distilling a personal, culinary journey into 100 profiles, this well-produced tribute to Mexican food looks at the country's original personalities and their tables, menus, local specialties and more with 1,000 commissioned photographs.
$60.00

Affluence Without Abundance, The Disappearing World of the Bushmen

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James Suzman
Macmillan
2017
288
1632865726
HARD COVER
History
7/11/2017
0
0
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Suzman takes readers into the world of the San people of southern Africa, the longest-enduring civilization in human history that is well known for living privately, having few needs and living in harmony with the environment.
$29.00

Highland Retreats, The Architecture and Interior Decoration of Scotland's Romantic North

SCT263
Mary Miers
Random House
2017
288
0847844765
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
5/30/2017
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0
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The Highlands' most Romantic homes are placed side-by-side in this groundbreaking architectural overview. Readers even take a glimpse at their unique Scottish decoration (think: tartan patterns, arms and armor). A unique way to experience the Highlands.
$65.00

Yellowstone Migrations, Preserving Freedom to Roam

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Joe Riis
Mountaineers
2017
176
1680510894
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
7/1/2017
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0
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Giving readers a full view of the wildest corridor of the American West, this coffee table book pays tribute to Yellowstone's magnificent natural heritage. Riis' photographs of large animal migrations spans all corners of the park and features an impassioned plea to preserve the habitat.
$29.95

Scandinavians, In Search of the Soul of the North

SCN106
Robert Ferguson
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
448
1468314823
HARD COVER
History
6/20/2017
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0
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Wielding a mastery of Scandinavian history, broadcaster Robert Ferguson shows readers its slow sea-change from the Vendel and Viking Eras to the temperate, modern societies of today. He dissects two millennia with aplomb.
$35.00

The Streets of Paris

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Marion Ranoux (Illustrator), Susan Cahill
Macmillan
2017
240
1250074320
PAPER
Travel Narrative
6/6/2017
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0
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Drawing from the biographies of 22 well-known figures, Cahill makes it easy for travelers to revisit the seductive streets old Paris. She takes memorable figures from Paris past and leads travelers to their favorite haunts and, if possible, right to their front doors.
$19.99

Lonely Planet Epic Drives of the World

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Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
328
1786578646
HARD COVER
Reference
8/15/2017
0
0
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This compendium of 200 road trips offers insightful travel inspiration for unforgettable drives around the world. Beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs.
$35.00

The Explorer's Journey, A Coloring Book to the Ends of the Earth and Beyond

WLD318
David Habben
Macmillan
2017
108
1624144632
PAPER
Journal
11/21/2017
0
0
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Crafted with the spirit of exploration, this adult coloring book examines two separate, mythical journeys. While one explorer climbs volcanoes on a remote island, another surveys the universe from high up. Both journeys come together in a surprising way.
$16.99

A Taste of Paris, A History of the Parisian Love Affair With Food

FRA376
David Downie
Macmillan
2017
304
1250082935
HARD COVER
Food
9/26/2017
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Continuing his reputation as the ultimate Francophile, David Downie leads readers on a gourmet walking tour of Paris eateries. Eating his way through Roman butcher shops, classic "Belle Epoque" bistros, Marie Antoinette's garden and more, he shows how Paris became (and still is) the ultimate arbiter of food in the world.
$26.99

The Gourmands' Way, Six Americans in Paris and the Birth of a New Gastronomy

FRA375
Justin Spring
Macmillan
2017
448
0374103151
HARD COVER
Food
10/10/2017
0
0
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Plumbing the depths of France’s culinary genius, this group biography introduces a culinary renaissance that continues to this day. Spring explores the conversations of six key American expats, including Julia Child and M.F.K. Fisher, and shows how they’re still affecting the way Americans think about food.
$30.00

Where the Wild Coffee Grows, The Untold Story of Coffee from the Cloud Forests of Ethiopia to Your Cup

ETP56
Jeff Koehler
Macmillan
2017
288
1632865092
HARD COVER
Food
11/14/2017
0
0
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Blending history, culture and his own travels, Koehler offers a rich report on the coffee culture of southwest Ethiopia and its world-famous Arabica beans. With climate change affecting nearly all coffee production, Koehler argues that the birthplace of coffee will be essential to its future.
$28.00

Border, A Journey to the Edge of Europe

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Kapka Kassabova
Graywolf Press
2017
400
1555977863
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
9/5/2017
0
0
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Mixing history with on-the-ground reporting, this narrative centers on Bulgaria’s role in Europe’s migration crisis. Kassabova's portrait of the southern Bulgarian border depicts a beautiful region that has been a meeting-place of empires and a gateway for asylum-seekers.
$16.00

Brazil, A Biography

BZL149
Heloisa M. Starling, Lilia Moritz Schwarcz
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2017
688
0374280495
HARD COVER
History
6/20/2017
0
0
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Whether read in its entirety or "a la carte," this epic history of Brazil provides exemplary coverage of the country's economic and political dysfunction as it leads readers from the 16th century to 2016.
$35.00

France Is a Feast, Paul and Julia Child's Photographic Journey

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Paul Child (Photographer), Katherine Pratt
Thames & Hudson
2017
160
0500519072
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
11/14/2017
0
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Taken while Paul Child was a cultural attache for the US Information Service (1948-1953), this intimate photograph collection shows a more personal side of the great Julia Child and celebrates French life and French cooking.
$40.00

Havana Without Makeup, Inside the Soul of the City

CBA306
Herman Portocarero
Chronicle Books
2017
248
1933527889
PAPER
History
8/29/2017
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The E.U.'s ambassador to Cuba gives an intimate, insider's view of Havana, "the most sensual ruin on the planet." His unique, anti-tourist guide captures the soul of the city, just when it faces great transformation.
$18.95

Martin Luther, The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World

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Eric Metaxas
Viking
2017
496
110198001X
HARD COVER
Religion
10/3/2017
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Award-winning biographer Eric Metaxas offers an impeccably researched biography of Martin Luther, telling the searing tale of a humble man who tells ugly truths to the highest seats of power.
$30.00

Paradise in Chains, The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia

PAC343
Diana Preston
Macmillan
2017
352
1632866102
HARD COVER
History
11/7/2017
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In a wildly entertaining chronicle, historian Diana Preston retells the unbelievable story of the HMS Bounty alongside a lesser-known tale from Australia’s founding. Both are stories of survival and shed light on the triumphs and tragedies of South Pacific exploration.
$30.00

Rebel in the Ranks, Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the Conflicts That Continue to Shape Our World

GER407
Brad S. Gregory
HarperCollins
2017
304
0062471171
HARD COVER
Religion
9/12/2017
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Recasting long-accepted views of Martin Luther, this illuminating biography focuses on the religious reformer’s unintended legacies: the Enlightenment, individual self-determination and moral relativism.
$27.99

Southeast Asia, A Very Short Introduction

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James R. Rush
Oxford University Press
2017
160
0190248769
PAPER
History
8/1/2017
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Part of Oxford University's Very Short Introduction series, this brief narrative covers all of the nations of Southeast Asia, exploring the development of its contemporary character. Rush shows how religious and ethnic rivalries, feudal hierarchies, age-old trade patterns and more remain beneath the surface of the area's modern national governments.
$11.95

The Illustrated Mahabharata

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Inc. Dorling Kindersley
Penguin Putnam
2017
512
1465462910
HARD COVER
Religion
9/5/2017
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The excellent designers at Dorian Kindersley crafted this colorful, highly readable version of India's most essential epic. The Mahabharata is the longest known epic poem and holds immense cultural and religious significance.
$50.00

The Story of the Jews, Belonging: 1492-1900

ISR152
Simon Schama
Ecco Press
2017
512
0062339575
HARD COVER
Religion
10/24/2017
0
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Volume two of three in Schama’s passionate epic tells the story of the Jewish people from 1492 to 1900, taking place around the world. A companion to the PBS series, the well-illustrated work enlarges into a metaphor for the story of humanity.
$39.99

The Templars, The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors

MED229
Dan Jones
Viking
2017
448
0525428305
HARD COVER
History
9/19/2017
0
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Jones, an acknowledged master of historical narrative, tells the epic and surprising story of the Knights Templar and their violent rise and fall. He sets the record straight about the brotherhood's money channels, private wars, sexual misconduct and the establishment of the world's first global bank.
$30.00

The Un-Discovered Islands, An Archipelago of Myths and Mysteries, Phantoms and Fakes

WLD317
Katie Scott, Malachy Tallack
Macmillan
2017
144
1250148448
HARD COVER
History
11/7/2017
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Searching the depths of human error, imagination and deception, Tallack seeks out 24 hypothesized islands that were subsequently "un-discovered." By exploring these unreal places, Tallack offers insights into the intimacy between geography and belief. With full-color illustrations.
$20.00

Where the Wild Winds Are, Walking Europe's Invisible Pathways

TVL684
Nick Hunt
Hachette
2017
320
1857886569
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
11/7/2017
0
0
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Facing four legendary winds: the Helm (northern England), the Bora (Croatia), the Foehn (Switzerland) and the Mistral (southern France), travel author Nick Hunt meditates on wind history, science and hearsay while meeting an eccentric cast of locals, including fellow "wind enthusiasts."
$21.95

I Was Told There'd Be Sexbots, Travels Through the Future

TVL673
J. Maarten Troost
Macmillan
2017
272
162779882X
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
7/18/2017
0
0
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Going beyond the bleak outlook of contemporary culture, the always-entertaining Troost travels to forward-looking places in South Korea, Denmark, Japan and South Africa to catch a glimpse of what lies beyond the horizon. He discusses the future of food, intelligence, aging, conservation and more.
$26.00

The Road to Sleeping Dragon, Learning China from the Ground Up

CHN870
Michael Meyer
Macmillan
2017
320
1632869357
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
10/10/2017
0
0
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In this travel narrative, Meyer recalls his first days in China, in the tiny town in Sichuan and all over the giant nation. Describing his initial, faltering steps among the working class, Meyer brings a cast of resilient and fascinating characters to life.
$28.00

Cuba on the Verge, 12 Writers on Continuity and Change in Havana and Across the Country

CBA312
Leila Guerriero
Ecco Press
2017
256
006266106X
HARD COVER
Literature
12/5/2017
0
0
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Amid Cuba’s profound transformation, 13 celebrated writers ponder: What is Cuba becoming? The essays reflect on the 56-year standoff, Buena Vista Social Club, classic cars, bearded rebels clinching cigars and much more. A literate, timely look at Cuba from the inside out.
$26.99

The Violins of Saint-Jacques

CRB360
Patrick Leigh Fermor
NYRB
2017
144
1590177827
PAPER
Literature
7/11/2017
0
0
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Esteemed travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor set this novel (his only one) in the tropical luxury of the Caribbean island of Saint-Jacques. Fermor's main character is an elderly Frenchwoman who recalls the island's decadent lifestyle and its catastrophic end.
$14.00

Birding Without Borders, An Obsession, a Quest, and the Biggest Year in the World

BRD155
Noah Strycker
Houghton Mifflin Company
2017
320
0544558146
HARD COVER
Natural History
11/7/2017
0
0
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The birder who's had the biggest year of them all (so far) Strycker writes with infectious excitement about 365 days in 2015 when he found 6,042 species. The Birding magazine editor battles scores of obstacles as he glimpses half of the world's freest creatures.
$27.00

Wonderlandscape, A Cultural History of Yellowstone National Park

USW841
John Clayton
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
384
1681774577
HARD COVER
Natural History
8/8/2017
0
0
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Well-known Montana writer John Clayton reflects on 100 years of Yellowstone history through the perspectives of 10 iconic figures. He shows how Yellowstone has evolved in the American imagination and became world-famous.
$27.95