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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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Vino Argentino, An Insider's Guide to the Wines and Wine Country of Argentina

ARG117
Laura Catena
Chronicle Books
2010
239
0811873307
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
This detailed, lushly illustrated guidebook to Argentina's wine region includes recipes, travel information, historical anecdotes, photographs, conversations with winemakers and a useful wine glossary.
$27.50

Argentina, A Traveler's Literary Companion

ARG97
Jill Gibian (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2010
256
1883513197
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These choice stories introduce the landscapes and culture of Argentina, from the Andes to the Pampas, through the eyes of its writers.
$14.95

Eyewitness Guide Argentina

ARG82
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
348
1465457186
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact illustrated travel guide featuring bright color photography, dozens of excellent maps, and a region-by-region synopsis of Argentina attractions. With a 50-page section on where to stay and eat
$25.00

Buenos Aires Map

ARG38
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2015
2
3866090692
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated street map of Buenos Aires and surroundings at a scale of 1:15,000.
$9.95

Lake District, Araucania: Argentina & Chile

PAT59
Zagier & Urruty Maps
Zagier & Urruty
2002
1
1879568950
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This regional map (1:400,00) covers the mid-section of Chile and Argentina from Bariloche across to Puerto Montt and Temuco.
$14.95

Argentina Cooks!, Treasured Recipes from the Nine Regions of Argentina

ARG74
Shirley Lomax Brooks
Hippocrene Books
2003
320
0781809975
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
A collection of 190 authentic Argentinean recipes with a section on wines.
$24.95

A Turbulent Decade Remembered, Scenes from the Latin American Sixties

SAM181
Diana Sorensen
Stanford University Press
2007
292
0804756635
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Harvard professor Sorenson looks at the intersection of politics, literature and artistic expression throughout Latin America in the 60s in this astute interdisciplinary study.
$25.95

Buenos Aires, A Cultural History

ARG21
Jason Wilson
Interlink Publishing Group
2000
249
156656347x
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An exhilarating, erudite guide to Buenos Aires as it has been portrayed by writers, poets and thinkers, with a street map and detailed neighborhood descriptions.
$15.00

Evita, The Real Life of Eva Peron

ARG03
Nicholas Fraser
W. W. Norton & Company
1996
222
0393315754
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Separating fact from myth, Fraser traces Evita’s life from her humble origins to her place as a revered cult figure, also exploring Peronism and Argentine politics of the 1930s and 1940s.
$15.95

Far Away and Long Ago

SAM11
W.H. Hudson
Sickle Moon
2006
338
0907871747
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Hudson's enthralling childhood remembrances are rich with descriptions of the landscapes, birds and nature of Argentina.
$34.95

The Old Patagonian Express

PAT08
Paul Theroux
Mariner Books
1997
404
039552105X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Combining history, anecdote and acutely observed detail on people and place, Theroux begins his journey on a Boston subway car and works his way south via rail, plane and truck to the Patagonian railroad in this enthralling narrative.
$16.95

Night Flight

PAT09
Antoine de Saint Exupery
Harcourt Books
1986
87
0156656051
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Saint Exupery captures the thrill and mystery of early flight in this tale of a pilot alone in a storm over the Andes en route to Buenos Aires.
$12.95

On Argentina

ARG110
Jorge Luis Borges
Penguin
2010
192
0143105736
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This collection of essays provides a literary travel guide to the esteemed writer's hometown and is centered around the "taste for Buenos Aires," which Borges himself proclaimed as one of the three major themes in his writing.
$15.00

The Buenos Aires Quintet

ARG48
Manuel Vazquez Montalban
Meliville House Publishing
2012
377
1612190340
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Montalban comments on not just wine, women and song, but also on Argentina's political and cultural history in this riveting detective tale which uses 1970s Buenos Aires and the era's repressive military junta as a backdrop.
$14.95

Natural Patagonia, Argentina and Chile

PAT22
Marcelo D. Beccaceci
Pangaea
1999
124
0963018035
PAPER
Natural History
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
An informative photographic journey through the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife of Patagonia. Featuring 120 color photographs, presented in Spanish and English.
$24.95

Birds of Southern South America and Antarctica

SAM12
Martin D. la Pena, Maurice Rumboll
Princeton University Press
2001
224
0691090351
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
With color plates, range maps and brief descriptions, this is a compact regional guide.
$29.95

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Labyrinths, Selected Stories and Other Writings

ARG09
Jorge Borges
W. W. Norton & Company
2007
240
0811216993
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The best known work by this extraordinary Argentinian writer. Sometimes bizarre, always hilarious and thought-provoking, this dazzling collection of stories is well worth the effort.
$15.95

Imagining Argentina

ARG01
Lawrence Thornton
Bantam Doubleday
2003
240
0553345796
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A brilliant first novel that captures the hope and spirit of Argentina during the military rule of the late 1970s. This inventive tale focuses on Carlos Rueda and a group of citizens whose relatives disappeared.
$16.00

Tango, The Art History of Love

ARG56
Robert Farris Thompson
Vintage Books
2006
384
1400095794
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A probing cultural history of the tango, its working class origins in 19th-century Buenos Aires and Afro-Argentine roots.
$18.00

Culture Smart! Argentina

ARG63
Robert Hamwee
Kuperard
2015
168
1857337050
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
$9.95

Estancias: The Great Houses and Ranches of Argentina

ARG62
Maria Saenz Quesada, Xavier Verstraeten (Photographer)
Abbeville Publishing Group
1992
200
1558592709
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Two dozen magnificent country estates are detailed in this sumptuously illustrated volume, featuring 200 color photographs and a cultural and social history by Maria Saenz Quesada.
$75.00

Forgotten Continent

SAM123
Michael Reid
Yale University Press
2009
400
0300151209
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Economist editor Reid draws on his years in the cities, presidential palaces and shantytowns of Central and South America in this portrait of a region rich in oil, farmland and culture, with consideration on its prospects in the face of globalization.
$26.00

The Honorary Consul

ARG85
Graham Greene
Penguin
2008
288
0143105558
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Greene swirls passion, ruin, politics and absurd hope in this tale, he called it his favorite, of a bungled kidnapping in Corrientes, a dusty Provincial city on the border with Paraguay. Not even a real diplomat, the whiskey-drinking, broken down Charley Fortnum, a yerba farmer, is one of Greene's great creations.
$17.00

The History of Argentina

ARG86
Daniel K. Lewis
St. Martins
2003
214
1403962545
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This brief, scholarly history of Argentina from pre-Columbian times to 2001 focuses closely on the events of the last three decades of the 20th century, including the legacy of Juan and Eva Peron.
$24.99

Northern Argentina, Buenos Aires Map

ARG96
ITMB
ITMB
2008
1
1553416201
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy map includes both a detailed street plan of Buenos Aires and northern Argentina and Chile from Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Mendoza and Santiago north to Antofogasta, Jujuy, Salta and Iguazu at a scale of 1:2,200,000.
$12.95

An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter

ARG115
Chris Andrews (Translator), Cesar Aira
New Directions Publishing Corporation
2006
120
0811216306
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This electric little novella is a fictionalized account of a 19th-century German landscape painter's surreal journey into the Argentinean pampas. With an enthusiastic preface by the late Roberto Bolano.
$12.95

Purgatory, A Novel

ARG116
Tomas Eloy Martinez
Bloomsbury USA
2011
288
1608197115
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This love story, ghost story and brilliant political allegory -- the great Argentinean novelist's final book before his death in 2010 -- centers around the mysterious reappearance of a man thought to have been one of many disappeared by the military regime 30 years prior.
$17.00