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    Tent Life in Siberia
    An Incredible Account of Siberian Adventure, Travel, and Survival
    By George Kennan, Introduction by Larry McMurtry
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.... [READ MORE]
    Peking to Paris
    Life and Love on a Short Drive Around Half the World
    By Dina Bennett
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In May 2007, leaving China’s Great Wall is Car 84, one of 128 antique autos racing in the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge. It’s guided by one Dina Bennett, the world’s least likely navigator: a daydreamer prone to carsickness, riddled with self-doubt, and married to a thrill-seeking perfectionist who... [READ MORE]
    Words of Mercury
    Tales from a Lifetime of Travel
    By Patrick Leigh Fermor, Edited by Artemis Cooper, Foreword by Rolf Potts
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A career-spanning anthology from the greatest traveler—and travel writer—of the twentieth century.The adventures of Patrick “Paddy” Leigh Fermor, Britain’s most beloved traveler, began in 1933, when he embarked on a walk from Holland to Constantinople—the entire length of Europe—at the tender age of... [READ MORE]
    With details on everything from the Empire State Building to Max Fish, this is the only guide a native or traveler needs. The Not For Tourists Guide to New York City is a map-based, neighborhood-by-neighborhood dream guide designed to lighten the load of already street-savvy New Yorkers, commuters, business... [READ MORE]
    The Not For Tourists Guide to New York City is a map-based, neighborhood-by-neighborhood dream guide designed to lighten the load of already street-savvy New Yorkers, commuters, business travelers, and yes, tourists too. Each map is marked with user-friendly icons identifying our favorite picks around... [READ MORE]
    The Writing on the Wall
    Rediscovering New York City's "Ghost Signs"
    By Ben Passikoff, Foreword by James Trager
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A Photographic and Historical Record of the City’s Vanishing Advertisements As the great city of New York moves, changes, and evolves every day, the few remnants of its past go unnoticed. New York City’s “ghost signs” —advertisements painted across the facades of buildings that date back to the 19th... [READ MORE]
    Full Moon over Noah?s Ark
    An Odyssey to Mount Ararat and Beyond
    By Rick Antonson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Acclaimed travel writer Rick Antonson sets his adventurous compass on Mount Ararat, exploring the region’s long history, religious mysteries, and complex politics. Mount Ararat is the most fabled mountain in the world. For millennia this massif in eastern Turkey has been rumored as the resting place... [READ MORE]
    Around the World in 500 Festivals
    From Burning Man in the US to Kumbh Mela in Allahabad—The World’s Most Spectacular Celebrations
    By Steve Davey
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Thousands of festivals take place around the world every year. Some have cult followings with tickets that sell out instantly–forty thousand Burning Man tickets sold out in a manner of minutes—some are thrown in little-known faraway places—cities in Benin or San Marino. In this unique volume, Steve Davey,... [READ MORE]
    The Enchantment of New York
    75 of Manhattan’s Most Magical and Unique Attractions
    By Willem Post, By Ton Wienbelt
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    New York is the city where every visitor and native is bound to fall in love—whether with the thousands of colorful yellow cabs, the aromas of foods from every culture sizzling, or a secluded, relaxing spot hidden among the skyscrapers. It is the ultimate melting pot, and it is overflowing with magic... [READ MORE]
    Harry's Bar
    The Life and Times of the Legendary Venice Landmark
    By Arrigo Cipriani
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A meeting place for writers, artists, models, and the stars of stage, screen, and corporate boardrooms, a luxurious restaurant whose fabulous concoctions and timeless decor have often been imitated but never matched, Harry’s Bar in Venice has remained one of the world’s most renowned watering holes for... [READ MORE]
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