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  • Corsican Caper

    Corsican Caper

    Genre: Travel,Europe
    Author: Peter Mayle
    Duration: 04:31:00

    Here is Peter Mayle at his effervescent best—his master sleuth, Sam Levitt, eating, drinking, and romancing his way through the South of France even as he investigates a case of deadly intrigue among the Riviera’s jet set. Billionaire Francis Reboul is taking in the view at his coastal estate, ... [ more ]

  • Digging For The Truth

    Digging For The Truth

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Josh Bernstein
    Duration: 07:23:00

    Josh Bernstein, host of the History Channel's Digging For The Truth combines his personal experiences as an outdoor survival guide as he takes readers through some of the most remote, intriguing and physically challenging locations on the planet as he uncovers the world's greatest ancient mysteries. ... [ more ]

  • Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks

    Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Ken Jennings
    Duration: 10:31:00

    It comes as no surprise that, as a kid, Jeopardy! legend Ken Jennings slept with a bulky Hammond world atlas by his pillow every night. Maphead recounts his lifelong love affair with geography and explores why maps have always been so fascinating to him and to fellow enthusiasts everywhere. Jen ... [ more ]

  • Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful  Destinations

    Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Olivier Le Carrer
    Duration: 05:00:00

    Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world's most dangerous and frightful places, complete with vintage maps and period illustrations in a handsome volume. This alluring read includes 40 locations that are rife with disaster, chaos, paranormal activity, and ... [ more ]

  • India - Culture Smart!

    India - Culture Smart!

    Genre: Travel,Asia,Guidebooks & Tours
    Author: Becky Stephen
    Duration: 04:46:58

    India is in transition. Since the publication of Culture Smart's first guide to India in 2003, it has been transformed from a developing, third-world country into the world's fastest growing economy. This completely new and up-to-date volume by American author Becky Stephen is unrivalled. It highlig ... [ more ]

  • Life on Mississippi

    Life on Mississippi

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Mark Twain
    Duration: 18:43:00

    In Life on the Mississippi, the great American humorist Mark Twain recounts his journeys on the mighty Mississippi river. Covering the beginnings of his career as steamboat pilot, Twain entertains us with his wit, anecdotes and wild stories of the myriad characters and adventures he encounters. From ... [ more ]

  • Incontinent on the Continent: My Mother, Her Walker, and Our Grand Tour of Italy

    Incontinent on the Continent: My Mother, Her Walker, and Our Grand Tour of Italy

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Jane Christmas
    Duration: 08:29:00

    In this travelogue of self-discovery, Jane Christmas brings her wickedly irreverent style to a new mother-daughter experience. Since the beginning of time, mothers and daughters have had notoriously fraught relationships. Show me a mother who says she has a good or great relationship with her daught ... [ more ]

  • American Notes for General Circulation

    American Notes for General Circulation

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Charles Dickens
    Duration: 11:14:00

    American Notes for General Circulation is a travelogue by Charles Dickens detailing his trip to North America from January to June, 1842. While there he acted as a critical observer of these societies almost as if returning a status report on their progress. ... [ more ]

  • Narrative of the Expedition to Botany-Bay

    Narrative of the Expedition to Botany-Bay

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Watkin Tench
    Duration: 02:20:27

    Watkin Tench was an officer of the British Marines in the First Fleet to settle NSW. This is an interesting and entertaining account of his experiences during that time (Introduction by Tabithat) ... [ more ]

  • Way Off the Road: Discovering the Peculiar Charms of Small-Town America

    Way Off the Road: Discovering the Peculiar Charms of Small-Town America

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Bill Geist
    Duration: 07:02:00

    Celebrated roving correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning and bestselling author Bill Geist serves up a rollicking look at some small-town Americans and their offbeat ways of life. Along the wacky and wonderful way, Geist shows us firsthand how life in fly-over America can be odd, strangely fascin ... [ more ]

  • Among the Tibetans

    Among the Tibetans

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Isabella Lucy Bird
    Duration: 03:10:00

    Isabella L. Bird was an English traveller, writer and natural historian. She was travelling in the Far East alone at a time when such endeavours were risky and dangerous even for men and large, better equipped parties. In Among the Tibetans, Bird describes her tour through Tibet with her usual ... [ more ]

  • Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific

    Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: J. Maarten Troost
    Duration: 08:38:00

    At age twenty-six, Maarten Troost decided to pack up his flip-flops and move to a remote South Pacific island. He should have known better. Falling into one misadventure after another, Troost tells the laugh-out-loud true story of a harrowing and hilarious two-year odyssey in the worst place on eart ... [ more ]

  • Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya

    Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya

    Genre: Biographies,Travel,Historical
    Author: William Carlsen
    Duration: 16:37:42

    Thrilling. ...A captivating history of two men who dramatically changed their contemporaries' view of the past. - Kirkus (starred review) In 1839 rumors of extraordinary yet baffling stone ruins buried within the unmapped jungles of Central America reached two of the world's most intrepid trave ... [ more ]

  • Far Appalachia

    Far Appalachia

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Noah Adams
    Duration: 04:59:00

    With his sharp eye and gentle wit, Noah Adams doesn't just tell stories, he lets them unfold quietly, powerfully, and eloquently. Now the beloved host of NPR's All Things Considered and bestselling author of Piano Lessons takes us on a river journey through the heart of Appalachia-a journey shared b ... [ more ]

  • Wonder Trail

    Wonder Trail

    Genre: Travel,Latin America
    Author: Steve Hely
    Duration: 08:18:00

    Steve Hely, writer forThe OfficeandAmerican Dad!, and recipient of the Thurber Prize for American Humor, presents a travel book about his journey through Central and South America. Part travel book, part pop history, part comic memoir, Hely's writing will make readers want to reach for their backpac ... [ more ]

  • Bella Tuscany: The Sweet Life in Italy

    Bella Tuscany: The Sweet Life in Italy

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Frances Mayes
    Duration: 10:22:00

    A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF UNDER MAGNOLIA Frances Mayes, whose enchanting #1 New York Times bestseller Under the Tuscan Sun made the world fall in love with Tuscany, invites us back for a delightful new season of friendship, festivity, and food, there and throughout Ital ... [ more ]

  • Russian Journal

    Russian Journal

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs,Russia
    Author: John Steinbeck
    Duration: 07:03:00

    Steinbeck and Capa's account of their journey through Cold War Russia is a classic piece of reportage and travel writing. Just after the Iron Curtain fell on Eastern Europe, Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Steinbeck and acclaimed war photographer Robert Capa ventured into the Soviet Union to ... [ more ]

  • Iberia

    Iberia

    Genre: Travel,Europe
    Author: James A. Michener
    Duration: 40:00:00

    Spain is an immemorial land like no other, one that James A. Michener, the Pulitzer Prize - winning author and celebrated citizen of the world, came to love as his own. Iberia is Micheners enduring nonfiction tribute to his cherished second home. In the fresh and vivid prose that is his trademark, h ... [ more ]

  • My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life

    My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life

    Genre: Cooking,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Ruth Reichl
    Duration: 06:42:57

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Los Angeles Times - NPR - Mens Journal - BookPage - Booklist - Publishers Weekly In the fall of 2009, the food world was rocked when Gourmet magazine was abruptly shuttered by its parent company. No one was more s ... [ more ]

  • Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller

    Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Frances Mayes
    Duration: 17:22:55

    The author who unforgettably captured the experience of starting a new life in Tuscany in bestselling travel memoirs expands her horizons to immerse herself-and her readers-in the sights, aromas, and treasures of twelve new special places. A Year in the World is vintage Frances Mayes-a celebrat ... [ more ]