Travel Writing

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SEE YOU IN THE PIAZZA: NEW PLACES TO DISCOVER IN ITALY

Written by Mayes, Frances
Bestselling and beloved author Frances Mayes discovers the hidden pleasures of Italy in a sumptuous travel narrative that crisscrosses each region, with inventive new recipes celebrating Italian cuisine The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings.
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) |
$27.00
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PAGAN LIGHT: DREAMS OF FREEDOM AND BEAUTY IN CAPRI

Written by James, Jamie
A rich, intimate embrace of Capri, which was a magnet for artistic renegades and a place of erotic refuge
March 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 336 Pages |
$28.00
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ART OF THE CITY: ROME, FLORENCE, VENICE

Written by Simmel, Georg
A quartet of essays on great European cities from the groundbreaking thinker Georg Simmel These brilliant essays, from one of Germany's greatest and most influential thinkers, are beautifully written and highly readable portraits of three Italian cities: Rome, Venice and Florence.
March 19, 2019 | Paperback | Pushkin Collection | 96 Pages |
$18.00
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STORIES FROM THE CITY OF GOD: SKETCHES AND CHRONICLES OF ROME

Written by Pasolini, Pier Paolo
Now in paperback, a collection of the legendary filmmaker's short fiction and nonfiction from 1950 to 1966, in which we see the machinations of the creative mind in post-World War II Rome. In a portrait of the city at once poignant and intimate, we find artistic witness to the customs, dialect, squalor, and beauty of the ancient imperial capital that has succumbed to modern warfa
May 21, 2019 | Paperback | Other Press (NY) |
$15.99
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AUTUMN LIGHT: SEASON OF FIRE AND FAREWELLS

Written by Iyer, Pico
From one of our most astute observers of human nature, a far-reaching exploration of Japanese history and culture and a moving meditation on impermanence, mortality, and grief. For years, Pico Iyer has split his time between California and Nara, Japan, where he and his Japanese wife, Hiroko, have a small home.
April 16, 2019 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 256 Pages |
$25.95
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WE'LL NEVER HAVE PARIS

Written by Gallix, Andrew
Fiction and essays inspired by Paris from more than 70 Anglophone writers -- A MoveableFeast for the twenty-first century. In 1948 Robert Doisneau took a picture of a young woman working at her typewriter on the banks of the Seine. With her stylish sunglasses and short skirt, she seems to epitomise Left Bank bohemian chic.
May 14, 2019 | Paperback | Repeater | 650 Pages |
$18.95
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SALT PATH: A MEMOIR

Written by Winn, Raynor
SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BOOK AWARD The true story of a couple who lost everything and embarked on a transformative journey walking the South West Coast Path in England Just days after Raynor Winn learns that Moth, her husband of thirty-two years, is terminally ill, their house and farm are taken away, along with their livelihood.
March 5, 2019 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 288 Pages |
$17.00
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YEAR IN PARIS: SEASON BY SEASON IN THE CITY OF LIGHT

Written by Baxter, John
A Paperback OriginalFrom the incomparable John Baxter, the bestselling author of The Most Beautiful Walk in the World, a sumptuous and definitive portrait of Paris through the seasons, highlighting the unique tastes, sights, and changing personality of the city in spring, summer, fall, and winter.
February 26, 2019 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 336 Pages |
$17.99
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LABELS

Written by Waugh, Evelyn
Evelyn Waugh's Mediterranean journal, Labels, was first published in 1930 and offers a highly entertaining portrait of the Englishman abroad.
February 2, 1995 | Paperback | Penguin Books, Limited (UK) | 167 Pages |
$15.95
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VERY ITALIAN CHRISTMAS: THE GREATEST ITALIAN HOLIDAY STORIES OF ALL TIME

Written by Ginzburg, Natalia
The third in the very popular Very Christmas series, this volume brings together the best Italian Christmas stories of all time in an elegant and vibrant collection featuring classic tales and contemporary works.
September 4, 2018 | Hardcover | New Vessel Press | 150 Pages |
$22.95

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