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    Alaskan Travels
    Far-Flung Tales of Love and Adventure
    By Edward Hoagland, By Howard Frank Mosher
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Thirty years ago, celebrated American writer Edward Hoagland, in his early fifties and already with a dozen acclaimed books under his belt, had a choice: a midlife crisis or a midlife adventure. He chose the adventure. &lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;Pencil and notebook at the ready, Hoagland set out to explore... [READ MORE]
    The Angel Tree
    The Enchanting Quest for the World's Oldest Olive Tree
    By Alex Dingwall-Main
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A serendipitous, fender-bending encounter between the author, a distinguished landscape architect, and a wealthy Frenchman in Provence leads to the strangest, funniest horticultural odyssey in recent memory. The rich, eccentric Frenchman has just finished renovating, with great care and attention, a... [READ MORE]
    Bike NYC
    The Cyclist's Guide to New York City
    By Ed Glazar, By Marci Blackman, By Michael Green
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    With an average of 236,000 New Yorkers biking per day, Bike NYC is the definitive guide to bicycling culture in the city’s fastest growing mode of transportation from the authors of the popular BikeBlogNYC.com. Part guidebook, photo essay, history and human-interest story, this book offers instructions... [READ MORE]
    Burqalicious: The Dubai Diaries
    A True Story of Sun, Sand, Sex, and Secrecy
    By Becky Wicks
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    As a sassy young woman used to drinking, partying, blogging, and shopping her way through dreary London, the call of a glamorous, tax-free career in sunny Dubai just couldn’t go unanswered. Over the course of two years, an entire city funded by oil wealth rises from the dust around her as Becky rapidly... [READ MORE]
    Bizarre London
    Discover the Capital's Secrets & Surprises
    By David Long
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A charming gift book of the strangest and most intriguing stories of London. A fascinating tour of London's strangest and most intriguing locations. Ranging from architectural evidence of past incidents and stories of life beneath the city, to anecdotes of magic, mystery, and murder, this is a perfect... [READ MORE]
    Big Dreams
    Into the Heart of California
    By Bill Barich
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The land of opportunity, a golden Eden, the last frontier. What is this place that has given rise to countless metaphors but can still quicken the imagination? For Bill Barich, the question became a quest when he realized that home was no longer New York, where he had grown up, but California, to which... [READ MORE]
    You Want To Go Where?
    How to Get Someone to Pay for the Trip of Your Dreams
    By Jeff Blumenfeld
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Christopher Columbus needed a sponsor for a dangerous expedition but the King of Portugal wasn't interested. He repackaged his proposal for the Queen of Spain. She put Columbus on retainer and the rest is history. Columbus may not have been the first to discover America, but he had a great publicist.... [READ MORE]
    Where the Hell is Matt?
    Dancing Badly Around the World
    By Matt Harding
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Matt Harding created an Internet sensation with his awkward, limb-flailing dance of joy. His travels, and his bad dancing, have been viewed online nearly 75 million times. It started as a lark on a curbside in Hanoi, Vietnam. He did it for fun, but Matt’s irreverent spirit caught on, and soon thousands... [READ MORE]
    The Ultimate Book of New York Lists
    Everything You Need to Know About the Greatest City on Earth
    By Bert Randolph Sugar, With C. N. Richardson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Where can you find New York City’s best hamburger? What are the ten best songs ever written about New York? The ten best books set in New York? Bert Randolph Sugar and some famous friends answer these burning questions, helping both New Yorkers and tourists learn what makes the greatest city on earth... [READ MORE]
    Trail of Feathers
    In Search of the Birdmen of Peru
    By Tahir Shah
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A shrunken head from Peru and a feather with traces of blood are the clues that launch Tahir Shah on his latest journey. Fascinated by the recurring theme of flight in Peruvian folklore, Shah sets out to discover whether the Incas really were able to “fly like birds” over the jungle, as a Spanish monk... [READ MORE]
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