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Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities, and the Pleasures of Solitude
4.2 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
''In Paris (or anywhere else, really) a table for one can be a most delightful place.'' (Alone Time, as seen in The New York Times)
A wise, passionate account of the pleasures of travelling solo
In our increasingly frantic daily lives, many people are genuinely fearful of the prospect of solitude, but time alone can be both rich and restorative, especially when travelling. Through on-the-ground reporting and recounting the experiences of artists, writers, and innovators who cherished
Beneath the Neon: Life and Death in the Tunnels of Las Vegas
4.8 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
The catacombs of ancient Rome served as houses of worship for Christians. When surveyed in the early 1800s, the sewers of Paris yielded gold, jewels, and relics of the revolution. And thousands of people lived in the subway and train tunnels of New York City in the 1980s and '90s.
What secrets do the Las Vegas storm drains keep? What discoveries wait in the dark? What's beneath the neon?
Armed with a flashlight, tape recorder, and expandable baton, Las Vegas CityLife writer-editor
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
This lyrical, evocative, thought-provoking journal of a man's quest for truth -- and for himself -- has touched and changed an entire generation. At its heart, the story is all too simple: a man and his son take a lengthy motorcycle trip through America. But this is not a simple trip at all, for around every corner, through mountain and desert, wind and rain, and searing heat and biting cold, their pilgrimage leads them to new vistas of self-discovery and renewal.Zen and the Art of Motorcycle
Drink, Play, F@#k: One Man's Search for Anything Across Ireland, Las Vegas, and Thailand
4.3 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
What is a man to do after the tragic ending of his loving marriage and a nasty divorce? How does he rediscover the essence that makes him a man after years of being forced to attend ballets, eat vegan food, and participate in intimacy seminars? There is only one way: drink, play, f@#k.
In Drink, Play, F@#k, Bob Sullivan*, a jilted husband, sets off to explore the world, experience a meaningful connection with the divine, and rediscover his passion. His travels lead him from his home in New
Knitlandia: A Knitter Sees the World
4.4 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Knitting aficionado and notable artisan Clara Parkes delves into her storied travels with this inspiring and witty New York Times best-selling memoir of a creative life enriched by her adventures around the world.
Building on the success of The Yarn Whisperer, Parkes' rich personal essays invite listeners and devoted crafters on excursions to be savored, from a guide who quickly comes to feel like a trusted confidante. In Knitlandia, she takes listeners along on 17 of her most memorable
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia
4.1 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
This beautifully written, heartfelt memoir touched a nerve among both readers and reviewers. Elizabeth Gilbert tells how she made the difficult choice to leave behind all the trappings of modern American success (marriage, house in the country, career) and find, instead, what she truly wanted from life. Setting out for a year to study three different aspects of her nature amid three different cultures, Gilbert explored the art of pleasure in Italy and the art of devotion in India, and then a
Tales of the Alhambra: A Series of Tales and Sketches of the Moors and Spaniards
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Written in 1831, Irving's dreamlike description of the Alhambra, the beautiful Moorish castle that defined the height of Moorish civilization, and the surrounding territory of Granada remains one of the best guidebooks to the region and one of the most entertaining travelogues ever written.
A heady mix of historical fact, medieval myth and mystery, sensual descriptions, and an appreciation for a civilization which valued beauty, philosophy, literature, science, and the arts on an equal level