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The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World
By Brand: Twelve
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$67.99

ean: 9781600244346, isbn: 1600244343,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Part travel memoir, part humor, and part twisted self-help guide, The Geography of Bliss takes the reader across the globe to investigate not what happiness is, but WHERE it is.Are people in Switzerland happier because it is the most democratic country in the world? Do citizens of Qatar, awash in petrodollars, find joy in all that cash? Is the King of Bhutan a visionary for his initiative to calculate Gross National Happiness? Why is Asheville, North Carolina so damn happy?In a unique mix of


The Innocents Abroad: Or, The New Pilgrim’s Progress
The Innocents Abroad: Or, The New Pilgrim’s Progress
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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$15.95
4.1 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
In June 1867, Mark Twain set out for Europe and the Holy Land on the paddle steamer Quaker City. His enduring, no-nonsense guide for the first-time traveler also served as an antidote to the insufferably romantic travel books of the period. ''Who could read the programme for the excursion without longing to make one of the party?'' So Mark Twain acclaims his voyage from New York City to Europe and the Holy Land. His adventures produced The Innocents Abroad, a book so funny and provocative it


The Book of Roads: A Life Made from Travel
The Book of Roads: A Life Made from Travel
By Blackstone Audio Inc
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$76.00

ean: 9781481529273, isbn: 1481529277,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
Since graduating from college with a journalism degree, Phil Cousineau's wanderlust has driven him to visit nearly one hundred countries as a backpacker, documentary filmmaker, travel writer, photographer, and art and literary tour leader. For him, travel provides what his mentor Joseph Campbell called ''the key to the realm of the muses.'' Author of the bestselling travel book The Art of Pilgrimage, Cousineau continues to crisscross the world as a travel writer, a filmmaker, and the host of


Mezza Italiana
Mezza Italiana
By Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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$24.47
4.8 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Growing up in Brisbane in the 1970s and 80s, Zoë Boccabella knew if you wanted to fit in, you did not bottle tomatoes, have plastic on the hallway carpet or a glory box of Italian linens. Though she tried to be like 'everyone else', refusing to learn Italian and even dyeing her dark hair blonde, Zoë couldn't shake the unsettling sense of feeling 'half-and-half' - half Australian, mezza italiana - unable to fit fully into either culture, or merge the two. Years later, she travels to her


What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding: A Memoir
What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding: A Memoir
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
Kristin Newman spent her 20s and 30s dealing with the stresses of her high-pressure job as a television comedy writer, and the anxieties of watching most of her friends get married and start families while she wrestled with her own fear of both. Not ready to settle down and yet loathe to become a sad-sack single girl, Kristin instead started traveling the world, often alone, for a few months each year, falling madly in love with attractive locals who provided moments of the love she wanted


Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities, and the Pleasures of Solitude
Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities, and the Pleasures of Solitude
By Penguin Audio
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$20.95
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
Beneath the Neon: Life and Death in the Tunnels of Las Vegas
By Paradise Audio
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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
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
By Brand: Macmillan Audio
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ean: 9781593979829, isbn: 1593979827,

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


Here, There, Elsewhere: Stories from the Road
Here, There, Elsewhere: Stories from the Road
By Hachette Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
Here, There, Elsewhere draws together for the first time William Least Heat-Moon's greatest short-form travel writing. Taking us from Japan, England, Italy, and Mexico to Long Island, Oregon, Arizona, and more, , Here, There, Elsewhere is a sharply observed, funny, and touching series of uncommon adventures narrated by America's keenest writer of place, people, and sublime connection. For decades, William Least Heat-Moon's readers have been clamoring for him to gather his shorter pieces; now,


Into Thin Air
Into Thin Air
By Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio
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$16.95
4.1 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Into Thin Air is the definitive, personal account of the deadliest season in the history of Everest by the acclaimed journalist and author of Eiger Dreams and Into the Wild. On assignment for Outside magazine, Krakauer, an accomplished climber, went to the Himalayas to report on the growing commercialization of the planet's highest mountain. Everest has always been a dangerous mountain. From the first British expeditions in the 1920s until 1996, one climber has died for ever 4 who have


The New York Times: Footsteps: From Ferrante's Naples to Hammett's San Francisco, Literary Pilgrimages Around the World
The New York Times: Footsteps: From Ferrante's Naples to Hammett's San Francisco, Literary Pilgrimages Around the World
By Tantor Audio
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$24.49
4.3 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
Before Nick Carraway was drawn into Daisy and Gatsby's sparkling, champagne-fueled world in The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald vacationed in the French Riviera, where a small green lighthouse winked at ships on the horizon. Before the nameless lovers began their illicit affair in The Lover, Marguerite Duras embarked upon her own scandalous relationship amidst the urban streets of Saigon. And before readers were terrified by a tentacled dragon-man called Cthulhu, H. P. Lovecraft was


Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls
Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls
By Hachette Audio
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$24.95
4.5 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Audie Award Finalist, Humor, 2014 From the unique perspective of David Sedaris comes a new collection of essays taking his listeners on a bizarre and stimulating world tour. From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences. Whether railing against the habits of litterers in the English


Drink, Play, F@#k: One Man's Search for Anything Across Ireland, Las Vegas, and Thailand
Drink, Play, F@#k: One Man's Search for Anything Across Ireland, Las Vegas, and Thailand
By Brilliance Audio
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$15.74
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


Way Off the Road: Discovering the Peculiar Charms of Small Town America
Way Off the Road: Discovering the Peculiar Charms of Small Town America
By Tantor Audio
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$17.95
4.5 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
''In rural Kansas, I asked our motel desk clerk for the name of the best restaurant in the area. After mulling it over, he answered: 'I'd have to say the Texaco, 'cuz the Shell don't have no microwave.''' Throughout his career, Bill Geist's most popular stories have been about slightly odd but loveable individuals. Coming on the heels of his 5,600 mile RV trip across our fair land is Way Off the Road, a hilarious and compelling mix of stories about the folks featured in Geist's segments, along


Knitlandia: A Knitter Sees the World
Knitlandia: A Knitter Sees the World
By Random House Audio
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$20.95
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


Adrift: 76 Days Lost at Sea
Adrift: 76 Days Lost at Sea
By Brilliance Audio
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$17.95
4.7 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Before The Perfect Storm, before In the Heart of the Sea, Steven Callahan's Adrift chronicled one of the most astounding voyages of the century and one of the great sea adventures of all time. In some ways the model for the new wave of adventure books, Adrift is now an undeniable seafaring classic, a riveting firsthand account by the only man known to have survived for more than a month alone at sea, fighting for his life in an inflatable raft after his small sloop capsized only six days


Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia
By Unknown
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$26.95
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


The Persian Expedition
The Persian Expedition
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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$11.95
4.6 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
Xenophon, after being exiled from Athens, spent the last years of his life hunting, writing, and recalling in his books the great days of the Persian expedition. This record of one of the most famous marches in history contains an account of the day-to-day life of ordinary men and soldiers. It demonstrates how Greek theories of government and morality worked out in practice - for with his admiration for the great, Xenophon had a rare ability to understand and describe the outlook of lesser


Tales of the Alhambra: A Series of Tales and Sketches of the Moors and Spaniards
Tales of the Alhambra: A Series of Tales and Sketches of the Moors and Spaniards
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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$14.95
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


The Curse of Lono  (LIBRARY EDITION)
The Curse of Lono (LIBRARY EDITION)
By Blackstone Audio
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$55.00

ean: 9781482997378, isbn: 1482997371,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
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