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Travel as a Political Act

by Kristine Morris

Since the first trip he took with his parents as a boy of fourteen, travel writer and businessman Rick Steves has lived a third of his life overseas, interacting with people whose worldviews are vastly different from his own. He makes a... Read More

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The Last London

by Kristine Morris

London has been the almost obsessive focus of award-winning author Iain Sinclair’s writing for half of his life. But this city of his—with its peculiar myths and mysteries, its denizens of dark alleyways and park benches, its... Read More

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The Solo Travel Handbook

by Kristine Morris

Are you a good prospect for solo travel, or does the idea of finding yourself alone in a foreign place figure in your worst nightmares? According to the folks at Lonely Planet, solo travel is the “ultimate indulgence,” allowing you... Read More

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Crossing California

by Kristine Morris

Sam McManis, an award-winning writer and former columnist for the Sacramento Bee, traveled the length and breadth of his state for five years, seeking the real California. No matter which direction he headed, he found California to be a... Read More

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Secret Marvels of the World

by Matt Sutherland

Lonely Planet wants you to visit the far reaches of weird. Are you prepared for three hundred jars of human brains in Lima’s Museo del Cerebro? How about the sight of ten million hay-colored bats flying over your head as you wander... Read More

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Holy Rover

by Michelle Anne Schingler

The respect that Erickson evinces both for the God of her chosen tradition, and for the gods that came before, is scintillating. Travel writer Lori Erickson—once a Wiccan, now a deacon, whose spirit animal is ferocious—is on a... Read More

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America Invaded

by Susan Waggoner

"America Invaded" is a fun jumping-off point for discussions about history. "America Invaded" by Christopher Kelly and Stuart Laycock offers an intriguing tour of past conflicts waged on American soil, from the Atlantic to the Pacific.... Read More

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