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Bad Tourist
Memoir
Sunny Solomon

Bad Tourist

BAD TOURIST, MISADVENTURES IN LOVE AND TRAVEL I received an Advance Uncorrected Proof of Suzanne Robert’s Bad Tourist back in mid-July. I picked it up briefly toward

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Humor
Ann Ronald

Rants from the Hill

RANTS FROM THE HILL In 2010, the High Country News editors asked Mike Branch to write a monthly column for its online edition. They asked

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Memoir
Neal Ferguson

The Fly Trap

The Fly Trap When I began reading Frederik Sjöberg’s The Fly Trap, I hadn’t a clue as to what a hoverfly is, does, or looks

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History
Neal Ferguson

Italian Ways

Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo The English-speaking world’s fascination—perhaps obsession—with Italy is at least 500 years old. A vast

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Autobiography/Memoir
Dan Erwine

Almost Somewhere

ALMOST SOMEWHERE You might reasonably expect Almost Somewhere: Twenty-eight Days on the John Muir Trail to be a trail guide, a documentary instruction booklet on how to

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Skeletons on the Zahara
History
Ann Ronald

Skeletons on the Zahara

Commerce, a 220-ton brig, set sail from Connecticut in 1815. Captained by James Riley, and manned by two experienced mates, four able seamen, four ordinary

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