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(Not Quite) Mastering the Art of French Living

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1,000 Places To See Before You Die ( DO NOT USE - Newer version available)

1,000 Places To See Before You Die ( DO NOT USE - Newer version available)

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Introducing the Eighth Wonder of travel books, the" New York Times "bestseller that's been hailed by CBS-TV as one of the best books of the year and praised by "Newsweek" as the "book that tells you what's beautiful, what's inspiring, what's fun and what's just unforgettable everywhere on earth."
Packed with recommendations of the world's best places to visit, on and off the beaten path, "1,000 Places To See Before You Die" is a joyous, passionate gift for travelers, an around-the-world, continent-by-continent listing of beaches, museums, monuments, islands, inns, restaurants, mountains, and more. There's Botswana's Okavango Delta, the covered souks of Aleppo, the Tuscan hills surrounding San Gimignano, Canyon de Chelly, the Hassler hotel in Rome, Ipanema Beach, the backwaters of Kerala, Oaxaca's Saturday market, the Buddhas of Borobudur, Ballybunion golf club-all the places guaranteed to give you the shivers.
The prose is gorgeous, seizing on exactly what makes each entry worthy of inclusion. And, following the romance, the nuts and bolts: addresses, phone numbers, websites, costs, and best times to visit all updated for 2010 with the most current information.
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1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die

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1,000 Things to Do in London

1,000 Things to Do in London

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This new title from Time Out, the publishers of Time Out London Magazine, offers inspiration to locals and tourists alike for enjoying England's largest and capital city. 1,000 Things to Do in London features up-to-date, hip ideas for fun along the Thames. Written by a team of local journalists, readers will gain an insider's perspective on each destination with this book, from the city's hidden gems to overrated attractions. Both a delightful armchair read and a useful handbook, 1,000 Things to Do in London contains top-ten lists, quirky walks, lovely views, picnic spots, must-visit restaurants and shops, and unusual takes on well-known attractions. Many locations are illustrated with photos, and handy maps make navigating the city a breeze.
100 Best Paintings in London

100 Best Paintings in London

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The only book to provide a single volume introduction to the finest art in London. 100 Best Paintings in London is an essential guide to the cream of the great public collection of art in the capital. Each of the 100 chosen paintings is reproduced in full-color with a vivid description that provides both appreciation and analysis and includes fascinating details of why, how and where the picture was painted. A biographical chronology of the artist's life accompanies each entry together with a listing of works by contemporary painters. Geoffrey Smith's illuminating text makes you want to look afresh at favorite paintings and invites you to discover some that are not so familiar. From Duccio and van Eyck to Mark Rothko and Anselm Kiefer, 100 Best Paintings in London covers the complete spectrum of the treasures to be found in the city's unsurpassed galleries. Everyone will have a view about the selection contained here-why hasn't your favorite painting been included? If you want to have your say visit the website at www.interlinkbooks.com/100bestlondon/haveyoursay. Contains descriptions of works from: The Courtauld Institute * Dulwich Picture Gallery * The Estorick Collection * Kenwood House * The National Gallery * Sir John Soane's Museum * Tate Britain * Tate Modern * The V & A * The Wallace Collection.

100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich Your Life

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100 Best Worldwide Vacations to Enrich Your Life

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Travelers are showing a huge interest in the fast-growing sector known as experiential tourism-vacations that encompass heritage, culture, nature, ecology, and soft adventure. In the footsteps of the briskly selling The 100 Best Vacations to Enrich Your Life featuring North American destinations, our new title extends these ardent travelers' sights to global scale. From helping to build a health clinic in Tanzania to learning massage in Thailand to aiding green turtle conservation in Belize, The 100 Best Worldwide Vacations to Enrich Your Life is full of fun, meaningful, and memorable possibilities for today's discerning traveler. The lively text irresistibly conveys the charm and excitement of each location and delivers solid, reliable travel-planning information. Abundant sidebars reveal little known local facts, nearby places to visit, lists of things to do, and more. Other books on the market address singular aspects of experiential vacations around the world (learning, volunteering, culinary). But none presents the best of all categories in one comprehensive guide-until now. The 100 Best Worldwide Vacations to Enrich Your Life holds great appeal for travelers of many interests who want to make the most of their vacations. And, with its elegant packaging, this deluxe trade paperback will catch the attention of gift-shoppers as an inspired and attractive choice.

100 Countries, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do

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Following up on the enormous success of the Journeys of a Lifetime series of travel gift books, National Geographic bring you 100 Countries, 5000 Ideas, a large-format, lavishly illustrated, softcover travel planner. This essential travel companion to one hundred of the world's most fascinating countries is packed with more than 250 big, colorful images, 110 original, detailed maps, and evocative text to inspire your next great trip. Divided into two sections, this book helps you choose destination that suits your interests, how to get there, and what to do. The first part presents a series of charts that helps you pick the best places to visit according to your needs and desires, including the best seasons to go to each country-whether you're interested in a three-week vacation or a long weekend or something in between-as well as a chapter including which destinations are best for children, adventure seekers, history lovers, and the like. In addition to vacation ideas, you'll be given specific airfare costs, approximate cost of a trip, health precautions, and other important tips. The book's second section surveys the one hundred countries-from Argentina to Zimbabwe, and everything in between-describing each one's unique highlights and ideas on what to do while visiting, as well as offering a wealth of practical information to help plan a memorable trip. A special sidebar outlines the pros and cons of each destination. 100 Countries, 5000 Ideas is an irresistible blend of practical travel information and inspiring ideas-adorned with stunning imagery-to help fuel your wanderlust, and make your dream trip possible.

100 Parks 5000 Ideas

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100 Places Every Woman Should Go

100 Places Every Woman Should Go

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With its breezy reviews and insightful advice, 100 Places Every Woman Should Go encourages women of any age to see the world -- in a group, with a friend, or solo -- and inspires them to create their own list of dreams. Based on her own explorations of many countries, states, and regions, and on interviews with travelers, award-winning author Stephanie Elizondo Griest highlights 100 special destinations and challenging activities -- from diving for pearls in Bahrain to racing a camel, yak, or pony across Mongolia; to dancing with voodoo priestesses in Benin and urban cowboys in Texas; to taking a mud bath in a volcano off the coast of Colombia. Divided into such sections as "Places Where Women Made History," "Places of Indulgence," and "Places of Adventure," this guidebook includes timely contact information, resources, and recommended reading. "Ten Tips For Wandering Women" features safety precautions plus pointers on haggling, packing, and staying parasite-free. Vivid portraits of free spirits like Frida Kahlo ("A tequila-slamming, dirty joke-telling smoker, this famous artist was bisexual and beautiful") help travelers expand their experience.

Paperback Fiction

Streetwise Downtown Chicago
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My Kind of Sound
By: Krakow, Steve
MWF Seeking BFF
By: Bertsche, Rachel
1001 Days in the Bleachers : Quarter Century of Chicago Sports
By: Cox, Ted
Sin in the Second City
By: Abbott, Karen

Hardcover Non-Fiction

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Confessions of a Transylvanian: A Story of Sex, Drugs and Rocky Horror
By: Fox, Ron
MWF Seeking BFF
By: Bertsche, Rachel
1001 Days in the Bleachers : Quarter Century of Chicago Sports
By: Cox, Ted
Sin in the Second City
By: Abbott, Karen
Larry Loves Chicago
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Hardcover Fiction

Book of Ralph
Author: McNally, John
My Humor's Working ( Even if I'm Not)
Author: Natale, Noreen
1001 Days in the Bleachers : Quarter Century of Chicago Sports
Author: Cox, Ted
Sin in the Second City
Author: Abbott, Karen
Devil In The White City
Author: Larson, Erik