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tom-carter's picture
Dec.22.2011
All eyes are on China. Yet despite constant media coverage, increased tourism and rampant foreign investment, the cultural distance between China and the West remains as vast as the oceans that separate them. For all intents and purposes, the Middle Kingdom is still relatively unknown by Westerners...
harlan-hague's picture
Sep.14.2011
  Soft adventure. The sort of experience that goes beyond the typical tourist itinerary. There is no great physical challenge involved here. There is considerable food for the spirit. And the body. And on the windjammer, a rum swizzle at every turn. Not to worry, you're not driving. I wrote...
bill-raney's picture
Sep.04.2011
"Letters to Zerky, a Father's Legacy to a Lost Son and a Road Trip Around the Workl" is a travel memoir about driving a VW bus across Europe, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Sikkim and Assam, in search of the legendary Burma road to China.  with a baby and a dog.  for...
erin-reese's picture
Mar.26.2011
Erin Reese is a one-of-a-kind travel writer – a spiritual seeker and solo backpacker who dropped out of a successful career in corporate America, hit the road,and never looked back. Her memoir, 'Bindi Girl: Diving Deep Into the Heart of India,' is a high-energy adventure travel tale, packed...
erin-reese's picture
Mar.26.2011
Erin Reese is a one-of-a-kind travel writer – a spiritual seeker and solo backpacker who dropped out of a successful career in corporate America, hit the road,and never looked back. Her memoir, 'Bindi Girl: Diving Deep Into the Heart of India,' is a high-energy adventure travel tale, packed...
midge-raymond's picture
Mar.22.2011
In this new, expanded edition of her prize-winning collection, Midge Raymond explores the indelible imprint of home upon the self and the ways in which new frontiers both defy and confirm who we are. Including new stories as well as a reader’s guide, FORGETTING ENGLISH takes us around the world,...
lisa-morton's picture
Aug.07.2009
A complete critical overview of the works of the ultimate Hong Kong auteur, emphasizing such seminal films as Peking Opera Blues, Once Upon a Time in China and A Chinese Ghost Story. Includes extensive interviews with Tsui, illustrations, and more.
dk-christi's picture
Aug.06.2009
Sail the high seas aboard Obsession, the 70 foot yacht that Melani thinks will fill the gaping hole in her heart.  Travel with her to Asia, Europe and across the United States where she is abandoned in a German blizzard, trapped without a visa in a Baghdad airport, and faced with the fact that life...
stacy-ann-nyikos's picture
Apr.01.2008
Eleven-year-old Alex is searching. So is Shin Wa. They both need to find a path out of the darkness that surrounds them. Shin Wa’s journey leads her to the Black mountains of the far north in China. There she discovers more than just the last surviving dragons. She finds a way to save mankind. It...
rhoda-p-curtis's picture
Feb.05.2008
Rhoda's memoir covers almost nine decades of a life exuberantly lived. A first generation American, born in Chicago in the Year of the Horse, 1918, she lived and worked through several eras: the late 1920s, the depression years, the years of World War Two, and the postwar period in San Francisco in...