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Author: Patricia Hampl
Release Date: April 17, 2018
One of our finest prose stylists celebrates the importance and usefulness of leisure and getting lost in thought

In this beautifully written book, acclaimed author Patricia Hampl offers a literary meditation on the purpose and benefits of cultivating leisure and a life of the mind.
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Author: Ken Ilgunas
Release Date: April 10, 2018
Private property is everywhere. Almost anywhere you walk in the United States, you will spot “No Trespassing” and “Private Property” signs on trees and fence posts. In America, there are more than a billion acres of grassland pasture, cropland, and forest, and miles and miles of coastlines that are mostly closed off to the public.
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ISBN: 9780525532415
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Author: Anna Badkhen | Narrator: Anna Badkhen
Release Date: March 13, 2018
An intimate and unexpected account of life in the largest artisanal fishing village in West Africa, caught between the ancient and the modern, and dependent on an ocean that is being radically transformed.

The tug of the sea is relentless, our desire for its riches insatiable.
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ISBN: 9780525528388
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Author: Brian Castner | Narrator: Brian Castner
Release Date: March 13, 2018
In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie traveled the 1125 miles of the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage, only to confront impassable pack ice. In 2016, the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retraced Mackenzie's route by canoe in a grueling journey -- and discovered the Passage he could not find.
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Author: Ian Buruma | Narrator: Ian Buruma
Release Date: March 06, 2018
A classic memoir of self-invention in a strange land. Ian Buruma's unflinching account of his amazing journey into the heart of Tokyo's underground culture as a young man in the 1970's

When Ian Buruma arrived in Tokyo in 1975, Japan was little more than an idea in his mind, a fantasy of a distant land.
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ISBN: 9780525528814
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Author: John Banville
Release Date: February 27, 2018
From the internationally acclaimed and Man Booker prize-winning author of The Sea, and the Benjamin Black mysteries--a vividly evocative memoir that unfolds around the author's recollections, experience, and imaginings of Dublin.

As much about the life of the city as it is about a life lived, sometimes, in the city, John Banville's "quasi-memoir" is as layered, emotionally rich, witty, and unexpected as any of his novels.
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Author: Cathy Hapka | Narrator: Jennifer Van Dyck
Release Date: February 20, 2018
Seventeen-year-old Nicole dreams of spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend Nate. So when she finds herself on her way to Paris to study abroad without him, she’s less than thrilled. Paris is filled with cars that move at the speed of light, edible snails, and a language that Nicole can’t speak or read.
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Author: Michelle Jellen | Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Release Date: February 20, 2018
Elena is lost in the shuffle between her three overachieving siblings. But now that she’s on her own for a whole semester, she intends to keep the spotlight on herself—and Spain is just the place to do it. Once she starts living it up in tapas bars, lying out on the beach (even though it’s November), and having a nice, long siesta smack-dab in the middle of every day, Elena finds that Spain is everything she hoped it would be.
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Author: John Heminway | Narrator: John Heminway
Release Date: February 13, 2018
The revelatory account of a woman's quest for a new life in Africa in the wake of World War II--a heroic career that hid a dark wartime past.

Over the span of fifty years, Dr. Anne Spoerry, French by birth, treated hundreds of thousands of individuals across rural Kenya.
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Author: Dave Eggers
Release Date: January 30, 2018
From the best-selling author of The Circle and What Is the What, the true story of a young Yemeni-American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war.
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Author: David Lebovitz | Narrator: Graham Halstead
Release Date: November 07, 2017
Bestselling author and world-renowned chef David Lebovitz continues to mine the rich subject of his evolving ex-Pat life in Paris, using his perplexing experiences in apartment renovation as a launching point for stories about French culture, food, and what it means to revamp one's life.
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Author: Jon Krakauer | Narrator: Philip Franklin
Release Date: November 07, 2017
No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant victories and hardships more brilliantly than Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest essays and reporting, Krakauer writes of mountains from the memorable perspective of one who has himself struggled with solo madness to scale Alaska's notorious Devils Thumb.
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