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A Kitchen in France: A Year of Cooking in My Farmhouse

A Kitchen in France: A Year of Cooking in My Farmhouse by Mimi Thorisson

With beguiling recipes and sumptuous photography, “A Kitchen in France” transports readers to the French countryside and marks the debut of a captivating new voice in cooking. 108 more words

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Victoria, British Columbia: Illuminating Emily Carr

A tour guide quipped that Victoria, British Columbia is home to newlyweds, the nearly dead, and flower beds. Honeymooners, retired folks, and gardeners—as well as many others—will find much to like in this lovely city with its Inner Harbor dominated by the stately Fairmont Empress Hotel. 937 more words

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A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid

A Small Place  by Jamaica Kincaid

A brilliant look at colonialism and its effects in Antigua–by the author of “Annie John”
“”If you go to Antigua as a tourist, this is what you will see. 131 more words

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Thrilling Cities by Ian Flemming

Thrilling Cities by Ian Flemming

“From the jet-setting creator of James Bond–the worldly secret agent whose missions took him to some of the globe’s most exotic locales–comes a whirlwind adventure up the side streets and down the back alleys of mid-twentieth-century Europe, Asia, and North America. 125 more words

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