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    • Midnight in Siberia : a train journey into the heart of Russia
      Midnight in Siberia : a train journey into the heart of Russia
      David Greene.
      "After two and a half years as NPR's Moscow bureau chief, David Greene travels across the country--a 6,000-mile journey by rail, from Moscow to the Pacific port of Vladivostok--to speak with ordinary Russians about how their lives have changed in the post-Soviet years. Reaching beyond the headline-grabbing protests in Moscow, Greene speaks with a group of singing babushkas from Buranovo, a teenager hawking 'space rocks' from last spring's meteor shower in Chelyabinsk, and activists battling for environmental regulation in the pollution-choked town of Baikalsk"--Provided by publisher.
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    • On the High Line : exploring America's most original urban park
    • Exploring Southern Appalachian forests : an ecological guide to 30 great hikes in the Carolinas, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia
    • Pocket guide to Chicago architecture
      Pocket guide to Chicago architecture
      Judith Paine McBrien
      Updated and expanded to chart Chicago's evolving urban landscape, this edition is the perfect companion for self-guided walking tours as well as an excellent source of information for those wishing to explore the internationally acclaimed architecture of Chicago.
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    • Queens, a culinary passport : exploring ethnic cuisine in New York City's most diverse borough
      Queens, a culinary passport : exploring ethnic cuisine in New York City's most diverse borough
      Andrea Lynn.
      "Everyone knows New York City is the culinary epicenter of the United States. And while Manhattan gets Michelin stars and Brooklyn gets blogger hype, real culinary fanatics know that authentic ethnic food experiences happen in the restaurants of Queens. There, New York's celebrated ethnic diversity is the most potent, with more than one million foreign-born residents. This means food lovers can travel the globe without using any vacation time: take a culinary tour of China, sip a frappe in Greece, dine on authentic Italian sausage--all without ever leaving Queens! Queens: A Culinary Passport welcomes visitors to the borough, serving as your guide to more than 40 hand-picked ethnic restaurants and food stands, complete with chef profiles and recipes for recreating signature dishes at home. Also included are highlights of not-to-be-missed hidden spots, like ethnic grocery stores stocked with Greek essentials, fish markets that boast of visitors like chef Lidia Bastianich, and delis that turn out freshly made mozzarella and sopressata. For Queens novices, the book includes easy-to-follow subway directions and even detailed walking tours of each neighborhood, ensuring that your next trip to Italy, India, Greece, Latin America, and the Caribbean is only a borough away. "-- Provided by publisher.
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