Booked: A Traveler's Guide to Literary Locations Around the World

Richard Kreitner (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$29.99  $27.59
Publisher
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Publish Date
April 23, 2019
Pages
240
Dimensions
7.1 X 0.9 X 9.1 inches | 1.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780316420877
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About the Author

Richard Kreitner is a contributing writer at The Nation magazine. His work on politics, history, and literature has also appeared in Slate, The Baffler, and The Boston Globe. A lover of books and travel, he is the author of "The Obsessively-Detailed Map of American Literature's Most Epic Road Trip," featured in Atlas Obscura in 2015. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Reviews

"Booked provides full-color photographs of 80 famous literary locations, including To Kill a Mockingbird's courthouse in Monroeville, Ala.; the inspiration for Pride and Prejudice's Pemberley; and Memoirs of a Geisha's Kyoto Bridge."--Publishers Weekly, Spring Announcements feature
"If you like exploring real places related to literature, this book is a good place to start."--GeekDad
"For some readers, the printed page isn't enough. With this book, they can continue the story by going to the source, whether than means Forks, Washington (Twilight), Segovia, Spain (For Whom the Bell Tolls) or London (White Teeth)."--The Washington Post, 2019 Holiday Gift Guide
"Literary sites to be added to any reader's itinerary, including Thoreau's Massachusetts cabin, the Monroeville County Courthouse where Atticus Finch made his case for the defense, and the Mexico City cafe that inspired Robert BolaΓ±o."--The New York Times, 2019 Holiday Gift Guide
"[Booked] will whet your appetite to visit the places you have read about. With color photos and engaging descriptions of Sinclair Lewis' Main Street, Jame Joyce's Dublin, Basho's Japan and scores of other places, Booked will inspire you to put down your book and head into the world."--The Star Tribune