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Egypt: Stones of Light (Apr., cloth $35) by Diane Sarofim Harle displays Herve Champollion's photographs of the sculpted stones of ancient Egypt. The End: Montauk, N.Y. (May, cloth $75) by Michael Dweck offers photographs of the community of Montauk, Long Island, including portraits, nudes and landscapes. The Orient in the Mirror (Apr., cloth $40) by Roland and Sabrina Michaud collects photographs that use the mirror as a motif in photographs of the Middle East.
Newly revised editions, all $19.95, are Access California Wine Country (Feb.) by Richard Saul Wurman, ... Paris (Mar.) by Richard Saul Wurman, ... Sydney (Apr.) by Access Press, ... Boston (June) by Richard Saul Wurman, ... London (July) by Richard Saul Wurman, ... New York City (Aug.) by Richard Saul Wurman, ... Los Angeles (Sept.) by Richard Saul Wurman and ... Montreal & Quebec City (Oct.) by Access Press.
ALASKA NORTHWEST BOOKS
A revised edition of Chilkoot Pass (Mar., $12.95) by Arch Satterfield discusses the most famous trail in the North.
ALLEN & UNWIN
Greg Sheridan assesses the new capitals and rapidly changing cities of Southeast Asia in Cities of the Hot Zone (Apr., $17.95). A Short History of Bali: Indonesia's Hindu Realm by Robert Pringle and ... Indonesia: The Unlikely Nation? by Colin Brown, (Apr., 316.95 each) offer brief histories for travelers and students.
Guerrilla Travel Tactics: Hundreds of Simple Strategies Guaranteed to Save Road Warriors Time and Money (May, $15) by Jay Conrad Levinson and Theo Brand-Sarif discusses methods for finding travel bargains.
ARSENAL PULP PRESS
Vancouver: The Unknown City (Apr., $16.95) by John Mackie and Sarah Reeder unearths a wealth of folklore about this Canadian city, one of the world's top 10 tourist destinations according to Conde Nast Traveler, Toronto ... (Apr., $16.95) by Howard Akler and Sarah B. Hood delves into the lesser-known spaces and stories of the metropolis named the world's most multicultural city by UNESCO.
Reliable Moon Handbooks, now more than 30 years old, adds the following titles: Moon Handbooks: Acadia National Park (Mar., $14.95) by Kathleen M. Brandes; ... Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket (Jan., $16.95) by Jeff Perk; ... Coastal Oregon (Mar., $16.95) by Elizabeth and Mark Morris, ... Chesapeake Bay (Apr., $16.95) by Joanne Miller with Julian Smith; ... Minnesota (Jan., 317.95) by Tim Bewer; ... New Orleans (Apr., $17.95) by Andrew Collins; and ... Western Canada (June, $19.95) by Andrew Hempstead. Among the many updated editions are ... Alaska (Apr., 519.95) by Don Pitcher, ... Alberta (Apr., $19.95) by Andrea Hempstead, ... Connecticut (Mar, $19.95) by Andrew Collins, ... Hawaii (Mar., $24.95) by Robert Nilsen, ... Idaho (Mar., $19.95) by Don Root, ... Maui (Feb., $17.95) by Robert Nilsen, ... Oregon (Apr., $19.95) by Elizabeth and Mark Morris, ... South Korea (Jan., $21.95) by Robert Nilsen and ... Texas (May, $18.95) by Joe Cummings.
The Moon Metro series offers full-size laminated maps and more in Moon Metro: Las Vegas (June, $16.95), ... Miami (Sept., $16.95), ... Montreal (Apr., $16.95) and ... Vancouver (June, $16.95).
Rick Steres has become a brand name in European travel with more than 25 years' experience, a TV series and, of course, the eponymous guides. New this year is Rick Steres' Easy Access Europe: A Guide for Travelers with Limited Mobility (July, $19.95) by Rick Steres and Ken Plattner.
New titles in the Foghorn Outdoors series include Foghorn Outdoors Bay Area Biking: 60 of the Best Road and Trail Rides (Feb., $14.95) by Ann Marie Brown, ... 250 Great Hikes in California's National Parks (Mar., $19.95) by Ann Marie Brown, ... New England Cabins & Cottages (Mar., $17.95) by Bethany Ericson, ... Oregon Hiking (Apr., $17.95) by Megan McMorris, ... West Coast RV Camping (Apr., $24.95) by Tom Stienstra. Newly revised editions include ... California Fishing (Apr., $21.95) by Tom Stienstra, ... California Recreational Lakes & Rivers (Mar., $19.95) by Tom Stienstra and ... Easy Hiking in Southern California (June, $14.95) by Ann Marie Brown.
For the canine-loving set, the revised The Dog Lover's Companion to New England (Apr., $19.95) by JoAnna Downey and Christian J. Lau rates accommodations, restaurants and recreation areas on their hound hospitality. Asia in the San Francisco Bay Area (June, $17.95) by the Asia Society serves as a cultural guide to the California city, while the third edition of The Practical Nomad: How to Travel Around the World (Jan., $21.95) by Edward Hasbrouck provides guidance for anyone going anywhere.
The progressive Avant-Guide series adds Avant-Guide Toronto, ... Disney World & Orlando and ... Chicago (Apr., $19.95 each).
BEACH HOLME PUBLISHING
George Fetherling follows transitions from communism to capitalism and dictatorship to democracy in the Soviet Union and later the Russian Federation, as well as China and Taiwan, in One Russia, Two Chinas (May, $18.95).
Ayrshire: A Historical Guide (Mar., $15) by K.T.S. Campbell combines an illustrated guidebook with a narrative of chronological history. The Fife Book (Apr., $17.95), edited by Donald Omand, traces Fife's history and geology from prehistoric times to the present day. Hebridean Light (May, $15) by Gus Wylie collects photographs of the Hebrides.
JOHN F. BLAIR
The Film Junkies' Guide to North Carolina (Apr., $16.95) by Constance L. Nelson and Floyd Harris covers locations in the state second only to California in the number of production studios and soundstages. Revised editions include Travel North Carolina: Going Native in the Old North State (Jan., $19.95), edited by Carolyn Sakowski et al., Small-Town Restaurants of Virginia (May, $18.95) by Joanne M. Anderson and North Carolina's Historic Restaurants and Their Recipes (June, $18.95) by Dawn O'Brien.
BOYDELL & BREWER
The Companion Guide to Berlin (May $29.95) by Brian Ladd supplies the stories behind the city's stunning sights, sounds and textures.
A City of Gardens: Glorious Public Gardens In and Around Washington DC (Apr., $20) by Barbara Seeber, the third entry in the Washington Weekends series, works as all all-in-one travel and botanical guide to 30 of the area's most spectacular public gardens. Dirt Cheap, Real Good: A Highway Guide to Thrift Stores in the Washington DC Area (May, $16.95) by Chriss Slevin and Leah Smith offers thrift store travel adventure for followers of fashion, urban hipsters and those who are just plain cheap.
CARROLL & GRAF
The Lawrence Durrell Travel Reader (May, $14.95), edited by Clint Willis, collects Durrell's evocative writing about his travels, especially the Greek Islands.
CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS
John Harrison recounts how he and his wife lived in an unexplored region of the Amazon rainforests in Off the Map: A Journey Through the Amazonian Wild (Apr., $16.95). Oddball Ohio: A Guide to Some Really Strange Places (May, $13.95) by Jerome Pohlen discusses the world's largest cockroach, a two-headed calf, the Accounting Hall of Fame and other treats found in the Buckeye State.
Itty Bitty Business Travel Guide (Apr., $6.95) by Stacie Krajchir and Carrie Rosten stands as a pocket-sized travel agent, personal organizer and stress reliever. Window Seat: Reading the Landscape from the Air (May, .514.95) by Greg Dicum decodes sights to be seen on flights across North America from 35,000 feet up. Sandra Gustafson's Great Eats in Paris and ... Great Sleeps in Paris (Apr., $14.95 each) have been completely revised.
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Motel America: A State-by-State Tour Guide to Nostalgic Stopovers (Apr., $14.95) lists charming, funky and out-of-the-way mom-and-pop accommodations.
To write Dog-Friendly New York (Apr., $18.95), Trisha Blanchett visited both New York City and the rest of the state to rate the amicability of hotels, restaurants, bookstores and historic sites. Weekend Walks in the Historic Washington, D.C. Region (Apr., $16.95) by Robert J. Regalbuto offers 38 self-guided walking tours. The Berkshire Hills & Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts: An Explorer's Guide (May, $19.95) by Christina Tree and William Davis focuses on the region's beauty and culture. Day Paddling Narragansett Bay (June, $16.95) by Eben Oldmixon provides information for navigating the bay's low-risk waters. The Photographer's Guide to the Maine Coast and ... Oregon Coast (June, $16.95 each), both by David Middleton and Bruce Morrison, tell where to find picture-perfect shots and how to take them. 25 Bicycle Tours in the Lake Champlain Region (June, $16.95) by Charles Hansen and Backroad Bicycling in New Hampshire (June, $16.95) by Andi Marie Cantele describe backroads and byways for those on two wheels. 50 Hikes in Wisconsin (June, $17.95) by John and Ellen Morgan covers trails in the Badger State.
The Journeys Series continues to chronicle the individualized rambles of natives through major cities. Essayist Phillip Lopate fuses history and modern-day adventure in Waterfront: A Journey Around Manhattan (Feb., cloth $25.95). Memoirist Frank Conroy describes rich island History in Time and Tide: A Walk Through Nantucket (Apr., cloth $16). Adventure writer Tim Cahill informs readers about a fabulous destination in Lost in My Own Backyard: A Walk in Yellowstone National Park (Apr., cloth $16). Alex Kotlowitz, author of There Are No Children Here, gets to the heart of the Windy City in Never a City So Real: A Walk in Chicago (July, cloth $16).
CUMBERLAND HOUSE PUBLISHING
For Civil War buffs and those with an interest in the South there is Into the Valley: A History and Tour Guide of the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley, 1861-1865 (July, $24.95) by Jim Miles. Alternative Chicago (Mar., $12.95) by Bill Franz lists out-of-the-way establishments such as record stores and vintage shops. More stores appear in The London Shopping Coral)anion (Mar., $14.95) by Nicki Pendleton Wood; England: What the Guidebooks Don't Tell You (May, $22.95) by Bruce Ford Stauderman answers more than 1,300 questions such as why the English drive on the left and whether one is expected to tip in a pub.
Eyewitness Travel Guide USA (Feb.) highlights national …