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My Reading List: Austria

Since January, I have been making a concerted effort to read books about Austria–history books, travel books, and the nebulous “general interest” books, all together in a somewhat indiscriminate jumble of Austrian-ness. Now, because my inner scholar/librarian is pushing at me, I’m organizing that jumble into a casual annotated bibliography. If you are interested in […]

Thrift Store Finds: Travel Guidebooks

I love guidebooks. Even though they’re out of date as soon as they’re printed, include expensive hotels and restaurants I would never frequent, and all their information is available online for free, I love them. When I was a kid, I would check guidebooks out of the library on a weekly basis to imagine all […]