Category Archives: Travel Books

Want to Understand China?

Lost on PlanetChina One Man’s Attempt to Understand the World’s Most Mystifying Nation J. Maarten Troost Broadway Books, 2008, 380 pp. paper back. ISBN 978-0-7679-22-1-2 National Bestseller              With a backpack, three words of Chinese and an overdose of curiosity, … Continue reading

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A Book from a little known land

MONGOLIA, Travels in the Untamed Land Jasper Becker ISBN 978-1-84511-649-1, 2008 Taurus Parke Paperbacks 322 pp. A little known land to many Westerners, the author writes of daily life, past genocidal atrocities by the Russians and local rulers and about … Continue reading

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