BOOKS TO UNPLUG AND UNWIND

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A SPOTTER’S GUIDE TO AMAZING ARCHITECTURE
Lonely Planet
Over 100 full colour pages of some of the world’s great human constructions and where to find them. Cloud-piercing skyscrapers, ancient sites, classic buildings and contemporary designs, each entry includes facts and maps that will entice you to spin the globe and plan your next getaway. Famous, weird and wonderful places include Bran Castle in Transylvania, Romania; The Crooked House in Sopot, Poland and Shah Mosque in Esfahan, Iran.

 


AROUND THE WORLD IN 50 WAYS
Lonely Planet Kids
This bold and full of colour illustrations book depicts a wondrous selection of famous cities and exotic, far-flung places in this “choose-your-own” kid’s travel adventure. Setting off from the iconic Tower of London, young readers get to decide on their favourite routes and transportation, from tuk-tuks and sleds, to steamboats and hot-air balloons. With over 20 possible routes across 163 pages, who knows where they’ll end up?

 

 


ALI BABA: THE HOUSE THAT JACK MA BUILT
Duncan Clark
Jack Ma is this era’s most renowned Chinese entrepreneur. The book is more than just a portrait of the man. Readers will find not just a fascinating story on how Ali Baba came to be, but also understand the limits, potential and character of modern China.

 

 

 

 


 

LONELY PLANET’S GLOBAL COFFEE TOUR
Lonely Planet
Inside this definitive guide to coffee tasting around the world, discover exactly where to go and what to try. And not just cafes, either. Journey to the ultimate coffee lovers spots that offer insight into local culture and history, the personalities, passion and creativity that go behind every brew. Plus, the book is filled with illustrated spreads on roasting coffee, cocktails, brewing techniques and more.

 

 


 

TOK TOK MEE – A PORTRAIT OF PENANG STREET FOOD
Gerald Tan
Penang-born TV producer and food writer Gerald Tan unveils childhood stories and historical anecdotes about dishes which have made his Penang synonymous with food. With photographer Benjamin Emery, see charcoal-kissed char koay teow and the briny broths of Hokkien mee and asam laksa like never before!

 

 

 

 

Books featured are available at mphonline.com and Kinokuniya Malaysia. Terms & conditions apply.

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