The Rough Guide to Languedoc & Roussillon (Rough Guides)

The Rough Guide to Languedoc & Roussillon is the ultimate travel guide to this rich and rewarding region of France.Discover the highlights of both Languedoc and Roussillon with stunning photography, colour-coded maps, candid reviews and indispensable practical information. You’ll find detailed advice on what to see and do – from visiting breathtaking hilltop villages and Cathar castles to lazing on…

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Bobby Fischer

Bobby Fischer “As seen in the HBO documentary Bobby Fischer against the world”–Jacket. Full description

The Rough Guide to Morocco (Rough Guides)

The Rough Guide to Morocco is the indispensable travel guide to this intoxicating country, with comprehensive coverage, clear full-colour maps and up-to-date practical information to help you discover the best Morocco has to offer. Whether hiking through the Atlas Mountains, camel riding over the dunes of the Sahara or bartering in the souks of Fez, you’ll have all you need…

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Artists: Their Lives and Works

A stunning exploration of over 80 famous artists and their fascinating lives, from Leonardo da Vinci to Frida Kahlo. Artists: Their Lives and Works tells the inspiring stories behind the world’s most famous masterpieces and their creators, including their influences, development, friendships, loves, and rivalries. Discover the often tumultuous lives of iconic artists including Raphael, Hogarth, van Gogh, O’Keeffe, Magritte,…

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Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered

Everybody knows her smile, but no one knows her story: Meet the flesh-and-blood woman who became one of the most famous artistic subjects of all time—Mona Lisa.A genius immortalized her. A French king paid a fortune for her. An emperor coveted her. Every year more than nine million visitors trek to view her portrait in the Louvre. Yet while everyone…

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