quick note: World Book Day was yesterday, 23rd April. this is an update of yesterday's post, a morning later:
today is officially World Book Day. hadn't really known this, but what better day could there be for sharing words and browsing books?
and isn't it somehow amazing, the way travel books (and of course all other books) now can travel so easily from one place to another.
so wonderful to see my new Masala Moments e-book on the move - i just checked the book lists, it’s #3 in travel/Asia now (update: now it climbed to #2), and what is really touching: it’s on the front page of the general travel books, at #15. i just made screenshots. seeing this makes me feel that all the revisions and work on the e-book file were indeed worth it. here's the direct link to it again, it also will be free today:
Masala Moments - A travel novel from India
Based on her own journeys through Asia, Dorothee Lang weaves ancient tales, lessons of karma, and modern myths into an inspiring story.
& while browsing the book lists, i came across some other interesting reads:
by Chris Taylor, who is a Lonely Planet author for Asia, and his novel could be described as "The Beach" meets "Shangri-la" in China: "In a remote mountainous valley in southwestern China, close to the Tibetan border, it's harvest season. The ganja is coming down off the mountain slopes in baskets. Paradise. What could go wrong?" ... (+ link author's blog)
For 91 Days in Buenos Aires
by Michael Powell & Juergen Horn: "For 91 Days in Buenos Aires is not a traditional guidebook, but an impartial and colorful take on this unforgettable city. Come and slowly discover Argentina's capital, with For 91 Days in Buenos Aires: an essential companion for anyone who wants to make the most out of their trip.
A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy,
Germany and Belgium, during the summer and autumn of 1814
by Richard Boyle Bernard: a travel memoir, written 200 years ago. Could be interesting.