Book Reviews

A Sense of Place

Armchair travelers, people who like to read biographies, the curious, the interested . . .  A Sense of Place by Michael Shapiro is for you.

Michael explores travel writers’ views about the craft of writing, the world, and home, wherever that may be. Michael travels the globe, engaging in intimate conversations with these authors in their homes.

Isabel Allende in San Rafael, California
Bill Bryson in Hanover, New Hampshire
Tim Cahill in Livingston, Montana
Arthur Frommer in New York City
Jeff Greenwald in Oakland, California
Pico Iyer in Santa Barbara, California
Peter Matthiessen in Sagaponack, New York
Frances Mayes in Cortona, Italy
Tom Miller in Tucson, Arizona
Jan Morris in Llanystumdwy, Wales
Eric Newby in Guildford, England
Brad Newsham in Oakland, California
Redmond O’Hanlon in Oxford, England
Jonathan Raban in Seattle, Washington
Rick Steves in Edmonds, Washington
Paul Theroux in Oahu, Hawaii
Sara Wheeler in London, England
Simon Winchester in Great Barrington, Massachusetts

What a dream come true to meet these luminaries.

A Sense of Place is the perfect gift for people who like to travel but don’t because it’s too hot, too cold, they’re too old, too young, just can’t for whatever reason. And, a perfect gift for you!

You are invited to the launch of Michael Shapiro’s latest book,  The Creative Spark:

Nov 9 at 4 pm. Book Passage in Corte Madera, California.

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