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  • On the Plain of Snakes

    A Mexican Road Trip

    by Paul Theroux

    WINNER OF THE EDWARD STANFORD AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO TRAVEL WRITING 2020The master of contemporary travel writing, Paul Theroux, immerses himself in the beautiful and troubled heart of modern MexicoNogales is a border town caught between Mexico and the United States of America. A forty-foot steel fence runs through its centre, separating the prosperous US side from the impoverished ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Sing and Don't Cry

    by Cate Kennedy

    Sing, and Don’t Cry is Cate Kennedy’ s sensual and touching evocation of her time spent working as a volunteer in small town Mexico. The people in Tequisquiapan she comes to love, and their gusto for celebration, pilgrimage and family, force her to cast a penetrating light on her own Western values and ways. ‘What is truly essential, and who is truly poor?’ asks Kennedy in a book that also ... Read more

    $9.95 AUD

  • Oh Mexico!

    Love and adventure in Mexico City

    by Lucy Neville

    Graduating from university, Lucy Neville faces a dilemma: find a job or disappear to Latin America, the exotic land of her childhood dreams?She arrives in Mexico City with little money and only basic Spanish. Her to-do list is simple enough: get a job, find a place to live, then master the language.Lucy promptly finds work as an English teacher and scores a room in a sunny apartment. Her new ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • The Road to Gobblers Knob: From Chile to Alaska on a motorbike

    by Geoff Hill

    ‘At 16,500 miles it was the world’s longest road: a road on which travellers faced being kidnapped and murdered by Colombian drug barons, buried under Peruvian avalanches, drowned by the Guatemalan rainy season, fleeced by eight-year-old Ecuadorean border touts, driven mad by blackflies in the Yukon, eaten by Alaskan grizzlies and, worst of all, limited to a glass of Chardonnay a day in California ... Read more

    $9.67 AUD

  • The Native Mexican Kitchen

    A Journey into Cuisine, Culture, and Mezcal

    by Rachel Glueck and 1 more

    **WINNER of the 2020 US Gourmand Award for Food Heritage!A Deep Dive into the Complex and Vibrant Native Culture that is the Bedrock of Mexican Cuisine, with Over One Hundred Recipes, Including Moles, Pozoles, Chiles en Nogada, and More**Mexican cuisine is ubiquitous in the American dining scene, yet it remains far removed from its roots. The Native Mexican Kitchen is an homage to the indigenous ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • The House on Carnaval Street

    From Kabul to a Home by the Mexican Sea

    by Deborah Rodriguez

    I hadn't been planning on making Mexico my new home, but the little house on the sea was all that I had left . . .Intimate, honest and touching, this is the story of Deborah Rodriguez's often hilarious journey of self-discovery. Forced to flee her life in Afghanistan, she leaves behind her friends, her possessions and her two beloved businesses: a hair salon and a coffee shop.But life proves no ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Street-Wise Spanish Survival Guide

    A Dictionary of Over 3,000 Slang Expressions, Proverbs, Idioms, and Other Tricky English and Spanish Words and Phrases Translated and Explained

    by Eleanor Hamer and 1 more

    If you were dropped into the middle of Managua, Mexico City, or Miami, would you know how to speak not only the language, but also the lingo? In The Street-Wise Spanish Survival Guide, the reader who is already familiar with Spanish will discover the banter and metaphor (both polite and rude) that enrich the spoken language as it is really used, hints on avoiding embarrassing mistakes in grammar, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD


    The True Story of a Mexico Trip from Hell

    by Paul Wilson

    In the summer of 1978, twenty-one-year-old Paul Wilson jumps at the chance to join two local icons on a dream surf trip to mainland Mexico, unaware their ultimate destination lies in the heart of drug cartel country. Having no earthly idea of where he’ll get the money to pay his share, and determined to prove his mettle, he does the only thing he can think of: He robs a supermarket. And, if karma ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Spanish Short Stories for Beginners: Spanish Reading for Beginners

    Learn Spanish with Stories, #1

    by Mariana Ferrer

    series Learn Spanish with Stories #1
    The aim of this Spanish Short Stories for Beginners book is to help you interiorize new Spanish vocabulary so that you can learn Spanish by reading much faster. The stories you’ll find here are challenging enough so that you can keep learning and absorbing new words and grammatical structures in Spanish naturally as you read.One common mistake people make when reading is to engage in intensive ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Bandit Roads

    Into the Lawless Heart of Mexico

    by Richard Grant

    There are many ways to die in the Sierra Madre, a notorious nine-hundred-mile mountain range in northern Mexico where AK-47s are fetish objects, the law is almost non-existent and power lies in the hands of brutal drug mafias. Thousands of tons of opium and marijuana are produced there every year. Richard Grant thought it would be a good idea to travel the length of the Sierra Madre and write a ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Amexica

    War Along the Borderline

    by Ed Vulliamy

    Between the interiors of the USA and Mexico lies a borderland: Amexica.A terrain astride the world’s busiest frontier, teeming with migrants, factory workers, narcos, tourists, heroines and heroes, ranchers and rogues.A border both porous and harsh, criss-crossed by a million people every day.A warzone, where a grotesque pastiche of the globalised economy plays out in a tragedy of unfathomable ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Silver Bullets

    by Élmer Mendoza and 1 more

    Tormented by past heartbreak and contemporary politics, for Edgar 'Lefty' Mendieta the news of the murder of lawyer Bruno Canizales represents just another day at the office in the drug-ridden city of Culiacán.It soon becomes clear that there is no shortage of suspects in a city where it's hard to tell the gangsters from the politicians. Canizales was the son of a former government minister and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Tequila Oil

    Getting Lost In Mexico

    by Hugh Thomson

    'Try this tequila oil, Hugito. Just as the alcohol hits your stomach, the chilli will as well and blow it back into your brain. It will take your head off.' Explorer Hugh Thomson takes on Mexico.It's 1979, Hugh Thomson is eighteen, far from home, with time to kill - and on his way to Mexico. When a stranger tells him there's money to be made by driving a car over the US border to sell on the black ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Oaxaca Journal

    by Oliver Sacks

    Oliver Sacks, the bestselling author of Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, is most famous for his studies of the human mind: insightful and beautifully characterised portraits of those experiencing complex neurological conditions. However, he has another scientific passion: the fern.Since childhood Oliver has been fascinated by the ability of these primitive plants to survive ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Practice Makes Perfect Complete Spanish Grammar, Premium Third Edition

    by Gilda Nissenberg

    Build your confidence in your Spanish skills with practice, practice, practice!From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of Spanish grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of Spanish as it's really spoken, ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Lonely Planet Mexico

    by Brendan Sainsbury and 9 more

    series Travel Guide
    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet's Mexico is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gather all your senses and dive head-first into the ancient Maya world at exquisite Palenque; sample the freshest local specialities from street food stalls and innovative restaurants; and soak in ... Read more

    $32.00 AUD

  • The People's Guide to Mexico

    by Carl Franz and 3 more

    Over the past 35 years, hundreds of thousands of readers have agreed: This is the classic guide to "living, traveling, and taking things as they come" in Mexico. Now in its updated 14th edition, The People's Guide to Mexico still offers the ideal combination of basic travel information, entertaining stories, and friendly guidance about everything from driving in Mexico City to hanging a hammock to ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • Bahamas Travel Guide - What To See & Do

    by David Thompson

    Our illustrated travel guide will take you to the Bahamas, a nation consisting of 29 islands, 661 cays, and 2,387 islets (rocks). It is located in the Atlantic Ocean north of Cuba and Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti), northwest of the Turks and Caicos Islands, and southeast of Florida.The Bahamas were the site of Columbus' first landfall in the New World in 1492 and is now one of the ... Read more

    $3.59 AUD

  • Mexico City: Impressions in Words and Photographs

    by James Hegarty

    Mexico City amazed and inspired me! From the people to the food to the music to the architecture, I was completely refreshed and energized. Check out my photos and travel journal. I hope the impressions I share will inspire you, too! ... Read more


  • Explorer's Guide Mexico's Aztec & Maya Empires

    by Zain Deane

    With Explorer’s Guides, expert authors and helpful icons make it easy to locate places of extra value, family-friendly activities, and excellent restaurants and lodgings. Regional and city maps help you get around and What’s Where provides a quick reference on everything from tourist attractions to off-the-beaten-track sites.Tour the heartland of the Aztec and Maya empires, ancient Mexico’s ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • The Lawless Roads

    by Graham Greene

    In 1938 Graham Greene was commissioned to visit Mexico to discover the state of the country and its people in the aftermath of the brutal anti-clerical purges of President Calles. His journey took him through the tropical states of Chiapas and Tabasco, where all the churches had been destroyed or closed and the priests driven out or shot. The experiences were the inspiration for his acclaimed ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Travel Cancun: Cozumel, Playa Del Carmen, Tulum, Xcaret, Mexican Riviera, And Yucatan Peninsula (Mobi Travel)

    by MobileReference

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones, hours of operation and admissions ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Fodor's Los Cabos

    with Todos Santos, La Paz & Valle de Guadalupe

    by Fodor's Travel Guides

    series Full-color Travel Guide
    For a limited time, receive a free Fodor's Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel e-book with the purchase of this guidebook! Go to for details.Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.The crowds keep coming to Los Cabos as much to relax on its beaches and in its spas as to golf on its courses and sail or fish its waters ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • A Sailing Story-Drugs, Do They Involve The Innocent?

    by Allen MacDiarmid

    This is an article on my experiences with having the Mexicans think I was a drug user in La Paz, BCS, Mexico. I was there on my Freedom 28 Cat Ketch sailboat. Of interest to sailors who might want to cruise to Mexico or anyone who has been falsely charged with drugs or has friends who have. ... Read more

    $1.26 AUD