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JUL-AUG 2019

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slmag.net 47 bib 'li' o 'taph, [bib-lee-uhtaf, -tahf ]: a person who caches or hoards books In May 2007, with her husband as co-pilot, Dina Bennett was behind the wheel of a 1940 Cadillac LaSalle, one of 128 antique autos racing in the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge. Bennett's resulting book is both funny and self-deprecating. She says it was written for "every woman who's ever doubted herself and any man who's wondered what the woman traveling with him is thinking." Dina Bennett—Peking to Paris: Life and Love on a Short Drive Around Half the World—hardcover, 280 pages, Skyhorse Publishing (skyhorsepublishing.com) ‡e opening of America's interstate highway system in the 1950s ushered in the road trip phenomenon. Author Richard Ratay contends that families didn't so much take vacations as survive them. ‡is lighthearted trip down memory lane chronicles what made the Great American Family Road Trip so great. Richard Ratay—Don't Make Me Pull Over: …e Informal History of the Family Road Trip—hardcover, 288 pages, Scribner (simonandschusterpublishing.com) Created by photographer and art historian Dr. Fred Sigman, this book is an ode to a bye-gone era and a re'ection on America's iconic automobile culture. Sigmans' photographs capture the praised architectural vernacular that once dominated Sin City's skyline and served as the foundation for today's mega-resorts. Dr. Fred Sigman—Motel Vegas— hardcover, 200 pages, Smallworks Press (smallworkspress.com) Je" Gordinier, food and drinks editor of Esquire and a frequent contributor to the New York Times chronicles the four years he spent traveling with renowned Danish chef René Redzepi in search of the most tantalizing 'avors the world has to o"er. Je" Gordinier—Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping, and Risking It All with the Greatest Chef in the World—hardcover, 240 pages, Penguin Random House (penguinrandomhouse.com)

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