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Praise for city-pick

  • 'Superb ... it's like having your own Kindle loaded with different tomes, except with the best passages, bite-sized chunks, just perfect to dip into' The Times 'Brilliant ... the best way to get under the skin of a city. The perfect read for travellers and book lovers of all ages' Kate Mosse 'What a great idea! A sublime introduction.' The Sydney Morning Herald 'Tired of the usual guides? Can't be bothered with apps? Meet the alternative.' Wanderlust 'The beauty of this clever series is the breadth and reach of its contributors' Real Travel Magazine 'We love the city-pick books. They're right up our street!' Lonely Planet Traveller

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  • Bored stiff by traditional guide books? Find your way in the company of the new city-pick' Time Out Istanbul
  • MIRANDA ROAD - HEATHER REYES 'Hugely readable and quietly profound... both lyrical and deeply moving' Richard and Judy Book Club author Beatrice Colin April 2014
  • AN EVERYWHERE: A LITTLE BOOK ABOUT READING, HEATHER REYES 'A brilliant travel guide to the city of books ... I love Heather's passion for reading and her blend of erudition and intimacy' Orange Prize winning author Helen Dunmore April 2014
  • CITY-PICK NEW YORK 'This sublime and 'literary' travel book operates on so many levels ... some of the greatest writers painting the city in magical word pictures' The Sydney Morning Herald
  • CITY-PICK ST PETERSBURG 'Another wonderfully atmospheric guide ... if you are going to St Petersburg then this is the book for you.' Hot Brands Cool Places
  • CITY-PICK VENICE 'the latest literary treat from the city-pick series ... as a guide to the atmosphere and spirit of the city, it's unmissable' Lonely Planet Magazine
  • CITY-LIT PARIS 'Superb ... It's like having your own iPad loaded with different tomes, except that this anthology contains only the best passages' The Times
  • CITY-PICK DUBLIN 'The latest triumph of distillation. There's everything here - you'll read about walking and drinking, being poor and being poetic, new wealth and newcomers, old timers and returning natives' The Good Web Guide
  • CITY-LIT LONDON 'The latest offering in this impressive little series concentrates on the spirit of London as seen through the eyes of an eclectic selection of writers. It's an exciting selection with unexpected gems.' Sunday Telegraph
  • CITY-LIT BERLIN 'This wonderful anthology explores what it is really like to be a Berliner by bringing together extracts about the city from a range of genres, including some specially translated' The Guardian
  • CITY-PICK AMSTERDAM 'A new breed of city guide ... it makes for some delightful discoveries - even for those of us who think we know this city well' Time Out
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    Our titles

    • Bored stiff by traditional guide books? Find your way in the company of the new city-pick' Time Out Istanbul
    • MIRANDA ROAD - HEATHER REYES 'Hugely readable and quietly profound... both lyrical and deeply moving' Richard and Judy Book Club author Beatrice Colin April 2014
    • AN EVERYWHERE: A LITTLE BOOK ABOUT READING, HEATHER REYES 'A brilliant travel guide to the city of books ... I love Heather's passion for reading and her blend of erudition and intimacy' Orange Prize winning author Helen Dunmore April 2014
    • CITY-PICK NEW YORK 'This sublime and 'literary' travel book operates on so many levels ... some of the greatest writers painting the city in magical word pictures' The Sydney Morning Herald
    • CITY-PICK ST PETERSBURG 'Another wonderfully atmospheric guide ... if you are going to St Petersburg then this is the book for you.' Hot Brands Cool Places
    • CITY-PICK VENICE 'the latest literary treat from the city-pick series ... as a guide to the atmosphere and spirit of the city, it's unmissable' Lonely Planet Magazine
    • CITY-LIT PARIS 'Superb ... It's like having your own iPad loaded with different tomes, except that this anthology contains only the best passages' The Times
    • CITY-PICK DUBLIN 'The latest triumph of distillation. There's everything here - you'll read about walking and drinking, being poor and being poetic, new wealth and newcomers, old timers and returning natives' The Good Web Guide
    • CITY-LIT LONDON 'The latest offering in this impressive little series concentrates on the spirit of London as seen through the eyes of an eclectic selection of writers. It's an exciting selection with unexpected gems.' Sunday Telegraph
    • CITY-LIT BERLIN 'This wonderful anthology explores what it is really like to be a Berliner by bringing together extracts about the city from a range of genres, including some specially translated' The Guardian
    • CITY-PICK AMSTERDAM 'A new breed of city guide ... it makes for some delightful discoveries - even for those of us who think we know this city well' Time Out

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