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Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Most Unusual Places Hardcover – 1 Oct 2016

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"a wondrous compendium of curiosity" - Reader's Digest

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Joshua Foer is the cofounder, chairman, and editor at large of Atlas Obscura. He is also the author of Moonwalking with Einstein, an international bestseller published in 33 languages, and a forthcoming book about his travels with pygmies in the Congo. Co-creator of Sukkah City, one of the largest design competitions of the last 20 years, Foer was named one of ten people who could change the world by the New Statesman.

Ella Morton is an Australian-raised, New York-based non-fiction writer specialising in the strange and wondrous. She has written for Slate, Conde Nast Traveler, and CNET. As the host of travel show Rocketboom NYC, she uncovered New York’s underground oddities and interviewed Cookie Monster and Elmo on the set of Sesame Street.

Dylan Thuras is the cofounder and creative director of Atlas Obscura.

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5.0 out of 5 starsJust buy this book already! It's going to look amazing on your nightstand and, later, on your shelf.
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5.0 out of 5 starsA very interesting read, even if you're not actually able to visit many of the sites described!
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