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Ascona, Switzerland
Becherel, France
Bellprat, Spain
Borrby, Sweden
Bowral, Australia
Bredevoort, Netherlands
Clunes, Australia
Cuisery, France
Damme, Belgium
Featherston, New Zealand
Fjaerland, Norway
Fontenoy, France
Gold Cities (Grass Valley & Nevada City), USA
Hay-on-Wye, Wales
Hobart (NY), USA
La Charite -sur-Loire, France
Langenberg and Katlenburg, Germany
Lilleputhammer, Norway
Montereggio, Italy
Montmorillon, France
Montolieu, France
Obidos, Portugal
Paju, South Korea
Redu, Belgium
Richmond, South Africa
St-Pierre-de-Clage, Switzerland
Sedbergh, England
Selfoss, Iceland
Sidney, Canada
Stillwater & Twin Cities (Minnesota), USA
Sysma, Finland
Torup, Denmark
Tvedestrand, Norway
Uruena, Spain
Wigtown, Scotland
Wunsdorf, Germany

Bhilar, India
Buenos Aires, Argentina
College Street, India
Jimbocho, Japan
Pop-Up Book Towns (including Vianden, Luxembourg and Graiguenamanagh, Ireland)

About the Author

Alex Johnson is a journalist, blogger and the author of A Book of Book Lists, Improbable Libraries, Bookshelf, and Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution. He runs the web sites Shedworking and Bookshelf. Alex lives in London with his wife, three children, and plenty of books from all over the world.


"If you're and ink-and-paper loyalist, Alex Johnson's Book Towns: Forty-Five Paradises of the Printed Word (Frances Lincoln, $23), out this month, will soon be your favorite travel guide." * Travel & Leisure *
"In the forthcoming Book Towns, journalist Alex Johnson catalogues these most charming of tourist destinations." -- Sarah Laskow * Atlas Obscura *

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