Books

Review: Bicycle Diaries

In his new book, Bicycle Diaries, David Byrne, formerly of the Talking Heads, takes us on a ride around the world, from Manhattan to Istanbul. But don’t expect a run-of-the-mill travelogue from a guy who has been known to perform in a tutu.

Review: Taschen's London

Whether you feast your eyes before you leave or indulge in reminiscences after you come back, this isn’t so much a guidebook as the ultimate bedside companion for the armchair traveler. Go ahead — lie back and think of England.

Review: Paris Secrets

Lovers of the City of Light will lap up the gorgeous photos in Paris Secrets: Architecture, Interiors, Quartiers, Corners — even if the book’s generic copy sets their teeth on edge. Author (and photographer) Janelle McCulloch has an obvious love…