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A Cook’s Tour by Anthony Bourdain | Librophila

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“I wanted kicks ― the kind of melodramatic thrills and chills I’d yearned for since childhood, the kind of adventure I’d found as a little boy in the pages of my Tintin comic books. I wanted to see the world ― and I wanted the world to be just like the movies.” 
– Anthony Bourdain, A Cook’s Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal

Anthony Bourdain has been an inspiration for me in so many ways. I’ve always enjoyed watching his programs. He was a gastronomic genius and a traveler. Because of him, I dared myself to go beyond my comfort zone and try new adventures without any reservations. Continue reading “A Cook’s Tour by Anthony Bourdain | Librophila”

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Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston | Librophilia

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When watching 127 Hours, I was absolutely mesmerized by Ralston’s predicament. (It didn’t hurt that Ralston was portrayed by James Franco and the movie directed by Danny Boyle.) After watching the film, I wanted to get the full story about what Ralston had experienced.

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10 Books That Will Fuel Your Wanderlust

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Books may let you travel without moving your feet, but they also inspire you to pack up and go. Here are 10 travel books that can definitely inspire the wanderer in you.

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The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion by Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson | Librophilia

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Saw this in a bookstore, thought it was interesting .and the quirky cover and title of this book attracted me to pick it up. I didn’t read the summary for it usually spoils the fun.

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Unf*ck Your Brain: Getting Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-Outs, and Triggers with Science! by Dr. Faith G. Harper | Librophilia

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I’m quite slow when it comes to reading this year. To kick off ‘Librophilia’ this 2018, here’s Unf*ck Your Brain: Getting Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-Outs, and Triggers with Science! by Dr. Faith G. Harper. This is the book I brought with me during my trip to Japan last April.

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