Here and There


From acclaimed writer AA Gill comes this collection of travel pieces selected from his monthly column in Australian Gourmet Traveller - ‘AA Gill is away'. Witty, acerbic and often moving, these pieces are far from standard travel writing fare. Touching on tourism, airports, world cuisine and countries including Madagascar, Iceland and Albania, Gill's perspective is often controversial and always unique. He ponders Italy's ability to turn organised crime into a tourist attraction, stumbles upon lobster-shaped coffins in Ghana, contemplates the Darwinian drive of bastardised dishes around the globe, explains why Johannesburg is the luckiest place in the unluckiest continent and considers the great black lake of read more

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ISBN:

9781742701622

Format:

Paperback

Dimensions:

21cm x 13cm

Weight:

330g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Food

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 May 2011

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A. A. Gill

A. A. Gill was born in Edinburgh. He is the television and restaurant critic for The Sunday Times and is a contributing editor to GQ, Vanity Fair and Australian Gourmet Traveller magazines. He is the author of several best-selling books, including Zedel:Traditions and recipes from a grand brasserie and Here and There: collected travel writing.