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"...an engaging book: part diary, part manifesto." The Guardian

A round-the-world bicycle tour with one of the most original artists of our day. Urban bicycling has become more popular than ever as recession-strapped, climate-conscious city dwellers reinvent basic transportation. In this wide-ranging memoir, artist/musician and co-founder of Talking Heads David Byrne--who has relied on a bike to get around New York City since the early 1980s--relates his adventures as he pedals through and engages with some of the world's major cities. From Buenos Aires to Berlin, he meets a range of people both famous and ordinary, shares his thoughts on art, fashion, music, globalization, and the ways that many places are becoming more bike-friendly. Bicycle Diaries is an adventure on two wheels conveyed with humor, curiosity, and humanity.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780143117964
  • ISBN-10: 0143117963
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: September 2010
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds
  • Page Count: 320
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP

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