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... “Bicycle Diaries” is a collection of nine essays, adapted from diary entries, which loosely describe some of his experiences combined with various musings on the nature of today’s cities and the changes that could be made to make them better places in which to live and work, and the art scene ... Read review
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A celebration of bike riding - of the rewards of seeing the world at bike level. It gives ... more

the reader an insight into what the author is
seeing and thinking as he pedals around cities
such as London, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Istanbul,
Manila, New York, and San Francisco.

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Bicycle Diaries - David Byrne

Bicycle Diaries - David Byrne

Since the early 1980s, David Byrne has been riding a bicycle as his principal means of ... more

transportation in New York City. From music and
the visual arts, to globalisation, politics, the
nature of creative work, fashion and art, this
book gives readers an insight into what Byrne is
seeing and thinking as he pedals around these
cities.

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Cycle-killer, qu'est-ce que c'est?

AdvantagesA charming and erudite guide

DisadvantagesA frequently elitist and curmudgeonly guide

"...Byrne started to use the bicycle as his primary means of transportation, not only when at home in New York, but when overseas either when touring or for gallery engagements. He bought a folding bicycle which he would stow in his suitcase re-assembling it when he reached his destination. “Bicycle Diaries” is a collection of nine essays, adapted from diary entries, which loosely describe some of his experiences combined with various musings on the nature ..." Read review
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Since the early 1980s, David Byrne has been riding a bicycle as his principal means of transportation in New York City.

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EAN 9780571241026
Type Non-Fiction
Genre Travel
Subgenre Travel writing
Title Bicycle Diaries
Author David Byrne
Publisher Faber and Faber
All Authors David Byrne
ISBN 571241026

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