Roaring Forties Press

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Roaring Forties Press is an innovative publishing company dedicated to the proposition that books can be smart and stylish. Focusing on travel and the arts, our books are designed to open our readers' eyes, literally and metaphorically. Whenever you open a book from Roaring Forties Press, whether you're discovering new territory or revisiting old haunts, you'll see the world differently than before.

The ArtPlace series turns the spotlight on revolutionary artists-painters, writers, and musicians-and the places in which they lived and worked. For adventurers and armchair explorers alike, each book is a revealing, entertaining, colorful, and thought-provoking guide to the paths traveled by these trailblazers.

The Art Place Series
Café-table books for travelers and armchair explorers

The “stunning and highly entertaining” ArtPlace series has been hailed by critics as varied as Publishers Weekly, the New York Times, USA Today, Library Journal, Vanity Fair, and Town and Country.


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* A Journey into Flaubert’s Normandy

* A Journey into Ireland’s Literary Revival

* A Journey into Matisse’s South of France

* A Journey into Michelangelo’s Rome

* A Journey into Dorothy Parker’s New York

* A Journey into Steinbeck’s California

* A Journey into the Transcendentalists’ New England

The Music Place Series (all forthcoming titles)
Explore the intertwined lives of great musicians and great cities

Offering an entirely new perspective on some of the greatest names in popular music, the MusicPlace series unravels the relationships between musicians and the cities they called home.

* Grunge Seattle (forthcoming)
* Jimi Hendrix’s London (forthcoming)
* The Kinks’ London (forthcoming)
* Patti Smith’s New York (forthcoming)


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