Brooklyn Launch: Matt Gross and The Turk Who Loved Apples

06/20/2013 - 7:00pm

From his first trip as a young child (driving through New England in the backseat of his family’s station wagon) to his trek to Marijampolė, a small town near the Polish border where he learned about his Lithuanian heritage, Matt Gross has turned travel into an art form. He presents his new collection of essays with a presentation and signing.Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

The Turk Who Loved Apples: And Other Tales of Losing My Way Around the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780306821158
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Da Capo Press - April 23rd, 2013

While writing his celebrated Frugal Traveler column for the New York Times, Matt Gross began to feel hemmed in by its focus on what he thought of as “traveling on the cheap at all costs.” When his editor offered him the opportunity to do something less structured, the Getting Lost series was born, and Gross began a more immersive form of travel that allowed him to “lose