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May 26 @ 6:30 pm

In-Person | An Evening with Diccon Bewes and the Swiss Club Miami

Details

Date:
May 26
Time:
6:30 pm

Venue

Books & Books in Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Phone:
305.442.4408

Books & Books and Swiss Club Miami present…

An Evening with Diccon Bewes

Thursday, May 26, 6:30 PM ET

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About the Event:

The land of milk and money

An outsider on the inside. For the last 12 years, Diccon Bewes has been exploring Switzerland and writing about the places, the people, the trains and the chocolate. In this humorous but insightful talk he’ll share his observations about Swissness and, with the help of some unique Swiss maps, show that there’s more to Switzerland than skis and cheese.

Diccon is a Swiss-British travel writer and chocolate lover who has lived in Bern for 17 years. His first book, Swiss Watching, became a No.1 bestseller and he has since written seven more books about Switzerland.

After the talk there will be the chance to have your copies signed by Diccon.

For more information on the Swiss Club Miami and their private event, visit their website.

About the Author:

Diccon Bewes is a travel writer. A world trip set him up for a career in travel writing, via the scenic route of bookselling. After ten years at Lonely Planet and Holiday Which? Magazine, he decamped to Switzerland, where he managed the Stauffacher English Bookshop in Bern. In addition to grappling with German, re-learning to cross the road properly, and overcoming his desires to form an orderly line, he has spent years exploring Switzerland. Following the incredible success of Swiss Watching, he is now a full time writer. See his website at www.dicconbewes.com

About Swiss Club Miami:

The Swiss Club Miami is a non-profit organization ‘Where Cultures Gather’ since 1941. The purpose of our Social Club is to promote our Swiss culture and traditions, and to celebrate our “Swissness” within the Swiss Community in South Florida.

Books:

Swiss Watching: Inside the Land of Milk and Honey

(Nicholas Brealey, $21.95)

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Slow Train to Switzerland: One Tour, Two Trips, 150 Years and a World of Change Apart

(Nicholas Brealey, $14.95)

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Around Switzerland in 80 Maps: A Magical Journey

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Cartographica Helvetica: A Young Explorer’s Atlas of Switzerland

(Bergli Books, $45)

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The Expert Guide to Your Life in Switzerland Export Edition: Advice from 15 Experts in Switzerland

(Redcut Sarl, Helvetiq, $35)

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Swiss 52: Unforgettable Places

(Bergli Books, $24.95)

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How to Be Swiss: Instruction Manual

(Bergli Books, $24.95)

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False Friends: 51 Ways to Be Misunderstood

(Bergli Books, $14.95)

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