Here is a glimpse of books in the works.

Biking with Bismarck


On a bicycle across France, Matthew goes in search of the remnants of the Franco-Prussian War (1870-71) and ends up crossing the country from Sedan to Biarritz.

Travels with My Children

Accounts from a lifetime of travels with his four children, who grew up, in part, traveling on the train to Damascus, tramping around postwar Croatia, on a Nile felucca, searching for the ancient Wonders of the World, and biking across Germany and the Ardennes. 

Playing in Peoria

An account of a journey, using trains, buses, and most of all a folding bicycle, Matthew writes about the roads between Chicago and New York, with way stops in Lincoln's Illinois and at the houses of many presidents from Ohio.

The Ayatollah's Flying Circus

By train across the Islamic Republic of Iran.


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