Travel Writing

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SPYING ON THE SOUTH: AN ODYSSEY ACROSS THE AMERICAN DIVIDE

Written by Horwitz, Tony
The best-selling author of Confederates in the Attic returns to the South and the Civil War era for an epic adventure on the trail of America's greatest landscape architect. In the 1850s, the young Frederick Law Olmsted was adrift, a restless farmer and dreamer in search of a mission.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | Penguin Press |
$30.00
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LAST LONDON: TRUE FICTIONS FROM AN UNREAL CITY

Written by Sinclair, Iain
London. A city apart. Inimitable. Or so it once seemed. Spiralling from the outer limits of the Overground to the pinnacle of the Shard, Iain Sinclair encounters a metropolis stretched beyond recognition. The vestiges of secret tunnels, the ghosts of saints and lost poets lie buried by developments, the cycling revolution and Brexit.
May 14, 2019 | Paperback | ONEWorld Publications | 336 Pages |
$14.99
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RILKE IN PARIS

Written by Betz, Maurice
Rainer Maria Rilke offers a compelling portrait of Parisian life, art, and culture at the beginning of the 20th century. In 1902, the young German writer Rainer Maria Rilke traveled to Paris to write a monograph on the sculptor Auguste Rodin.
June 25, 2019 | Paperback | Pushkin Press | 144 Pages |
$15.95
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SOUTH: THE ILLUSTRATED STORY OF SHACKLETON'S LAST EXPEDITION 1914-1917

Written by Shackleton, Ernest Henry
In 1914, the polar explorer Ernest Shackleton announced an ambitious plan to lead the first trek across Antarctica via the South Pole. The expedition would prove fraught with adventure--and peril.
March 19, 2019 | Paperback | Voyageur Press (MN) | 384 Pages |
$24.99
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CURIOSITIES AND SPLENDOUR: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CLASSIC TRAVEL LITERATURE

Written by Lonely Planet
Journey back in time with this collection of classic travel writing from great authors and adventurers. These extraordinary odysseys over land and sea captivated audiences and gave them a glimpse into countries, cities and cultures like never before.
March 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Lonely Planet | 312 Pages |
$22.00
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GRAND CANYON EXPEDITION: THE EXPLORATION OF THE COLORADO RIVER AND ITS CANYONS

Written by Powell, John
Explore one of the nation's greatest natural wonders and celebrate the 100th birthday of Grand Canyon National Park with this grand voyage.
February 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Gibbs Smith | 288 Pages |
$16.99
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FIGURES IN A LANDSCAPE: PEOPLE AND PLACES

Written by Theroux, Paul
A delectable collection of Theroux's recent writing on great places, people, and prose
May 14, 2019 | Paperback | Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books | 416 Pages |
$15.99
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STOWAWAY: A YOUNG MAN'S EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURE TO ANTARCTICA

Written by Shapiro, Laurie Gwen
The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York's Lower East Side who stowed away on the most remarkable feat of science and daring of the Jazz Age, The Stowaway is "a thrilling adventure that captures not only the making of a man but of a nation" (David Grann, bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon). It was 1928: a time of illicit booze, of Gatsb
January 1, 2019 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster |
$16.00
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SEE YOU IN THE PIAZZA: NEW PLACES TO DISCOVER IN ITALY

Written by Mayes, Frances
Bestselling and beloved author Frances Mayes discovers the hidden pleasures of Italy in a sumptuous travel narrative that crisscrosses the country, with inventive new recipes celebrating Italian cuisine The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings.
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) |
$27.00
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PAGAN LIGHT: DREAMS OF FREEDOM AND BEAUTY IN CAPRI

Written by James, Jamie
"Pagan Light is mesmerizing. Every detail is compelling. I felt I was reading a family history of a family far more interesting than mine." --Edmund White, author of Our Young ManA rich, intimate embrace of Capri, which was a magnet for artistic renegades and a place of erotic refuge
March 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 336 Pages |
$28.00

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