Travel Writing

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MADHOUSE AT THE END OF THE EARTH: THE BELGICA'S JOURNEY INTO THE DARK ANTARCTIC NIGHT

Written by Sancton, Julian
The harrowing true survival story of an early polar expedition that went terribly awry--with the ship frozen in ice and the crew trapped inside for the entire sunless, Antarctic winter--in the tradition of David Grann, Nathaniel Philbrick, and Hampton Sides In August 1897, the young Belgian commandant Adrien de Gerlache set sail for a threeyear expedition aboard the good ship Belgica wi
May 4, 2021 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 368 Pages |
$30.00
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ISLAND DREAMS: MAPPING AN OBSESSION (MAIN)

Written by Francis, Gavin
In Island Dreams, Gavin Francis examines our collective fascination with islands. He blends stories of his own travels with psychology, philosophy, and great voyages from literature, shedding new light on the importance of islands and isolation in our collective consciousness.
February 23, 2021 | Hardcover | Canongate Books |
$30.00
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HEMINGWAY IN ITALY

Written by Owen, Richard
Ernest Hemingway is most often associated with Spain and Cuba, but Italy was equally important in his life and work. Hemingway in Italy, the first full-length book exploring Hemmingway's penchant for Italy, offers a lively account of the many visits Hemingway made throughout his life to Italian locales, including Sicily, Genoa, Rapallo, Cortina, and Venice.
July 15, 2020 | Paperback | Haus Pub. | 174 Pages |
$17.95
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ON THE PLAIN OF SNAKES: A MEXICAN JOURNEY

Written by Theroux, Paul
The legendary travel writer drives the entire length of the US-Mexico border, then goes deep into the hinterland, on the back roads of Chiapas and Oaxaca, to uncover the rich, layered world behind today's brutal headlines. Paul Theroux has spent his life crisscrossing the globe in search of the histories and peoples that give life to the places they call home.
October 6, 2020 | Paperback | Mariner Books |
$17.99
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BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2020

Written by Wilson, Jason
The year's best travel writing, as chosen by series editor Jason Wilson and guest editor Robert Macfarlane. Writing, reading, and dreaming about travel have surged, writes Robert MacFarlane in his introduction to the Best American Travel Writing 2020.
November 3, 2020 | Paperback | Mariner Books |
$16.99
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VENICE: THE LION, THE CITY AND THE WATER

Written by Nooteboom, Cees
The critically acclaimed Dutch novelist, poet, and travel writer Cees Nooteboom pays tribute to Venice--the city, its history, and its treasures "Mr. Nooteboom . . . [has] a highly distinctive voice--and often a new angle of vision. . . .
November 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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WALKING IN BERLIN: A FLANEUR IN THE CAPITAL

Written by Hessel, Franz
The first English translation of a lost classic that reinvents the flaneur in Berlin.Franz Hessel (1880-1941), a German-born writer, grew up in Berlin, studied in Munich, and then lived in Paris, where he moved in artistic and literary circles.
December 8, 2020 | Paperback | MIT Press | 304 Pages |
$16.95
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OUTLAW OCEAN: JOURNEYS ACROSS THE LAST UNTAMED FRONTIER

Written by Urbina, Ian
A riveting, adrenaline-fueled tour of a vast, lawless, and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas. There are few remaining frontiers on our planet.
August 25, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage | 576 Pages |
$18.00
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SEINE: THE RIVER THAT MADE PARIS

Written by Sciolino, Elaine
Blending memoir, travelogue, and history, The Seine is a love letter to Paris and the river that determined its destiny.
September 29, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 400 Pages |
$17.95
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BULGARI - ROMA: TRAVEL TALES FOR BEAUTY AND LOVERS

A cool guide to Rome, with an emotional tour of the city's key historical sites and monuments revisited through the inspiration behind Bvlgari's jewelry. Since 1884, the majestic beauty of the Eternal City and its rich archaeological, artistic, and cultural heritage have represented an inexhaustible source of inspiration for Bvlgari.
December 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications |
$40.00

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