Travel Writing

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ENDURANCE: SHACKLETON'S INCREDIBLE VOYAGE (ANNIVERSARY)

Written by Lansing, Alfred
Experience one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age: The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole. In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot.
April 28, 2015 | PB | Basic Books |
$16.99
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LA DOLCE VITA UNIVERSITY, 2ND EDITION: AN UNCONVENTIONAL GUIDE TO ITALIAN CULTURE FROM A TO Z

Written by Gambescia, Carla
La Dolce Vita University, 2nd Edition (LDVU2) is the perfect sampler for anyone curious about (or already in amore with) Italy and its remarkably rich cultural gifts, both past and present. This fully revised second edition includes 75 pages of new material and 35 new chapters to expand on the delights in the first edition.
September 21, 2021 | Paperback | Travelers' Tales |
$21.99
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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 "Deserves a place beside Alfred Lansing's immortal classic Endurance."--Nathaniel Philbrick
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.--GAVIN FRANCIS
February 23, 2021 | Hardcover | Canongate Books | 256 Pages |
$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. |
$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 | 464 Pages |
$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 | 336 Pages |
$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 |
$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 |
$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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