Travel Writing

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AMONG FLOWERS: A WALK IN THE HIMALAYA

Written by Kincaid, Jamaica
Jamaica Kincaid's Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya is the classic travel memoir about a master novelist's journey to the Himalaya in search of seeds...
July 7, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 208 Pages |
$17.00
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WATERMARK

Written by Brodsky, Joseph
In this brief, intense, gemlike book, equal parts extended autobiographical essay and prose poem, Joseph Brodsky turns his eye to the seductive and enigmatic city of Venice.
May 12, 2020 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 144 Pages |
$16.00
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TWO CITIES

Written by Zarin, Cynthia
From acclaimed poet and New Yorker writer Cynthia Zarin comes a deeply personal meditation on two cities, Venice and Rome--each a work of art, both a monument to the past--and on how love and loss shape places and spaces. Here we encounter a writer deeply engaged with narrative in situ--a traveler moving through beloved streets, sometimes accompanied, sometimes solo.
June 9, 2020 | Paperback | David Zwirner Books | 112 Pages |
$12.95
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BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO JAPAN: OBSERVATIONS AND PROVOCATIONS

Written by Iyer, Pico
The essential introduction to Japan, site of the 2020 Olympics, from "arguably the greatest living travel writer" (Outside Magazine) After three decades in Japan, Pico Iyer knows the country like few others.
June 2, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage | 240 Pages |
$15.95
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DICKENS'S LONDON

Written by Clark, Peter
Marking the 150th anniversary of Charles Dickens's death, Dickens's London leads us in the footsteps of the author through this beloved city. Few novelists have written so intimately about a place as Dickens wrote about London, and, from a young age, his near-photographic memory rendered his experiences there both significant and in constant focus.
March 15, 2020 | Paperback | Haus Pub. | 160 Pages |
$18.95
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KAFKA'S PRAGUE

Written by Wagenbach, Klaus
Nearly one hundred years after Franz Kafka's death, his works continue to intrigue and haunt us.
March 15, 2020 | Paperback | Haus Pub. | 160 Pages |
$18.95
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AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 WORDS: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Written by Jones, Paul Anthony
What makes a place so memorable that it survives forever in a word? In this captivating round-the-world tour, Paul Anthony Jones acts as your guide through the intriguing stories of how eighty places became immortalized in the English language. You'll discover why the origins of turkeys, limericks, Brazil nuts, and Panama hats aren't quite as straightforward as you might presume.
April 13, 2020 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 288 Pages |
$18.00
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TRAVELS WITH A WRITING BRUSH: CLASSICAL JAPANESE TRAVEL WRITING FROM THE MANYOSHU TO BASHO

A rich and exquisite anthology that illuminates Japanese travel over a thousand years A Penguin Classic Discover a realm of travel writing undreamed of in the West--a richly literary tradition extending through a thousand years and more, whose individual works together weave a dense and beautiful brocade of repeated patterns and motifs, tones, and textures.
July 14, 2020 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 400 Pages |
$18.00
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GOLD OF THE GODS

Written by Von Daniken, Erich
Erich von Daniken, whose books have enthralled millions of readers around the world, now presents astonishing new confirmation for his revolutionary theories.
April 12, 2020 | Paperback | Adventures Unlimited Press | 228 Pages |
$19.95
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STORIES OF THE SAHARA

Written by Sanmao
The book that has captivated millions of Chinese readers, translated into English for the very first time.'Hypnotic . . . A record of one person's fierce refusal to follow a path laid down for her by the rest of the world' Tash Aw, Paris Review Books of the Year
January 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing | 416 Pages |
$28.00

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