Travel Writing

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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 | 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. | 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

The year's best travel writing, as chosen by series editor Jason Wilson and guest editor Robert Macfarlane. An eclectic compendium of the best travel writing essays published in 2019, collected by esteemed guest editor Robert Macfarlane, author of Mountains of the Mind and Underland.
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 great Dutch author and traveler Cees Nooteboom's love for Venice has been ongoing for more than fifty years. With his ability to penetrate to the core of his destinations, Nooteboom sheds new light on the city, its history, and its treasures, producing a radiant tribute to Venice.
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 | 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 |
$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 |
$17.95
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AMONG FLOWERS: A WALK IN THE HIMALAYA

Written by Kincaid, Jamaica
In this travel memoir, the acclaimed novelist Jamaica Kincaid chronicles a three-week trek through Nepal, the spectacular and exotic Himalayan land, where she and her companions are gathering seeds for planting at home.
December 1, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 224 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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