Travel Writing

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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.
September 15, 2020 | Paperback | MIT Press | 304 Pages |
$16.95
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SEINE: THE RIVER THAT MADE PARIS

Written by Sciolino, Elaine
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October 6, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 304 Pages |
$17.95
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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...
October 6, 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 |
$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.
August 11, 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
"Arguably the greatest living travel writer" (Outside magazine), Pico Iyer has called Japan home for more than three decades. But, as he is the first to admit, the country remains an enigma even to its long-term residents.
June 2, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage | 208 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. |
$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.
September 1, 2020 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 288 Pages |
$18.00
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FOUR LOST CITIES: A SECRET HISTORY OF THE URBAN AGE

Written by Newitz, Annalee
In Four Lost Cities, acclaimed science journalist Annalee Newitz takes readers on an entertaining and mind-bending adventure into the deep history of urban life.
February 1, 2021 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 304 Pages |
$26.95

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