Travel Writing

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ENCHANTED LAND: FOREIGN WRITINGS ABOUT CHIANG MAI IN THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Written by Jefcoate, Graham
- An anthology of rare writings by Westerners working, living or traveling in Northern Thailand - Insightful observations and revelations about both the ex pat and local communities - Unseen texts appearing in print only once before, often over 100 years ago A century ago, northern Thailand (or Siam as it was then known) was home to small communities of Westerners, many of them British diplomats a
April 23, 2023 | Hardcover | River Books | 240 Pages |
$19.95
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ALL HANDS ON DECK: A MODERN-DAY HIGH SEAS ADVENTURE TO THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD

Written by Sofrin, Will
A maritime adventure memoir that follows a crew of misfits hired to sail an 18th-century warship 5,000 miles to Hollywood In the late 1990s, Patrick O'Brian's multimillion-copy-selling historical novel series--the Aubrey-Maturin series, which was set during the Napoleonic Wars--seemed destined for film.
April 18, 2023 | Hardcover | Abrams Press | 272 Pages |
$28.00
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SOUTH TO AMERICA: A JOURNEY BELOW THE MASON-DIXON TO UNDERSTAND THE SOUL OF A NATION

Written by Perry, Imani
WINNER OF THE 2022 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTIONINSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"An elegant meditation on the complexities of the American South--and thus of America--by an esteemed daughter of the South and one of the great intellectuals of our time. An inspiration." --Isabel Wilkerson
January 25, 2022 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 432 Pages |
$28.99
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SERPENT COILED IN NAPLES

Written by Kociejowski, Marius
A travelogue revealing the hidden stories of Naples. In recent years Naples has become, for better or worse, the new destination in Italy. While many of its more unusual features are on display for all to see, the stories behind them remain largely hidden.
September 20, 2022 | Hardcover | Haus Pub. | 506 Pages |
$27.95
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BOOK OF TRAVELS

Written by Diyāb, Ḥannā
The adventures of the man who created Aladdin
September 6, 2022 | Paperback | New York University Press | 468 Pages |
$18.00
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ISRAEL: A SIMPLE GUIDE TO THE MOST MISUNDERSTOOD COUNTRY ON EARTH

Written by Tishby, Noa
A "fascinating and very moving" (Aaron Sorkin, award-winning screenwriter of The West Wing and The Social Network) chronological timeline spanning from Biblical times to today that explores one of the most interesting countries in the world--Israel. Israel.
September 20, 2022 | Paperback | Free Press | 352 Pages |
$18.99
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POLAR EXPOSURE: AN ALL-WOMEN'S EXPEDITION TO THE NORTH POLE

Written by Aston, Felicity
This inspiring account of a diverse all-women's expedition to the North Pole reveals the highs and lows of record-breaking, modern-day exploration. "A wonderful collaboration both on the Arctic ice and onto the page.
November 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Imagine |
$24.99
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WEEK AT THE AIRPORT

Written by De Botton, Alain
From the bestselling author of The Art of Travel comes a wittily intriguing exploration of the strange non-place that he believes is the imaginative center of our civilization.
September 21, 2010 | Paperback | Vintage | 112 Pages |
$18.95
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HERO'S WAY: WALKING WITH GARIBALDI FROM ROME TO RAVENNA

Written by Parks, Tim
In the summer of 1849, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italy's legendary revolutionary, was finally forced to abandon his defense of Rome. He and his men had held the besieged city for four long months, but now it was clear that only surrender would prevent slaughter and destruction at the hands of a huge French army.
July 12, 2022 | PB | W. W. Norton & Company |
$18.95
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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. . . .
March 22, 2022 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 304 Pages |
$20.00

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