Travel Writing

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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 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 384 Pages |
$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 | PB | Yale University Press |
$20.00
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ITALIAN LESSONS: FIFTY THINGS WE KNOW ABOUT LIFE NOW

Written by Severgnini, Beppe
One-of-a-kind timeless lessons for handling challenges and living with joy, the Italian way--"with unparalleled insight and brilliant wit, Severgnini's book not only transports us to Italy but deep into the Italian mind and spirit (Stanley Tucci, host of Searching for Italy). Is there an Italian way to deal with life? Can we all learn something from the Italians?
May 3, 2022 | PB | Vintage |
$17.00
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IMAGINE A CITY: A PILOT'S JOURNEY ACROSS THE URBAN WORLD

Written by Vanhoenacker, Mark
This love letter to the cities of the world--from the airline pilot-author of Skyfaring--is a journey around both the author's mind and the planet's great cities that leaves us energized, open to new experiences and ready to return more hopefully to our lives (Alain de Botton, author of The Art of Travel). In his small New England hometown, Mark Vanhoenacker
July 5, 2022 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 416 Pages |
$30.00
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MARSEILLE, PORT TO PORT

Written by Kornblum, William
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June 21, 2022 | Paperback | Columbia University Press |
$25.00
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ON THE NILE IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF TRAVEL

Written by Humphreys, Andrew
A colorfully illustrated celebration of the classic era of cruising on the Nile, new in paperback Since Antony and Cleopatra honeymooned on the Nile on a gilded barge, visitors to Egypt have taken to the river as the best way to experience the country's wonders.
September 7, 2021 | Paperback | American University in Cairo Press | 184 Pages |
$29.95
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BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2021

Written by Wilson, Jason
"The beauty of good writing is that it transports the reader inside another person's experience in some other physical place and culture," writes Padma Lakshmi in her introduction, "and, at its best, evokes a palpable feeling of being in a specific moment in time and space." The essays in this year's Best American Travel Writing are an antidote to the isolation of the year 2020, giving us views
October 12, 2021 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 304 Pages |
$16.99
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VENICE NOIR: THE DARK HISTORY OF THE LAGOONS

Written by Panfido, Isabella
The identity of Venice, Queen of the Adriatic, is inseparable from the waters of the lagoon by which she is surrounded.
August 1, 2021 | Paperback | Dedalus | 196 Pages |
$13.99
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WALKING PEPYS'S LONDON

Written by Colliss Harvey, Jacky
Brings to life the world of Samuel Pepys with five walks through London. Samuel Pepys, the seventeenth century's best-known diarist, walked around London for miles, chronicling these walks in his diary. He made the two-and-a-half-mile trek to Whitehall from his house near the Tower of London on an almost daily basis.
July 28, 2021 | Hardcover | Haus Pub. |
$22.95
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NO. 91/92: A DIARY OF A YEAR ON THE BUS

Written by Elkin, Lauren
A love letter to Paris and a meditation on how it has changed in two decades, evolving from the twentieth century into the twenty-first, from analog to digital. Your telephone is precious. It may be envied. We recommend vigilance when using it in public.
September 14, 2021 | PB | Semiotext(e) |
$14.95

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