Travel Writing

BEST WOMEN'S TRAVEL WRITING, VOLUME 11: TRUE STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Written by Lavinia Spalding
The Best Women's Travel Writing-presenting stimulating, inspiring, and uplifting adventures from women who have traveled to the ends of the earth to discover new places, peoples, and facets of themselves.The common threads connecting these stories are a female perspective and fresh, compelling storytelling to make the reader laugh, weep, wish she were there, or be glad she wasn't.
May 16, 2017 | Paperback | Best Women's Travel Writing | 328 Pages |
$19.95

HUMBOLDT'S MEXICO: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE ILLUSTRIOUS GERMAN SCIENTIFIC TRAVELLER

Written by Myron Echenberg
A study of a gifted scientist and visionary who embodies the spirit of adventure and discovery.
April 4, 2019 | Hardcover | McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP | 236 Pages |
$34.95

IMPRESSIONS OF PARIS

Written by Cat Seto
Artist Cat Seto, founder of the acclaimed Ferme à Papier brand, introduces you to the City of Light as never before in this distinctive volume--both a visual feast and celebration of the artistic process--filled with lavish illustrations and descriptive meditations that capture the quotidian pleasures of France's capital city and how they have inspired creativity.
April 4, 2017 | Hardcover | Harper Design | 176 Pages |
$19.99
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MEXICO CITY

Written by Caistor, Nicholas
Mexico City has always been a seat of empire. With its grandiose pretentions, sheer swagger, and staggering proportions, it gives the impression of power exercised over great time and distances. And yet this power has frequently been contested, lending the city a tough, battle-hardened look.
May 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 240 Pages |
$22.00

SPYING ON THE SOUTH: AN ODYSSEY ACROSS THE AMERICAN DIVIDE

Written by Tony Horwitz
Beloved best-selling author Tony Horwitz retraces Frederick Law Olmsted's epic journey across the American South in the 1850s, as he too searches for common ground in a dangerously riven nation.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 400 Pages |
$30.00

RILKE IN PARIS

Rainer Maria Rilke offers a compelling portrait of Parisian life, art, and culture at the beginning of the 20th century. In 1902, the young German writer Rainer Maria Rilke traveled to Paris to write a monograph on the sculptor Auguste Rodin.
June 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$15.95
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MY TWENTY-FIVE YEARS IN PROVENCE: REFLECTIONS ON THEN AND NOW

Written by Mayle, Peter
The beloved author Peter Mayle, champion of all things Provence, here in a final volume of all new writing, offers vivid recollections from his twenty-five years in the South of France--lessons learned, culinary delights enjoyed, and changes observed. Twenty-five years ago, Peter Mayle and his wife, Jennie, were rained out of a planned two weeks on the Côte d'Azur.
May 28, 2019 | Paperback | Vintage |
$16.00

SOUTH: THE ILLUSTRATED STORY OF SHACKLETON'S LAST EXPEDITION 1914-1917

In 1914, the polar explorer Ernest Shackleton announced an ambitious plan to lead the first trek across Antarctica via the South Pole. The expedition would prove fraught with adventure--and peril.
March 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$24.99

CURIOSITIES AND SPLENDOUR: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CLASSIC TRAVEL LITERATURE

Journey back in time with this collection of classic travel writing from great authors and adventurers. These extraordinary odysseys over land and sea captivated audiences and gave them a glimpse into countries, cities and cultures like never before.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$22.00

SEE YOU IN THE PIAZZA: NEW PLACES TO DISCOVER IN ITALY

Bestselling and beloved author Frances Mayes discovers the hidden pleasures of Italy in a sumptuous travel narrative that crisscrosses the country, with inventive new recipes celebrating Italian cuisine The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$27.00

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