Travel Writing

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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 | PB | American University in Cairo Press |
$29.95
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BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2021

"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 | PB | Mariner Books |
$15.99
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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. | 220 Pages |
$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 | Paperback | Semiotext(e) | 128 Pages |
$14.95
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ENDURANCE: SHACKLETON'S INCREDIBLE VOYAGE (ANNIVERSARY)

Written by Lansing, Alfred
Experience one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age: The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole. In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot.
April 28, 2015 | Paperback | Basic Books | 416 Pages |
$16.99
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LA DOLCE VITA UNIVERSITY, 2ND EDITION: AN UNCONVENTIONAL GUIDE TO ITALIAN CULTURE FROM A TO Z

Written by Gambescia, Carla
La Dolce Vita University, 2nd Edition (LDVU2) is the perfect sampler for anyone curious about (or already in amore with) Italy and its remarkably rich cultural gifts, both past and present. This fully revised second edition includes 75 pages of new material (60 new chapters and 40 new illustrations) to expand on the delights in the first edition.
November 23, 2021 | Paperback | Travelers' Tales |
$21.99
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NOTES FROM AN APOCALYPSE: A PERSONAL JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE WORLD AND BACK

Written by O'Connell, Mark
ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR NPR - Esquire - The Guardian - Washington Independent Review of Books Harrowing, tender-hearted, and funny as hell. --Jenny Offill
March 23, 2021 | PB | Anchor Books |
$16.95
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MADHOUSE AT THE END OF THE EARTH: THE BELGICA'S JOURNEY INTO THE DARK ANTARCTIC NIGHT

Written by Sancton, Julian
The "exquisitely researched and deeply engrossing" (The New York Times) true survival story of an early polar expedition that went terribly awry--with the ship frozen in ice and the crew trapped inside for the entire sunless, Antarctic winter "The energy of the narrative never flags. . . . Sancton has produced a thriller."--The Wall Street Journal
May 4, 2021 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) |
$30.00
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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.--GAVIN FRANCIS
February 23, 2021 | Hardcover | Canongate Books | 256 Pages |
$30.00

New Arrivals

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