Travel Writing

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AMONG FLOWERS: A WALK IN THE HIMALAYA

Written by Kincaid, Jamaica
In this travel memoir, the acclaimed novelist Jamaica Kincaid chronicles a three-week trek through Nepal, the spectacular and exotic Himalayan land, where she and her companions are gathering seeds for planting at home.
December 1, 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 | 144 Pages |
$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. | 160 Pages |
$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 |
$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 2, 2021 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 320 Pages |
$26.95
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TRAVELS WITH A WRITING BRUSH: CLASSICAL JAPANESE TRAVEL WRITING FROM THE MANYOSHU TO BASHO

A rich and exquisite anthology that illuminates Japanese travel over a thousand years A Penguin Classic Discover a realm of travel writing undreamed of in the West--a richly literary tradition extending through a thousand years and more, whose individual works together weave a dense and beautiful brocade of repeated patterns and motifs, tones, and textures.
July 14, 2020 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 400 Pages |
$18.00
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GOLD OF THE GODS

Written by Von Däniken, Erich
Erich von Daniken, whose books have enthralled millions of readers around the world, now presents astonishing new confirmation for his revolutionary theories.
May 15, 2020 | Paperback | Adventures Unlimited Press | 228 Pages |
$19.95

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