Travel Writing

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LAST LONDON: TRUE FICTIONS FROM AN UNREAL CITY

Written by Sinclair, Iain
A New Statesman Book of the Year London. A city apart. Inimitable. Or so it once seemed. Spiralling from the outer limits of the Overground to the pinnacle of the Shard, Iain Sinclair encounters a metropolis stretched beyond recognition. The vestiges of secret tunnels, the ghosts of saints and lost poets lie buried by developments, the cycling revolution and Brexit.
January 9, 2018 | Hardcover | ONEWorld Publications | 336 Pages |
$24.99
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ROOMS WITH A VIEW: THE SECRET LIFE OF GREAT HOTELS

Written by Mourby, Adrian
Salvador Dalí once asked room service at Hôtel Le Meurice in Paris to send him up a flock of sheep. When they were duly brought to his room he got out a gun and fired blanks at them. George Bernard Shaw tried to learn the tango at Reid's Palace in Madeira, and the details of India's independence were worked out in the ballroom of the Imperial Hotel, Delhi.
February 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Icon Books | 304 Pages |
$22.95
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BORGES IN SICILY

Written by Luque, Alejandro
When Alejandro Luque received a book of photographs of the Argentinian writer, Jorge Luis Borges, in Sicily he decided to trace the writer's journey, setting off with a group of friends on his own Sicilian odyssey.
February 15, 2018 | Hardcover | Haus Pub. | 220 Pages |
$22.95
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ISTANBUL: A TALE OF THREE CITIES

Written by Hughes, Bettany
Istanbul has long been a place where stories and histories collide, where perception is as potent as fact. From the Koran to Shakespeare, this city with three names--Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul -- resonates as an idea and a place, real and imagined.
September 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Da Capo Press | 856 Pages |
$40.00
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STORIES FROM THE DIRT: INDISCRETIONS OF AN ADVENTURE JUNKIE

Written by Long, John
Riding tubes in Venezuela. BASE jumping in Europe. Climbing big walls in Yosemite. Riding bulls in Texas. These first-person stories from acclaimed climber and adventurer John Long may be vastly different in content, but they share an identifiable emotional texture, tone and delivery, and fundamentally are of one piece. This is storytelling at its best-nonfiction that reads like fiction.
September 1, 2017 | Paperback | Falcon Press Publishing | 240 Pages |
$18.95
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RETIRE ABOARD: LIVE COMFORTABLY, CHEAPLY, SAFELY--ANYWHERE YOU WANT ON A BOAT

Written by Trefethen, Jim
How to live on a $50,000 boat moored directly in front of million dollar condos and enjoy the same amenities--and you need not be an experienced sailor to do it. Why spend your retirement years locked into a house that's too large or living in a boring senior community when you can live aboard a boat anywhere you want?
September 4, 2018 | Hardcover | Seahorse Publishing | 256 Pages |
$24.99
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OUR ISRAELI DIARY: OF THAT TIME, OF THAT PLACE

Written by Fraser, Antonia
In May 1978 Harold Pinter and Antonia Fraser visited Israel at the time of the 30th Anniversary of Independence. It was three years after they first lived together; neither had set foot in Israel before.
August 8, 2017 | Hardcover | ONEWorld Publications | 176 Pages |
$16.99
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LIVING MOUNTAIN: A CELEBRATION OF THE CAIRNGORM MOUNTAINS OF SCOTLAND (MAIN - CANONS IMPRINT RE-ISSUE)

Written by Shepherd, Nan
In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. There she encounters a world that can be breathtakingly beautiful at times and shockingly harsh at others. Her intense, poetic prose explores and records the rocks, rivers, creatures and hidden aspects of this remarkable landscape.
October 3, 2017 | Paperback | Canongate Books | 160 Pages |
$14.95
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BETTER THAN FICTION: TRUE TRAVEL TALES FROM GREAT FICTION WRITERS

Written by Zable, Arnold
...a brilliant collection of travel stories...threaded with great warmth, as readers are invited to travel in the company of these famous authors and experience their passions and revelations. BOOKSELLER + PUBLISHER
November 21, 2017 | Paperback | Lonely Planet | 288 Pages |
$14.99
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MARCHES: A BORDERLAND JOURNEY BETWEEN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND

Written by Stewart, Rory
"An unforgettable tale." -- National Geographic In The Places in Between Rory Stewart walked some of the most dangerous borderlands in the world. Now he travels with his eighty-nine-year-old father--a comical, wily, courageous, and infuriating former British intelligence officer--along the border they call home.
December 19, 2017 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 368 Pages |
$15.99

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