Travel Writing

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NAIRN'S PARIS

Written by Nairn, Ian
50th Anniversary of original publication; this is a unique Paris guidebook from the late, great, architecture and travel writer Ian Nairn. Illustrated with the author's black and white snaps of the city, Nairn shows his eye for detail - whether it is stonework on an archway, shadows cast by a railing, or an empty chair in a Paris park, in this book which celebrates the City of Light.
April 10, 2018 | Hardcover | Notting Hill Editions | 232 Pages |
$18.95
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ORPHIC PARIS

Written by Cole, Henri
A poetic portrait of Paris that combines prose poetry, diary, and memoir by award-winning writer and poet Henri Cole. Henri Cole's Orphic Paris combines autobiography, diary, essay, and poetry with photographs to create a new form of elegiac memoir.
April 3, 2018 | Paperback | New York Review of Books | 176 Pages |
$15.95
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ALPS: A HUMAN HISTORY FROM HANNIBAL TO HEIDI AND BEYOND

Written by O'Shea, Stephen
For centuries the Alps have been witness to the march of armies, the flow of pilgrims and Crusaders, the feats of mountaineers, and the dreams of engineers. In The Alps, Stephen O'Shea ("a graceful and passionate writer"--Washington Post) takes readers up and down these majestic mountains.
March 27, 2018 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 336 Pages |
$16.95
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NOT-QUITE STATES OF AMERICA: DISPATCHES FROM THE TERRITORIES AND OTHER FAR-FLUNG OUTPOSTS OF THE USA

Written by Mack, Doug
Everyone knows that America is 50 states and...some other stuff. Scattered shards in the Pacific and the Caribbean, the not-quite states--American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands--and their 4 million people are often forgotten, even by most Americans. But they're filled with American flags, U.S.
February 27, 2018 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 336 Pages |
$15.95
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LAST WILD MEN OF BORNEO: A TRUE STORY OF DEATH AND TREASURE

Written by Hoffman, Carl
A 2019 EDGAR AWARDS NOMINEE (BEST FACT CRIME) - A BANFF MOUNTAIN BOOK AWARDS FINALIST
March 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Mariner Books | 368 Pages |
$27.99
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HAVANA: A SUBTROPICAL DELIRIUM

Written by Kurlansky, Mark
A city of tropical heat, ramshackle beauty, and its very own cadence--a city that always surprises--Havana is brought to pulsing life by New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky.
March 6, 2018 | Paperback | Bloomsbury USA | 272 Pages |
$16.00
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FLANEUSE: WOMEN WALK THE CITY IN PARIS, NEW YORK, TOKYO, VENICE, AND LONDON

Written by Elkin, Lauren
FINALIST FOR THE PEN/DIAMONSTEIN-SPIELVOGEL AWARD FOR THE ART OF THE ESSAY
February 6, 2018 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 336 Pages |
$17.00
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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

New Arrivals

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