Travel Writing

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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.
August 18, 2011 | 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
From a member of Parliament and best-selling author of The Places in Between, an exploration of the Marches--the borderland between England and Scotland--and the political turmoil and vivid lives that created it.In The Places in Between, Rory Stewart walked some of the most dangerous borderlands in the world.
December 19, 2017 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 368 Pages |
$15.99
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BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2017

Written by Wilson, Jason
"The Best American Travel Writing has been the gold standard for short-form travel writing from newspapers, magazines, and the Internet since its inception." --New York Times Book Review Everyone travels for different reasons, but whatever those reasons are, one thing is certain--they come back with stories.
October 3, 2017 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 320 Pages |
$15.99
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VACATIONLAND: TRUE STORIES FROM PAINFUL BEACHES

Written by Hodgman, John
"I love everything about this hilarious book except the font size." --Jon Stewart Although his career as a bestselling author and on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn't seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now.
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Viking | 272 Pages |
$25.00
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ISLAND PEOPLE: THE CARIBBEAN AND THE WORLD

Written by Jelly-Schapiro, Joshua
This masterwork of travel literature and history provides a kaleidoscopic portrait of the Caribbean and illuminates its fierce grip on the world's imagination. From the moment Columbus gazed out from the deck of the Santa María in 1492 at what he mistook for an island off Asia, the Caribbean has been subjected to the misunderstandings and fantasies of outsiders.
November 28, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 512 Pages |
$17.00
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ISTANBUL (DELUXE EDITION): MEMORIES AND THE CITY

Written by Pamuk, Orhan
From the Nobel Prize-winning author of My Name Is Red and Snow, a large-format, deluxe, collectible edition of his beloved memoir about life in Istanbul, with more than 200 added illustrations and a new introduction. Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul and still lives in the family apartment building where his mother first held him in her arms.
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 624 Pages |
$45.00

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