Travel Writing

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WHITE SANDS: EXPERIENCES FROM THE OUTSIDE WORLD

Written by Dyer, Geoff
In White Sands, Geoff Dyer ("one of the funniest writers alive" --Chicago Tribune) finds himself on the road again, crisscrossing the globe from French Polynesia to northernmost Norway. Throughout his adventures--with a tour guide who may not be a tour guide in the Forbidden City in Beijing; with friends in New Mexico, where D. H.
May 30, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 256 Pages |
$16.95
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FOOTSTEPS: FROM FERRANTE'S NAPLES TO HAMMETT'S SAN FRANCISCO, LITERARY PILGRIMAGES AROUND THE WORLD

Written by New York Times
A curated collection of the New York Times' travel column, Footsteps, exploring iconic authors' relationships to landmarks and cities around the world
May 9, 2017 | Paperback | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 304 Pages |
$16.00
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VOYAGER: TRAVEL WRITINGS

Written by Banks, Russell
"Banks's narrative seductively juxtaposes rambles through lush volcanic mountains, white sand beaches and coral reefs with a barrage of memories of the hash he's made of his private life." --The New York Times Book Review
May 16, 2017 | Paperback | Ecco Press | 288 Pages |
$16.99
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RIO DE JANEIRO

Written by Soares, Luiz Eduardo
A book as rich and sprawling as the seductive metropolis it evokes, Rio de Janeiro builds a kaleidoscopic portrait of this city of extremes, and its history of conflict and corruption.
April 1, 2017 | Paperback | Allen Lane | 320 Pages |
$17.95
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MICROCOSMS

Written by Magris, Claudio
Translated from the Italian, Magis delves into the environment of his Triestine homeland and uncovers the whole of human striving in a microcosm. The city's homes, cafes, markets and railway stations are all forums where humanity descends to transact its business, buy and sell, argue and orate, seek vengeance and do all that defines one as human.
December 27, 2016 | Paperback | Vintage Classics | 288 Pages |
$15.95
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HOUSE OF SNOW: AN ANTHOLOGY OF THE GREATEST WRITING ABOUT NEPAL

House of Snow includes over 50 excerpts of fiction and non-fiction inspired by the breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage of this fascinating country.
April 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Head of Zeus | 592 Pages |
$34.95
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WALKING IN BERLIN: A FLANEUR IN THE CAPITAL

Written by Hessel, Franz
The first English translation of a lost classic that reinvents the flaneur in Berlin.Franz Hessel (1880-1941), a German-born writer, grew up in Berlin, studied in Munich, and then lived in Paris, where he moved in artistic and literary circles.
May 5, 2017 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 304 Pages |
$24.95
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INFINITE CITY: A SAN FRANCISCO ATLAS

Written by Solnit, Rebecca
What makes a place? Infinite City, Rebecca Solnit's brilliant reinvention of the traditional atlas, searches out the answer by examining the many layers of meaning in one place, the San Francisco Bay Area.
November 29, 2010 | Paperback | University of California Press | 156 Pages |
$29.95
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EXPLORERS' SKETCHBOOKS: THE ART OF DISCOVERY & ADVENTURE

Written by Herbert, Kari
The sketchbook has been the one constant in explorers' kits for centuries of adventure. Often private, they are records of immediate experiences and discoveries, and in their pages we can see what the explorers themselves encountered.
March 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 320 Pages |
$40.00
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LURE OF THE NORTH

Written by Various
The 19th-century boom in mass tourism, fuelled by the introduction of the railways, brought with it the rise of travel writing. Guided excursions such as "Cook's Tours" (the first of which was led by Thomas Cook in 1841, and went from Leicester to Loughborough) were not for everyone. Many preferred to strike out alone into the depths of foreign lands.
March 21, 2017 | Paperback | Pushkin Press | 96 Pages |
$10.95

New Arrivals

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