Travel Writing

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TRAVELING WITH GHOSTS: A MEMOIR

Written by Fowler, Shannon Leone
From grief to reckoning to reflection to solace, a marine biologist shares the solo journey she took--through war-ravaged Eastern Europe, Israel, and beyond--to find peace after her fiancé suffered a fatal attack by a box jellyfish in Thailand. In the summer of 2002, Shannon Leone Fowler, a twenty-eight-year-old marine biologist, was backpacking with her fiancé and love of her life, Sean.
February 21, 2017 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 304 Pages |
$26.00
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ART OF TRAVEL

Written by de Botton, Alain
Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why.
May 11, 2004 | Paperback | Vintage | 272 Pages |
$16.95
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JUNGLE OF STONE: THE TRUE STORY OF TWO MEN, THEIR EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY, AND THE DISCOVERY OF THE LOST CIVILIZATION OF THE MAYA

Written by Carlsen, William
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe masterful chronicle of the discovery of the legendary lost civilization of the Maya and the quest to unlock their secrets.
April 11, 2017 | Paperback | William Morrow & Company | 544 Pages |
$17.99
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MONTMARTRE: PARIS'S VILLAGE OF ART AND SIN

Written by Baxter, John
In the second portrait of his series Great Parisian Neighborhoods, award-winning raconteur John Baxter leads us on a whirlwind tour of Montmartre, the hill-top village that fired the greatest achievements of modern art while also provoking bloody revolution and the sexual misbehavior that made Paris synonymous with sin
April 18, 2017 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 256 Pages |
$14.99
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JOURNEY TO THE ORIENT

Written by Nerval, Gerard De
More than just an account of his travels in Cairo, Beirut, and Constantinople in 1843, Gérard de Nerval's Journey to the Orient is a quest for the unknown. If his narrator seems credulous in his retelling of legends of the origins of the pyramids and the mysteries of the Druzes, it is with this purpose in mind.
August 10, 2012 | Paperback | Antipodes Press | 482 Pages |
$26.95
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OLD PUGLIA: A CULTURAL COMPANION TO SOUTH-EASTERN ITALY

Written by Mountgarret, Susan
Apulia (or Puglia) is the heel of Italy, stretching down from the spur of the Italian boot. Its landscape is often very beautiful and it has wonderful old cities with Romanesque cathedrals, Gothic castles and a great wealth of Baroque architecture, together with 'rupestrian' churches that contain Byzantine frescoes.
December 15, 2016 | Paperback | Haus Pub. | 320 Pages |
$19.95
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WALKER'S ANTHOLOGY - FURTHER TALES

Following the success of The Walker's Anthology, The Railway Anthology, and The Cyclist's Anthology we're continuing this series with further short excerpts from the writings of famous literary figures on the subject of hiking, trekking and climbing around the world.
February 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Trailblazer Publications | 160 Pages |
$14.95
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LITTLE BOOK OF MINDFUL TRAVEL: BROADEN YOUR HORIZONS

Written by Rowan, Tiddy
Often we feel stressed and frantic when traveling, whether on the daily commute, or the annual family vacation. But travel presents many opportunities that--with a mindful approach--can open our minds and hearts to new places and new experiences to enrich our existence.
August 2, 2016 | Hardcover | Quadrille Publishing | 192 Pages |
$9.99
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SAINT-GERMAIN-DES-PRES : PARIS'S REBEL QUARTER

Written by Baxter, John
The award-winning chronicler of life in Paris reveals the secrets of his home quarter, Saint-Germain-des-PresA unique blend of history, memoir, and sightseeing essentials, Saint-Germain-des-Pres is a captivating narrative guidebook to one of Paris's iconic quarters by John Baxter, bestselling author of The Most Beautiful Walk in the World.
November 8, 2016 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 256 Pages |
$15.99
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LONDON: A TRAVEL GUIDE THROUGH TIME

Written by Green, Matthew
Let time traveler Dr. Matthew Green be your guide to six extraordinary periods in London's history--the ages of Shakespeare, medieval city life, plague, coffee houses, the reign of Victoria and the Blitz. We'll turn back the clock to the time of Shakespeare and visit a savage bull and bear baiting arena on the Bankside.
June 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Penguin UK | 512 Pages |
$24.95

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