Travel Writing

50 GREATEST TRAIN JOURNEYS OF THE WORLD

Acclaimed travel writer Anthony Lambert presents his selection of train journeys with real character, sublime scenery, a sense of history, a well-appointed train, or even the opportunity to enjoy a meal with proper napery, silver and glass...
August 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$14.95

LONELY PLANET TRAVEL ANTHOLOGY: TRUE STORIES FROM THE WORLD'S BEST WRITERS

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher A collection of great travel writing by authors from around the globe, including original stories set in Scotland, Thailand, Malaysia, Moldova, Tanzania, Austria and beyond, edited by long-term Lonely Planet collaborator Don George.
November 1, 2016 | PB |
$15.99

BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2016

Why do I travel? Why does anyone of us travel? Bill Bryson poses these questions in his introduction to The Best American Travel Writing 2016, and though he admits, "I wasn't at all sure I knew the answer," they are questions worthy of examination.
October 1, 2016 | PB |
$14.95

DEEP SOUTH: FOUR SEASONS ON BACK ROADS

"Theroux's eye for landscape remains as sharp as ever . . . It's Theroux's remarkable gift for getting strangers to reveal themselves that makes going along for this ride worthwhile." -- New York Times Book Review
October 1, 2016 | PB |
$15.95

MARCHES: A BORDERLAND JOURNEY BETWEEN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND

From the best-selling author of The Places in Between, "a flat-out masterpiece" (New York Times Book Review), an exploration of the Marches--the borderland between England and Scotland--and the people, history, and conflicts that have shaped it
September 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$26.00

TRAVELS IN ALASKA

Considered one of the patron saints of twentieth-century environmental activity, John Muir's appeal to modern readers is that he not only explored the American West but also fought for its preservation.
August 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$16.99

TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY IN THE CEVENNES AND THE AMATEUR EMIGRANT

In 1878, Robert Louis Stevenson was suffering from poor health, struggling to survive on the income derived from his writings, and tormented by his infatuation with Fanny Osbourne, a married American woman. His response was to embark on a journey through the Cevennes with a donkey, Modestine, and a notebook, which he later transformed into Travels with a Donkey.
January 1, 2005 | Paperback |
$17.00

SOUTH: THE ENDURANCE EXPEDITION

As war clouds darkened over Europe in 1914, a party led by Shackleton set out to make the first crossing of the entire Antarctic continent via the Pole. But their initial optimism was short-lived as ice floes closed around their ship, gradually crushing it and marooning 28 men on the polar ice.
January 1, 2004 | Paperback |
$15.00

UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN: AT HOME IN ITALY

Widely published poet, gourmet chef, and travel writer, Frances Mayes opens the door to a voluptuous new world when she buys and restores an abandoned villa in the Tuscan countryside. What she shares with her readers is a feast for the senses as she explores the pastoral Italian landscape, history and cuisine.
September 1, 1997 | Paperback |
$16.00

ROAD TO LITTLE DRIBBLING: ADVENTURES OF AN AMERICAN IN BRITAIN

Written by Bill Bryson
Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to discover and celebrate that green and pleasant land. The result was Notes from a Small Island, one of the bestselling travel books ever written. Now he has traveled about Britain again, by bus and train and rental car and on foot, to see what has changed -- and what hasn't.
October 25, 2016 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 400 Pages |
$16.95

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