Travel Writing

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RUTHLESS RIVER: LOVE AND SURVIVAL BY RAFT ON THE AMAZON'S RELENTLESS MADRE DE DIOS

Written by Fitzgerald, Holly
A stunning debut; a Departures original publication.
May 30, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 336 Pages |
$16.00
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TRAFFIC

Written by Josephson, Paul
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Speed. Bump. Speed. Traffic considers the history and philosophy of roundabouts, speed bumps, the pedestrian mall, and other efforts to manage traffic.
March 9, 2017 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Academic | 192 Pages |
$16.95
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FLORENCE DIARY

Written by Athill, Diana
In August 1947, Diana Athill travelled to Florence by the Golden Arrow train for a two-week holiday with her good friend Pen.
April 11, 2017 | Hardcover | House of Anansi Press | 80 Pages |
$16.95
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GUIDE TO THE CREW OF TITANIC: THE STRUCTURE OF WORKING ABOARD THE LEGENDARY LINER

Written by Babler, Gunter
This valuable study provides a much-needed insight into the confusing and complicated world of the crew of Titanic. It examines the jobs on board and what they involved, explaining watch systems and the hierarchy.
August 1, 2017 | Hardcover | History Press | 224 Pages |
$34.95
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ROAD TRIP: ROADSIDE AMERICA, FROM CUSTARD'S LAST STAND TO THE WIGWAM RESTAURANT

Written by Longstreth, Richard
A loving tribute to American roadside and advertising architecture from a lifelong enthusiast with a unique collection of photography. With a focus on vernacular roadside architecture built between 1920 and the late 1960s, Road Trip is a time capsule of an extraordinary era and its roadside buildings, restaurants, gas stations, motels, and places of amusement, most of which are n
March 28, 2017 | Paperback | Rizzoli International Publications | 208 Pages |
$12.98
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QUESTIONS OF TRAVEL: WILLIAM MORRIS IN ICELAND

Written by Greenlaw, Lavinia
Poet and novelist Lavinia Greenlaw's poetic reflections on William Morris's Icelandic Journal, one of the overlooked masterpieces of travel literature The great Victorian designer and decorative artist William Morris was fascinated by Iceland and wrote a book documenting his travels there.
March 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Notting Hill Editions | 224 Pages |
$18.95
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PSYCHOGEOGRAPHY

Written by Self, Will
The very best of novelist and journalist Will Self's columns for the Independent on the oddities of place, accompanied by Ralph Steadman's trademark illustrations. Provocateurs Will Self and Ralph Steadman join forces in this post-millennial meditation on the vexed relationship between psyche and place in a globalized world, bringing together for the first time the very best o
January 24, 2017 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Publishing | 256 Pages |
$30.00
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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 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 336 Pages |
$27.00
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MAKING MONTE CARLO: A HISTORY OF SPECULATION AND SPECTACLE

Written by Braude, Mark
"A brisk historical tour of the marketing and selling of the small principality of Monaco and its famous city...A well-researched, dramatic rags-to-riches urban tale" (Kirkus Reviews) of Monte Carlo's rise from small principality to prosperous reso
April 25, 2017 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 304 Pages |
$17.00
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EIGER DREAMS: VENTURES AMONG MEN AND MOUNTAINS

Written by Krakauer, Jon
No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant hardships and victories more brilliantly than critically acclaimed author Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest work from such magazines as Outside and Smithsonian, he explores the subject from the unique and memorable perspective of one who has battled peaks like K2, Denali, Everest, and, of course, the Eiger.
September 17, 2019 | Paperback | Lyons Press | 208 Pages |
$18.95

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