Travel Writing

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BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO JAPAN: OBSERVATIONS AND PROVOCATIONS

Written by Iyer, Pico
"Arguably the greatest living travel writer" (Outside magazine), Pico Iyer has called Japan home for more than three decades. But, as he is the first to admit, the country remains an enigma even to its long-term residents.
June 2, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage | 208 Pages |
$15.95
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DICKENS'S LONDON

Written by Clark, Peter
Marking the 150th anniversary of Charles Dickens's death, Dickens's London leads us in the footsteps of the author through this beloved city. Few novelists have written so intimately about a place as Dickens wrote about London, and, from a young age, his near-photographic memory rendered his experiences there both significant and in constant focus.
March 15, 2020 | Paperback | Haus Pub. | 160 Pages |
$18.95
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KAFKA'S PRAGUE

Written by Wagenbach, Klaus
Nearly one hundred years after Franz Kafka's death, his works continue to intrigue and haunt us.
March 15, 2020 | Paperback | Haus Pub. | 160 Pages |
$18.95
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AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 WORDS: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Written by Jones, Paul Anthony
What makes a place so memorable that it survives forever in a word? In this captivating round-the-world tour, Paul Anthony Jones acts as your guide through the intriguing stories of how eighty places became immortalized in the English language. You'll discover why the origins of turkeys, limericks, Brazil nuts, and Panama hats aren't quite as straightforward as you might presume.
September 1, 2020 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 288 Pages |
$18.00
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FOUR LOST CITIES: A SECRET HISTORY OF THE URBAN AGE

Written by Newitz, Annalee
In Four Lost Cities, acclaimed science journalist Annalee Newitz takes readers on an entertaining and mind-bending adventure into the deep history of urban life.
February 2, 2021 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 320 Pages |
$26.95
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TRAVELS WITH A WRITING BRUSH: CLASSICAL JAPANESE TRAVEL WRITING FROM THE MANYOSHU TO BASHO

A rich and exquisite anthology that illuminates Japanese travel over a thousand years A Penguin Classic Discover a realm of travel writing undreamed of in the West--a richly literary tradition extending through a thousand years and more, whose individual works together weave a dense and beautiful brocade of repeated patterns and motifs, tones, and textures.
July 14, 2020 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 400 Pages |
$18.00
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GOLD OF THE GODS

Written by Von Daniken, Erich
Erich von Daniken, whose books have enthralled millions of readers around the world, now presents astonishing new confirmation for his revolutionary theories.
May 15, 2020 | Paperback | Adventures Unlimited Press | 228 Pages |
$19.95
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STORIES OF THE SAHARA

Written by Sanmao
Hypnotic . . . A record of one person's fierce refusal to follow a path laid down for her by the rest of the world.
January 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing | 416 Pages |
$28.00
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MOTHER TONGUE: AN AMERICAN LIFE IN ITALY

Written by Wilde-Menozzi, Wallis
A probing and poetic examination of language, food, faith, and family attachment in Italian life through the eyes of an American who moved to Parma with her husband and family. In the 1980s, the American writer Wallis Wilde-Menozzi moved permanently with her Italian husband and her daughter to Parma, a sophisticated city in northern Italy, where he became a professor of biology.
March 17, 2020 | Paperback | North Point Press | 400 Pages |
$18.00
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SEE YOU IN THE PIAZZA

Written by Mayes, Frances
The bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun discovers the hidden pleasures of Italy in a sumptuous travel narrative that crisscrosses the country, with inventive new recipes celebrating Italian cuisine.
March 10, 2020 | Paperback | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 464 Pages |
$17.00

New Arrivals

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