Travel Writing

MOROCCO: IN THE LABYRINTH OF DREAMS AND BAZAARS

While much of the Middle East is now engulfed in conflict and repression, Morocco remains a curious anomaly: peaceful and open to the West, it has provided refuge for artists and writers for generations, and it remains an exotic destination for many curious travelers.
September 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$16.95

SEEKING PROVENCE: OLD MYTHS, NEW PATHS

A region steeped in fable and myth, Provence is a cultural crossroads of European history. A source of inspiration to artists, poets, and troubadours, it is now an enviable refuge for the wealthy and fashionable. Nicholas Woodsworth, who was born in Ottawa, Canada, married into a Provencal family and has lived in the region for decades.
September 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$19.95

ALASKA'S GREATEST OUTDOOR LEGENDS: COLORFUL CHARACTERS WHO BUILT THE FISHING AND HUNTING INDUSTRIES

Outdoor tourism is one of Alaska's biggest industries, and the thousands of people who flock to the state's dramatic landscapes and pristine waters to hunt and fish are supported by a large and growing network of guides, lodges, outfitters, and wildlife biologists.
August 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$29.95

WOMEN TRAVELERS ON THE NILE: AN ANTHOLOGY

Women travelers in Egypt in the nineteenth century saw aspects of the country unseen by their male counterparts, as they spent time both in the harems of Cairo and with the women they met along the Nile. Some of them, like Sarah Belzoni and Sophia Poole, spoke Arabic.
September 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$18.95

RIGHT BEYOND THE HORIZON

- Right Beyond the Horizon tells the gripping tale of Christopher's latest voyage between 2012 and 2016: a motorcycle adventure from Germany to Australia - This time, he's taken a right beyond the horizon...What if the journey of a lifetime becomes a lifelong journey? When people say "life's a journey," some take this aphorism more literally than others.
November 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$27.50

TRAVELS WITH HENRY JAMES

"To travel with James in these pages is to take an unhurried vacation with a thoroughly seasoned, supremely cultivated, acutely intelligent companion. Our guide is a curious, engaged observer not only of landscapes and streets and cathedrals but also of paintings and plays and the characteristics--national, social, and individual--of the people we encounter at his side.
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$19.99

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

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