Travel Writing

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MICROCOSMS

Written by Magris, Claudio
Translated from the Italian, Magis delves into the environment of his Triestine homeland and uncovers the whole of human striving in a microcosm. The city's homes, cafes, markets and railway stations are all forums where humanity descends to transact its business, buy and sell, argue and orate, seek vengeance and do all that defines one as human.
December 27, 2016 | Paperback | Vintage Classics | 288 Pages |
$15.95
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HOUSE OF SNOW: AN ANTHOLOGY OF THE GREATEST WRITING ABOUT NEPAL

House of Snow includes over 50 excerpts of fiction and non-fiction inspired by the breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage of this fascinating country.
April 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Head of Zeus | 592 Pages |
$34.95
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WALKING IN BERLIN: A FLANEUR IN THE CAPITAL

Written by Hessel, Franz
The first English translation of a lost classic that reinvents the flaneur in Berlin.Franz Hessel (1880-1941), a German-born writer, grew up in Berlin, studied in Munich, and then lived in Paris, where he moved in artistic and literary circles.
May 5, 2017 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 304 Pages |
$24.95
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INFINITE CITY: A SAN FRANCISCO ATLAS

Written by Solnit, Rebecca
What makes a place? Infinite City, Rebecca Solnit's brilliant reinvention of the traditional atlas, searches out the answer by examining the many layers of meaning in one place, the San Francisco Bay Area.
November 29, 2010 | Paperback | University of California Press | 168 Pages |
$29.95
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EXPLORERS' SKETCHBOOKS: THE ART OF DISCOVERY & ADVENTURE

Written by Herbert, Kari
The sketchbook has been the one constant in explorers' kits for centuries of adventure. Often private, they are records of immediate experiences and discoveries, and in their pages we can see what the explorers themselves encountered.
March 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 320 Pages |
$40.00
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LURE OF THE NORTH

Written by William Dawson Hooker
The 19th-century boom in mass tourism, fuelled by the introduction of the railways, brought with it the rise of travel writing. Guided excursions such as "Cook's Tours" (the first of which was led by Thomas Cook in 1841, and went from Leicester to Loughborough) were not for everyone. Many preferred to strike out alone into the depths of foreign lands.
March 21, 2017 | Paperback | Pushkin Press | 96 Pages |
$10.95
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HAVANA: A SUBTROPICAL DELIRIUM

Written by Kurlansky, Mark
A city of tropical heat, sweat, ramshackle beauty, and its very own cadence--a city that always surprises--Havana is brought to pulsing life by New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky. Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky presents an insider's view of Havana: the elegant, tattered city he has come to know over more than thirty years.
March 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury USA | 272 Pages |
$26.00
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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
A wise and utterly original book of travel essays from an international bestselling author that will "give one an expansive sense of wonder" (The Baltimore Sun).
May 11, 2004 | Paperback | Vintage |
$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 | Mariner Books | 544 Pages |
$17.99

New Arrivals

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