Travel Writing

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LONDON: A TRAVEL GUIDE THROUGH TIME

Written by Green, Matthew
Let time traveler Dr. Matthew Green be your guide to six extraordinary periods in London's history--the ages of Shakespeare, medieval city life, plague, coffee houses, the reign of Victoria and the Blitz. We'll turn back the clock to the time of Shakespeare and visit a savage bull and bear baiting arena on the Bankside.
June 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Penguin UK | 512 Pages |
$24.95
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EDITH WHARTON ABROAD: SELECTED TRAVEL WRITINGS, 1888-1920 (REVISED)

Written by Wharton, Edith
In EDITH WHARTON ABROAD, Sarah Bird Wright has carefully chosen selections from Edith Wharton's travel writing that convey the writer's control of her craft. Wharton disliked the generality of guidebooks and focused instead on the "parentheses of travel" - the undiscovered hidden corners of Europe, Morocco, and the Mediterranean.
August 15, 1996 | Paperback | St. Martin's Griffin | 240 Pages |
$18.99
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NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND

Written by Bryson, Bill
Featuring an all-new cover, New York Times bestseller Bill Bryson's irrevent and hilarious journey through the beloved island nation he called home for two decades. From Downing Street to Loch Ness, this is a delightful look at the United Kingdom.
May 15, 2001 | Paperback | William Morrow & Company | 336 Pages |
$15.99
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THRILLING CITIES

Written by Fleming, Ian
Ian Fleming's world travels, interests, as well as his journalism and wartime experiences, lent authority to everything he wrote. In 1959, the Sunday Times commissioned Fleming to write a series of dispatches from the world's most beguiling locales. The result was Thrilling Cities, a masterpiece of well-observed travelogue that stands ably alongside the author's Bond canon.
March 26, 2013 | Paperback | Thomas & Mercer | 236 Pages |
$14.95
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GREEN HILLS OF AFRICA: THE HEMINGWAY LIBRARY EDITION

Written by Hemingway, Ernest
The most intimate and elaborately enhanced addition to the Hemingway Library series: Hemingway's memoir of his safari across the Serengeti--presented with archival material from the Hemingway Collection at the John F. Kennedy Library and with the never-before-published safari journal of Hemingway's second wife, Pauline Pfeiffer.
July 19, 2016 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company | 304 Pages |
$16.00
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ALL THE BUILDINGS IN LONDON: THAT I'VE DRAWN SO FAR

Written by Hancock, James Gulliver
The follow-up to the hugely popular All the Buildings in New York, this is a charmingly illustrated journey through London, one building at a time. All the Buildings in London is a love letter to London, told through James Gulliver Hancock's unique and charming drawings of the city's diverse architectural styles and streetscapes.
February 16, 2016 | Hardcover | Universe Publishing(NY) | 72 Pages |
$19.95
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BERLIN NOW: THE CITY AFTER THE WALL

Written by Schneider, Peter
A smartly guided romp, entertaining and enlightening, through Europe's most charismatic and enigmatic city
August 18, 2015 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 336 Pages |
$15.00
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OAXACA JOURNAL

Written by Sacks, Oliver
Since childhood, Oliver Sacks has been fascinated by ferns: an ancient class of plants able to survive and adapt in many climates. Along with a delightful group of fellow fern aficionados--mathematicians, poets, artists, and assorted botanists and birders--he embarks on an exploration of Southern Mexico, a region that is also rich in human history and culture.
March 6, 2012 | Paperback | Vintage | 159 Pages |
$14.95
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SEA AND CIVILIZATION: A MARITIME HISTORY OF THE WORLD

Written by Paine, Lincoln
A monumental retelling of world history through the lens of the sea--revealing in breathtaking depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, lake and stream, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across and along the world's waterways, bringing together civilizations and defining what makes us most human.
October 27, 2015 | Paperback | Vintage | 800 Pages |
$22.00
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BERLIN: PORTRAIT OF A CITY THROUGH THE CENTURIES

Written by MacLean, Rory
A Washington Post Best Book of the Year
October 13, 2015 | Paperback | Picador USA | 432 Pages |
$20.00

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