Travel Writing

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WOMAN IN ARABIA: THE WRITINGS OF THE QUEEN OF THE DESERT

Written by Bell, Gertrude
A portrait in her own words of the female Lawrence of Arabia, the subject of the PBS documentary Letters from Baghdad, voiced by Tilda Swinton, and the major motion picture Queen of the Desert, starring Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis, and Robert Pattinson and directed by Werner Herzog Gertrude Bell was leaning in 100 years before Sheryl Sandberg.
August 11, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 320 Pages |
$17.00
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BLACK LAMB AND THE GREY FALCON

Written by West, Rebecca
"Rebecca West's magnum opus . . . one of the great books of our time." --The New Yorker
February 1, 2007 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 1232 Pages |
$28.00
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JOURNEY WITHOUT MAPS

Written by Greene, Graham
His mind crowded with vivid images of Africa, Graham Greene set off in 1935 to discover Liberia, a remote and unfamiliar republic founded for released slaves. Now with a new introduction by Paul Theroux, Journey Without Maps is the spellbinding record of Greene's journey.
June 27, 2006 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 272 Pages |
$16.00
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SONGLINES

Written by Chatwin, Bruce
For its twenty-fifth anniversary, a new edition of Bruce Chatwin's classic work with a new introduction by Rory Stewart
June 26, 2012 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 320 Pages |
$17.00
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ITALIAN JOURNEY

Written by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Goethe's account of his passage through Italy from 1786 to 1788 is a great travel chronicle as well as a candid self-portrait of a genius in the grip of spiritual crisis. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.
December 1, 1992 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 512 Pages |
$19.00
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SIENA: CITY OF SECRETS

Written by Tylus, Jane
Jane Tylus's Siena is a compelling and intimate portrait of this most secretive of cities, often overlooked by travelers to Italy. Cultural history, intellectual memoir, travelogue, and guidebook, it takes the reader on a quest of discovery through the well- and not-so-well-traveled roads and alleys of a town both medieval and modern.
May 15, 2015 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press |
$26.00
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ISTANBUL

Written by Pamuk, Orhan
From the Nobel Prize winner and acclaimed author of My Name is Red comes a portrait of Istanbul by its foremost writer, revealing the melancholy that comes of living amid the ruins of a lost empire. Delightful, profound, marvelously origina.... Pamuk tells the story of the city through the eyes of memory. --The Washington Post Book World
July 11, 2006 | Paperback | Vintage |
$16.95
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GREEN HILLS OF AFRICA

Written by Hemingway, Ernest
His second major venture into nonfiction (after "Death in the Afternoon, 1932), "Green Hills of Africa" is Ernest Hemingway's lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where he and his wife Pauline journeyed in December of 1933.
February 8, 1996 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company | 304 Pages |
$17.00
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I'M A STRANGER HERE MYSELF

Written by Bryson, Bill
A classic from the New York Times bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods and The Body. After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children (he had read somewhere that nearly 3 million Americans believed they had been abducted by aliens--as he later put it, it was clear my peo
June 6, 2000 | Paperback | Crown Publishing Group (NY) |
$15.99
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WALK IN THE WOODS

Written by Bryson, Bill
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The classic chronicle of a "terribly misguided and terribly funny" (The Washington Post) hike of the Appalachian Trail, from the author of A Short History of Nearly Everything and The Body "The best way of escaping into nature."--The New York Times Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson
May 4, 1999 | Paperback | Crown Publishing Group (NY) |
$17.00

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