Travel Writing

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LEAVE ONLY FOOTPRINTS: MY ACADIA-TO-ZION JOURNEY THROUGH EVERY NATIONAL PARK

Written by Knighton, Conor
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "A delightful sampler plate of our national parks, written with charisma and erudition."--Nick Offerman, author of Paddle Your Own Canoe From CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Conor Knighton, a behind-the-scenery look at his year traveling to each of America's National Parks, discovering the most beautiful places and most interesting pe
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 336 Pages |
$28.00
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RECHARGE: THE ULTIMATE TRAVEL GUIDE FOR EUROPE, MR AND MRS. T ON TOUR

Written by Wanner, Nicole
Open the car door, get in, drive off. And drive on. And on, and explore the world. Who doesn't dream of such an adventure? Mr & Mrs T have lived it, giving up everything to start a new sustainable life on the road in their Tesla.
December 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Te Neues Publishing Company | 220 Pages |
$40.00
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RILKE'S VENICE

Written by Haustedt, Birgit
For the Austrian poet and novelist Rainer Maria Rilke, travel was not only integral to his work, it was a way of life. Venice stands out as a location of particular importance to Rilke, and he visited the city ten times between 1897 and 1920. This city has inspired countless writers and artists, but Rilke, both enthralled and provoked by it, reveals a striking and deeply felt love for the city.
November 15, 2019 | Paperback | Haus Pub. | 160 Pages |
$17.95
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BORGES IN SICILY: JOURNEY WITH A BLIND GUIDE

Written by Edwards, Andrew
When Alejandro Luque receives a book of photographs taken in Sicily by the Argentinian writer, essayist, and poet Luis Borges, he decides to trace the writer's journey, setting off with a group of friends on his own Sicilian odyssey.
September 15, 2019 | Paperback | Haus Pub. | 216 Pages |
$19.95
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ENDLESS NOVELTIES OF EXTRAORDINARY INTEREST: THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. CHALLENGER AND THE BIRTH OF MODERN OCEANOGRAPHY

Written by Macdougall, Doug
From late 1872 to 1876, H.M.S. Challenger explored the world’s oceans. Conducting deep sea soundings, dredging the ocean floor, recording temperatures, observing weather, and collecting biological samples, the expedition laid the foundations for modern oceanography.A gripping tale of exploration aboard H.M.S. Challenger, an expedition that laid the foundations for modern oceanography From late 1872 to 1876, H.M.S. Challenger explored the world's oceans.
August 20, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 288 Pages |
$30.00
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LITERARY STROLLS THROUGH PARIS: 500 ADDRESSES, 350 ILLUSTRATIONS, AND MAPS

Written by Schlesser, Gilles
Even seasoned Francophiles and French literature buffs will find new and intriguing descriptions, anecdotes, and quotes in Literary Strolls through Paris.
May 29, 2018 | Paperback | Little Bookroom | 288 Pages |
$19.95
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WOMAN'S WALKS

Written by Campbell, Lady Colin
A book of exploration and discovery, celebrating the 175th anniversary of The London Library. From young men seeking outdoor adventure to intrepid ladies of a certain age discovering other cultures, Victorian explorers were starting to develop a more personal kind of travelogue.
June 27, 2017 | Paperback | Pushkin Press | 96 Pages |
$9.95
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RUTHLESS RIVER: LOVE AND SURVIVAL BY RAFT ON THE AMAZON'S RELENTLESS MADRE DE DIOS

Written by Fitzgerald, Holly
A stunning debut; a Departures original publication.
May 30, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 336 Pages |
$16.00
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TRAFFIC

Written by Josephson, Paul
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Speed. Bump. Speed. Traffic considers the history and philosophy of roundabouts, speed bumps, the pedestrian mall, and other efforts to manage traffic.
March 9, 2017 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Academic | 192 Pages |
$16.95
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FLORENCE DIARY

Written by Athill, Diana
A recently discovered gem from the bestselling author of Somewhere Towards the End, A Florence Diary is the charming and vivacious account of Athill's travels to post-war Florence.
April 11, 2017 | Hardcover | Anansi International | 80 Pages |
$16.95

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