Travel Writing

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LIVES AND EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF FIFTEEN TRAMP WRITERS FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF VAGABONDAGE

Written by Cutler, Ian
The combined events of the end of the American Civil War in 1865, the first transcontinental railroad opening in 1869, and the financial crash of 1873, found large numbers--including thousands of former soldiers well used to an outdoor life and tramping--thrown into a transient life and forced to roam the continent, surviving on whatever resources came to hand.
February 25, 2020 | Paperback | Feral House | 400 Pages |
$19.95
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ISTANBUL: CITY OF FORGETTING AND REMEMBERING

Written by Tillinghast, Richard
With its varied and glorious history, Istanbul remains one of the world's perennially fascinating cities. Richard Tillinghast, who first visited Istanbul in the early 1960s and has watched it transform over the decades into a vibrant metropolis, explores its rich art and architecture, culture, cuisine, and much more in this book.
April 15, 2017 | Paperback | Haus Pub. | 340 Pages |
$17.95
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CRYING OF THE WIND: IRELAND

Written by Colquhoun, Ithell
The British surrealist painter and writer Ithell Colquhoun recalls episodes from her travels in Ireland as a young woman turning her back on the modern world and setting out across the unruly Irish countryside. Here, among the holy wells, monasteries and tumuli, she finds a canvas on which her sensibility and animist beliefs can freely express themselves.
May 1, 2017 | Paperback | Peter Owen Publishers | 180 Pages |
$15.95
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WRITER ABROAD: LITERARY TRAVELLERS FROM AUSTRIA TO UZBEKISTAN

Written by Hawksley, Lucinda
From the grand tour to the global village, novelists and poets have made particularly observant travelers. Many writers have been prone to wanderlust, eager to explore the world and draw inspiration from their travels. They recorded their notes in letters, journals, essays and books.
June 1, 2017 | Paperback | British Library | 224 Pages |
$19.95
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PATAGONIAN ROAD: A YEAR ALONE THROUGH LATIN AMERICA

Written by McCahill, Kate
Spanning four seasons, 10 countries, three teaching jobs, and countless buses, Patagonian Road chronicles Kate McCahill's solo journey from Guatemala to Argentina. In her struggles with language, romance, culture, service, and homesickness, she personifies a growing culture of women for whom travel is not a path to love but to meaningful work, rare inspiration, and profound self-discovery.
May 1, 2017 | Paperback | Santa Fe Writer's Project | 350 Pages |
$16.95
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MEMOIRS ON THE LIFE AND TRAVELS OF THOMAS HAMMOND, 1748-1775

Written by Hammond, Thomas
A lavishly illustrated manuscript from the eighteenth century now being published for the first time, Thomas Hammond's memoirs are a major discovery. Hammond was a self-educated but remarkably gifted writer with a knack for seizing unlikely opportunities for adventure.
July 21, 2017 | Hardcover | University of Virginia Press | 400 Pages |
$45.00
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LUDICROUS LAWS OF OLD LONDON

Written by Cawthorne, Nigel
London abounds with all manner of ludicrous laws, and not all of these curious statutes have been relegated to the past. Despite the efforts of the Law Commission there are medieval laws that are still in force, and the City of London and its livery companies have their own legal oddities.
July 25, 2017 | Hardcover | Robinson Press | 288 Pages |
$15.99
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JOURNEY TO THE LAND OF THE REAL: A TRANSLATION OF EQUIPEE

Written by Segalen, Victor
Victor Segalen (1878-1919) was a French doctor, archaeologist, explorer and author who traveled extensively in Polynesia and China.
January 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Atlas Press LLC | 136 Pages |
$17.95
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NOVEL DESTINATIONS, SECOND EDITION: A TRAVEL GUIDE TO LITERARY LANDMARKS FROM JANE AUSTEN'S BATH TO ERNEST HEMINGWAY'S KEY WEST

Written by Schmidt, Shannon McKenna
Follow in the footsteps of much-loved authors, including Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Mark Twain, Jack Kerouac, Jane Austen, and many more. For vacationers who crave meaningful trips and unusual locales, cue National Geographic's Novel Destinations--a guide for bibliophiles to more than 500 literary sites across the United States and Europe.
May 2, 2017 | Hardcover | National Geographic Society | 392 Pages |
$26.00
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CITY OF SECRETS

Written by O'Nan, Stewart
"Stewart O'Nan's City of Secrets will keep you up all night reading - what a beautifully crafted novel." - Alan Furst, New York Times bestselling author of Mission to Paris From master storyteller Stewart O'Nan, author of Henry, Himself and Emily, Alone, a timely moral thriller of the Jewish underground resistance in Jerusalem after the Second Worl
April 25, 2017 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 208 Pages |
$15.00

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