Travel Writing

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TIDES: THE SCIENCE AND SPIRIT OF THE OCEAN

Written by White, Jonathan
In Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides.
January 31, 2017 | Hardcover | Trinity University Press | 360 Pages |
$24.95
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SHADOW OF THE SILK ROAD

Written by Thubron, Colin
To travel the Silk Road, the greatest land route on earth, is to trace the passage not only of trade and armies but also of ideas, religions, and inventions.
July 1, 2008 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 362 Pages |
$15.99
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ALPS: A HUMAN HISTORY FROM HANNIBAL TO HEIDI AND BEYOND

Written by O'Shea, Stephen
For centuries the Alps have seen the march of armies, the flow of pilgrims and Crusaders, the feats of mountaineers, and the dreams of engineers?and some 14 million people live among their peaks today.
February 21, 2017 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 336 Pages |
$26.95
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NOT-QUITE STATES OF AMERICA: DISPATCHES FROM THE TERRITORIES AND OTHER FAR-FLUNG OUTPOSTS OF THE USA

Written by Mack, Doug
Everyone knows that America is 50 states and...some other stuff. Scattered shards in the Pacific and the Caribbean, the not-quite states--American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands--and their 4 million people are often forgotten, even by most Americans. But they're filled with American flags, U.S.
February 14, 2017 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 336 Pages |
$26.95
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BEREZINA: FROM MOSCOW TO PARIS FOLLOWING NAPOLEONAS EPIC FAIL

Written by Tesson, Sylvain
Lire Magazine Best Travel Book
November 5, 2019 | Paperback | Europa Compass | 224 Pages |
$15.00
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ROUGHING IT

Written by Twain, Mark
For modern-day adventurers exploring the roots of the old west.
August 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Gibbs Smith | 424 Pages |
$16.99
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GREAT CITIES THROUGH TRAVELERS' EYES

This entertaining new anthology includes travelers' tales from thirty-eight cities spread over six continents, ranging from Beijing to Berlin, Cairo to Chicago, and Rio to Rome.
September 3, 2019 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 408 Pages |
$29.95
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BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2019

An eclectic compendium of the best travel writing essays published in 2018, collected by Alexandra Fuller. BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING gathers together a satisfyingly varied medley of perspectives, all exploring what it means to travel somewhere new. For the past two decades, readers have come to recognize this annual volume as the gold standard for excellence in travel writing.
October 1, 2019 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 400 Pages |
$15.99
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ON THE PLAIN OF SNAKES: A MEXICAN JOURNEY

Written by Theroux, Paul
Legendary travel writer Paul Theroux drives the entire length of the US-Mexico border, then goes deep into the hinterland, on the back roads of Chiapas and Oaxaca, to uncover the rich, layered world behind today's brutal headlines. Paul Theroux has spent his life crisscrossing the globe in search of the histories and peoples that give life to the places they call home.
October 8, 2019 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 448 Pages |
$30.00
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SEINE: THE RIVER THAT MADE PARIS

Written by Sciolino, Elaine
Elaine Sciolino came to Paris as a young foreign correspondent and was seduced by a river. In The Seine, she tells the story of that river from its source on a remote plateau of Burgundy to the wide estuary where its waters meet the sea, and the cities, tributaries, islands, ports, and bridges in between.
October 29, 2019 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 304 Pages |
$26.95

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