Travel Writing

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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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GUIDE TO THE CREW OF TITANIC: THE STRUCTURE OF WORKING ABOARD THE LEGENDARY LINER

Written by Bäbler, Günter
Much has been written about Titanic, the British passenger liner that sank on her maiden voyage after a collision with an iceberg in 1912; however, until now little mention has been made about the intricate world of the ship's complement, which comprised more than the total of third-class passengers alone.
April 3, 2017 | Hardcover | History Press | 224 Pages |
$34.95
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ROAD TRIP: ROADSIDE AMERICA, FROM CUSTARD'S LAST STAND TO THE WIGWAM RESTAURANT

Written by Longstreth, Richard
A loving tribute to American roadside and advertising architecture from a lifelong enthusiast with a unique collection of photography. With a focus on vernacular roadside architecture built between 1920 and the late 1960s, Road Trip is a time capsule of an extraordinary era and its roadside buildings, restaurants, gas stations, motels, and places of amusement, most of which are n
March 28, 2017 | Paperback | Rizzoli International Publications | 208 Pages |
$12.98
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QUESTIONS OF TRAVEL: WILLIAM MORRIS IN ICELAND

Written by Greenlaw, Lavinia
Poet and novelist Lavinia Greenlaw's poetic reflections on William Morris's Icelandic Journal, one of the overlooked masterpieces of travel literature The great Victorian designer and decorative artist William Morris was fascinated by Iceland and wrote a book documenting his travels there.
March 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Notting Hill Editions | 224 Pages |
$18.95
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PSYCHOGEOGRAPHY

Written by Self, Will
The very best of novelist and journalist Will Self's columns for the Independent on the oddities of place, accompanied by Ralph Steadman's trademark illustrations. Provocateurs Will Self and Ralph Steadman join forces in this post-millennial meditation on the vexed relationship between psyche and place in a globalized world, bringing together for the first time the very best o
January 24, 2017 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Publishing | 256 Pages |
$30.00
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FLANEUSE: WOMEN WALK THE CITY IN PARIS, NEW YORK, TOKYO, VENICE, AND LONDON

Written by Elkin, Lauren
FINALIST FOR THE PEN/DIAMONSTEIN-SPIELVOGEL AWARD FOR THE ART OF THE ESSAY
February 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 336 Pages |
$27.00

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