Travel Writing

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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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MAKING MONTE CARLO: A HISTORY OF SPECULATION AND SPECTACLE

Written by Braude, Mark
"A brisk historical tour of the marketing and selling of the small principality of Monaco and its famous city...A well-researched, dramatic rags-to-riches urban tale" (Kirkus Reviews) of Monte Carlo's rise from small principality to prosperous resort town of the 1920s. Monte Carlo has long been known as a dazzling playground for the rich and famous.
April 25, 2017 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 304 Pages |
$17.00
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EIGER DREAMS: VENTURES AMONG MEN AND MOUNTAINS

Written by Krakauer, Jon
No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant hardships and victories more brilliantly than critically acclaimed author Jon Krakauer. In this collection of his finest work from such magazines as Outside and Smithsonian, he explores the subject from the unique and memorable perspective of one who has battled peaks like K2, Denali, Everest, and, of course, the Eiger.
September 17, 2019 | Paperback | Lyons Press | 208 Pages |
$18.95
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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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