Travel Writing

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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
A masterpiece that effortlessly takes its place among the classics of travel writing
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
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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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 | 400 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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