Travel Writing

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OVERGROUND RAILROAD: THE GREEN BOOK AND THE ROOTS OF BLACK TRAVEL IN AMERICA

Written by Taylor, Candacy
A New York Times Notable Book of 2020​ The first book to explore the historical role and residual impact of the Green Book, a travel guide for black motorists Published from 1936 to 1966, the Green Book was hailed as the "black travel guide to America." At that time, it was very dangerous and difficult for African-Americans to travel because black travelers co
January 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Abrams Press | 360 Pages |
$35.00
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TREASURED ISLAND: A BOOK LOVER'S TOUR OF BRITAIN

Written by Barrett, Frank
Inspired by the discovery of his childhood copy of Treasure Island, Frank Barrett embarks on a literary quest around Britain, from Eliot's East Coker to Austen's Bath, Winnie-the-Pooh's Hartfield to Dracula's Whitby.
October 1, 2016 | Paperback | AA Publishing | 272 Pages |
$17.95
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JOURNEYS

Written by Zweig, Stefan
A collection of the great writer's observations, made during his travels across the Europe he loved so much When I am on a journey, all ties suddenly fall away. I feel myself quite unburdened, disconnected, free - There is something in it marvellously uplifting and invigorating. Whole past epochs suddenly return: nothing is lost, everything still full of inception, enticement.
September 17, 2019 | Paperback | Pushkin Press | 128 Pages |
$16.95
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CLASSIC KRAKAUER: ESSAYS ON WILDERNESS AND RISK

Written by Krakauer, Jon
Spanning an extraordinary range of subjects and locations, these ten gripping essays show why Jon Krakauer is considered a standard-bearer of modern journalism.
October 29, 2019 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 192 Pages |
$15.00
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BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO JAPAN: OBSERVATIONS AND PROVOCATIONS

Written by Iyer, Pico
"Arguably the greatest living travel writer" (Outside magazine), Pico Iyer has called Japan home for more than three decades. But, as he is the first to admit, the country remains an enigma even to its long-term residents.
September 3, 2019 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 240 Pages |
$24.95
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OUTLAW OCEAN: JOURNEYS ACROSS THE LAST UNTAMED FRONTIER

Written by Urbina, Ian
A riveting, terrifying, thrilling story of a netherworld that few people know about, and fewer will ever see . . . The soul of this book is as wild as the ocean itself.
August 20, 2019 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 560 Pages |
$30.00
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HOLIDAY: THE BEST TRAVEL MAGAZINE THAT EVER WAS

Written by Fiori, Pamela
The first book on magazine sensation Holiday, which between 1946 and 1977 was one of the most exciting publications in the world.
September 24, 2019 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications |
$85.00
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BEST WOMEN'S TRAVEL WRITING, VOLUME 11: TRUE STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Written by Lavinia Spalding
Since publishing the original edition of A Woman's World in 1995, Travelers' Tales has been the recognized national leader in women's travel literature, and with the launch of the annual series The Best Travel Writing in 2004, the obvious next step was an annual collection of the best women's travel writing of the year.
May 16, 2017 | Paperback | Travelers' Tales | 328 Pages |
$19.95
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HUMBOLDT'S MEXICO: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE ILLUSTRIOUS GERMAN SCIENTIFIC TRAVELLER

Written by Echenberg, Myron
The incalculable influence of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) on biology, botany, geology, and meteorology deservedly earned him the reputation as the world's most illustrious scientist before Charles Darwin. Humboldt's breath-taking explorations of Mexico and South America from 1799 to 1804 are akin to Europe's second "discovery" of the New World - this time, a scientific one.
May 1, 2017 | Hardcover | McGill-Queen's University Press | 272 Pages |
$34.95
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IMPRESSIONS OF PARIS

Written by Seto, Cat
Artist Cat Seto, founder of the acclaimed Ferme à Papier brand, introduces you to the City of Light as never before in this distinctive volume--both a visual feast and celebration of the artistic process--filled with lavish illustrations and descriptive meditations that capture the quotidian pleasures of France's capital city and how they have inspired creativity.
April 4, 2017 | Hardcover | Harper Design | 176 Pages |
$19.99

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