Travel Writing

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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

Written by Wilson, Jason
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
The legendary travel writer drives the entire length of the US-Mexico border, then takes the back roads of Chiapas and Oaxaca, to uncover the rich, layered world behind the everyday 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 | Mariner Books | 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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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 | Harry N. Abrams | 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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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 |
$16.00

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