Travel Writing

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MEXICO CITY

Written by Caistor, Nicholas
Mexico City has always been a seat of empire. With its grandiose pretensions, sheer swagger, and staggering proportions, it gives the impression of power exercised over great time and distances. And yet this power has frequently been contested, lending the city a tough, battle-hardened look.
August 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 240 Pages |
$22.00
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SPYING ON THE SOUTH: AN ODYSSEY ACROSS THE AMERICAN DIVIDE

Written by Horwitz, Tony
The New York Times-bestselling final book by the beloved, Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Tony Horwitz. With Spying on the South, the best-selling author of Confederates in the Attic returns to the South and the Civil War era for an epic adventure on the trail of America's greatest landscape architect.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 496 Pages |
$30.00
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RILKE IN PARIS

Written by Betz, Maurice
Rainer Maria Rilke offers a compelling portrait of Parisian life, art, and culture at the beginning of the 20th century. In 1902, the young German writer Rainer Maria Rilke traveled to Paris to write a monograph on the sculptor Auguste Rodin.
June 25, 2019 | Paperback | Pushkin Press | 144 Pages |
$15.95
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MY TWENTY-FIVE YEARS IN PROVENCE: REFLECTIONS ON THEN AND NOW

Written by Mayle, Peter
From the moment Peter Mayle and his wife, Jennie, uprooted their lives in England and crossed the Channel permanently, they never looked back. Here the beloved author of A Year in Provence pays tribute to the most endearing and enduring aspects of his life in France--the charming and indelible parade of village life, the sheer beauty, the ancient history.
May 28, 2019 | Paperback | Vintage | 208 Pages |
$16.00
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SOUTH: THE ILLUSTRATED STORY OF SHACKLETON'S LAST EXPEDITION 1914-1917

Written by Shackleton, Ernest Henry
In 1914, the polar explorer Ernest Shackleton announced an ambitious plan to lead the first trek across Antarctica via the South Pole. The expedition would prove fraught with adventure--and peril.
March 19, 2019 | Paperback | Voyageur Press (MN) | 384 Pages |
$24.99
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CURIOSITIES AND SPLENDOUR: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CLASSIC TRAVEL LITERATURE

Written by Lonely Planet
Journey back in time with this collection of classic travel writing from great authors and adventurers. These extraordinary odysseys over land and sea captivated audiences and gave them a glimpse into countries, cities and cultures like never before.
March 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Lonely Planet | 312 Pages |
$22.00
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BOOKED: A TRAVELER'S GUIDE TO LITERARY LOCATIONS AROUND THE WORLD

Written by Kreitner, Richard
A practical, armchair travel guide that explores eighty of the most iconic literary locations from all over the globe that you can actually visit.
April 23, 2019 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers | 240 Pages |
$29.99
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SEE YOU IN THE PIAZZA: NEW PLACES TO DISCOVER IN ITALY

Written by Mayes, Frances
The bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun discovers the hidden pleasures of Italy in a sumptuous travel narrative that crisscrosses the country, with inventive new recipes celebrating Italian cuisine.
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 448 Pages |
$27.00
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PAGAN LIGHT: DREAMS OF FREEDOM AND BEAUTY IN CAPRI

Written by James, Jamie
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice"Pagan Light is mesmerizing. Every detail is compelling. I felt I was reading a family history of a family far more interesting than mine." --Edmund White, author of Our Young Man
March 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 336 Pages |
$28.00
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ART OF THE CITY: ROME, FLORENCE, VENICE

Written by Simmel, Georg
A quartet of essays on great European cities from the groundbreaking thinker Georg Simmel These brilliant essays, from one of Germany's greatest and most influential thinkers, are beautifully written and highly readable portraits of three Italian cities: Rome, Venice and Florence.
March 19, 2019 | Paperback | Pushkin Collection | 96 Pages |
$18.00

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