Travel Writing

NATIONAL PARKS: THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

In this lavishly illustrated book well-known environmental historian Alfred Runte, a prominent figure on the Ken Burns documentary The National Parks: America's Best Idea, tells the highly engaging story of the development of our national parks, from the first national park, Yellowstone, to the more recent decision to set aside vast tracts of Alaska for preservation.
April 1, 2010 | PB |
$16.95

OUT TRAIL

From "Roughing it with the Men" to "Below the Border in Wartime" Mary Roberts Rinehart's The Out Trail features seven tales from her adventures in the West from fishing at Puget Sound to hiking the Bright Angel trail at the Grand Canyon.
February 1, 2016 | PB |
$14.95

THROUGH GLACIER PARK

"The lure of the high places is in your blood. The call of the mountains is a real call. The veneer, after all, is so thin. Throw off the impedimenta of civilization, the telephones, the silly conventions, the lies that pass for truth. Go out to the West. Ride slowly, not to startle the wild things.
February 1, 2016 | PB |
$14.95

RAILWAY ANTHOLOGY

Following the success of her Walker's Anthology, Deborah Manley has applied the same formula to the subject of railways and journeys by train, drawing on the writings of more than 50 literary figures from around the world Bill Bryson, Agatha Christie, William Dalrymple, Peter Fleming, Kenneth Grahame, Rudyard Kipling, Eric Newby, Christopher Portway, Paul Theroux, Colin Thubron and Mark Tully amon
April 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$14.95

WALKER'S ANTHOLOGY

Several millennia ago two people possibly an adult and a child walked in soft, muddy ground in the Olduvai Gorge in present day Kenya, leaving their footprints for archaeologists to discover. And, still walking, the descendants of people like these two went on to walk right across our world.
December 1, 2013 | Hardcover |
$14.95

CYCLIST'S ANTHOLOGY

Following the success of The Walker s Anthology and The Railway Anthology, we re continuing this series and applying the same formula to the subject of cycling and journeys by bicycle. We draw on the writings of more than 50 literary figures and famous personalities on the subject of cycling and journeys by bicycle J.G. Ballard, John Betjeman, Quentin Blake, Arthur Conan Doyle, E.M.
April 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$14.95

REPORT FROM A PARISIAN PARADISE: ESSAYS FROM FRANCE, 1925-1939

At one time an underground hero in the world of journalism, with prose on a par with Tolstoy and Kafka, Joseph Roth now looms large in the pantheon of European literature. Indeed, the last five years have seen a major Roth revival culminating in "Report from a Parisian Paradise," a haunting epitaph by the greatest foreign correspondent of his age.
August 1, 2005 | Paperback |
$14.95

FAULT LINE: TRAVELING THE OTHER EUROPE, FROM FINLAND TO UKRAINE

An award-winning writer travels the eastern front of Europe, where the push/pull between old empires and new possibilities has never been more evident.
March 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$27.95

PARIS: WISH YOU WERE HERE!

Paris: Wish You Were Here! is the ultimate postcard from the most romantic and glamorous city in the world. Filled with writings, facts, and trivia about this most sought-after destination for lovers, writers, artists, fashionistas, and travelers, Paris captures the best of the City of Lights.
March 1, 2008 | Hardcover |
$24.95

HOW TO TALK ABOUT PLACES YOU'VE NEVER BEEN: ON THE IMPORTANCE OF ARMCHAIR TRAVEL

Written in the irreverent style that made How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read a critical and commercial success, Pierre Bayard takes readers on a trip around the world, giving us essential guidance on how to talk about all those fantastic places we've never been.
January 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$25.00

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