Travel Writing

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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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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 29, 2017 | Hardcover | McGill-Queen's University Press | 288 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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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
Experience in the polar explorer's own words, Ernest Shackleton's thrilling yet ill-fated expedition on the ship Endurance, the wreck of which was discovered off the coast of Antarctica in March 2022.
March 19, 2019 | Paperback | Voyageur Press (MN) | 384 Pages |
$24.99

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