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Travel Books, Guides - Literature, Essays & Travelogues - Bestsellers

World Travel: An Irreverent Guide Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062802798
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Published: Ecco - April 20th, 2021

A guide to some of the world’s most fascinating places, as seen and experienced by writer, television host, and relentlessly curious traveler Anthony Bourdain


Leave Only Footprints: My Acadia-to-Zion Journey Through Every National Park Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984823557
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Published: Crown - April 6th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A delightful sampler plate of our national parks, written with charisma and erudition.”—Nick Offerman, author of Paddle Your Own Canoe


The Best American Travel Writing 2020 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358362036
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Published: Mariner Books - November 3rd, 2020

The year’s best travel writing, as chosen by series editor Jason Wilson and guest editor Robert Macfarlane.

Writing, reading, and dreaming about travel have surged, writes Robert MacFarlane in his introduction to the Best American Travel Writing 2020.


A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780307279460
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Published: Anchor - December 26th, 2006

The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America–majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes. If you’re going to take a hike, it’s probably the place to go. And Bill Bryson is surely the most entertaining guide you’ll find.


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Clanlands: Whisky, Warfare, and a Scottish Adventure Like No Other Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781529342000
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Published: Quercus - November 3rd, 2020

Now a #1 New York Times Bestseller!

A road trip book with a difference. Stars of
Outlander- Sam Heughan & Graham McTavish - explore Scotland, a land of raw beauty, poetry, feuding, music, history, and warfare.


A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780767902526
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Published: Crown - May 4th, 1999

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The classic chronicle of a “terribly misguided and terribly funny” (The Washington Post) hike of the Appalachian Trail, from the author of A Short History of Nearly Everything and The Body
 


Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393357868
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 14th, 2020

“One of the most satisfying accounts of a great passion that I have ever read.” —Vivian Gornick, New York Times Book Review


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A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735225251
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Published: Penguin Books - June 16th, 2020

From "the world's greatest tour guide," a deeply-researched, captivating journey through the rich history of Christianity and the winding paths of the French and Italian countryside that will feed mind, body, and soul (New York Times).


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Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101980309
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Published: Penguin Books - May 12th, 2020

The New York Times-bestselling final book by the beloved, Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Tony Horwitz.
 


Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679751526
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Published: Vintage - June 28th, 1999

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981.  Was it murder or self-defense?  For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and shaded squares.  John Berendt's sharply observed, suspenseful, and witty narrative reads like a thoroughly engros


The Mother Tongue: English and How it Got that Way Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780380715435
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 23rd, 2001

“Vastly informative and vastly entertaining…A scholarly and fascinating book.” —Los Angeles Times

With dazzling wit and astonishing insight, Bill Bryson explores the remarkable history, eccentricities, resilience and sheer fun of the English language. 


A Table in Paris: The Cafés, Bistros, and Brasseries of the World's Most Romantic City Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9781419747786
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Published: Abrams Image - March 23rd, 2021

A visual exploration of the Paris dining scene, with stories, guides, and recommendations from everyday patrons and famous aficionados alike

Paris is a city like no other, beloved by travelers the world over for its incomparable architecture, atmosphere, arts, and, of course, food. The restaurants of Paris are rich with history, culture, and flavor.