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Imagine a City: A Pilot's Journey Across the Urban World By Mark Vanhoenacker Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525657507
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Published: Knopf - July 5th, 2022

This love letter to the cities of the world—from the airline pilot–author of Skyfaring—is "a journey around both the author's mind and the planet's great cities that leaves us energized, open to new experiences and ready to return more hopefully to our lives" (Alain de Botton, author of The Art of Travel).


The California Days of Ralph Waldo Emerson By Brian C. Wilson Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781625346438
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Published: University of Massachusetts Press - May 27th, 2022

In the spring of 1871, Ralph Waldo Emerson boarded a train in Concord, Massachusetts, bound for a month-and-a-half-long tour of California—an interlude that became one of the highlights of his life.


Hard Place to Leave: Stories from a Restless Life By Marcia DeSanctis Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781609522063
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Published: Travelers' Tales - May 1st, 2022

Restless to leave, eager to return: this memoir in essays captures the unrelenting pull between the past and the present, between traveling the world and staying home.


Journey To Portugal: In Pursuit of Portugal's History and Culture By José Saramago Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780156007139
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Published: HarperVia - March 6th, 2002

The Nobel Prize–winning author explores his homeland in “this monumental work, a literary hybrid” of cultural history, literary nonfiction, and travelogue (Publishers Weekly).

When José Saramago decided to write a book about Portugal, his only desire was that it be unlike all other books on the subject, and in this he has certainly succeeded.


Last of the Donkey Pilgrims: A Man's Journey Through Ireland By Kevin O'Hara Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780765309846
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Published: Forge Books - February 1st, 2005

Kevin O'Hara's journey of self-discovery begins as a mad lark: who in their right mind would try to circle the entire coastline of Ireland on foot—and with a donkey and cart no less?


Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York By Roz Chast Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781632869777
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 5th, 2019

The Washington Post "10 Best Graphic Novels of the Year"
New York magazine "The Year's Most Giftable Coffee-Table Books"
Newsday "Best Fall Books"
The Verge "10 Best Comics of the Year"
Oklahoman "Best Graphic Novels of the Year"


Epic Train Journeys By Gestalten (Editor), Monisha Rajesh (Editor) Cover Image
By Gestalten (Editor), Monisha Rajesh (Editor)
$60.00
ISBN: 9783967040203
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Published: Gestalten - November 16th, 2021

The Art of Travel (Vintage International) By Alain De Botton Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375725340
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Published: Vintage - May 11th, 2004

A wise and utterly original book of travel essays from an international bestselling author that will “give one an expansive sense of wonder” (The Baltimore Sun).


Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman By Alice Steinbach Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780375758454
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 12th, 2002

"In many ways, I was an independent woman," writes Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Alice Steinbach. “For years I’d made my own choices, paid my own bills, shoveled my own snow.” But somehow she had become dependent in quite another way.


Long Way Round: Chasing Shadows Across the World By Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743499347
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Published: Atria Books - November 1st, 2005

It started as a daydream. Poring over a map of the world at home one quiet Saturday afternoon, Ewan McGregor -- acclaimed actor and self-confessed bike nut -- noticed that it was possible to ride all the way round the world, with just one short hop across the Bering Strait from Russia to Alaska. It was a revelation he couldn't get out of his head.


Trieste And The Meaning Of Nowhere By Jan Morris Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780306811807
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Published: Da Capo Press - September 5th, 2002

A book for lovers of all things Italian -- an homage to the city of Trieste.


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Assassination Vacation By Sarah Vowell Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780743260046
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 6th, 2006

New York Times bestselling author of The Wordy Shipmates and contributor to NPR’s This American Life Sarah Vowell embarks on a road trip to sites of political violence, from Washington DC to Alaska, to better understand our nation’s ever-evolving political system and history.

Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture