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Travel Books, Guides - Literature, Essays & Travelogues - Bestsellers - Page 2

To Shake the Sleeping Self: A Journey from Oregon to Patagonia, and a Quest for a Life with No Regret Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524761400
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Published: Convergent Books - December 31st, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “With winning candor, Jedidiah Jenkins takes us with him as he bicycles across two continents and delves deeply into his own beautiful heart.”Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild and Tiny Beautiful Things
 


Everything Now: Lessons from the City-State of Los Angeles Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374150426
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Published: MCD - June 15th, 2021

A LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER. NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2021 BY THE MILLIONS

A provocative, exhilaratingly new understanding of the United States’ most confounding metropolis—not just a great city, but a full-blown modern city-state


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I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780767903820
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Published: Crown - June 6th, 2000

A classic from the New York Times bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods and The Body.


French Like Moi: A Midwesterner in Paris Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781609521837
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Published: Travelers' Tales - July 7th, 2020

A Midwest Indie Bestseller


Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525432449
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Published: Vintage - February 5th, 2019

NATIONAL BEST SELLER • The basis for the HBO documentary now streaming on HBO Max


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A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube Cover Image
By Patrick Leigh Fermor, Jan Morris (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590171653
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Published: NYRB Classics - October 3rd, 2005

This beloved account about an intrepid young Englishman on the first leg of his walk from London to Constantinople is simply one of the best works of travel literature ever written. 


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The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos (NYRB Classics) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781590177792
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Published: NYRB Classics - January 20th, 2015

Patrick Leigh Fermor recounts the last leg of his epic walk across Europe as he makes his way through Bulgaria, Romania, and finally Greece. 


Island Dreams: Mapping an Obsession Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781786898180
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Published: Canongate Books - February 23rd, 2021

In Island Dreams, Gavin Francis examines our collective fascination with islands. He blends stories of his own travels with psychology, philosophy, and great voyages from literature, shedding new light on the importance of islands and isolation in our collective consciousness.--GAVIN FRANCIS.


The End of the World Notwithstanding: Stories I Lived to Tell Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781609522018
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Published: Travelers' Tales - April 13th, 2021

Rife with misadventures, brushes with death, and moments of existential insight, The End of the World Notwithstanding is a hilarious yet reflective look at the emotional experiences that make everyday life exciting--and the physical ones that remind us we're lucky to be alive.


The Deepest South of All: True Stories from Natchez, Mississippi Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501177842
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 31st, 2021

Bestselling travel writer Richard Grant “sensitively probes the complex and troubled history of the oldest city on the Mississippi River through the eyes of a cast of eccentric and unexpected characters” (Newsweek).

Natchez, Mississippi, once had more millionaires per capita than anywhere else in America, and its wealth was built on slavery and cotton.


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Blue Highways: A Journey into America Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316353298
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Published: Back Bay Books - October 19th, 1999

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads.


See You in the Piazza: New Places to Discover in Italy Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780451497703
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Published: Crown - March 10th, 2020

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.
 
Don’t miss Frances Mayes in PBS’s Dream of Italy: Tuscan Sun Special!