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The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street By Helene Hanff Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062442185
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Published: Harper Perennial - July 12th, 2016

Nancy Mitford meets Nora Ephron in the pages of The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street, Helene Hanff’s delightful travelogue about her “bucket list” trip to London


French Dirt: The Story of a Garden in the South of France By Richard Goodman Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781565123526
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 5th, 2002

A story about dirt—and about sun, water, work, elation, and defeat. And about the sublime pleasure of having a little piece of French land all to oneself to till.

Richard Goodman saw the ad in the paper: "SOUTHERN FRANCE: Stone house in Village near Nimes/Avignon/Uzes. 4 BR, 2 baths, fireplace, books, desk, bikes.


A Course Called Ireland: A Long Walk in Search of a Country, a Pint, and the Next Tee By Tom Coyne Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781592405282
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Published: Avery - February 2nd, 2010

The hysterical story bestseller about one man's epic Celtic sojourn in search of ancestors, nostalgia, and the world's greatest round of golf


How Iceland Changed the World: The Big History of a Small Island By Egill Bjarnason Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143135883
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Published: Penguin Books - May 11th, 2021

"[A] joyously peculiar book." -- The New York Times

‘Bjarnason’s intriguing book might be about a cold place, but it’s tailor-made to be read on the beach.’ New Statesman

The untold story of how one tiny island in the middle of the Atlantic has shaped the world for centuries.


In Patagonia By Bruce Chatwin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780142437193
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Published: Penguin Classics - March 25th, 2003

The masterpiece of travel writing that revolutionized the genre and made its author famous overnight
 


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Blue Highways: A Journey into America By William Least Heat-Moon, Bill McKibben (Foreword by) 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.


The Best American Travel Writing 2021 By Padma Lakshmi, Jason Wilson Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358361312
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Published: Mariner Books - October 12th, 2021

“The beauty of good writing is that it transports the reader inside another person’s experience in some other physical place and culture,” writes Padma Lakshmi in her introduction, “and, at its best, evokes a palpable feeling of being in a specific moment in time and space.” The essays in this year’s Best American Travel Writing are an antidote to the isolati


The Long Way: Sheridan House Maritime Classic By Bernard Moitessier, William Rodarmor (Translator) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781493042784
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Published: Sheridan House - August 1st, 2019

The Long Way is Bernard Moitessier's own incredible story of his participation in the first Golden Globe Race, a solo, non-stop circumnavigation rounding the three great Capes of Good Hope, Leeuwin, and the Horn. For seven months, the veteran seafarer battled storms, doldrums, gear-failures, knock-downs, as well as overwhelming fatigue and loneliness.


Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London By Lauren Elkin Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780374537432
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 6th, 2018

FINALIST FOR THE PEN/DIAMONSTEIN-SPIELVOGEL AWARD FOR THE ART OF THE ESSAY

A New York Times Notable Book of 2017


The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America By Bill Bryson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780060920081
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 15th, 2001

“The kind of book Steinbeck might have written if he’d traveled with David Letterman.” —New York magazine

An inspiring and hilarious account of one man’s rediscovery of America and his search for the perfect small town. 


A Field Guide to Getting Lost By Rebecca Solnit Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143037248
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Published: Penguin Books - June 27th, 2006

“An intriguing amalgam of personal memoir, philosophical speculation, natural lore, cultural history, and art criticism.” —Los Angeles Times

From the award-winning author of Orwell's Roses, a stimulating exploration of wandering, being lost, and the uses of the unknown


Never Can Say Goodbye: Writers on Their Unshakable Love for New York By Sari Botton (Editor) Cover Image
By Sari Botton (Editor)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781476784403
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Published: Gallery Books - October 14th, 2014

“Gets right to the heart of what it feels like to be a New Yorker—slightly insane, broke, and madly in love. These essays made me laugh out loud with recognition.