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Letter to the Americans By Jean Cocteau, Alex Wermer-Colan (Translated by) Cover Image
By Jean Cocteau, Alex Wermer-Colan (Translated by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780811231596
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Published: New Directions - June 21st, 2022

Like Alexis de Tocqueville a century earlier, Jean Cocteau offers a powerful reminder to Americans of their own potential—and issues


Borealis By Aisha Sabatini Sloan Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781566896191
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Published: Coffee House Press - November 2nd, 2021

Art about glaciers, queer relationships, political anxiety, and the meaning of Blackness in open space--Borealis is a shapeshifting logbook of Aisha Sabatini Sloan's experiences moving through the Alaskan outdoors.


We Came, We Saw, We Left: A Family Gap Year By Charles Wheelan Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781324022053
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 10th, 2022

Charlie Wheelan and his family do what others dream of: They take a year off to travel the world. This is their story.


Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder By Kenn Kaufman Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780618709403
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Published: Mariner Books - April 11th, 2006

At sixteen, Kenn Kaufman dropped out of the high school where he was student council president and hit the road, hitching back and forth across America, from Alaska to Florida, Maine to Mexico. Maybe not all that unusual a thing to do in the seventies, but what Kenn was searching for was a little different: not sex, drugs, God, or even self, but birds.


Lady Long Rider: Alone Across America on Horseback By Bernice Ende Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781560377221
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Published: Farcountry Press - June 27th, 2018

Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Capetown By Paul Theroux Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780618446872
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Published: Mariner Books - April 5th, 2004

The legendary travel writer's thrilling and dangerous account of his journey across Africa

A rattletrap bus, dugout canoe, cattle truck, armed convoy, ferry, and train. In the course of his epic and enlightening journey, wittily observant and endearingly irascible Paul Theroux endures danger, delay, and dismaying circumstances.


No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach By Anthony Bourdain Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781596914476
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - November 6th, 2007

More than just a companion to the hugely popular Travel Channel show, No Reservations is Bourdain's fully illustrated journal of his far-flung travels.


Two Trees Make a Forest: In Search of My Family's Past Among Taiwan's Mountains and Coasts By Jessica J. Lee Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781646220007
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Published: Catapult - August 4th, 2020

This "stunning journey through a country that is home to exhilarating natural wonders, and a scarring colonial past . . . makes breathtakingly clear the connection between nature and humanity, and offers a singular portrait of the complexities inherent to our ideas of identity, family, and love" (Refinery29).


Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya By Jamaica Kincaid Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780374538101
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Published: Picador - December 1st, 2020

In this travel memoir, the acclaimed novelist Jamaica Kincaid chronicles a three-week trek through Nepal, the spectacular and exotic Himalayan land, where she and her companions are gathering seeds for planting at home.


Holiday: The Best Travel Magazine that Ever Was By Pamela Fiori, Franck Durand (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Pamela Fiori, Franck Durand (Afterword by)
$85.00
ISBN: 9780847866250
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Published: Rizzoli - September 24th, 2019

The first book on magazine sensation Holiday, which between 1946 and 1977 was one of the most exciting publications in the world. Renowned for its bold layouts, literary credibility, and ambitious choice of photographers and artists, Holiday portrayed the romance of travel like no other periodical.


The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New By Annie Dillard Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062432964
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Published: Ecco - February 14th, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

In recognition of her long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself


My Twenty-five Years in Provence: Reflections on Then and Now (Vintage Departures) By Peter Mayle Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101974285
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Published: Vintage - May 28th, 2019

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.